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Irish population rises by 64,500 bringing it to almost 5m

Irish population rises by 64,500 bringing it to almost 5m

Ireland’s population has reached its highest point in 170 years and could be set to pass the 5m mark as early as next year.

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Population to hit five million next year, CSO figures suggest

Population to hit five million next year, CSO figures suggest

The latest Population and Migration Estimates report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that the population of Ireland increased by 64,500, bringing the overall total to 4.92 million as of the end of April this year.

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Over a quarter of Ireland's 4.92m population living in Dublin

Over a quarter of Ireland's 4.92m population living in Dublin

Ireland’s population is estimated to be 4.92 million, an increase of 1.3% on last year.

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Unemployment rate remains steady at 4.6%

Unemployment rate remains steady at 4.6%

The figures were an improvement on last year, but slightly up on last month

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Over a million people visited Ireland from overseas last month

Over a million people visited Ireland from overseas last month

While trips from Britian to Ireland dropped by just over 1%, trips from people coming from the rest of Europe, North America and other parts of the world all increased, according to figures released by the CSO.

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Exports increased to €13bn in May, CSO figures reveal

Exports increased to €13bn in May, CSO figures reveal

Exports have increased for the second month in a row, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the CSO.

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'Dramatic fall off' in first-time buyers if Help-to-Buy scheme not extended, expert warns

'Dramatic fall off' in first-time buyers if Help-to-Buy scheme not extended, expert warns

That was the stark warning from the head of credit at MyMortgages.ie, Joe Sheahan

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Money buys time: CSO figures

Money buys time: CSO figures

As we reach peak wedding season, at least for traditional, bride-in-white church weddings, those trying to cope with the self-inflicted stress of these often overly grand productions can take some comfort in the figures published by the Central Statistics Office yesterday.

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CSO stats show being rich and female is best recipe to a long life

CSO stats show being rich and female is best recipe to a long life

New CSO research has shown that those who live in the most affluent areas of Ireland live around 4.5 - 5 years longer than those who live in deprived areas.

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CSO report: Trips to Ireland decreased in May 2019

CSO report: Trips to Ireland decreased in May 2019

There has been a slight drop in the number of tourists visiting Ireland.

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Number of people aged over 65 to grow by 65% by 2036: Wake-up call required

Number of people aged over 65 to grow by 65% by 2036: Wake-up call required

The Central Statistics Office offered a range of challenging population projections yesterday.

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Ireland's population to approach six million by 2036 - CSO

Ireland's population to approach six million by 2036 - CSO

The population of Dublin could increase by almost one-third by 2036, according to research by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

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Number of people working in Ireland up over 20% since end of recession

Number of people working in Ireland up over 20% since end of recession

There are now over 2.3 million people working in Ireland, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office.

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Carrigaline tops Household Income List in Munster with average earnings of €59,353

Carrigaline tops Household Income List in Munster with average earnings of €59,353

A Geographical Profile of Income in Ireland shows households in South County Dublin fare much better than households in counties such as Longford and Donegal, where dependency on social welfare payments is far higher and where two in five have a medical card.

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Suicide rate decreased slightly in 2018, data shows

Suicide rate decreased slightly in 2018, data shows

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has published its yearly summary of vital statistics.

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Pubs and cars post falls in retail sales but spending boom for furniture and electrical retailers

Pubs and cars post falls in retail sales but spending boom for furniture and electrical retailers

Pubs, cars, and department stores were the only three of 13 retail businesses to post falls in their retail sales in the first three months of the year, official figures show.

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Almost 3m trips to Ireland in first four months 2019

Almost 3m trips to Ireland in first four months 2019

The Central Statistics Office have said the total number of trips to Ireland has increased in the first four months of 2019.

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Average age to get married reaches record high

Average age to get married reaches record high

Brides and grooms are waiting longer and longer to get married, with new data from the Central Statistics Office showing the average age of those getting married reached a record high last year.

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Cork workers have less disposable income than national average

Cork workers have less disposable income than national average

Workers in Cork have less disposable income per capita than the national average including their counterparts living in Dublin and Limerick.

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Dublin disposable incomes 18% higher than average as CSO release county-by-county breakdown

Dublin disposable incomes 18% higher than average as CSO release county-by-county breakdown

The disposable income gap between Dublin and the State had been 16.8% in 2015 and is set to grow to 22.1% in 2017, according to preliminary CSO estimates.

