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# cso - Monday 29 January, 2018

Policing Authority to question garda commissioner about missing homicide figures

The review was due to be published last June.

# cso - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Even the winter can't cool down the rapid growth in property prices

Prices were up by 11.6% over the year to November.

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation' CSO

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation'

The CSO says that the release of its survey yesterday is just the beginning in attempts to chart the wellbeing of the Irish nation.

# cso - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now

The average annual earnings in 2016 were €36,919 per person.

# cso - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Over 107,000 foreign nationals were given a PPS Number in 2016, a significant rise on the year before CSO

Over 107,000 foreign nationals were given a PPS Number in 2016, a significant rise on the year before

The latest report from the Central Statistics Office looked into the number of PPSN allocations to foreign nationals over the past six years – from 2011 to 2016.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Monday 11 December, 2017

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.

# cso - 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.

# cso - 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.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Friday 3 November, 2017

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements

Businesses are being urged to hire people on the Live Register.

'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.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

The average age for a mother to give birth in Ireland is 32.5 years old

The number of teenage mothers has fallen by 50% between 2005 and 2015.

# cso - Friday 20 October, 2017

Most popular birthday? Most popular car? Dearest place to live? CSO publishes annual yearbook

The CSO published the yearbook to coincide with World Statistics Day.

# cso - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications CSO

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications

Women represented 52.2% of all third-level graduates in Ireland in 2016.

# cso - Friday 8 September, 2017

Vacant houses: Varadkar says that council staff are casting doubt on official CSO stats

Questioned over whether a vacant housing tax would be introduced, Varadkar said that it was being considered.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

# cso - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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.

# cso - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Only one Irish county has an average house price under €100,000

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

# cso - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

We're having another census in 2021

The last census was held in April of 2016.

# cso - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Eight people could be brought to court over a refusal to fill in their census form

They could be fined up to €44,000.

# cso - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Every week, the average Irish household spends €845. Here's where the money goes

The CSO has published its Household Budget Survey 2015/16, providing a breakdown of spending across the country.

# cso - Thursday 15 June, 2017

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.

# cso - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

There are only three Irish counties where the average house price is under €100,000

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says

For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.

# cso - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Muhammad, Willow and Matilda are the highest-climbing baby names in Ireland

The surname Murphy accounted for over 1.1% (697 births) while Kelly accounts for 0.9% or 598 births.

# cso - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals

Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley wants the HSE to keep a record of all those who die by suicide in Irish hospitals.

# cso - Friday 12 May, 2017

These are the most expensive places to buy a home outside Dublin by Eircode

The CSO’s latest residential property price index shows an annual increase of 9.6% in the cost of homes in Ireland.

# cso - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking

The sector is more than 10 times the size of the Irish economy.

# cso - Thursday 27 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less

A release from the CSO suggests that just over 10% of Irish workers are earning €9.25 an hour or less.

# cso - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

# cso - Saturday 22 April, 2017

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

# cso - 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.

# cso - 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.

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.

# cso - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

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.