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#Central Statistics Office

From TheJournal.ie Government deficit grows by €360m in a year Deficit

Government deficit grows by €360m in a year

The increase in the government’s deficit comes despite an increase in revenue.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register numbers fall by 2,500 in June Unemployment

Live Register numbers fall by 2,500 in June

The number of people signing on was over 420,000 last month when the figures are adjusted for seasonal anomalies.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is officially back in recession Uh-Oh

Ireland is officially back in recession

The economy shrank in the first quarter of 2013. And in the last quarter of 2012. And in the third quarter of 2012…

From TheJournal.ie The average Irish worker earns €36,079, €174 more than in 2011 Mo Money

The average Irish worker earns €36,079, €174 more than in 2011

In the three years to 2012, total annual earnings have fallen by €4 billion or -6.7 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Exports rise by 1% but trade surplus falls by 3% Imports

Exports rise by 1% but trade surplus falls by 3%

Overall, the EU accounted for 58 per cent of total exports, while the US was the main non-EU destination accounting for 20 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie '131' plates don't seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May Car Sales

'131' plates don't seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May

Three out of every fours cars sold are now diesel.

From TheJournal.ie Same number of women but 700 fewer men sign on in May Live Register

Same number of women but 700 fewer men sign on in May

The CSO figures show there were 421,737 people signing on the Live Register in May – an annual decrease of -2.6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Teens waiting until 17 to have sex leads to a fall in teen pregnancies Teen Mom

Teens waiting until 17 to have sex leads to a fall in teen pregnancies

Since 2001, 47 per cent less teenagers are getting pregnant.

From TheJournal.ie Is The Gathering actually working? Shakedown

Is The Gathering actually working?

Central Statistic Office figures show tourism has increased by four per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Which county has the lowest disposable income per person? Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

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

From TheJournal.ie CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc Farming

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

From TheJournal.ie 100 fewer people on the Live Register last month Unemployment

100 fewer people on the Live Register last month

Ireland’s unemployment rate remains at 14.0 per cent, as a real-terms fall in claimants is undone by statistical adjustment.

From TheJournal.ie No milk today: Drop in how much milk Irish people are drinking Dem Bones Dem Bones

No milk today: Drop in how much milk Irish people are drinking

But even with the decrease, Irish people are still drinking more than 9 litres of milk per month EACH.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 - CSO CSO

Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 - CSO

Exports increased by 2.2 per cent while imports were down by -2 per cent in February 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Slight increase in new car sales in March Car Sales

Slight increase in new car sales in March

In total, 17,600 cars were sold last month though sales of goods vehicles were down.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in trips to Ireland 'a positive start' to the year Tourism

Increase in trips to Ireland 'a positive start' to the year

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.2 million people travelled to Ireland from December 2012 to February 2013.

From TheJournal.ie CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012 Growth

CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012

The fourth quarter of last year showed almost no change in GDP compared with 2011 while GNP declined by 0.8 per cent in Q4.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail Opinion

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

From TheJournal.ie North America 'key to tourism growth' as trips to Ireland up by 50,000 Tourism

North America 'key to tourism growth' as trips to Ireland up by 50,000

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.25 million people travelled to Ireland from November 2012 to January 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Irish exports at highest levels since 2002 CSO

Irish exports at highest levels since 2002

Figures from the CSO show there was a trade surplus of €42.98 billion last year.

From TheJournal.ie Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 - Retail Ireland Food And Drink

Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 - Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland made the comments following the publication of a Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) report on Irish food prices – which indicated the typical cost of a basket of groceries had risen 12 per cent in the past two years.

From TheJournal.ie Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall Marriage

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Figures from the CSO show Saturday 31 July was the most popular date for marriage in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO Retail

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO

The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes Industrial Disputes

Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes

Two disputes in the industry sector accounted for 72 per cent of the days lost last year.

From TheJournal.ie Value of exports rises in November - CSO Exports

Value of exports rises in November - CSO

A seven per cent increase from October to November 2012 was noted.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in tourists in autumn, winter 2012 Tourism

Increase in tourists in autumn, winter 2012

Visits from mainland Europe were up while the number of tourists coming from Britain declined.

From TheJournal.ie Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent Unemployment

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent

The number of people aged 25 or under on the live register dropped for the 29th month in a row.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices fall 5.7% Property Prices

Residential property prices fall 5.7%

Except in Dublin – where prices increased – newly released CSO figures show.

From TheJournal.ie New crime figures show burglaries on the rise Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

From TheJournal.ie 81 per cent of households now have internet access Computers

81 per cent of households now have internet access

The figures from the CSO also show that 19 per cent of unemployed people have never used the internet.

From TheJournal.ie Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012 Vital Statistics

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October Retail Sales

Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October

Retail Ireland said the 24 per cent increase in electrical sales is “almost certainly” driven by television purchases ahead of the digital switchover.

From TheJournal.ie Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO Trade

Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO

The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Garda commissioner’s term extended for two years Garda

Garda commissioner’s term extended for two years

The Government has approved a two year extension of the term of office of the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.

From TheJournal.ie Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010 Multinationals

Irish multinationals employed almost 249,000 abroad in 2010

Figures show the UK was the most important destination country for Irish businesses abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter CSO

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

From TheJournal.ie Fall in annual inflation rate in October Inflation

Fall in annual inflation rate in October

Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.

From TheJournal.ie 13 per cent of population have a disability - CSO Disability

13 per cent of population have a disability - CSO

Census figures also showed that over 56,000 disabled people aged over 65 lived alone.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment unchanged at 14.8 per cent in October Live Register

Unemployment unchanged at 14.8 per cent in October

The number of people signing on the Live Register fell by 1,000 on a seasonally adjusted basis in October according to the latest CSO figures.