THE Central Statistics
Office (CSO) has outlined its schedule for release
of the official findings of Census 2016 including
the true state of Ireland's housing and homelessness
Details of the nation's vital statistics including
age profile; level of employment and religions will
be published on a phased basis on 15 dates in 2017.
These will include a summary of results on April 6,
2017 followed by a 'Housing in Ireland' profile on
The focus will be on 'Homeless Persons in Ireland'
on August 10 followed by information on Ireland's
commuters on August 31.
All the data collected from households on Census
Night, April 24, 2016 is currently being collated
and analysed by CSO number crunchers.
Preliminary results released this summer showed that
Ireland's population stood at 4,757,976 while there
are almost 260,000 vacant dwellings around the
country. The figures also showed that the population
of Dublin had grown to 1,345,402 while Donegal
suffered the biggest drop in population at 1.5%.
Some Census dates in 2017
Housing in Ireland: April 20
Population Distribution and Movements: May 11
An Age Profile of Ireland: July 6
Households and Families: July 27
Homeless Persons in Ireland: August 10
Commuting in Ireland: August 31
Migration and Diversity: September 21
Irish Travellers, Ethnicity and Religion: October 12
Health, Disability and Carers: November 2
Employment, Occupations and Industry, December 14