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How much is this plot of land in the Docklands up for sale for? it's the week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people in Offaly identify as Catholic?
Oct 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,824 6

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

88.6%: The percentage of people in Offaly who say they are Catholic – the highest in Ireland, according to Census 2016 figures.

£3.3 billion: The latest revenues listed by Sky, showing good growth.

1,200: The number of signatures calling for the impeachment of UCD SU president Katie Ascough, triggering a referendum which will be held later this month.

€27 million: The going price for a plot of land up for sale on Dublin’s docklands.

44,000: The number of kilometres above the Earth that an asteroid passed by this week.

10%: The percentage of boys that are obese, according to stats published this week in The Lancet.

31: The number of additional social homes that were announced in this year’s Budget, prompting much criticism.

1,400: The number of Leaving Cert papers that were given a better mark after student appeals.

15 million: The number of girls under the age of 18 who marry every year – equal to one every two seconds.

30c: The tax per litre on drinks which have more than 8g of sugar per 100ml which will be introduced in Ireland next year.

€1 billion: The amount of money that’s been paid out in compensations for people who were infected with hepatitis B and HIV.

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