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How many extra people will live in Ireland in 2040? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What was the total of Lotto sales last year?

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

€0: The amount of corporation tax to be paid by the AIB and PTSB banks over the next 21 years.

22: The number of flights a week to and from Dublin Airport cancelled between November and Match by Ryanair, as part of widespread cancellations announced this week.

8: The number years that US president Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was registered to vote as a woman, according to US reports.

140 million: The number of people who will watch the Uefa Euro 2020 draw which will be held in Dublin.

55.7 million: The number of abortions that take place around the world every year, almost half of which are unsafe, according to a study.

€20 million: The funding allocated by the state for the Liffey Cycleway, which was withdrawn this week.

38: The number of years the Kiosk was open on Leeson Street, before it closed this week.

€650,000: The amount of money the state spent on WB Yeats’ furniture and letters to his wife.

1 million: The number of additional people Ireland will have by 2040, according to a draft government document.

€2.3 billion: The amount of money that inventor James Dyson has said he is investing in creating an electric car.

280: The number of characters some Twitter users will be able to use for tweets under a new trial.

€750 million: The amount of total Lotto sales in 2016.

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