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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 3,530 3,436 6,966
1 3,333 3,107 6,440
2 3,087 2,942 6,029
3 2,831 2,811 5,642
4 2,608 2,565 5,173
5 2,498 2,418 4,916
6 2,602 2,416 5,018
7 2,507 2,383 4,890
8 2,606 2,350 4,956
9 2,415 2,491 4,906
10 2,556 2,367 4,923
11 2,530 2,399 4,929
12 2,695 2,474 5,169
13 2,568 2,511 5,079
14 2,584 2,409 4,993
15 2,524 2,522 5,046
16 2,522 2,417 4,939
17 2,573 2,708 5,281
18 3,132 3,192 6,324
19 3,623 4,001 7,624
20-24 22,670 24,736 47,406
25-29 30,573 31,838 62,411
30-34 28,727 28,162 56,889
35-39 21,460 20,323 41,783
40-44 17,663 17,344 35,007
45-49 15,886 16,401 32,287
50-54 14,206 14,709 28,915
55-59 12,108 12,558 24,666
60-64 11,060 11,455 22,515
65-69 8,687 9,772 18,459
70-74 7,305 9,128 16,433
75-79 5,677 8,116 13,793
80-84 3,624 6,288 9,912
85+ 2,333 5,560 7,893
Total 257,303 270,309 527,612
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 160,329 159,870
Married 79,097 77,743
Separated 6,721 7,992
Divorced 5,043 5,999
Widowed 6,113 18,705
Total 257,303 270,309
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 403,596 412,645
UK 22,535 7,962
Poland 12,724 13,438
Lithuania 3,034 3,210
Other EU 27 26,222 26,404
Rest of World 43,233 37,024
Not stated 0 10,661
Total 511,344 511,344
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 400,749
White Irish Traveller 1,923
Other White 57,748
Black or Black Irish 6,647
Asian or Asian Irish 21,521
Other 7,716
Not stated 15,040
Total 511,344
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 443,134
Elsewhere in County 39,508
Elsewhere in Ireland 7,969
Outside Ireland 13,800
Total 504,411
Population by religion
Catholic 396,515
Other stated religion 55,348
No religion 58,218
Not stated 17,531
Total 527,612
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 12,467
French 8,832
Lithuanian 2,453
Other 59,484
Total 83,236
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 41,853
Well 28,018
Not well 9,396
Not at all 1,422
Not stated 2,547
Total 83,236
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 162,879
No 326,811
Not stated 18,487
Total 508,177
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 38,967
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 3,122
Outside education system, Daily 4,651
Outside education system, Weekly 9,675
Outside education system, Less often 61,046
Outside education system, Never 43,742
Outside education system, Not stated 1,676
Total 162,879
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 1,846 758 1,088
Weekly 549 226 323
Less often 407 185 222
Never 320 166 154
Total 3,122 1,335 1,787
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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 60,975 121,950 17,176
3 persons 27,872 83,616 36,113
4 persons 20,260 81,040 43,535
5 persons 9,139 45,695 28,379
6 or more persons 3,624 23,057 16,238
Total 121,870 355,358 141,441
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 43,799
1 child 17,500 19,307 0 36,807
2 children 12,203 9,165 4,118 25,486
3 children 4,549 2,727 3,916 11,192
4 children 1,065 572 1,740 3,377
5 or more children 261 139 809 1,209
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 23,323 11,526 729
All children aged fifteen or over 17,951 11,329 2,630
Other 6,974 3,406 203
Total number of family units 48,248 26,261 3,562
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 42,420 17,777 1,004
All children aged fifteen or over 29,301 16,026 3,521
Other 20,859 9,989 544
Total number of children 92,580 43,792 5,069
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 23,365 83,686
5-9 years 12,036 45,168
10-14 years 10,760 40,197
15-19 years 9,735 34,383
20+ years 22,175 64,326
Total 78,071 267,760
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 23,019 46,038
Empty nest 10,171 20,342
Retired 10,609 21,218
Pre-school 14,011 41,759
Early school 10,487 37,096
Pre-Adolescent 11,080 41,247
Adolescent 11,934 45,377
Adult 30,559 102,281
Total 121,870 355,358
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 91,817
1 25,538
2 31,271
3 22,632
4 or more 29,431
Total 200,689
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 63,795 63,795
Husband and wife 24,605 49,210
Cohabiting couple 13,865 27,730
