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#In Numbers

From TheJournal.ie Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers In Numbers

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers

121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?

From TheJournal.ie Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Saorview, sales and Shakhtar Donetsk: The week in numbers

Plus – what’s the monetary value of virginity? And what was Ireland’s best-performing sales sector in September?

From TheJournal.ie Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

From TheJournal.ie Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers

How much is the Nobel Prize worth to YOU? And after the first two debates, how likely is it that Obama will remain president?

From TheJournal.ie Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

From TheJournal.ie Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

Shortall, security and kicks in the bum: the week in numbers

Exactly HOW many people would be better off on the Dole? And just how many people emigrate from Ireland every day?

From The42 Facts and figures: the 2012 Ryder Cup in numbers Ryder Cup 2012

Facts and figures: the 2012 Ryder Cup in numbers

Roll up, stats lovers. We’ve got all the nerdy numbers that matter this weekend in Medinah.

From TheJournal.ie Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Debates, weights and Damien Duff: The week in numbers

Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?

From TheJournal.ie Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

Teeth, taxes and Junior Certs: the week in numbers

Just HOW well did Ireland do at the Paralympics? And which country’s population has the most smokers?

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers

How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?

From TheJournal.ie Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers

How much is a premium Dublin hotel room REALLY worth? And what does it take to reach age 116?

From TheJournal.ie Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

From TheJournal.ie Points, petrol and Roses of Tralee: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Points, petrol and Roses of Tralee: The week in numbers

Just how expensive was Robin van Persie? And how badly are you penalised if you breach trade sanctions?

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the state of Ireland’s prisons in 2011 Prisons

In numbers: the state of Ireland’s prisons in 2011

The cost of detaining a prisoner in Irish jails fell last year – but to what?

Medals, marathons and urine tests: London 2012 in numbers

How much gold is in an Olympic Gold medal? And just how bad IS that South Korean archer’s vision?

Revenue, Bolt and Burger King: The week in numbers

Revealed: The true cost of Olympics tickets, and the secrets behind manufacturing a worldwide chart-topper…

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

From TheJournal.ie Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers

How many people were murdered in Ireland last year? And how much Coke would you need to get drunk?

From The42 Irish Open in numbers: the facts and figures you need to know Numbers Game

Irish Open in numbers: the facts and figures you need to know

Put on your nerd hat and join us for a potted numerical history of the tournament.

From TheJournal.ie TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers

Plus – how TDs are fast becoming an endangered species, and how much Hollywood’s leading ladies can command per film.

Crystal, cricket and Croatian boobs: the week in statistics

Plus – the latest estimate of the average industrial wage, and how close Spain is being pushed to an international bailout…

VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics

Exactly how many Irish people are looking for work and can’t find it? And when is a Leaving Cert not a Leaving Cert?

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact Prime Numbers

In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

From TheJournal.ie Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics

How much will the US’s aid cuts to Pakistan really matter? And just how many priests have been connected with abuse allegations?

Facebook, lightning and Euro 2020: the week in statistics

Mark Zuckerberg has earned an average of $3,904,232 every day of his short life. That and more from the week…

From TheJournal.ie Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics

Plus: How long it takes to ruin a two-hour debate, and the number of people who’d rather pick a convict than Obama.

From TheJournal.ie Rain, post offices and skyscrapers: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Rain, post offices and skyscrapers: the week in statistics

Plus: Where does Ireland rank in the world press freedom index – and how many people are visiting Ireland this year?

From TheJournal.ie Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

Questions, run-offs and the latest census: the week in numbers

Plus: what’s Ireland’s fastest-growing town – and how much does it cost to rent a parking pace for a civil servant?

From TheJournal.ie Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics In Numbers

Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics

Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?

From TheJournal.ie Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

From TheJournal.ie Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics Prime Numbers

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

From TheJournal.ie Census and celsius: the week in statistics In Numbers

Census and celsius: the week in statistics

How many of us are there in Ireland? How hot was it here last week? And how much is Will Ferrell’s next film going to make?

From TheJournal.ie Recession emigration: a repeat path to the UK In Numbers

Recession emigration: a repeat path to the UK

Emigration rises and falls with the economy.

From TheJournal.ie Power, payments, politicians and planning: the Mahon Tribunal in numbers Mahon

Power, payments, politicians and planning: the Mahon Tribunal in numbers

How much did the report cost per page? How many times does it mention ‘corruption’? And who opposed setting it up?

From TheJournal.ie Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics In Numbers

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

From TheJournal.ie Budgets, ballots and TDs getting booted: the week in statistics In Numbers

Budgets, ballots and TDs getting booted: the week in statistics

How much is the government overspending by? How much money is Greece about to save? And who’s the richest Irishman alive?

From TheJournal.ie Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers In Numbers

Advisers, laundry and people kicked out: the new Dáil's first year in numbers

Just how busy has the new government been? Well, they’ve cut their own pay – but they produce less legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: The week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: The week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland by numbers: births, marriages and deaths Vital Statistics

Ireland by numbers: births, marriages and deaths

The Irish Mammy is getting older…