Republic of Ireland reaches over 5 million population for the first time since 1851

The population of the Republic of Ireland increased by 7.6% in the six years between 2016 and 2022, according to the preliminary results of Census 2022.

This brought the numbers living in the State to 5,123,536 people on Census night on 3 April, according to the Central Statistics Office figures.

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