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# cso - Yesterday’s News


# cso - Friday 8 September, 2017

Vacant houses: Varadkar says that council staff are casting doubt on official CSO stats

Questioned over whether a vacant housing tax would be introduced, Varadkar said that it was being considered.

# cso - Thursday 31 August, 2017

There's been a 31% increase in work commutes that are over an hour long

Driving remains the most popular way to get to work, but there’s been a significant increase in the number of cyclists too.

# cso - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

# cso - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# cso - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Only one Irish county has an average house price under €100,000

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

# cso - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

We're having another census in 2021

The last census was held in April of 2016.

# cso - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Eight people could be brought to court over a refusal to fill in their census form

They could be fined up to €44,000.

# cso - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Every week, the average Irish household spends €845. Here's where the money goes

The CSO has published its Household Budget Survey 2015/16, providing a breakdown of spending across the country.

# cso - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# cso - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

There are only three Irish counties where the average house price is under €100,000

The CSO’s property price index shows that house prices have risen sharply in the past year.

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says

For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.

# cso - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Muhammad, Willow and Matilda are the highest-climbing baby names in Ireland

The surname Murphy accounted for over 1.1% (697 births) while Kelly accounts for 0.9% or 598 births.

# cso - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It makes no sense': The HSE does not record the number of suicides at hospitals

Sinn Féin TD Pat Buckley wants the HSE to keep a record of all those who die by suicide in Irish hospitals.

# cso - Friday 12 May, 2017

These are the most expensive places to buy a home outside Dublin by Eircode

The CSO’s latest residential property price index shows an annual increase of 9.6% in the cost of homes in Ireland.

# cso - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking

The sector is more than 10 times the size of the Irish economy.

# cso - Thursday 27 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less

A release from the CSO suggests that just over 10% of Irish workers are earning €9.25 an hour or less.

# cso - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

# cso - Saturday 22 April, 2017

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

# cso - Thursday 20 April, 2017

This graph shows how housing supply has flatlined this decade - compared to population growth

A new report looks at housing in Census 2016.

# cso - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

# cso - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# cso - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# cso - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Murders up 31% in Ireland with 38 in 2016

The ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs accounted for the deaths of ten people last year.

# cso - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births CSO

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births

Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan had the largest families with 2.19 children per family on average.

# cso - Friday 10 February, 2017

House price growth 'unexpectedly slowed' in Dublin in December

Experts say new schemes to help buyers are likely to push prices up again.

# cso - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Unemployment rate drops to post-crash low of 7.2%

There were 157,700 unemployed people last month, a decrease of 35,500 when compared to December 2015.

# cso - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Driving back and forth all day': How a lack of access to Pulse affects everyday policing

The minister for justice has pointed out burglary offences in many divisions have fallen.

# cso - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Why Ireland wants a registry to keep track of everyone who has dementia

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland says that a registry will lead to better policy and treatment for people with dementia.

# cso - Monday 19 December, 2016

Crime stats: Burglaries are down but more people were caught drink driving

Overall, nine out of the fourteen crime categories in the CSO classification showed a decrease.

# cso - Friday 16 December, 2016

The price of property across the country continues to go one way

The price of houses in the South East has gone up almost 10% in the last three months, alone.

# cso - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Irish jobs: Unemployment is down again but we shouldn't be complacent

Brexit hasn’t had a destructive short-term impact here but there is a way to go until we have full employment, writes Victor Duggan.

# cso - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Investors blamed for 'dramatic' rise in Dublin house prices

Rising prices are forcing people into the rental market, pushing rents up and making properties more attractive to landlords.

# cso - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink) CSO

A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink)

According to new figures from the CSO, almost one in five of us binge drink at least once a week.

# cso - Thursday 10 November, 2016

45% of Irish prisoners released have reoffended within three years

The statistics are contained in the latest releases from the CSO.

# cso - Thursday 27 October, 2016

To live and die in Ireland: New CSO figures reveal the state of the nation

New CSO census figures have highlighted the new birth rates and the main causes of death in Ireland.

# cso - Thursday 20 October, 2016

The State of us: Ireland by the numbers in 2016

Some of the most interesting nuggets from the CSO’s Statistical Yearbook of Ireland.

# cso - Friday 14 October, 2016

There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices

And it’s pretty easy to use. The Central Statistics Office has released the online tool to aid buyers in their quest to land a home.

# cso - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

The CSO have cast doubt on garda crime statistics

Some 16% of crimes were not recorded on PULSE, while 21% of invalidated incidents were done so “without sufficient justification”

# cso - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Live Register: The number of people signing on has fallen below 300,000

The figures show that there are now 299,200 people officially signed on, compared with 340,700 from this time last year.

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