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10% of all Covid-19 deaths in Ireland since beginning of pandemic occurred last week
That’s according to the latest statistics released by the CSO this morning.
The week before Christmas was the busiest seven days for people moving outside 10km from their homes
The CSO released the data today.
Covid mortality analysis: There's been over 20 deaths per week for the past 9 weeks
There were 74 Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 in April, and 12 deaths per 100,000 in November.
Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.
Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year
More than four million overseas passengers travelled to and from Ireland from January to October, down from 17 million in 2019.
People were less inclined to stick to advice and more lonely during second lockdown, CSO survey says
The CSO has published its latest survey on the well-being and lifestyles of people under Level 5 restrictions.
GAA matches linked to high local Covid-19 rates in advice given to government
Face masks while cooking and no hugs: Here's the advice on how to plan Christmas Day this year
Covid-19 is the fourth most common underlying cause for registered deaths in Ireland so far this year
The CSO published an analysis of data on the underlying causes of death, including Covid-19, from January to October 2020.
The unemployment rate was at 20% at the end of October, says CSO
The Covid-19 adjusted measure of unemployment is currently estimated to have been 501,640 at the end of October.
One in every five people out of work in October
Young people have been hit especially hard in the latest unemployment figures.
Excess mortality of between 876 and 1,192 recorded during March and September, CSO data shows
The excess mortality for the period March to September this year is estimated to be between 876 and 1,192.
To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data
The 2019 Survey of Income and Living Conditions offers an important insight into life in Ireland today.
Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years
The number of births has fallen by 18.8% since 2010 and 1.3% since 2017.
CSO: 8.1% of children in Ireland live in consistent poverty
The scale of poverty in Ireland is “far too high”, say activists.
The CSO has alerted the gardaí after extracts from the 1926 Census were published on social media
The individual who posted the information was contacted by the CSO and has agreed to remove the material.
Irish house prices rise again following slight decline during Covid-19 lockdown
The figures were revealed by the Central Statistics Office today.
Covid-19 unemployment rates fell in September but 'significant impact' remains
CSO figures show that the unemployment rate in September for people aged 15 to 24 rose to 18.9% – down from 19.5% in August.
Dublin, Kildare and Limerick account for two-thirds of all new Covid-19 cases
A total of 497 cases were recorded in the week ending 4 September.
Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show
Those on lower salaries were also more likely to be in receipt of illness benefit.
Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.
Parents say lockdown had a negative impact on learning of students due to sit the Leaving Cert next year
The survey from the CSO gives an insight into parents concerns as the academic year begins.
Almost half of new Covid-19 cases linked to outbreaks in workplaces
The CSO has been analysing the statistics for the number of people who contracted or died from Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.
Unemployment rate - including those on PUP - stands at 16.7%
Just over 41% of people in the labour force aged between 15 and 24 were unemployed in July.
Rail passenger numbers were hit harder than other public transport during lockdown
Passenger journeys on rail services dropped to a low of 24,000 a week at the start of April.
Less than half of people in Ireland have confidence in justice system, CSO figures show
The Central Statistics Office published the results of its most recent Crime and Victimisation survey today.
A fifth of people say they're 'very uncomfortable' about idea of going to the pub, CSO survey finds
Pubs and bars are set to reopen as restaurants in Ireland on Monday after being closed since March.
In April, 80% of us rated our compliance with the restrictions as 'high'. Now, that figure is below 60%
The CSO has published its latest survey looking at the social impact of Covid-19.
First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014
However, drug and fraud offences increased.
Debunked: It's false to claim that fewer than 100 people have died directly from Covid-19
Over 1,600 people with Covid-19 have died in Ireland.
Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months
Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.
Half of under-24s in Ireland are unemployed, CSO figures suggest
If all claimants of the Covid-19 PUP payment are included, 26.1% of the Irish workforce are unemployed.
The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19
The work of the country’s census office has been hampered by the pandemic.
'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.
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.
Over a third of women and a quarter of men feel 'downhearted and depressed' due to Covid-19 crisis
The impact of Covid-19 appeared to be worse for women than men in a number of areas.
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.
CSO figures reveal significant drop in number of people satisfied with life
The figures also show an increase in alcohol use and smoking, as well as a feeling of loneliness.
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.
Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland last year
Jack and Emily are on top again.
Ireland 2019: Fewer spuds, more cows...more baby Theodores than you may have expected
The most popular first names remain Jack and Emily.