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County Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (CSO Area Code CTY 05)

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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 1,409 1,352 2,761
1 1,407 1,290 2,697
2 1,366 1,269 2,635
3 1,313 1,257 2,570
4 1,244 1,248 2,492
5 1,210 1,235 2,445
6 1,224 1,172 2,396
7 1,238 1,241 2,479
8 1,220 1,165 2,385
9 1,186 1,159 2,345
10 1,189 1,154 2,343
11 1,254 1,151 2,405
12 1,256 1,230 2,486
13 1,298 1,275 2,573
14 1,311 1,212 2,523
15 1,274 1,203 2,477
16 1,207 1,199 2,406
17 1,310 1,232 2,542
18 1,442 1,371 2,813
19 1,718 1,720 3,438
20-24 7,430 7,827 15,257
25-29 7,560 8,249 15,809
30-34 7,903 8,339 16,242
35-39 7,161 7,567 14,728
40-44 6,747 7,381 14,128
45-49 6,668 7,661 14,329
50-54 6,169 6,863 13,032
55-59 5,451 6,036 11,487
60-64 4,730 5,436 10,166
65-69 4,101 4,790 8,891
70-74 3,347 4,123 7,470
75-79 2,621 3,327 5,948
80-84 1,579 2,575 4,154
85+ 1,024 2,385 3,409
Total 98,567 107,694 206,261
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 53,656 55,119
Married 39,646 40,099
Separated 1,888 2,850
Divorced 1,436 2,425
Widowed 1,941 7,201
Total 98,567 107,694
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 167,677 177,458
UK 11,968 4,595
Poland 3,360 3,544
Lithuania 478 505
Other EU 27 6,122 5,799
Rest of World 12,991 8,735
Not stated 0 1,960
Total 202,596 202,596
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 172,798
White Irish Traveller 403
Other White 17,238
Black or Black Irish 1,373
Asian or Asian Irish 5,851
Other 2,278
Not stated 2,655
Total 202,596
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 180,442
Elsewhere in County 12,729
Elsewhere in Ireland 3,005
Outside Ireland 3,688
Total 199,864
Population by religion
Catholic 157,527
Other stated religion 24,640
No religion 20,970
Not stated 3,124
Total 206,261
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 3,438
French 3,919
Lithuanian 404
Other 16,395
Total 24,156
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 14,908
Well 6,216
Not well 1,911
Not at all 387
Not stated 734
Total 24,156
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 83,000
No 111,783
Not stated 3,385
Total 198,168
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 20,268
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 1,773
Outside education system, Daily 2,284
Outside education system, Weekly 4,977
Outside education system, Less often 29,636
Outside education system, Never 23,564
Outside education system, Not stated 498
Total 83,000
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 1,032 457 575
Weekly 329 145 184
Less often 257 119 138
Never 155 82 73
Total 1,773 803 970
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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 23,162 46,324 5,112
3 persons 11,500 34,500 13,743
4 persons 10,908 43,632 22,590
5 persons 5,778 28,890 17,563
6 or more persons 2,059 12,963 8,925
Total 53,407 166,309 67,933
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 18,050
1 child 6,070 8,299 0 14,369
2 children 5,914 4,732 1,731 12,377
3 children 2,737 1,562 2,024 6,323
4 children 622 279 880 1,781
5 or more children 131 39 337 507
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 12,641 2,636 197
All children aged over fifteen 10,121 3,960 830
Other 4,157 750 65
Total number of family units 26,919 7,346 1,092
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 25,065 3,918 304
All children aged over fifteen 17,103 5,550 1,118
Other 12,495 2,195 185
Total number of family units 54,663 11,663 1,607
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 9,818 37,921
5-9 years 5,400 22,126
10-14 years 5,228 21,359
15-19 years 4,886 18,507
20+ years 10,025 30,296
Total 35,357 130,209
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 6,726 13,452
Empty nest 4,949 9,898
Retired 6,375 12,750
Pre-school 5,630 18,187
Early school 4,938 19,250
Pre-Adolescent 4,906 19,965
Adolescent 5,542 22,522
Adult 14,341 50,285
Total 53,407 166,309
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 30,023
1 9,019
2 15,543
3 12,733
4 or more 11,940
Total 79,258
