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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.

From TheJournal.ie Retail sales up for the third month in a row Shopping This post contains a poll

Retail sales up for the third month in a row

The amount and value of Irish retail sales have risen by 0.9 per cent in September compared with August 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Property prices continue to rise in September Property

Property prices continue to rise in September

However CSO data shows house prices in the capital are 55 per cent lower than at the peak of the boom in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt Student Life

Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt

The latest CSO Census at School release gives an insight into life for thousands of Ireland’s secondary school students.

From TheJournal.ie Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO Religion

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

From TheJournal.ie 10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty Food Poverty

10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty

Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.

From TheJournal.ie Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO Trade

Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO

The seasonally adjusted trade balance for August rose to €4.9 billion – the highest on record.

From TheJournal.ie Irish take almost 9 million domestic trips in 2011 Travel

Irish take almost 9 million domestic trips in 2011

…and the total expenditure on these trips was €1,822.2 million, the Central Statistics Office reveals.

From TheJournal.ie Households spend more on housing than food for first time ever Households

Households spend more on housing than food for first time ever

Figures from the CSO also revealed people are spending less on tobacco and alcohol and drinking more at home.

From TheJournal.ie Inflation low but prices high in Ireland Ireland

Inflation low but prices high in Ireland

The Central Statistics Office figures on Ireland’s progress from 2007 – 2011 give an insight into the latest updates on health, employment, divorce and poverty.

From TheJournal.ie Sharp rise in numbers taking part in back-to-work schemes Back To Work

Sharp rise in numbers taking part in back-to-work schemes

More than 57,000 people are now taking part in the various schemes for long-term unemployed.

From TheJournal.ie Births, deaths and marriages all decreased in Q1 of 2012 - CSO In Figures

Births, deaths and marriages all decreased in Q1 of 2012 - CSO

The Central Statistics Office have today released the Vital Statistics First Quarter 2012 report. Here’s what it said.

From TheJournal.ie Live register figures virtually unchanged in September Unemployment

Live register figures virtually unchanged in September

Seasonally adjusted figures show 400 people came off the register in September – leaving unemployment at 14.8 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply Crime Stats

Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply

The single biggest drop came in the category of weapons and explosives offences, which fell by more than 15 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country Property Prices

Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country

The CSO’s The Residential Property Price Index recorded an overall rise in August.

From TheJournal.ie One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census All Alone

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census

This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO Household And Family

Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO

The latest release from the Central Statistics Office delves into how Ireland’s households and families have changed since 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Domestic economy grows in second quarter but GDP flat Economy

Domestic economy grows in second quarter but GDP flat

Industrial sector growing but the combined decrease in other sectors such as agriculture and transport dragged on GDP growth.

From TheJournal.ie CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July Trade

CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July

The CSO figures also show that exports to key target areas like India, China and Russia have risen in the last year.

From TheJournal.ie Overseas trips to Ireland up nearly 8pc last year Tourism

Overseas trips to Ireland up nearly 8pc last year

Non-residents made 6,621,000 trips to Ireland from overseas last year – up by quite a bit from 2010.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie CSO's first detailed count reveals 3,808 homeless people Homelessness

CSO's first detailed count reveals 3,808 homeless people

New census data published today includes the first full detailed nationwide count of Ireland’s homeless population.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc Unemployment

Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc

Ireland’s unemployment rate remains unchanged, while the number of under-25s on the register is down yet again.

From TheJournal.ie New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise Irish Economy

New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise

Separate figures from the CSO and MarkIt show Ireland’s industrial production and manufacturing output to have grown.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland seeing fewer British and American tourists Tourism

Ireland seeing fewer British and American tourists

Irish people are also taking less trips abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases Census 2011

Home ownership drops as number of people renting increases

Almost half a million households rent their accommodation, according to the April 2011 Census.

From TheJournal.ie Average industrial wage down by 3.3 per cent in second quarter Pay

Average industrial wage down by 3.3 per cent in second quarter

The average industrial worker now earns €41,807 a year; the average salary across all sectors is down to €35,768.

From TheJournal.ie Retail sales and consumer sentiment up in July, August Good News

Retail sales and consumer sentiment up in July, August

KBC Bank Ireland said Katie’s Taylor’s big win may have increased shopper positivity…

From TheJournal.ie See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back Exports

See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back

A disappointing April was followed by an improved May but June’s exports fell back once more.

From TheJournal.ie Education costs up 9.4 per cent in year to July Prices

Education costs up 9.4 per cent in year to July

Latest Consumer Price Index from the CSO shows increases in education, transport, alcohol and tobacco since July 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Unexpected CSO Release of the Day Release Of The Day

Unexpected CSO Release of the Day

Did you know there are 1,570,600 pigs in Ireland? You do sow, sorry, now.

From TheJournal.ie The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen Vroom Vroom

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Shift work increases the risk of heart problems Shift Work

Shift work increases the risk of heart problems

Shift work increases the risk of heart attack by 23 per cent and stroke by five per cent.

From TheJournal.ie One in five unemployed in 2011 were non Irish nationals Unemployment

One in five unemployed in 2011 were non Irish nationals

Figures from the CSO show unemployment rates were highest among Nigerian, Romanian and Russian nationals living in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Falling again: property prices still at just half of peak value Property

Falling again: property prices still at just half of peak value

The slight increase in May could not be followed up as the sector continues to struggle.

From TheJournal.ie Exports bounce back in May Yay

Exports bounce back in May

Ireland’s export-led recovery continues.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year Suicide

Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year

New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices record first monthly increase for five years Property

Residential property prices record first monthly increase for five years

The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index shows prices increasing – but they’re still at only half of their peak value.