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How many people have paid their water bill? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many likes did Sinead get when she called out Kim Kardashian and Rolling Stone Magazine?
Jul 18th 2015, 6:30 PM 15,155 21

EVERY SATURDAY ON we bring you a selection of the statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

- the number of leaders in the new political party: the Social Democrats.

10 - the percentage increase of divorce over the past two years.

10:42 – the length, in minutes and seconds, of the emotional and inspirational speech given by Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPY awards.

15 - the number of searches you can do per day for addresses for Eircodes.

33 – the percentage of consumers who say Tesco is their primary supermarket of choice.

57 – the percentage of households which have not paid water charges.

98 – the amount, in percentage terms, of uranium that Iran has to dispose of.

145 – the age, in years, of famous New York City toy shop FAO Schwartz which closed its doors for the last time this week.

3,000 – the number of ‘likes’ Sinéad O’Connor received when she blasted Rolling Stone for featuring Kim Kardashian on the cover of their most recent issue, calling it the worst choice in their history.

5,000,000 – the amount in euro an Irish woman, Jane ní Dhulchaointigh, raised for her sticky rubber which can fix nearly anything.

19,470,000 – the estimated transfer cost in euroof German midfielder and international captain, Bastian Schweinsteiger, from Bayern Munich to Manchester United.

86,000,000,000 – the amount spent by the Eurozone to bail out Greece. Boy.

Read: How many female users does Pornhub have in Ireland? It’s the week in numbers

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