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# Population

This year
Debunked: No evidence to support claim that Ireland's population will drop by 72.4% by 2025
Last year
World population due to top eight billion people by 1 January, US Census Bureau says
Over 64,000 people emigrated from Ireland in year to April 2023
Debunked: Conspiracy site Infowars used fake claims about Ireland as evidence of 'white genocide'
Census 2022: Number who identify as Catholic falls by 10 percentage points to 69%
China records first population decline in decades
All time
Ireland's population grows at highest rate since 2008 in last 12 months - CSO
UN says world population to hit 8 billion this year
Census 2022 at a glance: A rundown of Ireland's big count
Census 2022: Initial results show population of Ireland at highest figure since 1841
Ireland’s population has topped five million, reaching highest level since 1851
Global population forecast to peak by 2064 before shrinking at end of century
Ireland's population has risen this year, but more Irish people are leaving than returning
The native Irish population was in centuries of decline before the Vikings came along
China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped
More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009
Kildare has 40% fewer gardaí than any other part of the country
China relaxed its one-child policy - now there's a baby boom
Demand for every kind of health service in Ireland is set to go through the roof in the next 13 years
About a fifth of us aged 35 today will be physically disabled in 30 years
Ireland will need 550,000 more homes and 660,000 more jobs for extra 1 million people by 2040
The world population will reach nearly 10 billion by 2050
More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics
Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for
Believe it or not, Ireland doesn't have enough politicians
Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
'The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented'
What happens if you have a 2nd child in China? 'You'd become everyone’s punching bag'
China is allowing people have more than one child
Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live
Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
Could Ireland cope with a population of 10 million?
Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population
A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all
There could be 11 BILLION people on earth by 2100
Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland
Low life expectancy for males who drop-out after the Junior Cert
If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed
Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years