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

Aug 14th 2013, 12:53 PM 3,498 Views 12 Comments

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.

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

Jul 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 29 Views 13 Comments

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.

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

Jun 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,360 Views 11 Comments

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

Ireland is officially back in recession
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Ireland is officially back in recession

Jun 27th 2013, 11:30 AM 22,776 Views 194 Comments

The economy shrank in the first quarter of 2013. And in the last quarter of 2012. And in the third quarter of 2012…

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

May 16th 2013, 4:05 PM 5,084 Views 19 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,623 Views 2 Comments

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

Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent
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Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent

Apr 30th 2013, 3:17 PM 4,070 Views 22 Comments

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

Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent
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Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent

Apr 30th 2013, 10:35 AM 4,110 Views 26 Comments

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

Column: Does age really matter in a relationship?
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Column: Does age really matter in a relationship?

Apr 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 2,471 Views 96 Comments

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.

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

Apr 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 645 Views 241 Comments

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.

Property prices are still falling, according to latest CSO data
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Property prices are still falling, according to latest CSO data

Apr 25th 2013, 12:34 PM 10,534 Views 73 Comments

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

PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics
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PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics

Apr 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,965 Views 8 Comments

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

Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week
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Average industrial wage rises to €828.88 per week

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:00 PM 37,750 Views 156 Comments

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

Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year
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Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year

Feb 21st 2013, 2:33 PM 3,321 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Feb 13th 2013, 12:56 PM 66,302 Views 125 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2013, 2:15 PM 4,794 Views 3 Comments

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

Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter
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Irish households' disposable incomes rose slightly in third quarter

Jan 14th 2013, 1:45 PM 4,242 Views 40 Comments

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

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent
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Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent

Jan 4th 2013, 12:13 PM 3,076 Views 24 Comments

The number of people aged 25 or under on the live register dropped for the 29th month in a row.

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
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New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

Dec 21st 2012, 1:37 PM 4,769 Views 22 Comments

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

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

Dec 18th 2012, 11:09 AM 5,668 Views 48 Comments

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

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November
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Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

Dec 13th 2012, 11:57 AM 4,615 Views 21 Comments

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

CSO: Weekly earnings up, public sector numbers down
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CSO: Weekly earnings up, public sector numbers down

Nov 26th 2012, 4:01 PM 7,001 Views 46 Comments

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?

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

Nov 19th 2012, 2:45 PM 3,280 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2012, 11:51 AM 12,683 Views 53 Comments

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

The 10 most dangerous cities in America
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The 10 most dangerous cities in America

Nov 11th 2012, 9:45 AM 26,101 Views 44 Comments

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.

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter
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Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

Nov 9th 2012, 11:34 AM 4,340 Views 42 Comments

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

Fall in annual inflation rate in October
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Fall in annual inflation rate in October

Nov 8th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,883 Views 10 Comments

Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.

13 per cent of population have a disability - CSO
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13 per cent of population have a disability - CSO

Nov 1st 2012, 2:28 PM 8,455 Views 32 Comments

Census figures also showed that over 56,000 disabled people aged over 65 lived alone.

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

Oct 31st 2012, 5:00 PM 9,766 Views 86 Comments

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”.

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

Oct 18th 2012, 4:04 PM 13,998 Views 84 Comments

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

Irish take almost 9 million domestic trips in 2011
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Irish take almost 9 million domestic trips in 2011

Oct 11th 2012, 11:53 AM 3,379 Views 2 Comments

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

Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply
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Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply

Sep 28th 2012, 3:42 PM 4,653 Views 25 Comments

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

Retail sales figures continue to improve in August
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Retail sales figures continue to improve in August

Sep 28th 2012, 2:02 PM 3,202 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 8:45 PM 6,380 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 11:50 AM 10,751 Views 102 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 6,926 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Sep 20th 2012, 3:21 PM 6,000 Views 18 Comments

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

CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July
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CSO data shows Irish exports up by 6pc in July

Sep 14th 2012, 11:51 AM 2,840 Views 29 Comments

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

Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August
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Cost of living rose by 0.6pc in August

Sep 13th 2012, 11:37 AM 3,020 Views 13 Comments

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

Overseas trips to Ireland up nearly 8pc last year
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Overseas trips to Ireland up nearly 8pc last year

Sep 11th 2012, 11:55 AM 3,467 Views 10 Comments

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