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How big is this baby Donald Trump balloon? It's the week in numbers

Plus: a motorway from Cork to Ringaskiddy and the living wage.

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

6 – The size in metres of a balloon of a baby Donald Trump that was given permission to fly over London during Trump’s visit.

99 – The number of people granted gender recognition certs in Ireland last year.

7,500The amount of water in litres needed to fill a swimming pool from Lidl – all of which sold out this week.

19 – The number of people killed in a heatwave in Canada.

€220 million: The amount a motorway from Cork to Ringaskiddy will cost.

56 – The number of homes that will be delivered in O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin – where work has finally begun.

€11.90The amount per hour of the new living wage.

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96 - The number of cases E coli in ten days of heatwave-level weather.

7 – The number of “super-frequent spines” that will make up Dublin’s overhauled bus network.

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