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#Population

# population - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012
# Vital Statistics
# Vital Statistics

Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012

Dec 19th 2012, 11:43 AM 4,211 Views 24 Comments

New CSO figures show there were 17,958 births in the second quarter, with the average mother aged 31.9.

# population - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Putin encourages Russian families to have an average of three children
# Russia
# Russia

Putin encourages Russian families to have an average of three children

Dec 12th 2012, 4:25 PM 9,477 Views 30 Comments

Starting from next year financial benefits will be introduced for those who have a third child, the Russian President said.

# population - Friday 16 November, 2012

Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile

Nov 16th 2012, 11:51 AM 12,679 Views 53 Comments

The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.

# population - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Ireland 'performing well' in areas of sexual and reproductive health

Nov 15th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,040 Views 15 Comments

However, in terms of contraceptive use, Ireland is still not quite hitting the average for developed countries.

# population - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Over 220 million women have an 'unmet need for family planning'
# Population
# Population

Over 220 million women have an 'unmet need for family planning'

Nov 14th 2012, 12:01 PM 3,076 Views 2 Comments

More than half of all reproductive-age women in developing countries have little or no access to modern contraceptives.

# population - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school geography test
# Geography Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Geography Quiz

Squeaky bum time! Here’s a secondary school geography test

Nov 11th 2012, 9:15 AM 36,267 Views 30 Comments

It’s National Geography Awareness Week, so it’s time to put yourself to the test.

# population - Thursday 25 October, 2012

3,000 extra people a year are going to need long-term care - report
# Help The Aged
# Help The Aged

3,000 extra people a year are going to need long-term care - report

Oct 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,574 Views 7 Comments

The report found a lot more people than expected will need residential care or home help in coming years.

# population - Thursday 27 September, 2012

One new emigrant every five minutes, according to latest CSO figures
# Emigration
# Emigration

One new emigrant every five minutes, according to latest CSO figures

Sep 27th 2012, 11:50 AM 10,746 Views 102 Comments

The latest population estimates from the Central Statistics Office show emigration is higher now than any time in the 1980s.

# population - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 35 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

# population - Thursday 16 August, 2012

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month
# Suicide
# Suicide

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month

Aug 16th 2012, 9:07 AM 7,185 Views 49 Comments

New Irish study raises concern over 15- to 17-year-old age group while British study links recession and unemployment to rise in overall suicide rate.

# population - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Population growth an obstacle to development...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Population growth an obstacle to development...

Jul 11th 2012, 1:45 PM 4,313 Views 30 Comments

…But let’s not fall back on reprehensible arguments that disease and food crises are “natural” methods of curbing it, writes Concern Worldwide’s Overseas Director.

# population - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Census results reveal Ireland's aging population
# Census
# Census

Census results reveal Ireland's aging population

May 26th 2012, 2:58 PM 6,975 Views 13 Comments

The number of young adults in the country has fallen by 10 per cent, according to the results of Ireland’s latest Census.

# population - Friday 18 May, 2012

White newborns now a minority in the US
# Born In The USA
# Born In The USA

White newborns now a minority in the US

May 18th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,831 Views 41 Comments

For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.

# population - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

EU warns of rising financial pressure from ageing population
# EU
# EU

EU warns of rising financial pressure from ageing population

May 15th 2012, 6:54 PM 1,759 Views 13 Comments

Almost one-third of EU citizens will be aged 65 or over by 2060, says EU report.

# population - Saturday 12 May, 2012

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland
# Statistics
# Statistics

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland

May 12th 2012, 3:18 PM 8,350 Views 32 Comments

Latest Eurostat yearbook shows how we compare to our EU neighbours across a range of issues from household expenses to marriage and divorce.

# population - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties
# Where You Live
# Where You Live

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties

Apr 26th 2012, 1:14 PM 44,626 Views 46 Comments

We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.

# population - Sunday 22 April, 2012

City women visit Spanish town to 'ease a bride shortage'
# Brides On A Bus
From The Daily Edge
# Brides On A Bus

City women visit Spanish town to 'ease a bride shortage'

Apr 22nd 2012, 4:38 PM 8,427 Views 9 Comments

A small Spanish town with a mostly-male population has bussed women in from Madrid to meet locals in the hope that some will form relationships and settle down.

# population - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night

Apr 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 9,996 Views 37 Comments

Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…

# population - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Rising student numbers means 3,000 extra teachers needed - union
# Education
# Education

Rising student numbers means 3,000 extra teachers needed - union

Apr 8th 2012, 5:12 PM 3,854 Views 16 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland has said the government “must not skimp” from the requirement to hire more teachers.

# population - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Healthier lifestyles should be encouraged as world's population ages - WHO
# Health
# Health

Healthier lifestyles should be encouraged as world's population ages - WHO

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:59 PM 1,633 Views 5 Comments

The number of people aged over 60 will outnumber those aged under five for the first time over the next few years.

