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Where does Dublin come on a list of 'must-see' world destinations? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much does a single trip on a Dublin bus now cost?

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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.

70%: The percentage cheaper that a medication that dramatically reduces the risk of contracting HIV will be than it currently is.

$11,000: The value that the volatile online cryptocurrency Bitcoin reached at one point this week.

€2.15: The cost of a single trip on Dublin Bus, with the prices having risen by 10c this week.

12,000: The number of litres of a “vodka” type spirit seized by Revenue in Louth on Wednesday.

400: the number of sham marriages halted by gardaí following a 2015 crackdown.

€45 billion: The minimum amount of money that Britain will have to pay to leave the Eu, according to reports.

10%: The percentage deposit a first time homebuyer needs for their mortgage. The Central Bank concluded that these rules did not need to change.

10: Dublin’s position on the National Geographic list of “must see” destinations in the world.

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