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#Census 2016

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How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Sep 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 111,814 Views 0 Comments

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society
# Census
# Census

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society

Mar 16th 2018, 3:56 PM 47,114 Views 36 Comments

Ireland, in numbers.

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Dec 14th 2017, 12:40 PM 53,208 Views 31 Comments

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

'I can go to Lidl and meet people who speak Irish': Why are there so many Gaeilgeoirí in Leixlip?

Nov 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 24,009 Views 26 Comments

Leixlip is the third top non-Gaeltacht town for daily Irish language speakers (outside education), according to Census 2016.

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Nov 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 13,535 Views 85 Comments

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession
# Are We There Yet
# Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

Nov 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 42,335 Views 87 Comments

The 2016 Deprivation Index, which is deemed to be a more detailed view of how the economy is performing, was published yesterday.

Small towns 'hit hardest' in the past 10 years, Dublin least affected
# Keep The Recovery Going
# Keep The Recovery Going

Small towns 'hit hardest' in the past 10 years, Dublin least affected

Nov 9th 2017, 9:21 AM 16,093 Views 58 Comments

Census figures have revealed the most affluent and deprived areas across the country.

'It can be quite lonely and isolating for them': There are 3,800 carers under the age of 15 in Ireland
# Young Carers
# Young Carers

'It can be quite lonely and isolating for them': There are 3,800 carers under the age of 15 in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 10,705 Views 8 Comments

The CSO released the latest profile from Census 2016 focusing on health disability and carers in Ireland.

Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland

Nov 2nd 2017, 3:32 PM 14,607 Views 44 Comments

Just 82.8% of people in Dublin City said their health was good.

At 88.6%, Offaly has the highest percentage of Catholics in Ireland
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

At 88.6%, Offaly has the highest percentage of Catholics in Ireland

Oct 12th 2017, 1:26 PM 27,745 Views 192 Comments

Ireland’s population of Roman Catholics has fallen since 2011.

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years

Sep 21st 2017, 5:15 PM 14,788 Views 58 Comments

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

There's been a 31% increase in work commutes that are over an hour long
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

There's been a 31% increase in work commutes that are over an hour long

Aug 31st 2017, 2:20 PM 11,880 Views 61 Comments

Driving remains the most popular way to get to work, but there’s been a significant increase in the number of cyclists too.

Census 2016: Nearly one in five homeless adults have a job
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Census 2016: Nearly one in five homeless adults have a job

Aug 10th 2017, 11:52 AM 16,544 Views 50 Comments

In all, 27% of homeless people were aged 18 and under on Census night in April 2016.

The CSO has published an interactive map of where you will find the most single people
# Good To Know
# Good To Know

The CSO has published an interactive map of where you will find the most single people

Jul 27th 2017, 12:00 PM 40,975 Views 38 Comments

The CSO has published the map alongside its latest Census figures.

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath

May 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,816 Views 32 Comments

The latest batch of Census results have been released.

This graph shows how housing supply has flatlined this decade - compared to population growth
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

This graph shows how housing supply has flatlined this decade - compared to population growth

Apr 20th 2017, 1:18 PM 15,254 Views 47 Comments

A new report looks at housing in Census 2016.

Fewer people are downsizing homes as 'adult children are taking longer to fly the nest'
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Fewer people are downsizing homes as 'adult children are taking longer to fly the nest'

Apr 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 12,058 Views 28 Comments

The average price gap between people down-selling and buying back into the market is €345,129.

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
# Births And Deaths
# Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 17,850 Views 7 Comments

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Apr 6th 2017, 11:18 AM 55,184 Views 195 Comments

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

There are now 4,757,976 people in Ireland
# Seeing Census
# Seeing Census

There are now 4,757,976 people in Ireland

Jul 14th 2016, 11:03 AM 34,992 Views 149 Comments

The population has grown 169,724 since the last census in 2011.

People are being urged to open the door to census form collectors this weekend
# Knock Knock
# Knock Knock

People are being urged to open the door to census form collectors this weekend

May 14th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,075 Views 43 Comments

Enumerators are having trouble accessing apartments and homes in Dublin’s inner city.

Poll: Did you say you had a religion in last night's census?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you say you had a religion in last night's census?

Apr 25th 2016, 7:31 PM 45,159 Views 209 Comments

It was one of the most debated questions on the form – but how did you answer?

11 very Irish tweets about taking the Census last night
# Box Ticking
From The Daily Edge
# Box Ticking

11 very Irish tweets about taking the Census last night

Apr 25th 2016, 7:41 AM 15,465 Views 1 Comment

What a night.

Here's why the census wants to know if you have a PC
# Pc Gone Mad
# Pc Gone Mad

Here's why the census wants to know if you have a PC

Apr 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 56,773 Views 78 Comments

“It’s an old-fashioned question,” a CSO spokesperson said.

9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016
# Start Making Census
# Start Making Census

9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016

Apr 24th 2016, 7:31 AM 42,044 Views 48 Comments

Pen at the ready.

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted

Apr 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 21,456 Views 54 Comments

Special provisions have been put in place to ensure rough sleepers and those in emergency accommodation are counted.

A company linked to Abu Ghraib Prison are working on the census again
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

A company linked to Abu Ghraib Prison are working on the census again

Apr 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 16,248 Views 44 Comments

CACI UK was awarded the contract for “census printing and data capture services” in 2002 and has had that contract renewed every census since.

Haven't got a census form yet? You need to get on to your enumerator, pronto

Haven't got a census form yet? You need to get on to your enumerator, pronto

Apr 16th 2016, 9:00 AM 28,419 Views 53 Comments

It’s everyone’s legal obligation to make sure they’re included, the CSO is warning.

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 89,713 Views 277 Comments

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

Here's how you can shape the living history of Ireland next month
# Sponsored By Census
# Sponsored By Census

Here's how you can shape the living history of Ireland next month

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:12 PM 43,278 Views 37 Comments

Make your mark on Irish history.

6 things you didn't know about this year's census
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# Sponsored By Census

6 things you didn't know about this year's census

Jan 4th 2016, 4:46 PM 55,850 Views 74 Comments

We’ve broken it down into facts and figures.

Fancy counting for cash? Ten weeks part-time work could earn you €2,400
# You Fill Up My Census
# You Fill Up My Census

Fancy counting for cash? Ten weeks part-time work could earn you €2,400

Dec 13th 2015, 3:15 PM 66,657 Views 84 Comments

The CSO is looking for census enumerators.

Here's when the next census is going to be
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Here's when the next census is going to be

Apr 30th 2014, 5:46 PM 13,870 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach got government approval for his proposed census date today.

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review

May 18th 2012, 2:47 PM 6,146 Views 13 Comments

The government may decide to delay the next census, after the CSO suggested it could be considered for spending cutbacks.