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The study titled ‘Assessment of the Economic Value of the Geospatial Information Industry in Ireland’ looked at the value added to the Irish economy, the number of jobs generated by the GI industry, and the savings delivered by that industry to the public sector. The project was undertaken by Indecon, an Irish-based economic analysis company, results were published in February 2014.
The first section of the report assesses the direct supply-side contribution to the economy, using market survey results and interviews with experts, as follows:
The above was used to estimate a gross value added for the sector in Ireland to be EUR 69.3m.
The second section of the report attempts to quantify the demand-side impacts. It identifies significant or very significant benefits arising from using GI and potential externalities from a market survey, as follows: