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# cso - Monday 27 April, 2015

Public or private sector workers - who actually came out worse in the recession?

New figures shine a light on the pay gap after the swingeing cuts of 2010.

# cso - Monday 13 April, 2015

More of us are taking trips abroad but where are we all going?

New CSO figures for last year show there was also an increase in the number of people taking a break in Ireland.

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# cso - Thursday 26 March, 2015

It's not your imagination - evening rush hour is getting longer

New data reveals our habits where it comes to getting about the place.

# cso - Monday 23 March, 2015

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

# cso - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014

We’ve left the rest of the Eurozone for dust over the last 12 months

# cso - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# cso - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton...

The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.

# cso - Monday 16 February, 2015

Why do people go for 'walks'?

But in fairness, a lot of us do like working out.

# cso - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

# cso - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it – the richest counties in Ireland are…

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone

CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.

# cso - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014

The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…

# cso - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

# cso - Monday 22 December, 2014

Planning permission was approved for 52% more dwellings than last year

The number of apartment units approved has also shot up.

# cso - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers

In other news, very few people are being born in Leitrim.

# cso - Thursday 11 December, 2014

The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried

The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.

# cso - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# cso - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Which county's drivers clocked up the most miles last year?

# cso - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up Going Under

The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up

Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.

# cso - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

# cso - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# cso - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The unemployment rate has been revised down even further

A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.

We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year CSO
Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year... CSO

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

# cso - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

# cso - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Here's everything we know about Ireland

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

# cso - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

# cso - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off

Big pharma struggled thanks to the “patent cliff” kicking in.

# cso - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013

Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.

# cso - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

A LOT of new cars have been bought in Ireland this year

Over 20,000 more new cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year, compared with 2013.

# cso - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Love/Hate, dolphins, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average age for people getting married now?

# cso - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

# cso - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

Want to get married on a Sunday in January? You’re literally* the only person who does

*Slight exaggeration – there are a few of you.

# cso - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?

In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.

# cso - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

# cso - Friday 26 September, 2014

More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination

New figures from CSO show visitor numbers up again.

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