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# census 2022

Last year
Census reveals 10% drop in number of Catholics in Ireland and rise in people with no religion
As population breaks 5.1 million, only five Leinster counties grow in size, Census data shows
Census 2022: New stats show how much average rents have risen in the private sector since 2016
Census 2022: Number who identify as Catholic falls by 10 percentage points to 69%
All time
Census 2022 at a glance: A rundown of Ireland's big count
The next Dáil will have at least 11 extra TDs
First early results from Census 2022 to be published this month
If your Census form hasn't been collected yet, you've been asked to post it back
Apartment dwellers asked to help Census workers deliver forms to apartment blocks
Census 2022 to take place in April after being delayed last year due to Covid-19
A question on gender identity won't be in Census 2022 - but may be in future ones