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#Births

# births - Friday 30 October, 2020

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births in Ireland falls by almost 20% in 10 years

Oct 30th 2020, 2:40 PM 22,515 Views 56 Comments

The number of births has fallen by 18.8% since 2010 and 1.3% since 2017.

# births - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly
# 2019 Report
# 2019 Report

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

Oct 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,345 Views 19 Comments

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

# births - Monday 14 October, 2019

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase

Oct 14th 2019, 4:07 PM 22,381 Views 30 Comments

In 2018, a total of 61,901 births were registered in Ireland, down from 62,919 the year previous.

# births - Thursday 22 August, 2019

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped
# Population Control
# Population Control

China's two-child policy has led to 5.4 million extra births, fewer than the government hoped

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 21,833 Views 21 Comments

The country operated a strict one-child policy from 1979 to 2015.

# births - Friday 15 March, 2019

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018
# CSO
# CSO

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018

Mar 15th 2019, 2:05 PM 8,247 Views 22 Comments

The average age of first-time mothers was 31, up 0.2 years from the same period in the previous year.

# births - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises
# CSO
# CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Nov 1st 2018, 9:57 AM 38,008 Views 78 Comments

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

# births - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

May 30th 2018, 1:14 PM 23,654 Views 97 Comments

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

# births - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

May 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 40,164 Views 74 Comments

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# births - Friday 23 February, 2018

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,054 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# births - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older
# Settling Down
# Settling Down

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

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,817 Views 49 Comments

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

# births - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
# Births And Deaths
# Births And Deaths

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

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 17,088 Views 8 Comments

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

# births - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060
# Shifting Demographics
# Shifting Demographics

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060

Apr 6th 2017, 8:21 AM 12,206 Views 102 Comments

Islam has 1.8 billion followers, but a Muslim baby boom is expected.

# births - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 31st 2016, 4:21 PM 15,358 Views 23 Comments

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

# births - Thursday 17 March, 2016

One third of women have their baby by caesarean section
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

One third of women have their baby by caesarean section

Mar 17th 2016, 11:41 AM 16,218 Views 41 Comments

A new report into maternity services says there are a number of reasons.

# births - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:34 PM 32,463 Views 35 Comments

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

# births - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Births, deaths, crimes, marriages and sales - A snapshot of a year in Ireland
# Stats
# Stats

Births, deaths, crimes, marriages and sales - A snapshot of a year in Ireland

Oct 24th 2015, 8:45 AM 16,142 Views 15 Comments

It was quite a year.

# births - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here is how many people were born, died or got married in Ireland last year
# The Circle Of Life
# The Circle Of Life

Here is how many people were born, died or got married in Ireland last year

Jul 19th 2015, 4:18 PM 33,354 Views 19 Comments

Last year Irish people had 25% more babies than they did in the year 2000.

# births - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Why are A LOT more twins and triplets being born in Ireland?
# TWINNIES
# TWINNIES

Why are A LOT more twins and triplets being born in Ireland?

Jun 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 55,364 Views 26 Comments

There has been a 36% increase in the number of twins born in Ireland over the period of a decade.

# births - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

May 30th 2015, 12:32 PM 21,040 Views 65 Comments

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

# births - Monday 23 March, 2015

30.3 years: That's the average age of Irish women having their first child
# Biological Clock
# Biological Clock

30.3 years: That's the average age of Irish women having their first child

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:53 PM 23,403 Views 59 Comments

The average is going up.

# births - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

A dozen breech births at Drogheda hospital went unnoticed, but the man in charge is "confident it's safe"
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

A dozen breech births at Drogheda hospital went unnoticed, but the man in charge is "confident it's safe"

Feb 11th 2015, 9:35 AM 21,002 Views 46 Comments

The details have emerged following an RTÉ investigations Unit report.

# births - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population
# Vital Statistics
# Vital Statistics

Ireland's fertility rate is below what's needed to sustain our population

Nov 29th 2014, 2:47 PM 17,742 Views 53 Comments

It’s also still falling.

# births - Monday 22 September, 2014

Irish people watch a baby being born for the first time, and react predictably
# Call The Midwife
From The Daily Edge
# Call The Midwife

Irish people watch a baby being born for the first time, and react predictably

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 3,502 Views 2 Comments

“THE GATES OF MORDOR!”

