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CSO

The national organisation responsible for compiling statistics about economic and social conditions and other activities. It is responsible for managing the Census which is held every five years.

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# cso - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March Manufacturing

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

However, the price paid for dairy products rose by 12.6 per cent.

# cso - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

# cso - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation

Disposable income, poverty rates and income drops were all looked at in the survey.

# cso - Thursday 10 April, 2014

# cso - Friday 28 March, 2014

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings CSO

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

# cso - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer? Column

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?

Statisticians tell us inflation is a memory but what lies beneath – massive premiums on childcare, health insurance, water tax and more – is a better measure of the pain consumers feel.

# cso - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From Business ETC Value of Irish exports fell by almost half a billion between December and January Goods

Value of Irish exports fell by almost half a billion between December and January

However, they saw a year-on-year increase of 4 per cent in January.

# cso - Thursday 13 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone

Clothes and shoes went up by almost 6 per cent alone.

# cso - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Drop in foreign nationals employed in Ireland

The CSO released new figures today.

# cso - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Live Register falls below 400,000 for the first time in five years

Around 2,500 people less are on the Live Register than in January.

# cso - Friday 28 February, 2014

Shock! Irish people still love getting married

There were 7,760 marriages registered in Ireland between July and October last year.

# cso - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# cso - Friday 7 February, 2014

Seen many ’141′ cars around?

Chances are you’ve seen a few, sales are up 50 per cent compared to last year.

# cso - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…

Tourism bosses say they’re thrilled with today’s official figures. Gabriel Byrne, probably not so much…

From Business ETC Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did At Least It Wasn't Socks

Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did

The CSO said that there was a 3 per cent increase in retail sales in December with Christmas gift regulars driving the increase.

# cso - Saturday 25 January, 2014

House prices, cocaine, and the Lotto: The week in numbers

Plus: How many years does Bill Gates think it will be until there are almost no poor countries left in the world?

# cso - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From Business ETC This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average Property

This chart shows just how much Dublin property prices drive up the average

Prices in Dublin might be up 15.7 per cent since last year but national prices, excluding the capital, are down 0.4 per cent.

# cso - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

The life expectancy for the Irish man is 78. For a woman? 83

A new report looking at the economy, education, population and other factors shows mixed results for Ireland.

# cso - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From Business ETC Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down Retail

Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down

Retail sector says it is still under pressure.

From Business ETC Number of people ‘signing on’ at lowest since May 2009 Jobs Jobs Jobs

Number of people ‘signing on’ at lowest since May 2009

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 3,300 last month, according to the Central Statistics Office.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Burglaries down by 10 per cent this year – but thefts increased

The figures were welcomed by the Garda Commissioner, who said that we must not be complacent.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Over half of those released from prison re-offend within three years

The figures show men and younger people are more likely to re-offend.

# cso - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Population of the Greater Dublin Area could grow by 400,000 over 20 years

The latest CSO figures also predict a ‘marked increase’ in the number of over 65s.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From Business ETC Dublin property prices up 15 per cent as rest of country shows some positive signs Buy And Sell

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.

‘Relentless pursuit’: Kenny hopes unemployment will be under 10 per cent by 2016

“This is a collective responsibility and an attack on creating job opportunities by government and all its agencies,” Enda Kenny said yesterday.

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.

# cso - 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.

# cso - Friday 8 November, 2013

From Business ETC Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent Stats

Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent

There was an increase of 16 per cent in cars licensed but this could have been influenced by changes in the Motor Tax regime.

# cso - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.

# cso - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From Business ETC Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now Property Prices

Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.

From Business ETC Retail industry “still experiencing difficulties” Spending

Retail industry “still experiencing difficulties”

New CSO figures show that people spent less money in supermarkets and petrol stations last month.

# cso - Monday 21 October, 2013

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions

Initial estimates for April were revised, after it became clear that revenue from mobile phone licences should be filed under this year’s figures.

# cso - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2%

The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.

# cso - Thursday 10 October, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent in year to September.

# cso - 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.

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