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How much would a three-bedroom cost you in this south Dublin development? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people live in urban area in Ireland?

An artist's impression of the new site in south Dublin.
An artist's impression of the new site in south Dublin.
Image: Ires Reit

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

14: The age under which children should not be allowed to use mobile phones with internet access, according to a new proposed bill being brought forward by a Fine Gael TD.

47: The age of music producer Robert Miles before he died this week.

€50 million: The amount of money Irish Water plans to spend to upgrade the existing sewer network serving Blanchardstown and surrounding areas.

10,000: The amount of times more powerful than morphine a new drug that’s circulating in Northern Ireland is.

€6.1 million: The value of one of the winning tickets of the €12.3 million Lotto jackpot, which was stored in a gun cabinet in their home in order to keep it safe before cashing it.

€2,750: The cost per month for rent of a three bedroom apartment at new development in south Dublin.

61,439: The number of cases of treatment for problem drug use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015.

€2.02 billion: The amount of money Snapchat’s parent company lost in its first quarterly results since its share offering earlier this year.

2,000: The number of reindeer to be killed in Norway in an attempt to eradicate a brain-destroying disease.

0: The number of vehicles that will be able to drive on College Green from later this year, if ambitious plans for the site get the go ahead.

62.7%: The percentage of people who live in urban areas in Ireland, according to Census 2016.

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