Husband, wife and children 38,775 153,570
Cohabiting couple and children 4,965 18,595
Father and children 2,763 6,750
Mother and children 20,335 55,634
Couple and others 3,787 12,975
Couple, children and others 3,001 15,151
Father, children and others 456 1,650
Mother, children and others 2,612 9,693
Two or more family units 3,296 17,695
Non-family households and relations 7,740 18,964
Two or more non-related persons 18,013 48,247
Total 208,008 499,659
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 63,795 63,795
2 persons 66,684 133,368
3 persons 34,557 103,671
4 persons 24,979 99,916
5 persons 11,855 59,275
6 persons 4,358 26,148
7 persons 1,161 8,127
8 or more persons 619 5,359
Total 208,008 499,659
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 133,014 353,935
Flat/Apartment 65,497 127,515
Bed-sit 3,697 4,741
Caravan/Mobile Home 161 402
Not stated 5,639 13,066
Total 208,008 499,659
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 28,825 62,803
1919 to 1945 28,428 67,457
1946 to 1960 33,029 82,833
1961 to 1970 18,747 47,665
1971 to 1980 17,717 47,446
1981 to 1990 13,733 33,478
1991 to 2000 19,657 47,146
2001 to 2005 16,981 39,515
2006 or later 13,863 30,836
Not stated 16,867 40,078
Total 207,847 499,257
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 53,054 153,364
Owner occupied no mortgage 54,498 114,778
Rented from Private Landlord 66,613 149,766
Rented from Local Authority 23,949 61,687
Rented from Voluntary Body 2,728 5,780
Occupied free of rent 2,419 4,382
Not stated 4,586 9,500
Total 207,847 499,257
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 11,575 15,964
2 rooms 24,591 44,569
3 rooms 31,092 66,736
4 rooms 33,078 73,784
5 rooms 40,111 107,724
6 rooms 30,637 83,767
7 rooms 14,278 43,719
8 or more rooms 11,581 39,610
Not stated 10,904 23,384
Total 207,847 499,257
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 4,486
Oil 14,442
Natural Gas 133,753
Electricity 47,236
Coal (including anthracite) 1,437
Peat (including turf) 164
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 299
Wood (including wood pellets) 208
Other 741
Not stated 5,081
Total 207,847
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 189,663
Group scheme with local authority source 8,982
Group scheme with private source 427
Other private source 241
None 84
Not stated 8,450
Total 207,847
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 194,333
Individual septic tank 1,591
Other individual treatment 266
Other 861
No sewerage facility 252
Not stated 10,544
Total 207,847
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 209,920
Unoccupied 31,758
Total 241,678
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 708
Number of persons 28,728
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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 114,741 112,688 227,429
Looking for first regular job 2,920 2,166 5,086
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 29,966 16,647 46,613
Student 27,577 28,800 56,377
Looking after home/family 1,730 29,864 31,594
Retired 28,076 30,399 58,475
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 9,407 9,835 19,242
Other 1,936 831 2,767
Total 216,353 231,230 447,583
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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 24,438 21,020 45,458
Managerial and technical 62,903 70,591 133,494
Non-manual 32,329 54,121 86,450
Skilled manual 42,898 24,411 67,309
Semi-skilled 27,368 24,355 51,723
Unskilled 10,661 11,572 22,233
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 56,706 64,239 120,945
Total 257,303 270,309 527,612
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 28,849 72,327
B Higher professional 17,558 42,631
C Lower professional 25,019 57,841
D Non-manual 42,325 100,572
E Manual skilled 16,298 41,835
F Semi-skilled 16,396 40,931
G Unskilled 9,499 23,368
H Own account workers 7,505 21,474
I Farmers 123 266
J Agricultural workers 170 351
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 44,266 98,063
Total 208,008 499,659
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 16,580 20,070 36,650
15 9,683 9,083 18,766
16 14,031 12,765 26,796
17 10,887 13,324 24,211
18 16,433 18,138 34,571
19 5,049 6,319 11,368
20 4,921 5,749 10,670
