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Welcome to the Housing Data Hub

Average Rent € Q1 2020
Median Sale Price € July 2020
Qualified for social housing support 2019
New Dwellings completed Q2 2020
Social Housing Delivery: NAMA

The Data Hub provides access to housing data on a range of issues to give an overview of housing in Ireland. These key indicators give an insight into the housing market as it changes over time.  The data comes from a wide range of sources, including Census data, Housing Agency data and data from other government sources. The key indicators in the Data Hub are included in the themes of: Supply, Affordability, Demand, Need, Prices

Key statistics from 2016 Census


Total population 4,761,865: an increase of 3.8%


Average household size is 2.75, an increase from 2.73 in 2011

Housing Stock

2,003,645 houses and apartments

  • 1,697,665 were occupied by persons usually resident
  • 9,788 were occupied by guests or visitors
  • 50,732 dwellings unoccupied by residents temporarily absent
  • 62,148 vacant holiday homes
  • 183,312 vacant houses and apartments