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From TheJournal.ie Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee Personal Debt

Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee

Statistician Joe McNeill is due to give the Committee on Finance an overview of non-mortgage personal debt in Ireland later today.

From TheJournal.ie 6.5 per cent increase in new car sales in January Motoring

6.5 per cent increase in new car sales in January

New CSO figures show that the number of private cars registered in January 2012 was up by almost 900 on last year.

From TheJournal.ie Where is the deadliest place to be a girl? Children

Where is the deadliest place to be a girl?

A UN report on childhood mortality looked at 149 countries and showed that in China and India, a much larger proportion of girls under-five die than boys of the same age.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for retailers: sales increased in December Shopping

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December

It was the first time there has been quarterly growth in retail sales in almost two years.

From TheJournal.ie Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland Income

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Donegal has the lowest average income in Ireland, while Dubliners earn the most. How does your county’s income fare?

From TheJournal.ie Fall in house prices picks up speed in December Property Market

Fall in house prices picks up speed in December

The price of the average residential property fell by 1.7 per cent in December – and lost a sixth of its value in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December Deflation

Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December

The rate of inflation fell by 0.3 per cent in December, though prices were still up by 2.5 per cent on the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Exports in November up by 9pc on previous year Exports

Exports in November up by 9pc on previous year

The dip in exports for October was short-lived – as the trade surplus reached its highest level ever in November 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter Irish Economy

Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter

Striking new figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the economy took a major hit between July and September.

From TheJournal.ie Shrinking exports mean 11pc fall in trade surplus Exports

Shrinking exports mean 11pc fall in trade surplus

Preliminary figures from the CSO show that the slowdown on mainland Europe could be beginning to hit Irish exports.

From TheJournal.ie What does the average family in Ireland look like? Families

What does the average family in Ireland look like?

The traditional model of a married couple making up a family is in decline, according to a major new study which looked at family structures in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland might not have longest working hours but it's EU fifth most productive Hard Workers

Ireland might not have longest working hours but it's EU fifth most productive

Remember last week’s table of EU average working hours where Ireland fell outside the top 20th? Our productivity ranking is much, much better…

From TheJournal.ie Inflation rate remains unchanged in November Inflation

Inflation rate remains unchanged in November

The cost of living remained unchanged in November, meaning the annual inflation rate is at 2.9 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Almost a quarter of Irish people living in ‘deprivation’ – survey Ireland

Almost a quarter of Irish people living in ‘deprivation’ – survey

An annual CSO survey shows that 22.5 per cent of Irish people experience two or more types of enforced deprivation.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD Health

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD

A new OECD report on worldwide health standards shows that Ireland has the third-highest mortality rate of 34 developed countries.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever

Northern Ireland’s Registrar General says combined high birth rates and low mortality has led to the lowest death rate ever.

From TheJournal.ie Retail sales remain at lowest point since recession hit Retail

Retail sales remain at lowest point since recession hit

Continued lag in domestic demand left retail sales barely changed from September to October, remaining well down on last year.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in number of people availing of support for rape and sexual violence Rape

Increase in number of people availing of support for rape and sexual violence

Rape Council Network Ireland saw an increase of almost 10 per cent in people using its counselling services in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Decrease in new cars licensed last month Cars

Decrease in new cars licensed last month

Although the number of new cars licensed decreased last month compared to October 2010, overall this year more new cars have been licensed than in the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons Prisons

Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons

There are currently almost 5,000 prisoners in Irish prisons, and the Irish Penal Reform trust says the Government should focus on making prison conditions better: not building more prisons.

From TheJournal.ie Birth, death, marriage and jobs: A fascinating snapshot of Ireland Ireland

Birth, death, marriage and jobs: A fascinating snapshot of Ireland

The tenth issue of the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland is out – and it provides a fascinating snapshot of Ireland today. Births, deaths, jobs, the environment – it’s all covered here.

From TheJournal.ie Less than 10 per cent of students get their news from newspapers Media

Less than 10 per cent of students get their news from newspapers

New secondary school survey from CSO shows students get their news from television and the internet.

When is Ireland's favourite time to get married, born and... em, die? Vital Statistics This post contains images

When is Ireland's favourite time to get married, born and... em, die?

A quick look at Ireland’s vital stats from the last decade…

From TheJournal.ie Property prices continue slide, down 1.6 per cent in August Property Prices

Property prices continue slide, down 1.6 per cent in August

The average Irish residential property has lost 13.9 per cent of its value in 12 months, with Dublin apartments hit hardest.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: Baby boom for Ireland, Palestine launches bid for statehood, and a case of spontaneous combustion in Galway…

From TheJournal.ie Relief: Irish economy grew by 1.6 per cent in Q2 Good News

Relief: Irish economy grew by 1.6 per cent in Q2

Ireland’s economy grew faster than all but one other European country in the second quarter. So who was it that bested us?

From TheJournal.ie Exports fall by 12 per cent in just one month Trade

Exports fall by 12 per cent in just one month

The value of Irish exports fell by €935m in July – denting hopes that external trade could help to refloat Ireland’s economy.

From TheJournal.ie 110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO Emigration

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO

The Central Statistics Office says it expects 40,200 Irish people to emigrate this year – while newer EU citizens are also leaving.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you consider emigrating? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider emigrating?

Stark figures from the CSO finds that the number of Irish citizens emigrating is still rising sharply – is emigration an option you have considered in the last 12 months?

From The42 NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards Innovation

NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards

The organisation will now be showing players’ stats during games, and the experiment was tested out in the New Orleans-Green Bay encounter yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance Health

Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance

New CSO data also says 30 per cent of adults have a medical card – and that hospital waiting lists are getting much longer.

From TheJournal.ie Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide Retail

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide

Both the volume and value of retail sales fell in July, and if you exclude motor trading, the domestic economy is even gloomier.

From TheJournal.ie House prices continue to fall as property market tumbles Property

House prices continue to fall as property market tumbles

The latest CSO data shows that house prices fell by 0.8 per cent in July, leaving the annual drop at 12.5 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter Strike

Fewer days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter

Figures from the CSO show that while the number of disputes remained unchanged, fewer days were lost to strikes.

From TheJournal.ie Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany Eurozone

Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany

Europe’s largest economy has almost stalled, new figures show – raising fears for the region as a whole.

From The42 Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of Lottery

Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of

Dutch psychologists’ research into penalty shoot-outs could change the face of football… unless the goalie just happens to go the other way.

From TheJournal.ie Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop Crime

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Commute much? Working people spend eight hours a week travelling Commuters

Commute much? Working people spend eight hours a week travelling

Irish workers cover an average of 278km every seven days, new figures show.

From TheJournal.ie House prices falling at fastest rate in two years - CSO House Prices

House prices falling at fastest rate in two years - CSO

The latest Residential Price Index shows that house prices dropped by an average of 2.1 per cent in June.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the first term of the new Dáil and Seanad School's Out

In numbers: the first term of the new Dáil and Seanad

The Dáil wraps up for the summer holidays today. Here’s some figures as to how things have gone so far.