Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# CSO figures

This year
Domestic economy entered 'technical recession' last year but is still up 8.2%
Despite entering a technical recession, the domestic economy grew by 8.2% using the government’s preferred metric.
Last year
House prices rise by 14% as rate of increase slows slightly for first time in two years
The highest increase in property prices were seen outside Dublin, with prices rising by 16.4%.
Non-religious marriages outnumbered Catholic marriages in 2021, new CSO figures show
Catholic ceremonies accounted for 39% of all marriages, compared to 43.3% non-religious ceremonies in 2021.
All time
Property prices rise almost 7% in a single year, CSO figures show
Mortgage experts have warned that ‘property prices are really only going one way for the foreseeable future’.
Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer
Cancer and heart diseases were the main causes of death for Irish people last year.
Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year
The figures for August show increases in exports of organic chemicals and pharmaceutical products but a fall for dairy products and birds’ eggs.
Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'
Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.
'A blip has become a trend' says retail group as sales drop
Retail Ireland calls for action as motor sales and books show the biggest dropoff in sales in May.
Ireland's economy shrank 1.1 per cent in first quarter
The CSO has blamed a drop in both net exports and personal consumption.
Decrease in new cars licensed last month
Although the number of new cars licensed decreased last month compared to October 2010, overall this year more new cars have been licensed than in the previous year.
Forty murders committed by criminals out on bail
New figures show that people out on bail were also responsible for thousands of non-aggravated burglaries and hundreds of aggravated burglaries in the past four years.