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Ireland's most popular baby names for 2018 have been revealed

Ireland's most popular baby names for 2018 have been revealed

Jack and Emily are still the most popular names for newborn babies in Ireland.

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1 in 6 drivers have penalty points: CSO release statistics on births, broadband and households

1 in 6 drivers have penalty points: CSO release statistics on births, broadband and households

New official figures for 2016/17 have looked at life in rural Ireland from broadband to fertility and binge drinking.

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Rents rise and prices hiked at food outlets stand out in January consumer prices

Rents rise and prices hiked at food outlets stand out in January consumer prices

Hikes in rents by private landlords and food outlets increasing prices stood out in the January consumer price figures.

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Half of all new jobs in last 12 months generated in Dublin

Half of all new jobs in last 12 months generated in Dublin

Dublin generated half (49%) of all new jobs in the last 12 months with the number of people working in the capital increasing by almost 33,000.

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Number of teen pregnancies halves in last decade, CSO stats reveal

Number of teen pregnancies halves in last decade, CSO stats reveal

We’re waiting longer to have children, having fewer of them, and the number of teenage pregnancies has fallen by more than half in the last 10 years.

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Time capsule census plan offers a century of gossip

Time capsule census plan offers a century of gossip

For fans of antidotes to high-speed communications, the proposal to include a time capsule in the next census will hold a certain romantic appeal.

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Ireland has just experienced its largest population growth since 2008

Ireland has just experienced its largest population growth since 2008

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has revealed how - with population growth of 64,500 in the year to April 2018 - Ireland has experienced the largest annual increase since 2008

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Q&A: Employment in state reaches highest ever level, according to CSO

Q&A: Employment in state reaches highest ever level, according to CSO

New figures show that there has been an annual increase in employment of 3.4% with total employment reaching 2,255,000.

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Most popular car? Average house prices? Most popular birthday? For all the answers check out CSO’s statistical yearbook

Most popular car? Average house prices? Most popular birthday? For all the answers check out CSO’s statistical yearbook

To mark European Statistics Day the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have published the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2017.

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Latest: Census shows Government 'totally uncaring' of low paid, working adults forced to live with parents

Latest: Census shows Government 'totally uncaring' of low paid, working adults forced to live with parents

Latest:  The latest Census figures show hearly 500,000 adults are living with their parents.

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Ireland had the largest ’natural’ population rise in EU last year

Ireland had the largest ’natural’ population rise in EU last year

Ireland had the highest birth rate in the EU in 2016 and the joint lowest death rate, it has emerged.

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Donegal, Kerry residents have lowest disposable incomes

People in Co Donegal and Co Kerry have the lowest disposable incomes in Ireland, according to figures published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today.

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CSO: Average income highest in Dublin region

In 2003 the disposable income per person in the southern and eastern region was 2.9% above the State average while the corresponding figure in the border, midland and western NUTS 2 region was 8% below the State average.

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Fine Gael unimpressed with latest drop in inflation

The Taoiseach has welcomed the drop in the March inflation rate. The rate has dropped to 1.3%.

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Lowest inflation rate in five years welcomed by ISME

Business organisation ISME has welcomed the continuing fall in the inflation rate confirmed today by the Central Statistics Office.

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CSO reports 38% increase in successful planning applications

The Central Statistics Office has reported a 38% increase in the number of successful applications for planning permission last year.

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Industrial Production Index up 0.5%

According to the early global estimates, the seasonally adjusted volume of industrial production for the three months to the end of February was up 0.5% on that for the previous quarter.

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Taoiseach welcomes 1.3% annual inflation rate

Figures released this morning show that the annual inflation rate fell to 1.3% in March.

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Inflation rate falls to 1.3%

Ireland’s inflation rate fell to 1.3% last month, according to figures published today by the Central Statistics Office.

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Fine Gael not impressed by inflation figures

Fine Gael says the Government's economic policy is unsustainable.

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Hanafin welcomes drop to 2.9% in inflation rate

The Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, Mary Hanafin, has welcomed the fall to 2.9% in the annual inflation rate in September.

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Inflation falls to near four-year low

Inflation has hit a near four-year low last month, figures showed today.

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SIPTU: 'Partnership deal will help tackle inflation'

SIPTU has claimed that the social partnership deal negotiated at the start of this year will help to tackle spiralling inflation.

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CSO reports sharp rise in annual inflation rate

The Central Statistics Office has reported a 0.3% rise in the annual inflation rate during the month of February.

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