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County Carlow (CSO Area Code CTY 01)

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Theme 1: Sex, Age and Marital Status

Population aged 0-19 by sex and year of age, persons aged 20+ by sex and age group
Age Male Female Total
0 469 429 898
1 414 430 844
2 455 424 879
3 476 440 916
4 416 392 808
5 400 411 811
6 442 407 849
7 386 457 843
8 418 408 826
9 412 360 772
10 401 362 763
11 415 360 775
12 397 373 770
13 360 351 711
14 361 323 684
15 341 328 669
16 345 321 666
17 336 319 655
18 378 354 732
19 351 317 668
20-24 1,877 1,739 3,616
25-29 2,012 2,087 4,099
30-34 2,260 2,303 4,563
35-39 2,192 2,119 4,311
40-44 1,982 1,947 3,929
45-49 1,813 1,788 3,601
50-54 1,641 1,646 3,287
55-59 1,460 1,416 2,876
60-64 1,310 1,270 2,580
65-69 996 1,040 2,036
70-74 800 765 1,565
75-79 535 611 1,146
80-84 358 460 818
85+ 222 424 646
Total 27,431 27,181 54,612
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 15,430 13,728
Married 10,334 10,253
Separated 648 867
Divorced 483 611
Widowed 536 1,722
Total 27,431 27,181
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 46,374 47,487
UK 2,772 1,231
Poland 2,109 2,278
Lithuania 233 238
Other EU 27 1,179 1,147
Rest of World 1,518 1,103
Not stated 0 701
Total 54,185 54,185
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 46,586
White Irish Traveller 413
Other White 4,812
Black or Black Irish 487
Asian or Asian Irish 638
Other 404
Not stated 845
Total 54,185
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 49,770
Elsewhere in County 2,158
Elsewhere in Ireland 943
Outside Ireland 417
Total 53,288
Population by religion
Catholic 47,311
Other stated religion 4,324
No religion 2,164
Not stated 813
Total 54,612
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 2,262
French 536
Lithuanian 227
Other 2,746
Total 5,771
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 2,178
Well 2,016
Not well 1,116
Not at all 239
Not stated 222
Total 5,771
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 19,972
No 30,877
Not stated 1,142
Total 51,991
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 6,157
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 390
Outside education system, Daily 354
Outside education system, Weekly 1,060
Outside education system, Less often 6,862
Outside education system, Never 4,942
Outside education system, Not stated 207
Total 19,972
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 190 73 117
Weekly 108 46 62
Less often 57 31 26
Never 35 19 16
Total 390 169 221
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Theme 4: Families

