This documentation applies to the reporting period: <2007 onwards>
Last edited: 01/10/2009
CENTRAL STATISTICS OFFICE
Skehard Road, Cork
Every death occurring in Ireland must be registered with the General Register Office. The details of these death registrations are compiled into statistical reports by the Central Statistics Office, acting on behalf of the Department of Health and Children.
Statistics on deaths registered in Ireland have been collected and published since 1864.
They provide a comprehensive picture of the number of deaths, ages at death, and underlying causes of death of the population. They are crucial for demographic research, and for much of health research.
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