# population - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Census 2011: Over half the population lives in Leinster
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Census 2011: Over half the population lives in Leinster

Mar 29th 2012, 11:44 AM 4,129 Views 6 Comments

Co Laois boasts the largest increase in population, while the highest growth of any constituency was recorded in Dublin North.

Here are the highlights of Census 2011
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Here are the highlights of Census 2011

Mar 29th 2012, 11:38 AM 22,310 Views 63 Comments

Divorce is up, as is the number of people in rented property – here’s a snapshot of the nation on one night in April 2011.

# population - Monday 31 October, 2011

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world
# 7 Billion
# 7 Billion

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world

Oct 31st 2011, 10:44 AM 1,074 Views 25 Comments

The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: An open letter to the world’s seven billionth child

Oct 31st 2011, 9:30 AM 51 Views 51 Comments

As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.

# population - Friday 28 October, 2011

Birth, death, marriage and jobs: A fascinating snapshot of Ireland
# Ireland
# Ireland

Birth, death, marriage and jobs: A fascinating snapshot of Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:25 PM 2,607 Views 6 Comments

The tenth issue of the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland is out – and it provides a fascinating snapshot of Ireland today. Births, deaths, jobs, the environment – it’s all covered here.

# population - Saturday 15 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 15th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,353 Views 9 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Sean Gallagher roars into Presidential lead, worldwide rallies back Occupy movement, and the soap legend who has poured her last pint…

UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month
# Population
# Population

UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month

Oct 15th 2011, 1:35 PM 533 Views 11 Comments

It’s estimated that the earth’s seven billionth person will be born on or before 31 October.

# population - Friday 23 September, 2011

Record number of babies born in first three months of 2011
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Record number of babies born in first three months of 2011

Sep 23rd 2011, 7:00 AM 1,847 Views 23 Comments

The baby boom continues in Ireland with a record 19,950 births registered between January and March this year.

# population - Thursday 15 September, 2011

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO
# Emigration
# Emigration

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO

Sep 15th 2011, 11:34 AM 3,077 Views 17 Comments

The Central Statistics Office says it expects 40,200 Irish people to emigrate this year – while newer EU citizens are also leaving.

# population - Friday 29 July, 2011

Ireland has one of highest birth and lowest death rates in EU
# Population
# Population

Ireland has one of highest birth and lowest death rates in EU

Jul 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,687 Views 8 Comments

New demographic stats show Ireland has highest natural growth – as population of EU tops 502 million.

World's population to hit seven billion this year...
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

World's population to hit seven billion this year...

Jul 29th 2011, 8:36 AM 460 Views 7 Comments

… and over 10 billion by 2100. Most of a 2.3bn increase by 2050 will be in less developed regions.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jul 29th 2011, 8:28 AM 3,205 Views 16 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: New bid to tackle hospital waiting lists, still no progress in the US debt crisis, and bad news if you think you’ve just won a Jaguar…

# population - Thursday 30 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 30th 2011, 7:52 PM 1,538 Views 1 Comment

A round-up of the day’s big, news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Running the numbers: First results of Census 2011
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Running the numbers: First results of Census 2011

Jun 30th 2011, 2:00 PM 2,128 Views 19 Comments

The CSO has released the preliminary findings of April’s census – and they show Ireland’s population is edging towards five million.

Poll: How many TDs should be in the next Dail?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many TDs should be in the next Dail?

Jun 30th 2011, 11:40 AM 2,811 Views 54 Comments

A Boundary Commission is set to redraw constituency lines and lead to a reduction in the number of TDs in the next Dail. But how many should we lose – if any at all?

Number of TDs could be cut by 20
# TDs
# TDs

Number of TDs could be cut by 20

Jun 30th 2011, 8:12 AM 527 Views 13 Comments

The change in Ireland’s population, to be revealed in Census figures today, will lead to constituency boundary changes.

# population - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Fair Deal nursing home scheme to resume on Monday
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Fair Deal nursing home scheme to resume on Monday

Jun 9th 2011, 5:25 PM 553 Views 0 Comments

The health minister says that an increase in the length of nursing home stays needs to be investigated further. The scheme was suspended last month due to a €100m shortfall in funds.

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Jun 9th 2011, 4:47 PM 1,978 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

Ireland's population to jump to 6.5 million by 2060
# Boom!
# Boom!

Ireland's population to jump to 6.5 million by 2060

Jun 9th 2011, 2:51 PM 1,445 Views 22 Comments

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.

# population - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Millionaires now control almost two-fifths of all the world's wealth
# Millionaires
# Millionaires

Millionaires now control almost two-fifths of all the world's wealth

Jun 2nd 2011, 12:38 PM 554 Views 12 Comments

Just 0.9 per cent of the globe’s population are millionaires but they hold 39 per cent of the money – even more than a year ago, a new study reveals.