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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 banks are not lending' belief is stopping SMEs applying for loans Finance

'The banks are not lending' belief is stopping SMEs applying for loans

The latest report by the ESRI says accessing finance is the third most reported problem facing small businesses in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Captives, papers and the property tax: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Captives, papers and the property tax: The week in numbers

YouTube’s going to charge you to watch some channels in future. But how many channels? Find out in here…

From TheJournal.ie Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent Crime

Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent

However, the murder rate decreased by 27 per cent from 2010 – 2011, according to the latest figures released by the CSO.

From TheJournal.ie Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent Unemployment

Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent

Over 19 million people are unemployed in the eurozone but Ireland has recorded one of the largest year-on-year decreases in unemployment rates.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Does age really matter in a relationship? Read Me

Column: Does age really matter in a relationship?

While an age difference doesn’t matter initially it can eventually cause problems, writes Tony Moore, who says being in different stages in our lives can be difficult to deal with.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Is Ireland a nation of á la carte Catholics? Opinion

Column: Is Ireland a nation of á la carte Catholics?

Ireland was traditionally a nation ruled by the Catholic Church. Now that people are drifting away, it’s important to examine why, writes Brian Conway.

From TheJournal.ie Property prices are still falling, according to latest CSO data Property

Property prices are still falling, according to latest CSO data

The average Irish home dropped in value by 0.5 per cent in March, with Dublin homes doing best and apartments faring worst.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics Stat Porn

PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics

Professor Danny Dorling – once described as a “geographer royal” – says these images tell us more than we might have known.

From TheJournal.ie Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week Pay

Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week

The latest CSO figures show the average worker makes €697.65, with an average working week of 31.7 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year Basket Of Goods

Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year

Alcohol, tobacco and education all increased in price while clothes and household furniture fell.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has Money Money Money

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

From The42 Your proof of Lionel Messi's greatness chart of the day Statistics

Your proof of Lionel Messi's greatness chart of the day

The Argentinian attacker has now scored an incredible 299 goals for Barca.

From TheJournal.ie Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter Irish Economy

Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter

New CSO figures show that the increase in disposable income, combined with only modest spending, increased general savings.

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 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 Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter Irish Economy

Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter

That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November Deflation

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.

From TheJournal.ie CSO: Weekly earnings up, public sector numbers down Earnings

CSO: Weekly earnings up, public sector numbers down

The latest CSO figures show that the average weekly earnings are up 1.1 per cent this year compared to 2011. But what is the weekly average?

From TheJournal.ie Three out of eight 2007 offenders re-offended within two years – CSO Recidivism

Three out of eight 2007 offenders re-offended within two years – CSO

New CSO figures also show that 60 per cent of female offenders under the age of 18 had reoffended within two years.

From TheJournal.ie Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile New Arrivals

Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile

The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 most dangerous cities in America Crime This post contains images

The 10 most dangerous cities in America

Every year the FBI compiles data on crime in America. Here’s what the figures show are the ten most dangerous cities in the US.

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 Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate Children's Referendum

Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate

Kathy Sinnott is taking the ‘No’ side in the Vincent Browne-hosted debate on the upcoming children’s referendum. The FG director of elections called her claims on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night as “scaremongering”.

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 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 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 Retail sales figures continue to improve in August Retail

Retail sales figures continue to improve in August

Preliminary figures from the CSO show that both the volume and value of retail sales increased last month.

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 One new emigrant every five minutes, according to latest CSO figures Emigration

One new emigrant every five minutes, according to latest CSO figures

The latest population estimates from the Central Statistics Office show emigration is higher now than any time in the 1980s.

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 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 Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August Inflation

Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August

The increase in the third-level student contribution and the rising price of petrol have the largest impact in the inflation rate.

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 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 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 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.