Fastest-Growing Irish Counties and Cities

July 15, 2007 at 12:46 am Leave a comment

Counties Fingal and Meath have grown by over 20% in population since the last census. Dublin City has grown slightly, and now has over half a million people. And Limerick and Cork Cities are the only places where the population has dropped. Here are the ten fastest-growing Irish Counties and Cities: >>>

Fastest-Growing Irish Counties

  1. Fingal +22% (from 196,000 to 240,000)
  2. Meath +21% (from 134,000 to 163,000)
  3. Laois +14% (from 59,000 to 67,000)
  4. Kildare +14% (from 164,000 to 186,000)
  5. Cavan +13% (from 57,000 to 64,000)
  6. Wexford+13% (from 117,000 to 132,000)
  7. Leitrim +12% (from 26,000 to 29,000)
  8. Cork +11% (from 325,000 to 362,000)
  9. Offaly +11% (from 64,000 to 71,000)
  10. Galway +11% (from 143,000 to 159,000)

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Fastest-Growing Irish Cities

  1. Galway +10% (from 66,000 to 72,000)
  2. Waterford +3% (from 45,000 to 46,000)
  3. Dublin +2% (from 496,000 to 506,000)
  4. Limerick -3% (from 54,000 to 52,000)
  5. Cork -3% (from 123,000 to 119,000)
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