# census-2011 - Today’s News
They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
# census-2011 - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
About 1 per cent of the entire population of England and Wales speaks Polish – more than Punjabi or Urdu.
# census-2011 - Thursday 13 December, 2012
New Census figures show that the numbers in cars and on bikes is up, but mass transit options are less popular than before.
# census-2011 - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
Northern Irish figures show for the first time that the question of national identity cannot be directly related to religion.
# census-2011 - Friday 19 October, 2012
The vast majority of people in Ireland remain “white Irish”, who at 3,821,995 people represents 85.8 per cent of the population.
# census-2011 - Thursday 18 October, 2012
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3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.
# census-2011 - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
Easier to get €700 for nursing home care than €100 for carers in the home, says Carers Association
# census-2011 - Saturday 6 October, 2012
Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?
# census-2011 - Saturday 22 September, 2012
Plus – which Irish area has been keeping all the single people to itself? And how little confidence is ‘confidence’?
# census-2011 - Thursday 20 September, 2012
The latest release from the Central Statistics Office delves into how Ireland’s households and families have changed since 2006.
# census-2011 - Thursday 6 September, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
New census data published today includes the first full detailed nationwide count of Ireland’s homeless population.
# census-2011 - Thursday 30 August, 2012
Almost half a million households rent their accommodation, according to the April 2011 Census.
# census-2011 - Tuesday 24 July, 2012
Ministers have agreed to table new laws enforcing cuts to the size of the Dáil, in line with independent recommendations.
# census-2011 - Thursday 21 June, 2012
The report of the Constituency Commission cuts the number of TDs, with significant boundary reforms.
# census-2011 - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
An ESRI analysis of the Census 2011 data suggests that more than one in ten men aged in their 20s have left Ireland.
# census-2011 - Saturday 26 May, 2012
The number of young adults in the country has fallen by 10 per cent, according to the results of Ireland’s latest Census.
# census-2011 - Friday 18 May, 2012
The government may decide to delay the next census, after the CSO suggested it could be considered for spending cutbacks.
# census-2011 - Thursday 3 May, 2012
The Public Accounts Committee asks for figures on how many people signed last year’s Census as ‘Jedi Knights’.
# census-2011 - Thursday 26 April, 2012
We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.
# census-2011 - Saturday 31 March, 2012
How many of us are there in Ireland? How hot was it here last week? And how much is Will Ferrell’s next film going to make?
# census-2011 - Friday 30 March, 2012
Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.
# census-2011 - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.
Altogether, there are 1.5 million single people living in Ireland.
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The majority of those came home from the UK, Australia and the US.
Polish people have overtaken those from the UK as Ireland’s largest non-Irish group.
The Census 2011 gives a fascinating snapshot into the life of Travellers in Ireland. It shows they are younger as a population, and are more likely to be married between the ages of 15 -24 than the rest of the population.
New data shows the average number of children in an Irish family is today 1.38.
The number of people who define themselves as being of no religion increased by 44 per cent since the 2006 census.
In the latest census, people were asked if they were able to speak Irish and, if so, how frequently they did.
Also in Census 2011 housing stats: The number of permanent housing units has increased by 13 per cent since 2006.
Polish was by far the most common foreign language spoken in the home, followed by French, Lithuanian and German.
Over one in five vacant properties were holiday homes, while the majority of the remainder were concentrated on rural areas in the west.
Newly-released data shows number of divorced people in Ireland increased by more than 150 per cent between 2002 and 2011.
Co Laois boasts the largest increase in population, while the highest growth of any constituency was recorded in Dublin North.
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.
# census-2011 - Thursday 30 June, 2011
The CSO has released the preliminary findings of April’s census – and they show Ireland’s population is edging towards five million.
A Boundary Commission is set to redraw constituency lines and lead to a reduction in the number of TDs in the next Dail. But how many should we lose – if any at all?