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# cso - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73% CSO

Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73%

There has been a drop of over 16% in the number of dwellings to get planning permission.

# cso - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

New figures showing surge in house prices welcomed by the Government

It is hoped that the increased demand will bring further resurgence to the construction industry.

# cso - Monday 22 September, 2014

Murders, thefts and drug offences up, sexual and public order offences down

The CSO released crime figures today.

# cso - Friday 19 September, 2014

554 people died by suicide in 2011

That is the highest number since 2001.

# cso - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over

There’s more positive economic news out today.

Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing

New figures from the CSO show an increase in both floor space and in the number of new houses receiving better energy ratings.

# cso - Monday 15 September, 2014

Pay packets keep shrinking, unless your job's in IT

The average Irish worker is still earning less than they did in 2007.

# cso - Friday 12 September, 2014

The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year CSO

The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year

There were 77 suicides registered in Ireland from January to March.

# cso - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

# cso - Monday 8 September, 2014

There’s a lot more new vehicles on Irish roads, but not quite as many used cars

There was also a significant increase last month in the number of new goods vehicles.

# cso - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

# cso - Thursday 28 August, 2014

142 registrations drive 'exceptional' consumer spending last month

Car sales are a massive 32.1% higher than last year.

# cso - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

13.4% jump in prices means we have a 'frothy' property market - but is it a bubble?

Latest data from the CSO shows that prices around the country are significantly higher than last year.

# cso - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.

Unemployment has fallen (again) to 11.5%

But the rate of jobs growth appears to be slowing…

# cso - Monday 25 August, 2014

Public sector average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector

The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.

# cso - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From Business ETC Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year Productivity

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# cso - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday

Almost one and a half million of our British cousins have made the trip across the Irish Sea already this year.

# cso - Friday 8 August, 2014

July sees big jump in licensing of new vehicles in Ireland

Over 76,300 new private cars were licensed in the first seven months of this year.

# cso - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013

Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

# cso - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Is Canada's a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland?

Calm down, alright? We should be okay.

# cso - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From Business ETC Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again Jobseekers

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

Working hours, hospital visits, and more gender differences in Irish society CSO

Working hours, hospital visits, and more gender differences in Irish society

Who was hit harder by the recession?

# cso - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP

That’s down from 7.9% this time last year.

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service CSO This post contains images

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service

The higher up the grade scale you go, the more men dominate.

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits

We owe our cousins in the UK a big thank you…

# cso - Monday 14 July, 2014

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

# cso - Monday 7 July, 2014

We bought five times more electric cars this year...

…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.

# cso - Friday 4 July, 2014

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# cso - Thursday 3 July, 2014

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

# cso - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

# cso - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

B2B service producer prices up 3.4% in Q1 2014

CSO says this index should not be considered indicative of more general price trends in the economy.

House, apartment prices up 10.6% nationally in year to May

Latest CSO figures show residential property prices rose 22% in Dublin since May 2013.

# cso - Friday 20 June, 2014

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# cso - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Warning of future nursing homes crisis if 'action isn't taken now'

Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.

The recession claimed 15% of Irish businesses

Despite this, Irish people still started up more companies in 2012 than in 2008.

# cso - Friday 13 June, 2014

'Now is not the time for wage rises' - ISME

The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.

# cso - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.