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 17,436 17,436
Husband and wife 12,659 25,318
Cohabiting couple 3,888 7,776
Husband, wife and children 23,598 95,843
Cohabiting couple and children 1,612 5,961
Father and children 920 2,292
Mother and children 6,091 16,067
Couple and others 1,020 3,418
Couple, children and others 1,281 6,622
Father, children and others 114 415
Mother, children and others 633 2,291
Two or more family units 784 4,176
Non-family households and relations 1,721 4,031
Two or more non-related persons 4,062 10,948
Total 75,819 202,594
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 17,436 17,436
2 persons 24,228 48,456
3 persons 13,014 39,042
4 persons 11,878 47,512
5 persons 6,464 32,320
6 persons 2,100 12,600
7 persons 485 3,395
8 or more persons 214 1,833
Total 75,819 202,594
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 59,803 170,911
Flat/Apartment 14,747 28,828
Bed-sit 136 198
Caravan/Mobile Home 33 85
Not stated 1,100 2,572
Total 75,819 202,594
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 4,985 12,757
1919 to 1945 5,034 13,462
1946 to 1960 10,837 29,359
1961 to 1970 10,853 29,550
1971 to 1980 10,654 29,679
1981 to 1990 8,919 24,407
1991 to 2000 7,947 23,077
2001 to 2005 6,854 16,866
2006 or later 6,027 13,681
Not stated 3,676 9,671
Total 75,786 202,509
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 26,305 85,207
Owner occupied no mortgage 27,261 60,685
Rented from Private Landlord 15,152 39,330
Rented from Local Authority 4,444 11,817
Rented from Voluntary Body 566 1,208
Occupied free of rent 997 1,952
Not stated 1,061 2,310
Total 75,786 202,509
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 806 1,239
2 rooms 3,894 7,006
3 rooms 7,827 16,378
4 rooms 8,338 17,407
5 rooms 13,271 34,375
6 rooms 12,099 32,443
7 rooms 11,198 33,670
8 or more rooms 15,889 54,277
Not stated 2,464 5,714
Total 75,786 202,509
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 775
Oil 10,869
Natural Gas 55,526
Electricity 6,633
Coal (including anthracite) 434
Peat (including turf) 63
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 113
Wood (including wood pellets) 134
Other 164
Not stated 1,075
Total 75,786
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 70,144
Group scheme with local authority source 3,132
Group scheme with private source 107
Other private source 289
None 7
Not stated 2,107
Total 75,786
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 71,381
Individual septic tank 1,480
Other individual treatment 223
Other 225
No sewerage facility 32
Not stated 2,445
Total 75,786
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 76,351
Unoccupied 9,545
Total 85,896
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 134
Number of persons 4,179
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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 45,360 42,130 87,490
Looking for first regular job 616 391 1,007
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 6,117 3,947 10,064
Student 12,173 12,308 24,481
Looking after home/family 505 14,982 15,487
Retired 12,645 13,077 25,722
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,939 2,215 4,154
Other 87 234 321
Total 79,442 89,284 168,726
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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 16,719 14,191 30,910
Managerial and technical 39,776 42,303 82,079
Non-manual 12,372 21,486 33,858
Skilled manual 10,656 6,734 17,390
Semi-skilled 5,798 4,782 10,580
Unskilled 1,718 1,726 3,444
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 11,528 16,472 28,000
Total 98,567 107,694 206,261
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 18,820 54,736
B Higher professional 10,407 29,586
C Lower professional 11,532 29,753
D Non-manual 13,495 33,174
E Manual skilled 3,251 9,105
F Semi-skilled 3,087 8,427
G Unskilled 1,346 3,550
H Own account workers 3,433 10,409
I Farmers 109 304
J Agricultural workers 56 124
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 10,283 23,426
Total 75,819 202,594
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 2,650 3,219 5,869
15 1,985 1,975 3,960
16 3,686 4,258 7,944
17 3,937 5,204 9,141
18 7,422 8,875 16,297