21 and over 46,778 49,356 96,134
Not stated 48,284 51,769 100,053
Total 172,646 186,573 359,219
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 27,577 28,800 56,377
Other 16,130 15,857 31,987
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 2,426 8,367 10,793
Arts 5,386 5,576 10,962
Humanities 4,266 6,164 10,430
Social sciences, Business and Law 27,108 36,314 63,422
Science, Mathematics and Computing 12,005 7,314 19,319
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 22,997 3,342 26,339
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,064 548 1,612
Health and Welfare 4,265 17,036 21,301
Services 5,502 7,575 13,077
Other subjects 180 253 433
Not Stated (including unknown) 87,447 94,084 181,531
Total 172,646 186,573 359,219
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 2,324 2,311 4,635
Primary Education 25,579 31,238 56,817
Lower Secondary 25,315 25,525 50,840
Upper Secondary 27,298 31,608 58,906
Technical or Vocational qualification 12,049 12,307 24,356
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 9,200 4,613 13,813
Higher Certificate 6,077 6,652 12,729
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 11,828 13,329 25,157
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 20,034 22,207 42,241
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 18,522 22,849 41,371
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 2,655 1,981 4,636
Not stated 11,765 11,953 23,718
Total 172,646 186,573 359,219
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 89,197
Bicycle 23,265
Bus, minibus or coach 55,601
Train, DART or LUAS 18,175
Motorcycle or scooter 1,944
Car driver 82,619
Car passenger 25,987
Van 5,231
Other 5,306
Not stated 13,352
Total 320,677
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 14,063
06:30-07:00 18,569
07:01-07:30 26,695
07:31-08:00 45,423
08:01-08:30 74,647
08:31-09:00 68,718
09:01-09:30 19,031
After 09:30 33,342
Not stated 15,295
Total 315,783
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 70,817
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 111,254
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 72,640
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 21,058
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 14,707
1 1/2 hours and over 3,232
Not stated 22,075
Total 315,783
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 4,805
15-24 5,932
25-44 17,154
45-64 22,215
65+ 28,504
Total 78,610
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 3,526 5,052
15-28 1,151 2,014
29-42 576 955
43+ 1,419 2,497
Not stated 1,292 1,594
Total 7,964 12,112
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 147,162 152,702 299,864
Good 72,522 77,180 149,702
Fair 21,749 25,247 46,996
Bad 4,166 4,506 8,672
Very bad 1,004 1,029 2,033
Not stated 10,700 9,645 20,345
Total 257,303 270,309 527,612
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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 12,200 7,737 19,937
Professional Occupations 25,695 29,102 54,797
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 18,938 14,705 33,643
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 8,914 23,167 32,081
Skilled Trades Occupations 20,724 2,573 23,297
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 3,284 12,962 16,246
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 7,433 11,853 19,286
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 12,507 1,914 14,421
Elementary Occupations 17,351 12,186 29,537
Not stated 17,661 13,136 30,797
Total 144,707 129,335 274,042
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 249 94
Building and construction 5,740 654
Manufacturing industries 9,356 4,706
Commerce and trade 33,171 32,847
Transport and communications 19,436 7,939
Public administration 7,758 7,192
Professional services 17,327 39,080
Other 21,704 20,176
Total 114,741 112,688
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 79,300
One motor car 85,069
Two motor cars 36,255
Three motor cars 5,781
Four or more motor cars 1,442
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 147,636
No 53,232
Not stated 6,979
Total 207,847
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 137,669
Other 11,763
No 51,454
Not stated 6,961
Total 207,847
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