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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 21 November, 2017

#Figures

# figures - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record

The controversial 26 August fight raked in $55.4m, well short of the $72.2m generated by the ‘Fight of the Century’.

# figures - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman Homelessness

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# figures - Monday 7 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 873 pints of' 'hooch' confiscated in Irish prisons last year Homebrew

873 pints of' 'hooch' confiscated in Irish prisons last year

Homebrew is made in cells using ingredients including water, sugar, fruit and bread.

# figures - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years Children

Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years

An emergency care order is made through the Courts service when there is a real and immediate risk to the child’s safety.

# figures - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children?

A report this morning suggests that the number of children home-schooled in Ireland has doubled in the past five years.

# figures - Friday 26 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Record high: There are over 2,700 children and almost 5,000 adults homeless in Ireland Emergency Accommodation

Record high: There are over 2,700 children and almost 5,000 adults homeless in Ireland

The number of homeless people has more than doubled since December 2014.

# figures - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there more homeless people in Ireland now than at any time since the Famine? Homeless

FactCheck: Are there more homeless people in Ireland now than at any time since the Famine?

Ireland is in the middle of a housing crisis, but are homeless numbers the highest they’ve ever been?

# figures - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending Spending

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending

The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.

# figures - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high Crisis

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high

The number of homeless families and children both declined this month.

# figures - Friday 27 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage approval rates have shot up by nearly 30% in a year Lending

Mortgage approval rates have shot up by nearly 30% in a year

New figures show a 28% increase in mortgage approvals since last year.

# figures - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink) CSO

A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink)

According to new figures from the CSO, almost one in five of us binge drink at least once a week.

# figures - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie To live and die in Ireland: New CSO figures reveal the state of the nation How Are We Lookin

To live and die in Ireland: New CSO figures reveal the state of the nation

New CSO census figures have highlighted the new birth rates and the main causes of death in Ireland.

# figures - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement Housing

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement

Interest in new homes was greatest in the Dublin area, along with the Dublin commuter counties, said one property website.

# figures - Friday 30 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There are now nearly 1,000 homeless families in emergency accommodation in Dublin Emergency Accommodation

There are now nearly 1,000 homeless families in emergency accommodation in Dublin

Latest figures show that there were 998 families homeless and living in hostels, hotels or B&Bs across Dublin in the month of August.

# figures - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 100 families became homeless in Dublin in July Housing Crisis

Nearly 100 families became homeless in Dublin in July

Focus Ireland release homeless figures today amidst calls for clear Government targets and timelines

# figures - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Jack McGrath was superb post-tackle for Ireland, but many others dug in too.

# figures - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year Urgent Action

Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year

There were 175 cases of HIV reported in the first 16 weeks of 2016, compared to 106 in the same period last year.

# figures - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's what we're buying and where we're buying it The Big Shop

Here's what we're buying and where we're buying it

Sales of fish, fruit and nuts are all up.

# figures - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Prove it, prove it!': Noonan blames media and insists he didn't get his maths wrong Angry Noonan

'Prove it, prove it!': Noonan blames media and insists he didn't get his maths wrong

The Finance Minister has been defending his party’s economic plans today.

# figures - Monday 26 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years Action Plan For Jobs

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years

Fourteen sectors are included in the data, which shows an increase in the number of people employed in each industry.

# figures - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations Penalty Points

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# figures - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Winning Streak figures jump 30,000 for appearance of Edward Hutch Hutch Effect

Winning Streak figures jump 30,000 for appearance of Edward Hutch

Hutch won €8,000 in cash and a car worth €25,000 on the RTÉ show.

# figures - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus... Getting Out Of The House

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

… and the train (and coach trips).

# figures - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to Sex Education

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

# figures - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More tuned into Saturday Night Show than Late Late last weekend - but they're "not in competition" Ryan Vs Brendan

# figures - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago Keeping The Heat In

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

# figures - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This has been a pretty massive year for car sales Sucking Diesel

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

# figures - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers This Is Ireland

Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers

In other news, very few people are being born in Leitrim.

# figures - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax... Spend It Wisely

Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax...

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

# figures - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The guy called 'moron' by Alan Farrell has his own graph for the TD... Graphgate
From TheJournal.ie Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32 HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# figures - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year CSO
From TheJournal.ie Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year... CSO

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

# figures - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Crime statistics 'not an exact science' Massaging

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# figures - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to? Listenership

The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to?

How’s Pat getting on at Newstalk? Is Ryan Tubridy winning his listeners back? And is everyone talking to Joe?

# figures - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working Up Up And Away

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

# figures - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out' Human Rights

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

# figures - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced Missing Person

Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced

Out of 2,337 high risk missing person reports filed in the Dublin region, 6 people’s whereabouts remain unknown.

# figures - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks Jaws

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.

# figures - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year Eurostat

Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year

Applications to Ireland were up 60 to 290.

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