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What percentage of Irish millennials have had sex in a public place? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many carers under the age of 15 are there in Ireland?
Nov 4th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,741 34

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

€8,500: The amount of money a man spent on a glass of whiskey purported to have been made in 1878 but actually distilled between 1970 and 1972.

3,800: The number of carers under the age of 15 in Ireland, according to Census 2016.

€173 million: The amount of money to be refunded to 990,000 Irish Water customers before the end of the year. Charities want people to give the money to help tackle homelessness.

16: The number of people that were sharing a single room in a property in Dublin, as revealed by an RTÉ Investigates investigation looking into Ireland’s private rental sector.

35: The number of US-born children adopted by Irish families over the past four years under an international adoption agreement.

400,000: The number of additional falsified breath tests that may have occurred, according to a new Policing Authority report.

89.2%: The percentage of people who say they have good or very good health in Dublin city, the lowest in Ireland.

7%: The percentage of working women receiving the minimum wage in Ireland.

55%: The percentage of Irish millennials who have had sex in a public place, according to a national survey.

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