1/5 people in Ireland are u15
1/4 (259,953) children live in Co Dub
1/3 (83,213) Dub children u15 live within DCC
1/5 (17,510) live in Inner City Dub
≈1/2 (8330) live in North Inner City &
1.6m² per child zoned for public playspace
1 A3 sheet of space per child in North Docks
ONE in every FOUR Irish children under 15 live in Dublin
17,510 children under 15 live in Inner City Dublin
8,330 (47%) Children under 15 live in North Inner City Dublin
1 in 12 of Ireland's playgrounds are in the DCC Borough
28 of 60 playgrounds are in the public realm or 3 small football pitches
There is a distinct spatial inequality of playspace in Inner City Dublin
Despite the 773% increase in Irish local authority playspaces from 2003...there's this:
2 in 3 Irish children spend more time indoors than prisoners in maximum security prisons.
Irish children - & adults - spend more time in front of screens than outside.
Correction (fat finger error!) - this report was published in 2010

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