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KINSEALY-DRINAN CO. FINGAL


AGE/SEX

In April 2011 this area had a population of 5,814, consisting of 2,804 males and 3,010 females.

The population of pre-school age (0-4) was 733, of primary school going age (5-12) was 541 and of secondary school going age (13-18) was 322. There were 85 persons aged 65 years and over. The number of persons aged 18 years or over was 4,287.

MARITAL STATUS

Of the 4,430 persons aged 15 years and over, 2,125 were single, 1,982 were married, 130 were separated, 134 were divorced and 59 were widowed.

LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

There were 2,240 private households in this area in April 2011, of which 443  were single person households. Of the 1,656 families in the area, 546 were couples with no children. The average number of children per family was 1.1 compared with 1.4 nationally.

HOUSEHOLDS BY COMPOSITION

This Area
State
No. of households % breakdown % breakdown
One Person 443 19.8 23.7
Couple without children 490 21.9 18.9
Couple with children 753 33.6 34.9
Lone parent family 276 12.3 10.9
Other 278 12.4 11.6
Total 2,240 100.0 100.0

MIGRATION AND NATIONALITIES

90.2 per cent of the usually resident population aged over 1 lived at the same address one year before the census. A further 7.6 per cent lived elsewhere in the same county, 1.1 per cent lived elsewhere in the State while 1.1 per cent lived outside the State twelve months before the census on April 10, 2011.

Non-Irish nationals accounted for 19.6 per cent of the population of this area compared with a national average figure of 12.0 per cent. Polish (413 persons) were the largest group, followed by UK nationals (112 persons).

LANGUAGES

1,936 persons could speak the Irish language and of these 619 spoke the language daily. 1,164 persons spoke a language other than Irish or English at home and of these 218 could not speak English well or at all. Polish was the most common foreign language spoken at home with 393 speakers.

RELIGION

There were 4,652 Roman Catholics in the area at census time. A further 622 were adherents of other stated religions (e.g. Church of Ireland, Islam, Presbyterian, Orthodox), while 399 persons indicated that they had no religion.


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THIS AREA: KINSEALY-DRINAN

LABOUR FORCE

There were 3,653 persons aged 15 years and over in the labour force and of these, 87.1 per cent  (3,183 persons) were at work. The unemployment rate for this area was 12.9 per cent compared with a national average rate of 19.0 per cent.

Of the 777 persons aged 15 years and over who were outside the labour force, 44.9 per cent were students, 34.6 per cent were looking after the home/family and 9.0 per cent were retired.

Of the 3,183 workers enumerated in this area, 2,628 worked outside the area. The daytime working population (resident and non-resident) of this area was 253 with professional services being the largest industry.

EDUCATION

Of those aged 15 years and over whose full-time education had ceased, 5.0 per cent were educated to at most primary level only; a further 55.0 per cent attained second level while 40.0 per cent were educated to third level.

SOCIAL CLASS COMPARISON

TRAVEL TO WORK

The most popular means of travelling to work was by car (driver) with this mode accounting for 65.1 per cent of all journeys. 541 persons commuted using public transport (bus or rail). The average journey time was 31 minutes and 35.8 per cent of workers faced a commuting time in excess of 30 minutes.

DISABILITY AND CARERS

446 persons had a disablity in April 2011, of whom 33, representing 7.4 per cent of the total, were aged 65 years and over.

161 persons (55 males and 106 females) provided regular unpaid personal help for a friend or family member with a long-term illness, health problem or disability. 17.4 per cent of these provided care for more than 6 hours per day.

HOUSING, INTERNET AND CARS

70.2 per cent of households lived in houses or bungalows while a further 29.8 per cent lived in apartments, flats or bedsits. 1,576 dwellings (70.4 per cent) were owner occupied while 623 dwellings (27.8 per cent) were rented. 65.1 per cent of the dwellings in this area were built in the ten years before the census. The average number of persons per household was 2.6 compared with 2.7 nationally.

81.8 per cent of households had broadband connectivity compared with 63.8 per cent nationally. 43.9 per cent of households had two or more cars.

GENERAL HEALTH

In this area 5,364 persons stated they were in very good or good health, representing 92.3 per cent of total persons. This compares to 88.3 per cent of total persons nationally. 48 persons stated they were in bad or very bad health, representing 0.8 per cent of total persons in this area. Again this compares with 1.5 per cent of total persons nationally.

WORKERS BY INDUSTRY
Industry Daytime Working Population
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8
Building and construction 21
Manufacturing 46
Commerce and trade 58
Transport and communications 23
Public administration 1
Professional services 66
Other 30
Total 253

PERMANENT HOUSING STOCK
Dwelling Type This Area State
Occupied or Usually Occupied 2,2941,705,394
Of which
House or Bungalow 67.1% 84.7%
Flat, Apartment, Bedsit 28.5% 11.0%
Not Stated 4.4% 4.3%
Vacant 205289,451
Of which
Holiday Home 0.5% 20.5%
Other 99.5% 79.5%

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For further information contact: Census Enquiries - LoCall: 1890 236 787 Ph: 01 8951460 Email: census@cso.ie