Families, family members and children in families, by size of family
Size of family Number of families Number of persons in families Number of children in families
2 persons 5,407 10,814 1,480
3 persons 3,434 10,302 4,162
4 persons 3,179 12,716 6,612
5 persons 1,576 7,880 4,806
6 or more persons 685 4,330 2,996
Total 14,281 46,042 20,056
Family units with children by size and age of children
All children under 15 All children 15 or over Children both under and over 15 Total
No children 0 0 0 3,927
1 child 1,998 2,188 0 4,186
2 children 1,971 1,162 520 3,653
3 children 852 379 521 1,752
4 children 229 76 272 577
5 or more children 41 24 121 186
Family units with children by type of family and age of children
Couples with children Lone mothers with children Lone fathers with children
Number of families
All children aged under fifteen 4,000 1,013 78
All children aged over fifteen 2,630 936 263
Other 1,148 257 29
Total number of family units 7,778 2,206 370
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 7,950 1,567 109
All children aged over fifteen 4,392 1,342 345
Other 3,510 753 88
Total number of family units 15,852 3,662 542
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 3,287 12,826
5-9 years 1,823 7,273
10-14 years 1,415 5,551
15-19 years 1,290 4,759
20+ years 2,539 7,779
Total 10,354 38,188
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 1,336 2,672
Empty nest 1,509 3,018
Retired 1,082 2,164
Pre-school 1,698 5,386
Early school 1,697 6,446
Pre-Adolescent 1,696 6,885
Adolescent 1,673 6,784
Adult 3,590 12,687
Total 14,281 46,042
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 5,267
1 2,561
2 4,110
3 3,099
4 or more 3,912
Total 18,949
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 4,341 4,341
Husband and wife 2,792 5,584
Cohabiting couple 746 1,492
Husband, wife and children 6,412 26,197
Cohabiting couple and children 802 3,031
Father and children 310 769
Mother and children 1,864 5,047
Couple and others 272 922
Couple, children and others 440 2,271
Father, children and others 43 147
Mother, children and others 198 716
Two or more family units 199 1,075
Non-family households and relations 441 1,083
Two or more non-related persons 576 1,512
Total 19,436 54,187
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 4,341 4,341
2 persons 5,412 10,824
3 persons 3,621 10,863
4 persons 3,401 13,604
5 persons 1,759 8,795
6 persons 655 3,930
7 persons 176 1,232
8 or more persons 71 598
Total 19,436 54,187
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 18,051 51,436
Flat/Apartment 864 1,508
Bed-sit 40 88
Caravan/Mobile Home 71 108
Not stated 410 1,047
Total 19,436 54,187
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 2,038 4,940
1919 to 1945 1,274 3,060
1946 to 1960 1,263 3,150
1961 to 1970 1,091 2,566
1971 to 1980 2,152 5,780
1981 to 1990 1,877 5,706
1991 to 2000 3,029 9,380
2001 to 2005 3,367 10,442
2006 or later 2,267 6,476
Not stated 1,007 2,579
Total 19,365 54,079
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 6,669 21,941
Owner occupied no mortgage 7,015 17,147
Rented from Private Landlord 3,064 7,966
Rented from Local Authority 1,701 4,963
Rented from Voluntary Body 288 687
Occupied free of rent 295 567
Not stated 333 808
Total 19,365 54,079
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 140 231
2 rooms 611 1,023
3 rooms 1,608 3,799
4 rooms 1,805 4,147
5 rooms 5,349 14,346
6 rooms 3,453 9,991
7 rooms 2,586 8,202
8 or more rooms 2,927 10,191
Not stated 886 2,149
Total 19,365 54,079
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 326
Oil 11,147
Natural Gas 4,573
Electricity 796
Coal (including anthracite) 1,472
Peat (including turf) 124
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 106
Wood (including wood pellets) 400
Other 125
Not stated 296
Total 19,365
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 12,517
Group scheme with local authority source 1,051
Group scheme with private source 455
Other private source 4,702
None 51
Not stated 589
Total 19,365
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 11,415
Individual septic tank 6,260
Other individual treatment 825
Other 105
No sewerage facility 30
Not stated 730
Total 19,365
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 19,507
Unoccupied 3,658
Total 23,165
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 45
Number of persons 675
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Theme 8: Principal Status

Population aged 15 years and over by principal economic status and sex
Principal Economic Status Male Female Total
At work 10,596 8,906 19,502
Looking for first regular job 226 183 409
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 3,588 1,911 5,499
Student 2,440 2,426 4,866
Looking after home/family 229 4,174 4,403
Retired 2,785 2,383 5,168
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,239 1,156 2,395
Other 106 115 221
Total 21,209 21,254 42,463
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Theme 9: Social Class and Socio-Economic Group

