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# cso - Thursday 11 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 11th 2018, 3:15 PM 23,472 Views 77 Comments

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
# CSO

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

Jan 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,164 Views 25 Comments

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
# Census
# Census

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

Jan 10th 2018, 3:38 PM 23,196 Views 23 Comments

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
# CSO

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

Dec 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,732 Views 100 Comments

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
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

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

Dec 14th 2017, 12:40 PM 52,122 Views 36 Comments

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
# Baby Names
# Baby Names

How popular is your name? This handy app from the CSO will help you find out

Dec 11th 2017, 1:02 PM 88,351 Views 51 Comments

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
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Nov 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 13,470 Views 85 Comments

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
# Are We There Yet
# Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

Nov 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 42,307 Views 87 Comments

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
# Keep The Recovery Going
# Keep The Recovery Going

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

Nov 9th 2017, 9:21 AM 16,072 Views 47 Comments

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
# Tis The Seasonal Work
# Tis The Seasonal Work

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements

Nov 3rd 2017, 1:19 PM 21,653 Views 77 Comments

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
# Young Carers
# Young Carers

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 10,688 Views 8 Comments

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
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Dublin City has the highest percentage of unhealthy people in Ireland

Nov 2nd 2017, 3:32 PM 14,584 Views 44 Comments

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 Irish Family
# The Irish Family

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

Nov 1st 2017, 10:53 AM 21,280 Views 42 Comments

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
# All The Stats
# All The Stats

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

Oct 20th 2017, 12:46 PM 44,747 Views 28 Comments

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
# CSO

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications

Oct 18th 2017, 12:19 PM 14,191 Views 89 Comments

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
# Housing Summit
# Housing Summit

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

Sep 8th 2017, 1:51 PM 16,392 Views 91 Comments

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
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

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

Aug 31st 2017, 2:20 PM 11,861 Views 74 Comments

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

Aug 29th 2017, 3:45 PM 19,029 Views 73 Comments

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
# Holidays
# Holidays

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Aug 9th 2017, 12:11 PM 17,230 Views 39 Comments

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
# Property Price Index
# Property Price Index

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

Jul 11th 2017, 1:04 PM 38,205 Views 32 Comments

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
# Population Count
# Population Count

We're having another census in 2021

Jul 5th 2017, 6:02 PM 13,515 Views 62 Comments

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
# Come To Your Census
# Come To Your Census

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

Jun 28th 2017, 8:28 AM 24,736 Views 85 Comments

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
# Splashing The Cash
# Splashing The Cash

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

Jun 21st 2017, 5:40 PM 107,692 Views 69 Comments

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
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,570 Views 83 Comments

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
# Bargain
# Bargain

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

Jun 7th 2017, 3:05 PM 88,629 Views 72 Comments

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
# Bike To Work
# Bike To Work

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

Jun 7th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,644 Views 69 Comments

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
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

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

May 31st 2017, 12:30 PM 27,455 Views 75 Comments

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
# Died By Suicide
# Died By Suicide

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

May 30th 2017, 3:40 PM 14,111 Views 46 Comments

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
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

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

May 12th 2017, 3:34 PM 64,782 Views 29 Comments

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
# Finances
# Finances

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

May 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,735 Views 11 Comments

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
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,346 Views 61 Comments

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
# Water Waste
# Water Waste

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

Apr 25th 2017, 1:19 PM 17,643 Views 116 Comments

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
# Population Growth
# Population Growth

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 12,527 Views 34 Comments

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
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

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

Apr 20th 2017, 1:18 PM 15,226 Views 47 Comments

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
# Settling Down
# Settling Down

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

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,865 Views 49 Comments

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
# Births And Deaths
# Births And Deaths

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

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 17,740 Views 8 Comments

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
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

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

Apr 6th 2017, 11:18 AM 54,884 Views 195 Comments

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
# PICTURE OF IRELAND
# PICTURE OF IRELAND

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Apr 6th 2017, 12:10 AM 20,007 Views 29 Comments

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
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

Murders up 31% in Ireland with 38 in 2016

Mar 29th 2017, 9:48 PM 23,013 Views 29 Comments

The ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs accounted for the deaths of ten people last year.

# cso - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births
# CSO
# CSO

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births

Mar 26th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,701 Views 16 Comments

Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan had the largest families with 2.19 children per family on average.