New figures show the median age of homebuyers in 2019 was 38.

CSO data spanning 2010 to 2019 shows 62 percent of homes were purchased jointly.

For homes bought by one person, Boyle in Co. Roscommon had the joint lowest median price.

The median age of homebuyers in 2019 was 38, however, it rose to 42 for someone who bought on their own.

When broken down by Local Electoral Area, the lowest median age for joint buyers was in Tallaght South in South Dublin at 33 years old, while the highest median was Bantry-West Cork at 53.

The CSO says the stats show a clear 'regional variation of the housing market across the State'.

For homes bought jointly in 2019, Pembroke in Dublin City, was the area with the highest median price at 750-thousand euro, while Manorhamilton in Co. Leitrim, registered the lowest media price 104-thousand euro.

For homes bought by one person, Stillorgan in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in Dublin, had the highest median price at 587,500 euro while Carrick-On-Shannon in Co. Leitrim, and Boyle in Co. Roscommon, were the joint lowest at 85-thousand euro.

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