CSO yearbook statistics show significant increase in Donegal’s population

first_img Previous articleCouncil says no threat to jobs as result of Irish Water takeoverNext articleJobs boost for west/northwest at Knock Airport and Sainsburys in Derry News Highland CSO yearbook statistics show significant increase in Donegal’s population Twitter Google+ The Central Statistics Office has released its Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2013 today.It provides detailed information on a range of topics including population, the labour force and statistics on housing.The figures show that at the last census, the population of Donegal stood at just over 161 thousand; this is an increase of 9.4% over 4 years and above the national population increase of 8.2%.In Donegal in 2012 there was 1,117 deaths recorded, this compares to a birth rate of 2,104.The county is made up of almost exactly 50% women and 50% men.The figures from the CSO also include details on car and computer ownership.In 2012 there were just over 2,000 new cars registered in Donegal, this a drop of half compared to 2003 and just a third of the peak figure recorded in 2007.Computer ownership figures, which pre-date the Rural Broadband scheme, show that of the 58 thousand households in Donegal in 2011, one third said they did not own a personal computer – 38 thousand had an internet or broadband connection, but 20 thousand homes had no internet access at all. WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Facebook News Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – October 31, 2013 Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more