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# figures - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

# figures - 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.

# figures - Monday 15 December, 2014

Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax...

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

# figures - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# figures - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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.

# figures - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# figures - Friday 7 November, 2014

The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to?

How’s Pat getting on at Newstalk? Is Ryan Tubridy winning his listeners back? And is everyone talking to Joe?

# figures - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

# figures - Friday 25 July, 2014

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

# figures - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced

Out of 2,337 high risk missing person reports filed in the Dublin region, 6 people’s whereabouts remain unknown.

# figures - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.

# figures - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year

Applications to Ireland were up 60 to 290.

# figures - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year

Most of them were eventually found but a support service has said organisations involved in search and rescue need to work together better.

# figures - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April

The airline puts it down to a later Easter than normal and more long-haul flights.

# figures - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# figures - Friday 28 March, 2014

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings CSO

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

# figures - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

# figures - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby Numbers Game

The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby

Here are some of the more interesting figures after wins for France, Ireland and Wales in round one.

# figures - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year

In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.

# figures - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The42 The most notable stats after a thrilling weekend of Heineken Cup rugby Numbers Game

The most notable stats after a thrilling weekend of Heineken Cup rugby

Here are some of the more interesting figures after three of the Irish sides enjoyed wins in Europe.

# figures - Monday 13 January, 2014

Concerns raised over difference in number of racist incidents recorded by Gardaí and PSNI

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has repeated their call for an independent system of reporting.

# figures - Monday 6 January, 2014

Over 200 failed asylum seekers & illegal migrants were deported last year

A further 1,890 people were refused access to the country at ports and airports.

# figures - Friday 20 December, 2013

19,044 referrals about child abuse concerns were received in 2012

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said figures for 2013 indicate will be similar to previous years.

# figures - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Gilmore: Medical card cuts are still as set out in the Budget

The Tánaiste also spoke about his own salary and the ‘squeezed middle’.

# figures - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Retail industry "still experiencing difficulties"

New CSO figures show that people spent less money in supermarkets and petrol stations last month.

# figures - Friday 11 October, 2013

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

# figures - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

# figures - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009

Figures from the Central Bank of Ireland reveals that outstanding mortgage arrears increased in the second quarter of this year.

# figures - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

# figures - Thursday 5 September, 2013

9,483 people deliberately self harmed in Ireland in 2012

A new report shows that in 2012, there were 12,010 deliberate self-harm presentations to hospitals, a fall of 2 per cent on 2011 figures.

Suicide rate amongst young people in Ireland fourth highest in EU

Young men aged 20-24 are most at risk. 42 per cent of those who took their own lives in 2010 – the latest year covered by CSO stats – were aged under 40.

# figures - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Live Register down by 3,400 in August

The latest figures show that there were 435,280 signing on to the Live Register last month.

# figures - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Concern as in-patient waiting list numbers increase

The figures show that the number of patients waiting over six months for in-patient and day treatment has almost doubled since December.

# figures - Thursday 18 July, 2013

China now has 591 million Internet users

News figures show a 10 per cent rise in total internet use over a year – and 44 per cent of the population is now online.

# figures - Monday 1 July, 2013

50 racist incidents reported in 10 weeks to Immigrant Council

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said that the incidents have all been reported to it since the launch of a major awareness campaign.

# figures - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

# figures - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

"Worrying figures" show we spent less on clothing, books and furniture in April

Retail Ireland has said government must give consumers “hope and a reason to start spending”.

# figures - Thursday 21 March, 2013

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares

The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…