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#Birth Rate

# birth-rate - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

May 30th 2018, 1:14 PM 23,646 Views 97 Comments

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

# birth-rate - Monday 10 July, 2017

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies
# Like Rabbits
# Like Rabbits

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 26,473 Views 73 Comments

Ireland has the highest birth rate in the EU.

# birth-rate - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060
# Shifting Demographics
# Shifting Demographics

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060

Apr 6th 2017, 8:21 AM 12,206 Views 102 Comments

Islam has 1.8 billion followers, but a Muslim baby boom is expected.

# birth-rate - Saturday 30 May, 2015

The Irish aren't making as many babies as they used to...
# Family Planning
# Family Planning

The Irish aren't making as many babies as they used to...

May 30th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,967 Views 65 Comments

At present our birth rate isn’t high enough to replace our population. However, we’re also dying less and getting married more.

# birth-rate - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married
# Modern Love
# Modern Love

Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married

Nov 28th 2013, 3:09 PM 11,320 Views 31 Comments

The Fingal area of Dublin recorded the highest birth rate in the country with the lowest rate recorded in Mayo.

# birth-rate - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations
# Birth Stats
# Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

Nov 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 14,261 Views 103 Comments

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# birth-rate - Friday 30 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 30th 2013, 10:56 PM 11,012 Views 9 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the death of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and the US moving closer to military intervention in Syria.

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase
# Births Marriages And Deaths
# Births Marriages And Deaths

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase

Aug 30th 2013, 3:44 PM 9,176 Views 54 Comments

The figures from the Central Statistics Office also showed that 36.5 per cent of total births in January to March were to parents outside marriage.

# birth-rate - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Births and deaths are down but marriages are up in Q3 2012
# CSO
# CSO

Births and deaths are down but marriages are up in Q3 2012

Feb 28th 2013, 1:19 PM 4,471 Views 5 Comments

The highest percentage of births outside marriage or civil partnership was in Limerick, while the lowest was in Galway.

# birth-rate - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country

Dec 20th 2012, 8:06 AM 6,186 Views 53 Comments

An ESRI study shows a larger proportion of the Irish population having children than any other EU member state.

# birth-rate - Friday 16 November, 2012

Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile

Nov 16th 2012, 11:51 AM 12,681 Views 53 Comments

The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.

# birth-rate - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Young men around twice as likely to emigrate as women - report
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Young men around twice as likely to emigrate as women - report

Jun 19th 2012, 10:29 AM 3,044 Views 38 Comments

An ESRI analysis of the Census 2011 data suggests that more than one in ten men aged in their 20s have left Ireland.

# birth-rate - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# birth-rate - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,891 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# birth-rate - Saturday 12 May, 2012

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland
# Statistics
# Statistics

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland

May 12th 2012, 3:18 PM 8,363 Views 32 Comments

Latest Eurostat yearbook shows how we compare to our EU neighbours across a range of issues from household expenses to marriage and divorce.

# birth-rate - Friday 23 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Sep 23rd 2011, 8:32 AM 2,854 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Baby boom for Ireland, Palestine launches bid for statehood, and a case of spontaneous combustion in Galway…

# birth-rate - Friday 29 July, 2011

Ireland has one of highest birth and lowest death rates in EU
# Population
# Population

Ireland has one of highest birth and lowest death rates in EU

Jul 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,690 Views 8 Comments

New demographic stats show Ireland has highest natural growth – as population of EU tops 502 million.

# birth-rate - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Ireland by numbers: The country's vital statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Ireland by numbers: The country's vital statistics

Jun 29th 2011, 5:03 PM 1,453 Views 10 Comments

From births, to deaths, to unmarried parents – we look at the latest figures which make up the country.

# birth-rate - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 28th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,920 Views 1 Comment

Nine things to know this morning…

Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU

Jun 28th 2011, 8:08 AM 4,185 Views 36 Comments

The latest ESRI data also shows an increase in the age of women giving birth as well as an increase in the amount of births by caesarean section.

# birth-rate - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Ireland's population to jump to 6.5 million by 2060
# Boom!
# Boom!

Ireland's population to jump to 6.5 million by 2060

Jun 9th 2011, 2:51 PM 1,450 Views 22 Comments

Ireland is going to see a population boom of 46 per cent in the next 50 years according to the EU’s statistics office, and we’re all going to be living longer too.

# birth-rate - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU
# Irish Population
# Irish Population

Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU

Jul 27th 2010, 2:50 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

Ireland has both the highest birth and lowest death rate in Europe – but it’s not all good news.