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CLOYNE CO. CORK


AGE/SEX

In April 2011 Cloyne had a population of 1,562, consisting of 777 males and 785 females.

The population of pre-school age (0-4) was 185, of primary school going age (5-12) was 193 and of secondary school going age (13-18) was 93. There were 111 persons aged 65 years and over. The number of persons aged 18 years or over was 1,097.

MARITAL STATUS

Of the 1,139 persons aged 15 years and over, 420 were single, 610 were married, 42 were separated, 25 were divorced and 42 were widowed.

LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

There were 577 private households in Cloyne in April 2011, of which 114  were single person households. Of the 446 families in the area, 136 were couples with no children. The average number of children per family was 1.3 compared with 1.4 nationally.

HOUSEHOLDS BY COMPOSITION

Cloyne
State
No. of households % breakdown % breakdown
One Person 114 19.8 23.7
Couple without children 123 21.3 18.9
Couple with children 221 38.3 34.9
Lone parent family 64 11.1 10.9
Other 55 9.5 11.6
Total 577 100.0 100.0

MIGRATION AND NATIONALITIES

91.7 per cent of the usually resident population aged over 1 lived at the same address one year before the census. A further 6.9 per cent lived elsewhere in the same county, 0.7 per cent lived elsewhere in the State while 0.6 per cent lived outside the State twelve months before the census on April 10, 2011.

Non-Irish nationals accounted for 13.8 per cent of the population of Cloyne compared with a national average figure of 12.0 per cent. Polish (66 persons) were the largest group, followed by UK nationals (48 persons).

LANGUAGES

601 persons could speak the Irish language and of these 196 spoke the language daily. 212 persons spoke a language other than Irish or English at home and of these 41 could not speak English well or at all. Polish was the most common foreign language spoken at home with 71 speakers.

RELIGION

There were 1,327 Roman Catholics in the area at census time. A further 112 were adherents of other stated religions (e.g. Church of Ireland, Islam, Presbyterian, Orthodox), while 104 persons indicated that they had no religion.


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THIS AREA: CLOYNE

LABOUR FORCE

There were 817 persons aged 15 years and over in the labour force and of these, 80.5 per cent  (658 persons) were at work. The unemployment rate for this area was 19.5 per cent compared with a national average rate of 19.0 per cent.

Of the 322 persons aged 15 years and over who were outside the labour force, 20.8 per cent were students, 34.2 per cent were looking after the home/family and 30.1 per cent were retired.

Of the 658 workers enumerated in Cloyne, 482 worked outside the area. The daytime working population (resident and non-resident) of Cloyne was 136 with commerce and trade being the largest industry.

EDUCATION

Of those aged 15 years and over whose full-time education had ceased, 12.2 per cent were educated to at most primary level only; a further 59.7 per cent attained second level while 28.2 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 76.3 per cent of all journeys. 10 persons commuted using public transport (bus or rail). The average journey time was 28 minutes and 32.3 per cent of workers faced a commuting time in excess of 30 minutes.

DISABILITY AND CARERS

198 persons had a disablity in April 2011, of whom 44, representing 22.2 per cent of the total, were aged 65 years and over.

45 persons (18 males and 27 females) provided regular unpaid personal help for a friend or family member with a long-term illness, health problem or disability. 11.1 per cent of these provided care for more than 6 hours per day.

HOUSING, INTERNET AND CARS

95.9 per cent of households lived in houses or bungalows while a further 4.1 per cent lived in apartments, flats or bedsits. 391 dwellings (67.8 per cent) were owner occupied while 179 dwellings (31.0 per cent) were rented. 54.9 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 2.7 compared with 2.7 nationally.

64.8 per cent of households had broadband connectivity compared with 63.8 per cent nationally. 48.4 per cent of households had two or more cars.

GENERAL HEALTH

In this area 1,404 persons stated they were in very good or good health, representing 89.9 per cent of total persons. This compares to 88.3 per cent of total persons nationally. 14 persons stated they were in bad or very bad health, representing 0.9 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 16
Building and construction 6
Manufacturing 6
Commerce and trade 45
Transport and communications 4
Public administration 5
Professional services 23
Other 31
Total 136

PERMANENT HOUSING STOCK
Dwelling Type This Area State
Occupied or Usually Occupied 5981,705,394
Of which
House or Bungalow 91.3% 84.7%
Flat, Apartment, Bedsit 3.9% 11.0%
Not Stated 4.8% 4.3%
Vacant 105289,451
Of which
Holiday Home 3.8% 20.5%
Other 96.2% 79.5%

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All census publications are available online at www.cso.ie/census

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