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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Population boom

Last year
Census 2022: Initial results show population of Ireland at highest figure since 1841
The housing stock increased by 6% since 2016, lagging behind a population growth of 7.6%
All time
Ireland's most venomous spider is on the increase and is heading indoors out of the cold
Maybe check that bed before you jump in!
UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month
It’s estimated that the earth’s seven billionth person will be born on or before 31 October.
Ireland's population to jump to 6.5 million by 2060
Ireland is going to see a population boom of 46 per cent in the next 50 years according to the EU’s statistics office, and we’re all going to be living longer too.