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#Census

# census - This year 2022

Government 'open' to including non-binary option in the next census form
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

Government 'open' to including non-binary option in the next census form

Sep 29th 2022, 5:49 PM 15,873 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is ‘definitely something the government is open to’.

Census 2022: Initial results show population of Ireland at highest figure since 1841
# Population Boom
# Population Boom

Census 2022: Initial results show population of Ireland at highest figure since 1841

Jun 23rd 2022, 12:31 PM 29,243 Views 31 Comments

The housing stock increased by 6% since 2016, lagging behind a population growth of 7.6%

First early results from Census 2022 to be published this month
# Info
# Info

First early results from Census 2022 to be published this month

Jun 7th 2022, 12:53 PM 14,730 Views 15 Comments

It’s the first new set of population-wide data since the last census in 2016.

'It's a complete farce': Homes across east Clare have yet to receive census forms
# Census
# Census

'It's a complete farce': Homes across east Clare have yet to receive census forms

May 5th 2022, 2:07 PM 20,381 Views 29 Comments

People fear parts of east Clare could lose out on public services as their population will be undercounted.

If your Census form hasn't been collected yet, you've been asked to post it back
# CSO
# CSO

If your Census form hasn't been collected yet, you've been asked to post it back

May 2nd 2022, 2:30 PM 25,333 Views 15 Comments

Returning Census forms by post is free of charge to the householder.

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?
# Let Us Know
# Let Us Know

Open thread: What will you write in the 'time capsule' section of the census?

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 45,043 Views 58 Comments

This year’s census is taking place tonight.

Here's everything you need to know about the census
# Census
# Census

Here's everything you need to know about the census

Apr 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 31,956 Views 24 Comments

This year’s census is taking place tomorrow.

Poll: Will you fill out the time capsule section of the census?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you fill out the time capsule section of the census?

Apr 1st 2022, 10:26 AM 43,573 Views 79 Comments

This year’s form will include an optional time capsule section to write a message to future generations.

The Explainer: What does the census do?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the census do?

Mar 31st 2022, 11:00 AM 5,389 Views 7 Comments

Listen in to hear how the census works, and why it’s important.

Census 2022 to take place in April after being delayed last year due to Covid-19
# Save The Date
# Save The Date

Census 2022 to take place in April after being delayed last year due to Covid-19

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 1:31 PM 19,005 Views 27 Comments

The last census was carried out on 24 April 2016.

# census - Last year 2021

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year

Sep 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 10,633 Views 7 Comments

National Records of Scotland, who are responsible for the census, said people do not need a gender-recognition certificate to identify as a different gender from the one registered at birth.

# census - All time

The CSO has alerted the gardaí after extracts from the 1926 Census were published on social media
# 100-year Rule
# 100-year Rule

The CSO has alerted the gardaí after extracts from the 1926 Census were published on social media

Oct 20th 2020, 3:02 PM 38,273 Views 35 Comments

The individual who posted the information was contacted by the CSO and has agreed to remove the material.

Census which was due to take place next year postponed until 2022
# Pushed Back
# Pushed Back

Census which was due to take place next year postponed until 2022

Sep 15th 2020, 1:51 PM 31,527 Views 32 Comments

It will instead take place on 3 April 2022.

Mortality census of long-term residential care facilities to be carried out this weekend
# Census
# Census

Mortality census of long-term residential care facilities to be carried out this weekend

Apr 18th 2020, 2:04 PM 10,589 Views 11 Comments

The data will be published “as soon as possible”, the Department of Health said.

CSO to spend estimated €1.2 million on smart phones and equipment as Census 2021 goes digital
# Modern Times
# Modern Times

CSO to spend estimated €1.2 million on smart phones and equipment as Census 2021 goes digital

Dec 18th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,638 Views 16 Comments

Over 5,000 smart phones will be given to the Census enumerators around the country to capture data in April 2021.

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census
# Census
# Census

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census

Nov 21st 2019, 6:10 AM 12,249 Views 82 Comments

Scotland’s census will give individuals up to 21 options under this category including skolisexual and demiromantic.

Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle
# Citizenship Question
# Citizenship Question

Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle

Jul 12th 2019, 7:17 AM 15,666 Views 54 Comments

He directed federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases instead.