Population by sex and social class
Social Class Male Female Total
Professional workers 1,677 1,336 3,013
Managerial and technical 6,153 6,865 13,018
Non-manual 3,326 5,364 8,690
Skilled manual 5,981 3,295 9,276
Semi-skilled 3,359 3,002 6,361
Unskilled 1,358 1,013 2,371
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 5,577 6,306 11,883
Total 27,431 27,181 54,612
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 2,401 7,365
B Higher professional 799 2,297
C Lower professional 1,731 4,710
D Non-manual 3,012 8,106
E Manual skilled 2,159 6,661
F Semi-skilled 1,748 5,057
G Unskilled 771 2,161
H Own account workers 978 3,106
I Farmers 1,193 3,493
J Agricultural workers 220 597
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 4,424 10,634
Total 19,436 54,187
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 1,581 1,061 2,642
15 985 691 1,676
16 1,804 1,342 3,146
17 1,355 1,385 2,740
18 1,984 2,208 4,192
19 720 929 1,649
20 688 691 1,379
21 and over 2,665 3,199 5,864
Not stated 5,841 6,101 11,942
Total 17,623 17,607 35,230
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 2,440 2,426 4,866
Other 1,146 1,221 2,367
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 269 1,047 1,316
Arts 213 267 480
Humanities 246 346 592
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,133 2,822 3,955
Science, Mathematics and Computing 528 531 1,059
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 3,223 220 3,443
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,196 209 1,405
Health and Welfare 252 1,977 2,229
Services 541 999 1,540
Other subjects 9 30 39
Not Stated (including unknown) 10,013 9,159 19,172
Total 17,623 17,607 35,230
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 391 293 684
Primary Education 2,820 2,244 5,064
Lower Secondary 3,737 2,926 6,663
Upper Secondary 3,089 3,628 6,717
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,570 1,949 3,519
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 1,679 743 2,422
Higher Certificate 709 976 1,685
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 898 1,204 2,102
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 994 1,382 2,376
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 621 1,133 1,754
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 72 58 130
Not stated 1,043 1,071 2,114
Total 17,623 17,607 35,230
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 4,862
Bicycle 311
Bus, minibus or coach 1,729
Train, DART or LUAS 227
Motorcycle or scooter 59
Car driver 13,250
Car passenger 6,975
Van 1,773
Other 1,541
Not stated 1,164
Total 31,891
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 1,587
06:30-07:00 1,776
07:01-07:30 2,148
07:31-08:00 3,854
08:01-08:30 5,305
08:31-09:00 8,050
09:01-09:30 4,475
After 09:30 2,099
Not stated 1,316
Total 30,610
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 12,812
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 8,305
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 3,650
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,263
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,620
1 1/2 hours and over 908
Not stated 2,052
Total 30,610
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 715
15-24 557
25-44 1,455
45-64 2,328
65+ 2,427
Total 7,482
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 388 537
15-28 123 223
29-42 55 80
43+ 151 296
Not stated 136 167
Total 853 1,303
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 16,079 15,694 31,773
Good 7,963 7,877 15,840
Fair 2,307 2,494 4,801
Bad 358 377 735
Very bad 65 67 132
Not stated 659 672 1,331
Total 27,431 27,181 54,612
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Theme 13: Occupation

Persons at work or unemployed by occupation and sex
Occupation Males Females Total
Managers, Directors and Senior Officials 1,170 624 1,794
Professional Occupations 1,175 1,908 3,083
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 1,305 878 2,183
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 298 1,784 2,082
Skilled Trades Occupations 4,305 378 4,683
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 200 1,427 1,627
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 573 1,264 1,837
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 1,938 352 2,290
Elementary Occupations 1,435 931 2,366
Not stated 1,785 1,271 3,056
Total 14,184 10,817 25,001
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,198 213
Building and construction 1,001 69
Manufacturing industries 1,975 494
Commerce and trade 2,386 2,607
Transport and communications 820 166
Public administration 549 519
Professional services 1,042 3,262
Other 1,625 1,576
Total 10,596 8,906
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,900
One motor car 7,909
Two motor cars 6,748
Three motor cars 1,300
Four or more motor cars 508
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 13,623
No 5,266
Not stated 476
Total 19,365
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 11,158
Other 2,106
No 5,612
Not stated 489
Total 19,365
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