There are 5,853 commercial premises in Kildare, of which 772 are standing idle.
The latest report by GeoDirectory indicates that, nationally, there are nearly 212,000 commercial addresses in Ireland and 28,000 of these are standing idle.
The lowest vacancy rate in the county is Maynooth, at 7. 4%
15.3% of all commercial buildings in Newbridge are empty, as are 15.1% of commercial premises in Naas.