Education & Learning Profile

Education & Learning Profile

Education statistics in Drogheda

  • 60% have a third level qualification
  • 24% of commuters (CSO 2016) are working in the ICT sector – this cohort offers incoming companies access to skilled and experienced IT professionals that no longer wish to commute in a ‘post-covid’ environment
  • 47% are employers, managers. or professionals

Young well-educated population

60% of Drogheda population have 3rd level degree (CSO 2016) – above average rate

Access to 9 Universities / 3rd Level Institutes within one hour

66% of population are aged 20 to 44 which is a highly desirable cohort for employers

Particularly attractive for experienced professionals who have moved to Drogheda for quality of life and housing reasons