Latest CSO Figures On Tipp



 The CSO has today published its latest figures, this time focusing on population distribution in Ireland.

According to the figures which are based on the Census of 2016, 37.3% of the population lived in rural areas in April 2016, putting almost two thirds of the population living in urban areas.

44% of the state’s total urban population lived in Dublin while 11% lived in Cork.

On a local level, the census found that in Co Tipperary, which has a total population of 159,553, the population make-up was different to national figures with 41.5% of Tipperary residents living in urban areas and 58.5% living in rural areas.

Clonmel was the most populous town in the county with 17,062 people.  Newport was the county’s fastest growing town, which experienced a 10.5% population growth between 2011 and 2016.