Ireland

"In Ireland, there seems to be more support for social entrepreneurs as individuals than for social enterprises as a business form."

Danielle Byrne, Trinity College Dublin

Polling Results

How ireland scored from 1 to 44 for each question. (Lowest rank and highest average score is the most positive).

  • 41

    Conditions are favourable for social entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses

    (35.4)
  • 41

    Government policy supports social entrepreneurs

    (22.9)
  • 41

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to get grant funding

    (25)
  • 36

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to access investment (debt and/or equity)

    (25)
  • 44

    Social entrepreneurs can access the non-financial support they need

    (35.4)
  • 43

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to government

    (14.6)
  • 44

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to business

    (22.9)
  • 39

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to sell to the public

    (50)
  • 22

    It is easy for social entrepreneurs to attract staff with the required skills

    (52.1)
  • 41

    The general public understands what social entrepreneurs do

    (20.8)
  • 38

    Social entrepreneurs can make a living from their work in my country

    (43.8)
  • 33

    Social entrepreneurship is gaining momentum

    (72.9)

Questions We Asked

Click a question below to explore a summary of the key findings and see the polling results.