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Trade surplus falls by 23 per cent in December
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Trade surplus falls by 23 per cent in December

Feb 15th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,766 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s seasonally adjusted exports fell by €750m in December 2011, while imports rose to chip away at the trade balance.

One in five households delayed bills to pay for basic goods - CSO
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One in five households delayed bills to pay for basic goods - CSO

Feb 14th 2012, 11:39 AM 1,629 Views 16 Comments

A household survey from Q2 of last year showed that 79 per cent of households had cut back on their spending.

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011
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Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011

Feb 13th 2012, 3:34 PM 1,195 Views 1 Comment

There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.

Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee
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Central Banker to present personal debt stats to Oireachtas committee

Feb 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,654 Views 10 Comments

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

6.5 per cent increase in new car sales in January
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6.5 per cent increase in new car sales in January

Feb 7th 2012, 12:13 PM 1,535 Views 14 Comments

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

Where is the deadliest place to be a girl?
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Where is the deadliest place to be a girl?

Feb 7th 2012, 12:07 PM 5,534 Views 4 Comments

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.

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December
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Good news for retailers: sales increased in December

Jan 27th 2012, 2:26 PM 1,643 Views 13 Comments

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

Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland
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Capital rule: People from Donegal have lowest income in Ireland

Jan 26th 2012, 12:09 PM 5,147 Views 21 Comments

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

Fall in house prices picks up speed in December
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Fall in house prices picks up speed in December

Jan 24th 2012, 11:21 AM 2,115 Views 9 Comments

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

Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December
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Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December

Jan 19th 2012, 11:30 AM 936 Views 11 Comments

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.

Exports in November up by 9pc on previous year
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Exports in November up by 9pc on previous year

Jan 18th 2012, 12:56 PM 1,097 Views 5 Comments

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

Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter
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Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter

Dec 16th 2011, 11:11 AM 1,945 Views 32 Comments

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

Shrinking exports mean 11pc fall in trade surplus
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Shrinking exports mean 11pc fall in trade surplus

Dec 15th 2011, 12:06 PM 1,453 Views 5 Comments

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

What does the average family in Ireland look like?
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What does the average family in Ireland look like?

Dec 12th 2011, 2:58 PM 14,755 Views 26 Comments

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.

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

Dec 12th 2011, 9:47 AM 5,630 Views 15 Comments

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

Inflation rate remains unchanged in November
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Inflation rate remains unchanged in November

Dec 8th 2011, 11:15 AM 502 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Nov 30th 2011, 11:58 AM 2,883 Views 19 Comments

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

Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD
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Ireland's breast cancer mortality among highest in OECD

Nov 29th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,465 Views 5 Comments

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

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever
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Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever

Nov 29th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,509 Views 7 Comments

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

Retail sales remain at lowest point since recession hit
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Retail sales remain at lowest point since recession hit

Nov 28th 2011, 11:58 AM 1,726 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Nov 23rd 2011, 9:22 PM 1,425 Views 4 Comments

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

Decrease in new cars licensed last month
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Decrease in new cars licensed last month

Nov 8th 2011, 2:09 PM 177 Views 0 Comments

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.

Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons
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Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons

Nov 7th 2011, 11:49 AM 501 Views 17 Comments

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.

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

Oct 28th 2011, 12:25 PM 2,609 Views 6 Comments

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.

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

Oct 20th 2011, 1:03 PM 785 Views 12 Comments

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?
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# Vital Statistics

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

Oct 9th 2011, 10:30 AM 2,473 Views 14 Comments

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

Property prices continue slide, down 1.6 per cent in August
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Property prices continue slide, down 1.6 per cent in August

Sep 26th 2011, 12:56 PM 659 Views 19 Comments

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

Relief: Irish economy grew by 1.6 per cent in Q2
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Relief: Irish economy grew by 1.6 per cent in Q2

Sep 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 1,044 Views 34 Comments

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

Exports fall by 12 per cent in just one month
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Exports fall by 12 per cent in just one month

Sep 21st 2011, 11:39 AM 343 Views 1 Comment

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

110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO
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110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO

Sep 15th 2011, 11:34 AM 3,080 Views 17 Comments

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

Poll: Would you consider emigrating?
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Poll: Would you consider emigrating?

Sep 15th 2011, 11:25 AM 4,079 Views 91 Comments

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?

NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards
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NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards

Sep 9th 2011, 7:12 PM 98 Views 0 Comments

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

Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance
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Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance

Aug 31st 2011, 2:26 PM 620 Views 6 Comments

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

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide
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Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide

Aug 29th 2011, 3:05 PM 373 Views 11 Comments

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

House prices continue to fall as property market tumbles
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House prices continue to fall as property market tumbles

Aug 29th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,745 Views 7 Comments

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.

Fewer days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter
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Fewer days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter

Aug 24th 2011, 9:29 PM 202 Views 3 Comments

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

Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany
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Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany

Aug 16th 2011, 9:44 AM 168 Views 0 Comments

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

Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of
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Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of

Aug 3rd 2011, 1:56 PM 388 Views 1 Comment

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

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
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Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Jul 28th 2011, 2:24 PM 176 Views 1 Comment

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