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How much weight have the Operation Transformation leaders collectively lost? It's the week in numbers

Plus: how many crimes were committed by people out on bail last year?

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

2,000: The number of Tesco workers on strike as industrial action continues.

7,129: The number of people who died in Ireland in the third quarter of 2016.

2: The number of Brit awards David Bowie posthumously won this year.

56,000: The number of people who were left without power after Storm Doris blew through the country on Thursday.

110: The number of jobs global tech from Rioch said it is bringing to Swords.

18,926: The number of crimes people who were out on bail committed last year.

10: The number of stones in weight lost by the five leaders of Operation Transformation.

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25%: The percentage of staff that Digicel plans to cut from its global operations.

71: The number of homes Irish construction company Cairn Homes is building off the Malahide Road in Balgriffin, most of which have been snapped up already.

14: The number of Australian football fans banned after they displayed a lewd banner during a match.

140: the number of miles out to sea a joint rescue operation by the Irish Navy and Coast Guard took place.

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