DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the MOS Paul Kehoe:
To ask the Taoiseach the date of the next census; and if he will make a statement on the matter. -Jerry Buttimer.
for WRITTEN ANSWER on Tuesday, 22nd January, 2013.
MOS Paul Kehoe:
Censuses of Population have traditionally been taken in Ireland every five years, meaning the next census is due in April 2016. The census is traditionally held on a Sunday in April, and the exact data will be chosen closer to the time.