14th July, 2016
Census 2016 Preliminary Results.
The first results of the 2016 census were released today and show that the preliminary total of the population enumerated on Census Night, Sunday the 24th of April 2016, was 4,757,976 persons. The preliminary results, published just 12 weeks after census day, are based on a clerical summary of each enumeration area compiled by the 4,663 enumerators.
25th May, 2016
CSO calls on households to post back forms now.
Just over 1.7m census forms have now been collected by census enumerators across the country. As enumerators are now finishing collecting forms, all householders are asked to return their census form by post if it has not yet been collected.
13th May, 2016
Census form collection enters final phase.
The census enumerators are busy collecting forms and will continue to do so until May 23rd. Almost three weeks have passed now since census night and our enumerators have been putting in an enormous effort to collect the completed census forms.
9th May, 2016
Census form collection continuing – Just two weeks left.
The census enumerators are busy collecting forms and will continue to do so until May 23rd. In some cases they are finding it difficult to reach people, so if you have not heard from your enumerator or you have missed them when they called, please call them on the number they have left or LoCall 1850 2016 04.
29th April, 2016
Census form collection underway
What to do if you make a mistake on the form?
20th April, 2016
Census 2016 – Only four days to go
Census is an opportunity to make your mark on Ireland
15th April, 2016
Have you got your census form yet?
Every person in Ireland on Sunday, April 25th must make their mark on Census 2016.
12th April, 2016
Census Help available
The Central Statistics Office is today launching a helpdesk and app designed to give people help and support as they prepare to make their mark in Census 2016.
7th April, 2016
CSO calls on apartment managers to open doors for census enumerators
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is today calling on apartment management companies to provide census enumerators with access to apartment blocks. This follows feedback received from census enumerators that they are experiencing difficulties accessing apartment buildings.
4th April, 2016
Homeless people and Census 2016
Every person in Ireland must be included on a census form on Sunday, April 24th. Plans are in place to enumerate people who are homeless.
1st April, 2016
Making Census 2016 accessible.
Sunday, April 24th is Census night. There are a range of supports available to assist people in filling out their census form, such as aids for the visually impaired, help for people with hearing difficulties, assistance for literacy or language difficulties.
For further information visit census.ie/and-communities/accessibility/
23rd March, 2016
Launch of Census 2016 Field Campaign
Today, the Taoiseach, launched the field campaign for the 2016 Census of Population. Over the coming weeks 4663 Census Enumerators will call to deliver about 2 million Census Forms to every household throughout the country. Householders should keep the form in a safe place until Census Day 24th April and complete it on that night. Everyone in the household on that night should be included on the form.
16th March, 2016
Two million census forms printed and ready for Census night 24th April
Two million Census forms have been printed and distributed by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to field staff ahead of Census night on Sunday 24th April.
All of the forms were packed into crates in the CSO warehouse in Swords and have been delivered to the 430 Census Field Supervisors nationwide. The forms will now be distributed to the census enumerators and on 21th March 2016 the enumerators will begin calling to homes across Ireland delivering the forms. Each of these forms will then be collected by the same enumerator after Census night on 24th April 2016.
The Census forms were printed in Ireland and were printed in both Irish and English.
The 2016 Census takes place on Sunday 24th April 2016. Census enumerators will begin distributing census forms to households on 21th March.