This report presents the findings from the 2023 Remote Working in Ireland survey and follows on from previous national surveys conducted in 2020, 2021 and April 2022. The data were collected from employees across a wide range of industries, sectors and occupations over a nine-day period at the end of September 2023. The research was led by Professor Alma McCarthy at University of Galway and Deirdre Frost, Policy Analyst at the Western Development Commission.
The 2023 national remote working in Ireland survey includes more detailed follow-up surveys involving a three-wave study examining additional employee level variables including well being, job satisfaction, self-reported productivity, and work-life balance.
The first wave of the 2023 survey opened 25th September 2023 and closed 3rd October 2023. This was an online survey on the Qualtrics platform with a self-selected sample and was open to anyone aged 18 years and over and living in Ireland. This Summary Findings Report presents headline findings from the first wave of data collection.
A total of 5,929 usable responses were received.