# population - Friday 24 May, 2013
A study shows that more blood donors will be needed in the future to cater for the ‘grey tsunami of ageing populations’ and the complex surgeries they will be getting.
# population - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.
# population - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
A series of papers on Europe was launched by the Lancent Medical Journal this week. It also found a growing disparity between male life expectancy in eastern and western Europe.
# population - Saturday 16 March, 2013
China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.
# population - Thursday 7 February, 2013
Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.
# population - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
New CSO figures show there were 17,958 births in the second quarter, with the average mother aged 31.9.
# population - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
Starting from next year financial benefits will be introduced for those who have a third child, the Russian President said.
# population - Friday 16 November, 2012
The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.
# population - Thursday 15 November, 2012
However, in terms of contraceptive use, Ireland is still not quite hitting the average for developed countries.
# population - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
More than half of all reproductive-age women in developing countries have little or no access to modern contraceptives.
# population - Sunday 11 November, 2012
It’s National Geography Awareness Week, so it’s time to put yourself to the test.
# population - Thursday 25 October, 2012
The report found a lot more people than expected will need residential care or home help in coming years.
# population - Thursday 27 September, 2012
The latest population estimates from the Central Statistics Office show emigration is higher now than any time in the 1980s.
# population - Sunday 19 August, 2012
On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.
# population - Thursday 16 August, 2012
New Irish study raises concern over 15- to 17-year-old age group while British study links recession and unemployment to rise in overall suicide rate.
# population - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
…But let’s not fall back on reprehensible arguments that disease and food crises are “natural” methods of curbing it, writes Concern Worldwide’s Overseas Director.
# population - Saturday 26 May, 2012
The number of young adults in the country has fallen by 10 per cent, according to the results of Ireland’s latest Census.
# population - Friday 18 May, 2012
For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.
# population - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Almost one-third of EU citizens will be aged 65 or over by 2060, says EU report.
# population - Saturday 12 May, 2012
Latest Eurostat yearbook shows how we compare to our EU neighbours across a range of issues from household expenses to marriage and divorce.
# population - Thursday 26 April, 2012
We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.
# population - Sunday 22 April, 2012
A small Spanish town with a mostly-male population has bussed women in from Madrid to meet locals in the hope that some will form relationships and settle down.
# population - Thursday 19 April, 2012
Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…
# population - Sunday 8 April, 2012
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland has said the government “must not skimp” from the requirement to hire more teachers.
# population - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
The number of people aged over 60 will outnumber those aged under five for the first time over the next few years.
# population - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Co Laois boasts the largest increase in population, while the highest growth of any constituency was recorded in Dublin North.
Divorce is up, as is the number of people in rented property – here’s a snapshot of the nation on one night in April 2011.
# population - Monday 31 October, 2011
The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.
As the world’s population officially hits 7,000,000,000, Tom Arnold of Concern tells today’s baby what lies in store.
# population - Friday 28 October, 2011
The tenth issue of the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland is out – and it provides a fascinating snapshot of Ireland today. Births, deaths, jobs, the environment – it’s all covered here.
# population - Saturday 15 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Sean Gallagher roars into Presidential lead, worldwide rallies back Occupy movement, and the soap legend who has poured her last pint…
It’s estimated that the earth’s seven billionth person will be born on or before 31 October.
# population - Friday 23 September, 2011
The baby boom continues in Ireland with a record 19,950 births registered between January and March this year.
# population - Thursday 15 September, 2011
# population - Friday 29 July, 2011
New demographic stats show Ireland has highest natural growth – as population of EU tops 502 million.
… and over 10 billion by 2100. Most of a 2.3bn increase by 2050 will be in less developed regions.
Nine things you need to know by 9am: New bid to tackle hospital waiting lists, still no progress in the US debt crisis, and bad news if you think you’ve just won a Jaguar…
# population - Thursday 30 June, 2011
A round-up of the day’s big, news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
The CSO has released the preliminary findings of April’s census – and they show Ireland’s population is edging towards five million.
A Boundary Commission is set to redraw constituency lines and lead to a reduction in the number of TDs in the next Dail. But how many should we lose – if any at all?