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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 28 May, 2017


# 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.

# cso - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies CSO

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies

The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,539, of which 186 were same-sex marriages.

# cso - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009

There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.

# cso - Monday 22 August, 2016

The CSO wants to use mobile phone data to figure out tourism patterns

It said that any use of such data would be “compliant with legislation… [and] would not allow the identification of individuals.”

# cso - Friday 12 August, 2016

'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year

In the last year, one third of Irish drivers have seen their insurance rise by up to 50%.

# cso - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Sinn Féin's TDs are in line to earn up to €50,000 extra a year

A party review has recommended ending the policy of paying all staff and representatives the average wage.

# cso - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who refuse to co-operate with the Census be prosecuted?

There were five successful prosecutions after the 2011 survey.

The CSO is planning to prosecute Census non-cooperators

It’s a legal offence to fail to provide information to the CSO if requested in a census.

# cso - Thursday 14 July, 2016

People out on bail committed over 250,000 crimes in the past 10 years

CSO figures show that almost 26,000 crimes were committed by people out on bail last year alone.

# cso - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# cso - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Residential property prices are up almost 7% compared to a year ago CSO

Residential property prices are up almost 7% compared to a year ago

Property prices in Dublin 4.8% higher but still 32.8% lower than in early 2007

There has been an increase in sexual assaults and a decrease in burglaries

There were more than 10,000 fewer burglary and theft-related offences in the 12 months to March 2016.

# cso - Monday 30 May, 2016

The number of young people with pensions has fallen dramatically since the recession

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office show decrease in pension for majority of workers.

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