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New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise
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New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:40 AM 4,016 Views 12 Comments

Separate figures from the CSO and MarkIt show Ireland’s industrial production and manufacturing output to have grown.

Average industrial wage down by 3.3 per cent in second quarter
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Average industrial wage down by 3.3 per cent in second quarter

Aug 29th 2012, 11:28 AM 17,907 Views 42 Comments

The average industrial worker now earns €41,807 a year; the average salary across all sectors is down to €35,768.

Unexpected CSO Release of the Day
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Unexpected CSO Release of the Day

Aug 9th 2012, 11:22 AM 5,109 Views 19 Comments

Did you know there are 1,570,600 pigs in Ireland? You do sow, sorry, now.

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen
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The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

Aug 8th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,861 Views 37 Comments

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year
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Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year

Jul 11th 2012, 9:46 PM 6,885 Views 36 Comments

New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.

Over half-a-million breath tests carried out by Gardaí in 2011
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Over half-a-million breath tests carried out by Gardaí in 2011

Jul 5th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,083 Views 12 Comments

An Garda Síochána’s annual report reveals that 0.2 per cent of drivers tested positive for alcohol or refused to take a test.

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers
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Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers

Jun 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,555 Views 2 Comments

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

Number of murders, assaults and public order offences continues to fall
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Number of murders, assaults and public order offences continues to fall

Jun 29th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,616 Views 11 Comments

The CSO’s figures for crimes recorded in the first quarter of 2012 show the number of offences is on the slide.

Number of planning permissions down almost two-thirds in a year
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Number of planning permissions down almost two-thirds in a year

Jun 27th 2012, 3:36 PM 2,726 Views 19 Comments

CSO figures show that the number of housing units approved in the first quarter is down almost 95 per cent on five years ago.

More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over
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More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over

Jun 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 7,371 Views 35 Comments

The major ESRI report on births found also found that one third of all births were to single mothers.

Residential property prices record first monthly increase for five years
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Residential property prices record first monthly increase for five years

Jun 25th 2012, 11:43 AM 4,426 Views 34 Comments

The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index shows prices increasing – but they’re still at only half of their peak value.

Richard Tol: This says more about the ESRI's professionalism than mine
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Richard Tol: This says more about the ESRI's professionalism than mine

Jun 13th 2012, 9:09 AM 5,500 Views 51 Comments

The academic who co-authored the controversial article which was withdrawn by the ESRI said he stands over his findings.

Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts
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Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession - experts

Jun 10th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,248 Views 20 Comments

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.

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

May 31st 2012, 2:39 PM 8,602 Views 81 Comments

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.

Census results reveal Ireland's aging population
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Census results reveal Ireland's aging population

May 26th 2012, 2:58 PM 6,977 Views 13 Comments

The number of young adults in the country has fallen by 10 per cent, according to the results of Ireland’s latest Census.

White newborns now a minority in the US
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White newborns now a minority in the US

May 18th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,841 Views 40 Comments

For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland
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2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland

May 12th 2012, 3:18 PM 8,371 Views 32 Comments

Latest Eurostat yearbook shows how we compare to our EU neighbours across a range of issues from household expenses to marriage and divorce.

New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies
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New figures show increase in sexual offences and robberies

Apr 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 2,700 Views 13 Comments

This was one of the trends seen in the Garda Recorded Crime Statistics 2006 – 2010, which also showed a detection rate of 99 per cent for controlled drug offences and road and traffic offences.

Retail sales on the up for second month running
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Retail sales on the up for second month running

Apr 27th 2012, 2:13 PM 1,997 Views 13 Comments

CSO figures show that the volume of retail sales grew by 0.2 per cent last month, with the value of sales up by 0.6pc.

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

Apr 12th 2012, 12:22 PM 2,124 Views 28 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Apr 7th 2012, 8:10 PM 6,179 Views 9 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011
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7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 12,316 Views 20 Comments

Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes
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Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes

Mar 29th 2012, 10:20 PM 4,083 Views 36 Comments

Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.

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

Mar 29th 2012, 4:38 PM 18,642 Views 131 Comments

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

14.5 per cent of dwellings in Ireland vacant in Census 2011
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14.5 per cent of dwellings in Ireland vacant in Census 2011

Mar 29th 2012, 12:34 PM 6,135 Views 22 Comments

Over one in five vacant properties were holiday homes, while the majority of the remainder were concentrated on rural areas in the west.

Here are the highlights of Census 2011
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Here are the highlights of Census 2011

Mar 29th 2012, 11:38 AM 22,333 Views 63 Comments

Divorce is up, as is the number of people in rented property – here’s a snapshot of the nation on one night in April 2011.

Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent
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Inward visitors to Ireland increase by 2.7 per cent

Mar 26th 2012, 12:04 PM 1,105 Views 5 Comments

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

Apartments in Dublin now worth just 38pc of peak price
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Apartments in Dublin now worth just 38pc of peak price

Mar 26th 2012, 11:37 AM 4,838 Views 22 Comments

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

Taking stick: Ryan can turn Waterford's nightmare start around
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Taking stick: Ryan can turn Waterford's nightmare start around

Mar 20th 2012, 3:41 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

The stats from Waterford’s opening three league games are bleak, writes Shane Stapleton, but all is not lost for Michael Ryan and the Decies.

Irish exports recover in January to follow record trade surplus
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Irish exports recover in January to follow record trade surplus

Mar 16th 2012, 12:09 PM 1,512 Views 18 Comments

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

Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February
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Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February

Mar 15th 2012, 12:54 PM 1,264 Views 8 Comments

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

Column: We’re all being misled. Why? Because we don’t understand numbers
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Column: We’re all being misled. Why? Because we don’t understand numbers

Mar 10th 2012, 8:15 AM 102 Views 35 Comments

Misunderstandings and lazy reporting of statistics can lead to everything from wrongful convictions to tragic deaths, writes David Robert Grimes.

New car sales down 18 per cent in February
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New car sales down 18 per cent in February

Mar 6th 2012, 12:46 PM 1,844 Views 13 Comments

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

Number on Live Register drops slightly in February
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Number on Live Register drops slightly in February

Feb 29th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,268 Views 19 Comments

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

Retail sales dip in January compared to last year
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Retail sales dip in January compared to last year

Feb 28th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,083 Views 11 Comments

The value of retail sales was down by 3.7 per cent compared to December, but by 0.3 per cent compared to January 2011.

Residential property prices continue rapid falls in January
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Residential property prices continue rapid falls in January

Feb 28th 2012, 11:22 AM 2,680 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,177 Views 10 Comments

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

Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January
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Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January

Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00 PM 1,341 Views 17 Comments

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.

Visitor levels dip in final months of 2011 - but are up overall last year
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Visitor levels dip in final months of 2011 - but are up overall last year

Feb 17th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,150 Views 1 Comment

Latest CSO stats also show that Irish people travelled abroad less last year than in 2010.