Over 35,000 PPS Numbers Given to Ukrainian Refugees


The latest data from the CSO show that as of the week ending June 5th there have been 35,670 Personal Public Service Numbers issued to individuals from Ukraine under the Temporary Protection Directive.

This is an increase of just over 2,500 in two weeks. Women, aged 20 and over, account for 48% of arrivals to date, while individuals aged 0-19 (both male and female) account for 37%. 

As of June 7th, of the 6,824 children who arrived from Ukraine and enrolled in school, 70% were in primary education while 30% were in secondary education.

The average time between the allocation of a PPSN to enrolment in primary or secondary school was just over two weeks. 

Refugees from Ukraine have taken up reticence in all parts of Ireland.

Across county Tipperary a total of 592 PPS numbers have been issued.

There are also some areas with a high number of refugees – Ennistymon in County Clare reports 1,165 PPN numbers, Killarney 911, Kenmare, 840 Middleton in Cork, 810, and Donegal with 620. 

North Inner City in Dublin had the highest number of associated arrivals from Ukraine at 1,304.