Over 35,000 arrivals from Ukraine in Ireland by week ending 05 June 2022, an increase of over 2,500 in two weeks

The number of people arriving in Ireland from Ukraine has reached 35,670, an increase of 2,500 in two weeks. This is the number of Personal Public Service numbers (PPSNs) issued to individuals who have fled the war up to 5 June last. Among the arrivals, 92% or 32,969 individuals could be mapped to a local … Read more

Majority of Irish enterprises involved in innovative activities

Almost 60% of Irish enterprises were involved in innovation activities during 2020, figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The total spends on innovation in Ireland was €7.4bn in 2020, an increase of 36.3% on the 2018 figure of €5.5bn. The main driver for this increase was a 100.6% rise in expenditure for in-house R&D … Read more

Environment goods and services production reaches €6.6 billion in 2019: CSO

The new figures from The Central Statistics Office show that the environment goods and services gross output was €6.6 billion in 2019. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) released its environment goods and services sector output figures for 2019 on Tuesday. Gerard Keogh, the statistician in the environment and climate division, said the estimated gross output … Read more

Number of vessels arriving in Irish ports up 7%

The number of vessels arriving in Irish ports and the gross tonnage of all arriving vessels in 2021 increased by 7% in both cases compared with 2020, According to the new figures from the Central Statistics Office.  Irish ports handled nearly 54 million tonnes of goods in 2021. This represents an increase of 5% compared … Read more

Employment rises in Ireland by 12.3% in the first quarter 2022: CSO report

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) published the Labour Force Survey (LFS) for the first quarter of 2022. The number of persons aged 15-89 years in employment increased by 12.3% to 2,505,800 in the year to Q1 2022, It is an increase of 275,200 compared to the first quarter in 2021. Full-time employment increased by 10% or … Read more

Wholesale prices increase by 5.2%, Electricity prices decrease by 25.6% in April – CSO

Wholesale prices for goods used in manufacturing and construction increased at an annual rate of 5.2% in April, Central Statistics Office data revealed. This compared to an increase of 4.4% in the year to March 2022.   The price index for export sales increased 1.2% on monthly basis, while the index for home sales increased 1.1%.  … Read more

Residential property price growth reaches seven-year high of 15.2% in March – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that house price growth reached a seven-year high of over 15% in March. According to the Central Statistics Office, Residential Property Prices increased by 15.2% nationally in the 12 months to March 2022, up from 15.1% in February 2022. It’s the sharpest rate of annual price … Read more

Assistant Principal, Data Office job at CSO, closing date 24th May 2022.

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) recruiting for an Assistant Principal, Data Office in their Cork Office. The successful candidate will assist and report to the Principal Officer for Enforcement Legal and Governance and the position is based at the CSO’s Cork Office. The closing date is on Tuesday 24th May 2022. The new position of Assistant … Read more

CSO’s Labour Force Survey shows record level of employment in Ireland

Labour Force Survey (LFS) data published on 17 February, by the Central Statistics Office show a continued recovery from the pandemic in Ireland’s labour market, with 224,800 jobs created in the last three months of 2021. There was an increase in employment of 17,500 in the fourth quarter. Employment now stands at 2.48 million, an … Read more

Household and transport costs drive 5% annual increase in consumer prices: CSO report

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) report, Irish consumer prices were on average 5% higher in January than they were a year previous, with transport and household energy costs driving the increases. The Consumer Price Index for January 2022, released today, displays eye-watering increases in the cost of fuels compared with the same time … Read more