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# central-statistics-office - Yesterday’s News

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# central-statistics-office - Monday 23 December, 2013

From Business ETC Property prices have increased for the eighth month in a row Still Rising

Property prices have increased for the eighth month in a row

Residential prices are now 5.6 per cent higher than this time last year.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From Business ETC Price of potatoes drops by almost a third in one year Good Harvest

Price of potatoes drops by almost a third in one year

Good harvest means bigger supply and lower prices for spud-lovers.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From Business ETC Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent Jobs

Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent

More good news for the government this morning.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs

Although Dublin continues to outpace the rest of the county, today’s figures show that properties outside the capital are showing some early signs of turnaround.

Education down, ICT up: Average weekly earnings decrease in 9 of 13 sectors measured

The average pre-tax weekly wage is currently at €675.53 — down by 2.4 per cent on this time last year.

# central-statistics-office - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed

Good news on the employment front according to figures from the Central Statistics Office today with the fall to 12.8 per cent unemployment welcomed by the government.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 4 October, 2013

36 girls under 15 gave birth in 2011, but teenage birth rate is dropping

The rate of twins being born has grown, as the average age of mothers rises again.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Small Donegal village named as crime black spot due to ‘temporary glitch’

The crime statistics released earlier this week pointed to an increase in fraud, burglary and sexual assaults in Kerrykeel.

# central-statistics-office - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth Economy

Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth

The economy reversed three consecutive quarters of GDP contraction according to the CSO, growing by 0.4 per cent.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Suicide rate amongst young people in Ireland fourth highest in EU

Young men aged 20-24 are most at risk. 42 per cent of those who took their own lives in 2010 – the latest year covered by CSO stats – were aged under 40.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 30 August, 2013

Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable

The students from Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill in Galway placed second in the world in a competition, winning €500.

# central-statistics-office - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Live Register falls by 3,200 in July

The number of people signing on for a year or more has decreased slightly, -1.3 per cent on July 2012.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 26 July, 2013

Here’s how many Irish businesses ‘died’ in one year

New CSO figures show that while 11,237 enterprises were ‘born’ in 2011, 18,308 ‘died’.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Boost for tourism with visitor numbers up 5.4 per cent in first six months

Minister Leo Varadkar said today it looks like The Gathering is succeeding in persuading people to travel here.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Government deficit grows by €360m in a year

The increase in the government’s deficit comes despite an increase in revenue.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From Business ETC Live Register numbers fall by 2,500 in June Unemployment

Live Register numbers fall by 2,500 in June

The number of people signing on was over 420,000 last month when the figures are adjusted for seasonal anomalies.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland is officially back in recession Uh-Oh

Ireland is officially back in recession

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

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The average Irish worker earns €36,079, €174 more than in 2011

In the three years to 2012, total annual earnings have fallen by €4 billion or -6.7 per cent.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 14 June, 2013

From Business ETC Exports rise by 1% but trade surplus falls by 3% Imports

Exports rise by 1% but trade surplus falls by 3%

Overall, the EU accounted for 58 per cent of total exports, while the US was the main non-EU destination accounting for 20 per cent.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 7 June, 2013

From Business ETC ’131′ plates don’t seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May Car Sales

’131′ plates don’t seem to be working as new car sales down 11.2% in May

Three out of every fours cars sold are now diesel.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Same number of women but 700 fewer men sign on in May

The CSO figures show there were 421,737 people signing on the Live Register in May – an annual decrease of -2.6 per cent.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 31 May, 2013

Teens waiting until 17 to have sex leads to a fall in teen pregnancies

Since 2001, 47 per cent less teenagers are getting pregnant.

# central-statistics-office - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Is The Gathering actually working?

Central Statistic Office figures show tourism has increased by four per cent.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From Business ETC 100 fewer people on the Live Register last month Unemployment

100 fewer people on the Live Register last month

Ireland’s unemployment rate remains at 14.0 per cent, as a real-terms fall in claimants is undone by statistical adjustment.

No milk today: Drop in how much milk Irish people are drinking

But even with the decrease, Irish people are still drinking more than 9 litres of milk per month EACH.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

# central-statistics-office - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From Business ETC Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 – CSO CSO

Trade surplus of €3.1bn in February 2013 – CSO

Exports increased by 2.2 per cent while imports were down by -2 per cent in February 2013.

# central-statistics-office - Monday 8 April, 2013

Slight increase in new car sales in March

In total, 17,600 cars were sold last month though sales of goods vehicles were down.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Increase in trips to Ireland ‘a positive start’ to the year

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.2 million people travelled to Ireland from December 2012 to February 2013.

# central-statistics-office - Thursday 21 March, 2013

From Business ETC CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012 Growth

CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012

The fourth quarter of last year showed almost no change in GDP compared with 2011 while GNP declined by 0.8 per cent in Q4.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

North America ‘key to tourism growth’ as trips to Ireland up by 50,000

Latest figures from the CSO have shown that nearly 1.25 million people travelled to Ireland from November 2012 to January 2013.

# central-statistics-office - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From Business ETC Irish exports at highest levels since 2002 CSO

Irish exports at highest levels since 2002

Figures from the CSO show there was a trade surplus of €42.98 billion last year.

# central-statistics-office - Monday 11 February, 2013

From Business ETC Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 – Retail Ireland Food And Drink

Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 – Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland made the comments following the publication of a Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) report on Irish food prices – which indicated the typical cost of a basket of groceries had risen 12 per cent in the past two years.

# central-statistics-office - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Figures from the CSO show Saturday 31 July was the most popular date for marriage in 2010.