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#Population

# population - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Global population forecast to peak by 2064 before shrinking at end of century
# Rise And Fall
# Rise And Fall

Global population forecast to peak by 2064 before shrinking at end of century

Jul 15th 2020, 10:54 AM 15,685 Views 42 Comments

Most countries will not be able to maintain current populations by the end of the century.

# population - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Ireland's population has risen this year, but more Irish people are leaving than returning
# Nearly 5 Million
# Nearly 5 Million

Ireland's population has risen this year, but more Irish people are leaving than returning

Aug 27th 2019, 4:22 PM 67,044 Views 131 Comments

Over 4.9 million people now live in the country.

# population - Thursday 22 August, 2019

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:46 AM 26,955 Views 81 Comments

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have analysed data from over 800 years.

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped
# Population Control
# Population Control

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 21,825 Views 21 Comments

The country operated a strict one-child policy from 1979 to 2015.

# population - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009
# Emigration
# Emigration

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009

Aug 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 15,496 Views 57 Comments

Net outward migration of Irish nationals peaked at 29,600 in 2012.

# population - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Kildare has 40% fewer gardaí than any other part of the country
# Relocation
# Relocation

Kildare has 40% fewer gardaí than any other part of the country

Apr 1st 2018, 6:30 AM 10,639 Views 16 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Frank O’Rourke is asking for a reallocation or redistribution of resources to Kildare.

# population - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom
# Labour Force
# Labour Force

China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom

Oct 31st 2017, 10:11 AM 20,150 Views 26 Comments

Almost 12 million Chinese babies were born in the first eight months of the year.

# population - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years
# We're Gettin' Old
# We're Gettin' Old

Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years

Oct 26th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,042 Views 17 Comments

According to the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Ireland’s rapidly growing (and ageing) population will create a huge demand for healthcare by 2030.

# population - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

About a fifth of us aged 35 today will be physically disabled in 30 years
# Worrying
# Worrying

About a fifth of us aged 35 today will be physically disabled in 30 years

Oct 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 38,890 Views 16 Comments

New research suggests that roughly one in four European women and one in six men are expected to be living with a physical disability by 2047.

# population - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Ireland will need 550,000 more homes and 660,000 more jobs for extra 1 million people by 2040
# Ireland 2040
# Ireland 2040

Ireland will need 550,000 more homes and 660,000 more jobs for extra 1 million people by 2040

Sep 27th 2017, 9:08 AM 16,611 Views 104 Comments

From today until 3 November, the public can make written submissions on the government’s national planning framework.

# population - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The world population will reach nearly 10 billion by 2050
# So Many People
# So Many People

The world population will reach nearly 10 billion by 2050

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:50 AM 12,907 Views 75 Comments

Nigeria will overtake the United States by 2050 to become the third most populous country in the world.

# population - 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 16,941 Views 8 Comments

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# population - 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 54,175 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 19,503 Views 27 Comments

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# population - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Believe it or not, Ireland doesn't have enough politicians
# TDs Or Not TDs
# TDs Or Not TDs

Believe it or not, Ireland doesn't have enough politicians

Jul 14th 2016, 1:01 PM 14,142 Views 61 Comments

Seriously.

# population - Monday 6 June, 2016

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
# Population
# Population

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children

Jun 6th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,191 Views 73 Comments

He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.

# population - Sunday 13 December, 2015

'The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented'
# Getting Auld
# Getting Auld

'The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented'

Dec 13th 2015, 8:45 AM 263 Views 21 Comments

Though the overall global population will continue to grow for some time yet, the growth of the working-age population is slowing down pretty much everywhere.

# population - Saturday 31 October, 2015

What happens if you have a 2nd child in China? 'You'd become everyone’s punching bag'
# Population
# Population

What happens if you have a 2nd child in China? 'You'd become everyone’s punching bag'

Oct 31st 2015, 9:45 AM 163,180 Views 32 Comments

A look at the policy that was revoked this week.

# population - Thursday 29 October, 2015

China is allowing people have more than one child
# China In Their Hands
# China In Their Hands

China is allowing people have more than one child

Oct 29th 2015, 11:34 AM 18,769 Views 49 Comments

Couples will now be allowed two children.

# population - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live
# Not What You'd Think
# Not What You'd Think

Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live

Aug 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 58,301 Views 33 Comments

The highest paid CEOs in the United States make around 350 times what the average worker does.

# population - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
# Gotta Have Faith
# Gotta Have Faith

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

May 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 17,457 Views 66 Comments

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

# population - Monday 16 March, 2015

Could Ireland cope with a population of 10 million?
# Stack Em High
# Stack Em High

Could Ireland cope with a population of 10 million?

