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How much would you pay for a 'shed in a living room flat' in London? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: What’s LGBT tourism worth to the Irish economy?

Yes, that's a shed inside a living room.
Yes, that's a shed inside a living room.

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

900 million: The number of monthly users of WhatsApp.

30: The number of months now freed Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy spent in jail in the US.

£500: What is costs per month to rent a ‘shed inside a living room’ in London, apparently.

3: The number of months the unemployment rate has remained static.

14: The number of days between Alan Shatter’s department receiving a letter from Martin Callinan and the former minister reading it.

50p: The minimum price Scotland wants to put on a unit of alcohol. The law is now looking in jeopardy because of free-trade rules.

15,350: The number of Facebook likes for the girl that lost her job for going to Electric Picnic.

15: The number of years since the Nokia 3310 was released.

8: The number of years Sue Perkins has revealed that she has been living with a brain tumour.

€128: The average price paid for a hotel night in Ireland according to

€843 million: What the LGBT tourism sector could now be worth to the Irish economy.

43: The number of years the killer of Jill Meagher must spend it jail. He’s appealing the sentence.

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Rónán Duffy

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