Portlaoise’s car commuters

Almost One third of the working population in Portlaoise faced a commuting time in excess of 30 minutes.

Almost One third of the working population in Portlaoise faced a commuting time in excess of 30 minutes.

The CSO profiles for Portlaoise, showed that of the 7,620 people who were working at the time of the census, last year, 30.2% travelled for longer than half an hour to get to work. The average journey was 29 minutes.

The most popular means of travelling to work was by car (63.4%), while just 340 people used public transport.