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How many millionaires are living in Dublin? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The 10 luckiest towns for winning the Lottery in Ireland.
Jul 30th 2016, 6:30 PM 11,278 3

EVERY WEEK, offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

92%: The percentage of Irish exporters that feel Brexit will have a negative impact on their business.

1: The number of hours per day of physical activity needed to offset the damage of eight hours of sitting down.

4: The number of new cases of the Zika virus discovered in Florida this week, with officials saying they are not down to travel.

400: The number of potential witnesses that came forward following a public call-out by the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, prompting it to be given an extended time frame for the publishing of reports.

449,000: The number of daily listeners RTÉ’s Morning Ireland gets, making it the most listened to radio show in Ireland.

€104 million: The amount of money raised by the ALS Association from the ice-bucket challenge.

.2%: The percentage the Central Bank has cut Ireland’s growth forecast by in the wake of the UK voting to leave the EU.

11,789: The number of people who contacted the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre’s national helpline last year.

€233 million: The amount of money it will cost to develop a new Center Parcs holiday resort in Co Longford, which was given approval this week by An Bord Pleanála.

40.4 million: The number of iPhones Apple sold in the last quarter, marking a 15% drop on the the previous one. That drop came as Apple announced that it had sold its billionth iPhone.

180,000: Around the number of homes that Irish Water says are affected with lead piping in Ireland.

€258 million: Here amount of money these towns have won between them on the National Lottery since the start of the year.

32,000: The number of millionaires living in Dublin, according to a new survey.

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