Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Ireland registers highest population growth in EU

BRUSSELS, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Ireland registered the highest population growth among European Union (EU) member states between 1997 and 2007, according to figures from a newly-published yearbook by the EU statistics office Eurostat.

The population of Ireland grew 18 percent in the 10-year period, compared with an EU average growth rate of 3.4 percent, according to Eurostat Yearbook 2008, which was unveiled Monday.


1 comment:

The Reviewer said...

And we have 500,000 Eastern European immigrants that didn't start coming here until 2004.