# births - Saturday 5 July, 2014

13 things you probably never knew about India
# Just The Facts
# Just The Facts

13 things you probably never knew about India

Jul 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,796 Views 46 Comments

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

# births - Friday 30 May, 2014

Women in Ireland are having fewer children
# No Baby Boom
# No Baby Boom

Women in Ireland are having fewer children

May 30th 2014, 10:25 PM 23,439 Views 90 Comments

Teen pregnancies are down too, according to the CSO.

# births - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Elmo from Love/Hate is a daddy again... It's the Dredge
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

Elmo from Love/Hate is a daddy again... It's the Dredge

Mar 19th 2014, 10:27 AM 2,598 Views 0 Comments

CUTE. All that and the rest of the day’s celebrity filth, in here.

# births - Friday 28 February, 2014

Shock! Irish people still love getting married
# Wedding Bells
# Wedding Bells

Shock! Irish people still love getting married

Feb 28th 2014, 1:49 PM 14,641 Views 37 Comments

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

# births - Friday 31 January, 2014

Mount Carmel will deliver its final baby today as 200 staff leave the hospital
# Closed For Business
# Closed For Business

Mount Carmel will deliver its final baby today as 200 staff leave the hospital

Jan 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 13,169 Views 15 Comments

The remainder of the total workforce expected to stay for another week or two.

# births - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations
# Birth Stats
# Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

Nov 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 14,261 Views 103 Comments

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# births - Friday 30 August, 2013

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase
# Births Marriages And Deaths
# Births Marriages And Deaths

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase

Aug 30th 2013, 3:44 PM 9,176 Views 54 Comments

The figures from the Central Statistics Office also showed that 36.5 per cent of total births in January to March were to parents outside marriage.

# births - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Three babies infected with MSSA at Derry hospital
# Deep Clean
# Deep Clean

Three babies infected with MSSA at Derry hospital

Jun 12th 2013, 3:36 PM 5,102 Views 10 Comments

The infants are said to be stable today as the hospital undertakes infection prevention and control measures, including a deep clean.

# births - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country

Dec 20th 2012, 8:06 AM 6,186 Views 53 Comments

An ESRI study shows a larger proportion of the Irish population having children than any other EU member state.

# births - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Putin encourages Russian families to have an average of three children
# Russia
# Russia

Putin encourages Russian families to have an average of three children

Dec 12th 2012, 4:25 PM 9,500 Views 30 Comments

Starting from next year financial benefits will be introduced for those who have a third child, the Russian President said.

# births - Friday 16 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Nov 16th 2012, 4:45 PM 8,870 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# births - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Births, deaths and marriages all decreased in Q1 of 2012 - CSO
# In Figures
# In Figures

Births, deaths and marriages all decreased in Q1 of 2012 - CSO

Oct 4th 2012, 2:35 PM 3,651 Views 10 Comments

The Central Statistics Office have today released the Vital Statistics First Quarter 2012 report. Here’s what it said.

# births - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

One third of births in Ireland 'outside marriage'
# Ireland By Numbers
# Ireland By Numbers

One third of births in Ireland 'outside marriage'

Jul 11th 2012, 1:18 PM 7,174 Views 73 Comments

The baby boom continues.

# births - Friday 8 June, 2012

Premature birth rates have fallen in just three countries over past 20 years - report
# Premature
# Premature

Premature birth rates have fallen in just three countries over past 20 years - report

Jun 8th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,846 Views 7 Comments

More than one in ten births in 2010 was premature.

# births - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:05 PM 2,891 Views 4 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891
# Stats
# Stats

Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891

May 31st 2012, 2:39 PM 8,588 Views 81 Comments

The CSO has released new figures about births, deaths and marriages in Ireland – including how the average age of brides and grooms is now at a record high.

# births - Monday 30 April, 2012

More boys than girls born in Q3 2011
# Stats
# Stats

More boys than girls born in Q3 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 12:14 PM 2,899 Views 1 Comment

From the highest birth rate in Ireland to the average age of first time mothers, here’s what you need to know from the latest stats on births, deaths and marriages in Ireland.

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