Mar 16th 2015, 6:45 AM 45,844 Views 111 Comments

Possibly. But we need to get moving.

# population - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population
# Vital Statistics
# Vital Statistics

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population

Nov 29th 2014, 2:47 PM 17,742 Views 53 Comments

It’s also still falling.

# population - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all

Oct 30th 2014, 9:15 PM 17,856 Views 21 Comments

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# population - Thursday 18 September, 2014

There could be 11 BILLION people on earth by 2100
# About 17 Million Of Them
# About 17 Million Of Them

There could be 11 BILLION people on earth by 2100

Sep 18th 2014, 9:16 PM 12,411 Views 52 Comments

That’s a lot of people.

# population - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

Aug 26th 2014, 2:55 PM 12,839 Views 81 Comments

Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.

# population - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert
# Stay In School
# Stay In School

Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert

Apr 10th 2014, 4:29 PM 9,128 Views 34 Comments

The ESRI found a big gap between the life expectancy at age 20 and 35 for those with the lowest level of education and those with higher accolades.

# population - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed
# Breathe In
# Breathe In

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed

Mar 19th 2014, 7:27 PM 31,532 Views 76 Comments

Research estimates that instead of having 213 people per square mile, there would be 850.

# population - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years
# Migration
# Migration

Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years

Dec 12th 2013, 5:22 PM 14,068 Views 74 Comments

The latest CSO figures also predict a ‘marked increase’ in the number of over 65s.

# population - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married
# Modern Love
# Modern Love

Irish people are having fewer babies, but still quite like getting married

Nov 28th 2013, 3:09 PM 11,316 Views 31 Comments

The Fingal area of Dublin recorded the highest birth rate in the country with the lowest rate recorded in Mayo.

# population - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Ireland has the highest birth, lowest death and greatest emigration rates in Europe
# Three From Three
# Three From Three

Ireland has the highest birth, lowest death and greatest emigration rates in Europe

Nov 21st 2013, 9:45 AM 17,161 Views 95 Comments

As of 1 January this year, Ireland’s official population was 4,591,100.

# population - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Want to have your say about growing old in Ireland?
# Ageing
# Ageing

Want to have your say about growing old in Ireland?

Sep 17th 2013, 3:45 PM 7,352 Views 15 Comments

An audience of up to 100 older people will have their say on the question ‘Are we minding an ageing population?’ tonight.

# population - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Ten people emigrate from Ireland every hour
# Leavin' On A Jet Plane
# Leavin' On A Jet Plane

Ten people emigrate from Ireland every hour

Aug 29th 2013, 11:50 AM 15,838 Views 182 Comments

The number of under-14s in Ireland now numbers over a million, but a person leaves the country every six minutes.

# population - Thursday 18 July, 2013

China now has 591 million Internet users
# Online
# Online

China now has 591 million Internet users

Jul 18th 2013, 7:05 AM 2,390 Views 13 Comments

News figures show a 10 per cent rise in total internet use over a year – and 44 per cent of the population is now online.

# population - Monday 1 July, 2013

China passes law 'forcing' children to visit their parents
# Meet The Parents
# Meet The Parents

China passes law 'forcing' children to visit their parents

Jul 1st 2013, 10:10 AM 12,378 Views 14 Comments

Experts are unclear about the measures will be enforced or how often visits are required.

# population - Friday 24 May, 2013

More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations
# Blood Donors
# Blood Donors

More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations

May 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,484 Views 56 Comments

A study shows that more blood donors will be needed in the future to cater for the ‘grey tsunami of ageing populations’ and the complex surgeries they will be getting.

# population - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

May 22nd 2013, 3:06 PM 38,646 Views 95 Comments

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# population - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

'Alarmist' concerns about an ageing society do not justify welfare cuts
# Ageing
# Ageing

'Alarmist' concerns about an ageing society do not justify welfare cuts

Mar 27th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,038 Views 17 Comments

A series of papers on Europe was launched by the Lancent Medical Journal this week. It also found a growing disparity between male life expectancy in eastern and western Europe.

# population - Saturday 16 March, 2013

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971
# One Child Policy
# One Child Policy

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971

Mar 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 7,723 Views 85 Comments

China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.

# population - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Concern in China over number of single males
# Bare Branches
# Bare Branches

Concern in China over number of single males

Feb 7th 2013, 9:30 PM 12,708 Views 21 Comments

Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.

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