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#Census 2016

# census-2016 - Sunday 13 September, 2020

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

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

# census-2016 - Friday 16 March, 2018

# census-2016 - Thursday 14 December, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Friday 24 November, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

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

# census-2016 - Friday 10 November, 2017

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 9 November, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Friday 3 November, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 21 September, 2017

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

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

# census-2016 - Thursday 31 August, 2017

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

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 - Thursday 10 August, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

The latest batch of Census results have been released.

# census-2016 - Thursday 20 April, 2017

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

A new report looks at housing in Census 2016.

# census-2016 - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

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

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

# census-2016 - Thursday 14 July, 2016

There are now 4,757,976 people in Ireland

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

# census-2016 - Saturday 14 May, 2016

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

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

# census-2016 - Monday 25 April, 2016

Poll: Did you say you had a religion in last night's census? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# census-2016 - Sunday 24 April, 2016

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

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

# census-2016 - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted

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

# census-2016 - Friday 22 April, 2016

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

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

# census-2016 - Saturday 16 April, 2016

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

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

# census-2016 - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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

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

# census-2016 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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

Make your mark on Irish history.

# census-2016 - Monday 4 January, 2016

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

We’ve broken it down into facts and figures.

# census-2016 - Sunday 13 December, 2015

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

The CSO is looking for census enumerators.

# census-2016 - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Here's when the next census is going to be

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

# census-2016 - Friday 18 May, 2012

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review

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