19 2,125 3,164 5,289
20 2,437 3,027 5,464
21 and over 24,823 25,069 49,892
Not stated 14,568 18,153 32,721
Total 63,633 72,944 136,577
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 12,173 12,308 24,481
Other 3,636 4,032 7,668
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 1,086 4,738 5,824
Arts 1,809 2,621 4,430
Humanities 1,899 3,117 5,016
Social sciences, Business and Law 17,048 18,675 35,723
Science, Mathematics and Computing 5,602 3,748 9,350
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 9,985 1,388 11,373
Agriculture and Veterinary 614 310 924
Health and Welfare 1,855 8,471 10,326
Services 1,906 3,070 4,976
Other subjects 54 97 151
Not Stated (including unknown) 21,775 26,709 48,484
Total 63,633 72,944 136,577
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 425 497 922
Primary Education 4,471 5,624 10,095
Lower Secondary 5,861 7,618 13,479
Upper Secondary 11,060 14,711 25,771
Technical or Vocational qualification 3,816 5,057 8,873
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 3,141 2,188 5,329
Higher Certificate 2,897 3,549 6,446
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 6,364 7,444 13,808
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 11,477 11,072 22,549
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 10,449 11,535 21,984
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 1,749 1,110 2,859
Not stated 1,923 2,539 4,462
Total 63,633 72,944 136,577
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 18,450
Bicycle 6,869
Bus, minibus or coach 13,908
Train, DART or LUAS 15,570
Motorcycle or scooter 935
Car driver 49,525
Car passenger 19,569
Van 2,225
Other 3,764
Not stated 2,654
Total 133,469
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 3,515
06:30-07:00 6,693
07:01-07:30 12,737
07:31-08:00 25,517
08:01-08:30 35,591
08:31-09:00 24,662
09:01-09:30 6,858
After 09:30 11,138
Not stated 3,196
Total 129,907
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 30,781
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 43,276
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 31,392
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 11,138
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 6,926
1 1/2 hours and over 1,087
Not stated 5,307
Total 129,907
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 1,913
15-24 2,135
25-44 4,386
45-64 6,291
65+ 10,398
Total 25,123
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 1,637 2,612
15-28 375 731
29-42 192 276
43+ 438 906
Not stated 320 443
Total 2,962 4,968
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 65,438 69,683 135,121
Good 24,491 27,167 51,658
Fair 5,759 7,477 13,236
Bad 889 1,174 2,063
Very bad 188 276 464
Not stated 1,802 1,917 3,719
Total 98,567 107,694 206,261
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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 8,596 4,165 12,761
Professional Occupations 13,037 13,552 26,589
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 8,924 6,616 15,540
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 3,057 8,833 11,890
Skilled Trades Occupations 6,110 798 6,908
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 909 4,140 5,049
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 2,667 3,432 6,099
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 2,379 269 2,648
Elementary Occupations 3,049 1,933 4,982
Not stated 2,749 2,339 5,088
Total 51,477 46,077 97,554
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 168 50
Building and construction 2,283 287
Manufacturing industries 3,954 1,889
Commerce and trade 17,644 14,315
Transport and communications 6,810 2,747
Public administration 2,484 2,105
Professional services 6,340 15,330
Other 5,677 5,407
Total 45,360 42,130
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 10,583
One motor car 31,457
Two motor cars 27,252
Three motor cars 5,128
Four or more motor cars 1,366
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 62,830
No 11,531
Not stated 1,425
Total 75,786
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 59,750
Other 3,313
No 11,276
Not stated 1,447
Total 75,786
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