Air passenger figures 11 times higher than 2021 and below 2019 levels

Over 4.7 million passengers passed through the State’s five main airports in the first three months of 2022, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The figure was 11 times that of the same period last year, however, remained 21 percent below the first three months of 2020, prior to the outbreak … Read more

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

Overseas travel remains significantly lower than pre-pandemic levels, CSO report

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that overseas travel has continued to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic but is still 14 percent lower than pre-pandemic levels, More than 1,476,000 passengers arrived in the State from overseas routes last month, In April 2019 there were 1,712,900 passengers arrived. In April 2021, 69,400 overseas passengers … 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

Census of Agriculture 2020- Over 278,000 people worked on farms in 2020

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today (26 May 2022) launched the Detailed Results of the 2020 Census of Agriculture.  Nearly 278,000 people worked on farms in 2020, according to the detailed results of the Census of Agriculture by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Just under 278,600 individuals contributed to farm work in 2020 on … 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

Over 1 Million overseas passengers travelling to Ireland in March 2022

According to the Central Statistics Office report, In March 2022, 1,100,700 passengers arrived in Ireland on overseas routes, compared to February 2022 which is an increase of 40%. In the same month, 1,055,400 passengers departed from Ireland on overseas routes, up 34% from February 2022. Overseas travel was considerably higher in March 2022 than in … Read more

500 same-sex marriages in Ireland in 2021, CSO report reveals

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) new report, Five hundred same-sex marriages took place in Ireland last year.  The figures were released by the Central Statistics Office in its Marriages 2021 report published on Friday. The data was compiled from marriage registration forms of all marriages registered in Ireland in 2021. Commenting on the … Read more