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#Statistics

From The42 Here are the best Premier League players of the season so far -- according to the stats Revealed

Here are the best Premier League players of the season so far -- according to the stats

Three Gunners players are apparently the best in their positions.

From TheJournal.ie This is how many people from the South have been arrested in the North so far this year Cross Border

This is how many people from the South have been arrested in the North so far this year

Most recent figures show that more than 24,000 arrests were made in the province over a 12-month period.

From TheJournal.ie Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up Domestic Violence

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up

At the same time barring orders have reduced considerably in recent times according to official courts statistics just released regarding domestic violence.

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England? Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England?

We’ve detailed every single action by Irish players at the rucks and breakdown last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

From TheJournal.ie Increases in domestic violence against men Reaching Out

Increases in domestic violence against men

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Crime statistics 'not an exact science' Massaging

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

From TheJournal.ie Here's everything we know about Ireland Statistics

Here's everything we know about Ireland

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

From The42 'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book Stats

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

From TheJournal.ie Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week Homeless Ireland

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

From The42 Scoring up, cards down since the introduction of football's black card Statistics

Scoring up, cards down since the introduction of football's black card

The number of frees awarded has also fallen.

From TheJournal.ie The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1% Jobswatch

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working Up Up And Away

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month Live Register

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

From TheJournal.ie Murders up, but most other crimes down in the 12 months to March Crime

Murders up, but most other crimes down in the 12 months to March

The figures cover the year up to the first quarter of 2014 and show drops in 11 of 15 categories.

From TheJournal.ie More than 3,500 women from Ireland travelled to the UK for abortions last year Statistics

More than 3,500 women from Ireland travelled to the UK for abortions last year

Since 1980, at least 158,252 women have travelled to the UK to access abortion services.

From TheJournal.ie Women in Ireland are having fewer children No Baby Boom

Women in Ireland are having fewer children

Teen pregnancies are down too, according to the CSO.

From The42 'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful' Data In Rugby

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'

Ken Quarrie, New Zealand Rugby’s Senior Scientist, joins TheScore.ie to discuss statistics and data in the sport.

From The42 Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster's clash with Munster Old Foes

Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster's clash with Munster

Top try scorers, who has the most caps, who scored the most points in a game and which team has won more games.

From The42 These telling statistics make grim reading for Arsenal fans Problems

These telling statistics make grim reading for Arsenal fans

The Gunners’ comprehensive recent defeat by Chelsea worsened their awful record against the big sides.

From TheJournal.ie Drug experts slam reports with 'misleading statistics' on legal high deaths Drugs

Drug experts slam reports with 'misleading statistics' on legal high deaths

Experts have said many of the deaths recorded in the UK were in fact attributable to substances that were already illegal.

From The42 Here's how the Premier League table would look if only goals by English players counted Findings

Here's how the Premier League table would look if only goals by English players counted

Liverpool are comfortably top, while Manchester City are in the relegation zone.

From TheJournal.ie Education down, ICT up: Average weekly earnings decrease in 9 of 13 sectors measured Weekly Wages

Education down, ICT up: Average weekly earnings decrease in 9 of 13 sectors measured

The average pre-tax weekly wage is currently at €675.53 — down by 2.4 per cent on this time last year.

From The42 Messi and Ronaldo's statistics since 2009 are scarily good Winning

Messi and Ronaldo's statistics since 2009 are scarily good

Proof that it’s difficult to determine who’s better.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland spends less of its social protection budget on old age benefit than anywhere in EU Social Protection

Ireland spends less of its social protection budget on old age benefit than anywhere in EU

The state has one of the highest spends on healthcare, however.

From TheJournal.ie One murder, 112 assaults allegedly by people out on bail this year Crimes

One murder, 112 assaults allegedly by people out on bail this year

The figures show that there were also 15 harassment and related offences carried out by people out on bail.

From TheJournal.ie World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health Diabetes

World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health

More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, but one in two of us could be unaware that we have it.

From The42 Meet the man who is at the forefront of data analysis in rugby Statistics

Meet the man who is at the forefront of data analysis in rugby

Professor Bill Gerrard has been working with Saracens since 2010 having previously linked up with Moneyball’s Billy Beane.

From TheJournal.ie Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit DEFICIT FIGURES

Latest CSO stats show improvement in Government deficit

The General Government Deficit for the second quarter was 6 per cent of GDP.

From The42 7 prestigious awards based on this weekend's Heineken Cup stats Numbers Game

7 prestigious awards based on this weekend's Heineken Cup stats

Tackles, line-outs, carries and the ex we’d love to have back: here are your vital rugby statistics.

From TheJournal.ie 36 girls under 15 gave birth in 2011, but teenage birth rate is dropping Statistics

36 girls under 15 gave birth in 2011, but teenage birth rate is dropping

The rate of twins being born has grown, as the average age of mothers rises again.

From TheJournal.ie More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011 CSO

More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011

There were 335 male unions and 201 female unions in the first year civil partnerships became legal.

From TheJournal.ie 9,483 people deliberately self harmed in Ireland in 2012 Self Harm Report

9,483 people deliberately self harmed in Ireland in 2012

A new report shows that in 2012, there were 12,010 deliberate self-harm presentations to hospitals, a fall of 2 per cent on 2011 figures.

From TheJournal.ie July heatwave got us spending (a bit) more Cso Stats

July heatwave got us spending (a bit) more

Some of the biggest increases in retail sales were in clothing and footwear, and the bar trade.

From TheJournal.ie CSO: Numbers in employment increased by 9,600 in three months Cso Stats

CSO: Numbers in employment increased by 9,600 in three months

Stats for the second quarter of the year show a seasonally adjusted increase in employment 9,600. There was an annual increase of 1.8 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Slide in pharmaceutical sales drives a nine per cent drop in exports Cso Stats

Slide in pharmaceutical sales drives a nine per cent drop in exports

There was a decline of €703 million in the year up to June – driven largely by the drop in pharma sales, as patents for major drugs expire.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation Opinion

Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation

We need to consign the culture of ‘group-think’ that contributed to the banking collapse to the dim and distant past. Open government and open data the way forward for job creation, writes Brian Hayes TD.

From TheJournal.ie How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims Smart Economy

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…