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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Central Statistics Office

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# Covid-19
'Unprecedent collapse' in overseas visitors as air and sea travel fall 99% in April
Just 16,100 people arrived in Ireland last month, according to the CSO.
Over-65s account for 90% of coronavirus deaths recorded in Ireland
At its peak, there were 270 Covid-19 related deaths in the week ending 17 April.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19 brought major changes to labour market by end of first quarter, CSO stats show
Employment levels were down to 1.75 million people by the end of April.
# Violent Crime
Children suspected in 1 out of every 5 cases of criminal sexual violence
New figures on serious crime published today by the Central Statistics Office.
# tie the knot
What days and months were the most popular for weddings? Crunching the numbers in Ireland last year
The CSO today published statistics on marriages in Ireland in 2019.
# Facts and Figures
Ireland 2019: Fewer spuds, more cows...more baby Theodores than you may have expected
The most popular first names remain Jack and Emily.
# crime statistics
Almost 90% of sexual offences reported in 2018 not solved by gardaí
The CSO has published new data on the detection of crime last year.
# facilities
The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs
There is a large difference in distances between rural and urban settings for all services.
# Housing
Irish house prices stabilise as househunters show 'nervousness' ahead of Brexit
New CSO figures for August show that property price growth is continuing to slow.
More people coming forward to gardaí as reporting of sex offences increases by over 54%
That’s according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Here are the towns in Ireland with the highest household incomes
Across Ireland as a whole, the median income for households was €45,256 according to the CSO.
# Rising prices
Residential property prices have risen by 5.6% in the space of a year
In Dublin, residential property prices rose by 1.9% in the year to January.
CSO to carry out new national survey on sexual violence ... says it may take five years
It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.
# Assault
Gardaí reveal Sunday morning is peak time for assaults in Ireland
A recent rise in assaults has been linked to Ireland’s economic recovery.
# housing department
Government criticised as new data shows 30,000 fewer homes built since 2011 than previously thought
The CSO yesterday published its figures for the completion of new builds over the past number of years.
# Baby Names
TV, sport and music had some amount of impact on Irish baby names through the years
Did you know that there were 39 Rihanna’s were registered in Ireland in 2009?
# snapshot of ireland
Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.
# Census
Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now
The average annual earnings in 2016 were €36,919 per person.
# Census 2016
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.
# Baby Names
How popular is your name? This handy app from the CSO will help you find out
With information from 1964 to 2016, users can follow the popularity of any name.
# Census 2016
Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland
Just 82.8% of people in Dublin City said their health was good.
More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications
Women represented 52.2% of all third-level graduates in Ireland in 2016.
# source of frustration
Publication of crime stats delayed again as review into 89 missing homicides continues
No crime figures have been published for this year due to an ongoing internal review.
# Holidays
More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away
Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.
# population count
We're having another census in 2021
The last census was held in April of 2016.
# Census
There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.
# births and deaths
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.
Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for
Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.
# crime stats
Murders up 31% in Ireland with 38 in 2016
The ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs accounted for the deaths of ten people last year.
# pause
House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December
Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.
# Jobs
Unemployment rate drops to post-crash low of 7.2%
There were 157,700 unemployed people last month, a decrease of 35,500 when compared to December 2015.
# vicious circle
Investors blamed for 'dramatic' rise in Dublin house prices
Rising prices are forcing people into the rental market, pushing rents up and making properties more attractive to landlords.
# Pulse
The CSO have cast doubt on garda crime statistics
Some 16% of crimes were not recorded on PULSE, while 21% of invalidated incidents were done so “without sufficient justification”
# On The Road
'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year
In the last year, one third of Irish drivers have seen their insurance rise by up to 50%.
# Your Say
Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?
There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.
# brits in
Ireland's top baby names have been revealed and this little guy is making his mark
The top two still reign supreme, however.
# stragglers
It still isn't too late to hand back your census form, but you'll have to post it
The CSO is issuing one last appeal for public to turn in the forms.
# Census 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.
# kidnappings
There were 25% more kidnappings in Ireland last year, but what does it mean?
Not all kidnappings involve hostages or demands for money.
'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.