For the first time, you can write a message for future generations on the Census
# Time Capsule
# Time Capsule

For the first time, you can write a message for future generations on the Census

Jul 10th 2019, 4:09 PM 37,280 Views 53 Comments

The Census will have a “time capsule” blank box on the form, where citizens can leave their mark, to be revealed in 100 years’ time.

Do you have broadband? What time do you leave work? These are some of the questions you'll be asked in the next census
# Census 2021
# Census 2021

Do you have broadband? What time do you leave work? These are some of the questions you'll be asked in the next census

Jul 9th 2019, 8:43 PM 20,152 Views 48 Comments

The next Census day will be held on 18 April 2021. Mark it in the diary.

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society
# Census
# Census

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society

Mar 16th 2018, 3:56 PM 47,121 Views 36 Comments

Ireland, in numbers.

Poll: Would you like to be able to speak more Irish?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Would you like to be able to speak more Irish?

Feb 16th 2018, 12:45 PM 36,242 Views 100 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now
# Census
# Census

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now

Jan 10th 2018, 3:38 PM 23,221 Views 23 Comments

The average annual earnings in 2016 were €36,919 per person.

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Dec 14th 2017, 12:40 PM 53,237 Views 31 Comments

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

Just 6.3% of Gaeilgeoirí speak Irish on a weekly basis

Nov 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 13,540 Views 85 Comments

Census figures have revealed where the most Irish speakers are in the country.

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years

Sep 21st 2017, 5:15 PM 14,788 Views 58 Comments

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

There's been a 31% increase in work commutes that are over an hour long
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

There's been a 31% increase in work commutes that are over an hour long

Aug 31st 2017, 2:20 PM 11,880 Views 61 Comments

Driving remains the most popular way to get to work, but there’s been a significant increase in the number of cyclists too.

Census 2016: Nearly one in five homeless adults have a job
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Census 2016: Nearly one in five homeless adults have a job

Aug 10th 2017, 11:52 AM 16,544 Views 50 Comments

In all, 27% of homeless people were aged 18 and under on Census night in April 2016.

The CSO has published an interactive map of where you will find the most single people
# Good To Know
# Good To Know

The CSO has published an interactive map of where you will find the most single people

Jul 27th 2017, 12:00 PM 40,976 Views 37 Comments

The CSO has published the map alongside its latest Census figures.

This is the oldest town in Ireland (in terms of average age)
# But A Number
# But A Number

This is the oldest town in Ireland (in terms of average age)

Jul 6th 2017, 6:09 PM 50,007 Views 22 Comments

Females were on average 1.3 years older than their male counterparts.

Eight people could be brought to court over a refusal to fill in their census form
# Come To Your Census
# Come To Your Census

Eight people could be brought to court over a refusal to fill in their census form

Jun 28th 2017, 8:28 AM 24,786 Views 85 Comments

They could be fined up to €44,000.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,847 Views 84 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath

May 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,816 Views 32 Comments

The latest batch of Census results have been released.

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years
# Population Growth
# Population Growth

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

Apr 22nd 2017, 11:00 AM 12,585 Views 34 Comments

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

This graph shows how housing supply has flatlined this decade - compared to population growth
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

This graph shows how housing supply has flatlined this decade - compared to population growth

Apr 20th 2017, 1:18 PM 15,255 Views 47 Comments

A new report looks at housing in Census 2016.

'Ireland is slowly discarding its age-old loyalty card attitude toward established religions'
# Column
# Column

'Ireland is slowly discarding its age-old loyalty card attitude toward established religions'

Apr 16th 2017, 3:30 PM 338 Views 125 Comments

Laws, government policies and the public funding of services should benefit all members of Irish society, writes Terry Flynn.

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 17,856 Views 7 Comments

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

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Apr 6th 2017, 11:18 AM 55,190 Views 195 Comments

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
# PICTURE OF IRELAND
# PICTURE OF IRELAND

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Apr 6th 2017, 12:10 AM 20,058 Views 27 Comments

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births
# CSO
# CSO

Mother's Day stats: July most popular month for having babies and Leitrim has lowest number of births

Mar 26th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,717 Views 16 Comments

Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan had the largest families with 2.19 children per family on average.

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?
# Flying Solo
# Flying Solo

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:41 PM 35,499 Views 45 Comments

Times have moved on from research in the 1990s which found society less understanding.

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