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From TheJournal.ie Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts Mental Health

Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts

There were 552 suicides recorded in 2009, an increase of 9 per cent on the previous year. One study found a high number of people who had taken their own lives had been unemployed.

From TheJournal.ie Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012 Inflation

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012

Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891 Stats

Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891

The CSO has released new figures about births, deaths and marriages in Ireland – including how the average age of brides and grooms is now at a record high.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 sign-ons to Live Register but unemployment still at 14.3 per cent Unemployment

Almost 3,000 sign-ons to Live Register but unemployment still at 14.3 per cent

Allowing for seasonal adjustments, the CSO said that the Live Register has been “effectively unchanged”.

From TheJournal.ie Going down: Retail sales fall in April Retail

Going down: Retail sales fall in April

Sales had been on the up for two months running but the latest figures from the CSO paint a bleaker picture. The weather, VAT, and the government have been blamed.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices continued decline in April - CSO Property

Residential property prices continued decline in April - CSO

The price of the average Irish home fell by 1.1 per cent in April; homes have lost around a sixth of their value in a year.

From TheJournal.ie 2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review Census 2016

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review

The government may decide to delay the next census, after the CSO suggested it could be considered for spending cutbacks.

Sophia and Jacob are top US baby names

How do US baby names compare to our Irish little ones? Here’s how…

A TD wants to know: How many Jedi Knights are there in Ireland? Use The Force! This post contains videos

A TD wants to know: How many Jedi Knights are there in Ireland?

The Public Accounts Committee asks for figures on how many people signed last year’s Census as ‘Jedi Knights’.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012 Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment remains at 14.3 per cent, as 4,000 off the Live Register Live Register

Unemployment remains at 14.3 per cent, as 4,000 off the Live Register

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 4,000 last month, though unemployment remained at 14.3 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie More boys than girls born in Q3 2011 Stats

More boys than girls born in Q3 2011

From the highest birth rate in Ireland to the average age of first time mothers, here’s what you need to know from the latest stats on births, deaths and marriages in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties Where You Live This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ouch: consumer prices rose by 2.2 per cent over the past year Prices

Ouch: consumer prices rose by 2.2 per cent over the past year

Education, transport, alcohol and tobacco saw the biggest increases in price over the past year according to new data from the Central Statistics Office.

From TheJournal.ie Crime: Burglaries and fraud rise, other offences fall Crime

Crime: Burglaries and fraud rise, other offences fall

The CSO data shows that burglary and related offences rose by almost 8 per cent, while deception and other offences also increased.

From TheJournal.ie Census 2011: Surge in non-religious – but 84 per cent remain Catholic Census 2011

Census 2011: Surge in non-religious – but 84 per cent remain Catholic

The number of people who define themselves as being of no religion increased by 44 per cent since the 2006 census.

From TheJournal.ie Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO Top Earners

Top earners see 8% increase in disposable income: CSO

While most people have seen their disposables income plunge in recent years, new figures show that the top 10 per cent of earners have actually seen an increase.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: What sold better or worse last month? Retail This post contains images

In pictures: What sold better or worse last month?

Overall, the volume of retails sales dropped 0.3 per cent in February.

From TheJournal.ie Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent Tourism

Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent

The number of trips to Ireland increased by 30,600 between December 2011 and February 2012, according to the Central Statistics Office.

From TheJournal.ie Apartments in Dublin now worth just 38pc of peak price Property

Apartments in Dublin now worth just 38pc of peak price

CSO figures show that residential property prices across Ireland were down by an average of 2.2 per cent in February.

From TheJournal.ie Irish exports recover in January to follow record trade surplus Trade

Irish exports recover in January to follow record trade surplus

CSO figures show that the trade surplus reached €3.25 billion in January, while the confirmed figures for 2011 are the best ever.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February Inflation

Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February

Surging costs of clothing and footwear, and bumps to the cost of transport and furniture, mean inflation is on the up.

From TheJournal.ie Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810 Money Money

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810

New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.

From TheJournal.ie New car sales down 18 per cent in February Motoring

New car sales down 18 per cent in February

Although the sale of new goods vehicles was up compared to last year, sales of private cars is down by a significant margin.

From TheJournal.ie Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up slightly Tourism

Number of overseas visitors to Ireland up slightly

Meanwhile, Irish residents are continuing to make fewer trips abroad, according to the latest CSO figures.

From TheJournal.ie Number on Live Register drops slightly in February Jobs

Number on Live Register drops slightly in February

New figures from the CSO show the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 14.2 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices continue rapid falls in January Property

Residential property prices continue rapid falls in January

The average home fell in value by 1.9 per cent in January, with the steepest drops in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year Good News

Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year

The sector produced over €6.2 billion worth of goods in 2011 with big increases in cereals, cattle and milk output.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January Deflation

Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January

You might’nt have noticed, but technically you got a pay rise – though the cost of living is still 2.2 per cent higher than last year.

From TheJournal.ie Trade surplus falls by 23 per cent in December Trade

Trade surplus falls by 23 per cent in December

Ireland’s seasonally adjusted exports fell by €750m in December 2011, while imports rose to chip away at the trade balance.

From TheJournal.ie One in five households delayed bills to pay for basic goods - CSO Recession

One in five households delayed bills to pay for basic goods - CSO

A household survey from Q2 of last year showed that 79 per cent of households had cut back on their spending.

From TheJournal.ie Number on Live Register falls by 0.7 per cent in January Unemployment

Number on Live Register falls by 0.7 per cent in January

Unemployment dipped from 14.3 per cent to 14.2 per cent last month as a total of 439,589 people signed on in.

From TheJournal.ie New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010 Job Churn

New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010

The new job churn data shows that net job creation was minus six per cent.

From TheJournal.ie CSO: Women are more highly qualified than men - but still earn less Gender

CSO: Women are more highly qualified than men - but still earn less

The Central Statistics Office has released a major new study into men and women in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland Income

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?

From TheJournal.ie Fall in house prices picks up speed in December Property Market

Fall in house prices picks up speed in December

The price of the average residential property fell by 1.7 per cent in December – and lost a sixth of its value in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December Deflation

Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December

The rate of inflation fell by 0.3 per cent in December, though prices were still up by 2.5 per cent on the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate fell slightly in December Unemployment

Unemployment rate fell slightly in December

Figures show that the number of those signing on the Live Register fell by 0.5 per cent over 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Record levels of Irish exports in 2011 - Enterprise Ireland Exports

Record levels of Irish exports in 2011 - Enterprise Ireland

The enterprise agency has painted a positive picture for exports in 2011 despite them falling by nearly 5 per cent in October.

From TheJournal.ie House prices still in freefall, down 15.6 per cent for the year Property Crash

House prices still in freefall, down 15.6 per cent for the year

Property prices are down a massive 46 per cent from their peak, according to new figures from the CSO.