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What does the world's highest paid actress earn in a year? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: What does your car cost you every year?
Aug 22nd 2015, 6:30 PM 26,062 14

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

400: The number of people who will be involved in the construction of Google’s news data centre in Dublin.

25: The number of Syriza MPs who’ve signed up for a new breakaway group after a snap election was called in Greece.

109,524: The average daily circulation of Ireland’s biggest selling daily newspaper the Irish Independent.

€10: The cheapest possible contract deal on Ireland’s newest mobile network iD.

95%: A major new report has shown that the use of e-cigarettes is 95% less damaging to health than smoking tobacco.

$52 million: What Jennifer Lawrence earned over 12 months, making her the world’s highest paid actress.

€10,593: The average cost of running a family car for a year.

10,000,000: The number of tonnes of dredging waste Dublin Port want to dump off Howth Head to improve cargo and cruise ship access.

126: The number of days before Christmas Brown Thomas opened their Christmas market.

210: The number of months that have passed since the disappearance of Ciara Breen in 1997. Gardaí searched an area in Dundalk this week.

700: The length of an underground tunnel between Heuston Station and Cabra to be used as part of the Irish Rail system next year.

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