Via the Central Bank comes the following statistics. I’ve taken the stats and put them in a graph, which I think helps us understand the extent of the mortgage arrears problem. The euro amount of arrears of 180 days or more has increased by 375% since September 2009, or from €306,730,000 to €1,461,816,000 in just… Read More »
House Completions (Number) by Month in Ireland 1975 – 2011 (a) House completions data series are based on the number of new dwellings connected by ESB Networks to the electricity supply and may not accord precisely with local authority boundaries. These represent the number of homes completed and available, and do not reflect any work-in… Read More »
I’ve graphed some of the Eurostat data mentioned here. Brian Lucey reckons this means that our deficit for 2010 as a whole (as oppose to the quarterly figure) will be around -20%. Have we turned a corner?
Readers may recall that back in September 2009 I blogged about Finance Minister calling a floor in the property market, and how unlikely that situation was. Mr Lenihan was appearing before the Finance committee in relation to NAMA. Here is the video: I also drew (very poorly) some graphs, arguing that the only way property… Read More »
The final quarter of the list of tax defaulters fined or penalised by Revenue during 2009 was published last week. As usual details for name, address and penalties incurred for each defaulter, along with some information on the individual’s occupation, were included. I’ve used that to extrapolate further information and form statistics which can be… Read More »
From CSO data, a graph of persons on the live register since 1967, by month, both sexes, all ages. From 2004, by Irish Nationals, and other nationalities.
One of our regular readers, Steve White, has taken the data we collated on political donations and used a visualisation tool to display it. The box below proportions donations to political parties (not including donations directly to politicians) by donor industry. To change the way the information is shown you can move the “Description of… Read More »
[Cross posted from my own blog] New figures were released today, and they are not pretty. I’ve tabulated all new car sales on file from the CSO, that is since 1965: Here is the large version of that image. New car sales are now hovering around what they were at least 15 years ago. I’ve… Read More »