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County Kildare (CSO Area Code CTY 06)

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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 1,956 1,869 3,825
1 1,945 1,868 3,813
2 1,952 1,862 3,814
3 2,004 1,904 3,908
4 1,809 1,745 3,554
5 1,746 1,701 3,447
6 1,806 1,705 3,511
7 1,818 1,732 3,550
8 1,796 1,708 3,504
9 1,776 1,552 3,328
10 1,715 1,567 3,282
11 1,591 1,469 3,060
12 1,604 1,514 3,118
13 1,504 1,435 2,939
14 1,520 1,395 2,915
15 1,395 1,289 2,684
16 1,378 1,277 2,655
17 1,308 1,234 2,542
18 1,391 1,317 2,708
19 1,304 1,325 2,629
20-24 6,290 6,756 13,046
25-29 7,668 8,576 16,244
30-34 9,276 9,574 18,850
35-39 9,309 9,489 18,798
40-44 8,412 8,152 16,564
45-49 7,121 7,168 14,289
50-54 6,042 6,031 12,073
55-59 5,138 5,184 10,322
60-64 4,349 4,335 8,684
65-69 3,267 3,069 6,336
70-74 1,933 2,054 3,987
75-79 1,267 1,503 2,770
80-84 767 1,103 1,870
85+ 501 1,192 1,693
Total 104,658 105,654 210,312
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 58,773 55,178
Married 40,521 40,376
Separated 2,238 2,992
Divorced 1,547 2,130
Widowed 1,579 4,978
Total 104,658 105,654
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 175,435 182,259
UK 10,760 3,982
Poland 6,749 7,194
Lithuania 1,474 1,558
Other EU 27 4,699 4,615
Rest of World 9,681 7,213
Not stated 0 1,977
Total 208,798 208,798
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 177,232
White Irish Traveller 874
Other White 19,060
Black or Black Irish 3,836
Asian or Asian Irish 3,345
Other 1,956
Not stated 2,495
Total 208,798
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 190,020
Elsewhere in County 8,657
Elsewhere in Ireland 4,385
Outside Ireland 1,927
Total 204,989
Population by religion
Catholic 180,303
Other stated religion 16,687
No religion 10,873
Not stated 2,449
Total 210,312
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 7,024
French 2,613
Lithuanian 1,375
Other 14,000
Total 25,012
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 11,557
Well 8,067
Not well 3,822
Not at all 730
Not stated 836
Total 25,012
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 83,526
No 112,261
Not stated 3,073
Total 198,860
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 26,810
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 1,806
Outside education system, Daily 1,885
Outside education system, Weekly 4,539
Outside education system, Less often 27,578
Outside education system, Never 20,282
Outside education system, Not stated 626
Total 83,526
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 963 404 559
Weekly 395 185 210
Less often 288 138 150
Never 160 76 84
Total 1,806 803 1,003
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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 19,928 39,856 4,968
3 persons 13,103 39,309 15,677
4 persons 13,366 53,464 27,675
5 persons 6,624 33,120 20,170
6 or more persons 2,627 16,696 11,551
Total 55,648 182,445 80,041
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 14,960
1 child 8,252 7,245 0 15,497
2 children 8,564 4,326 2,107 14,997
3 children 3,782 1,258 2,229 7,269
4 children 974 271 964 2,209
5 or more children 226 43 447 716
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 17,754 3,780 264
All children aged over fifteen 9,305 3,010 828
Other 4,737 925 85
Total number of family units 31,796 7,715 1,177
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 35,514 5,920 397
All children aged over fifteen 15,507 4,355 1,116
Other 14,295 2,705 232
Total number of family units 65,316 12,980 1,745
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 14,307 56,228
5-9 years 7,430 29,852
10-14 years 5,808 23,019
15-19 years 4,813 17,826
20+ years 8,330 25,600
Total 40,688 152,525
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 6,644 13,288
Empty nest 5,295 10,590
Retired 3,021 6,042
Pre-school 7,416 23,805
Early school 7,415 28,874
Pre-Adolescent 6,967 28,704
Adolescent 6,526 26,832
Adult 12,364 44,310
Total 55,648 182,445
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 21,719
1 10,310
2 16,739
3 11,873
4 or more 11,713
Total 72,354
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 12,586 12,586
Husband and wife 9,919 19,838
Cohabiting couple 3,469 6,938
Husband, wife and children 26,676 109,676
Cohabiting couple and children 2,969 11,114
Father and children 974 2,421
Mother and children 6,417 17,591
Couple and others 1,034 3,518
Couple, children and others 1,551 7,900
Father, children and others 141 536
Mother, children and others 607 2,260
Two or more family units 929 5,062
Non-family households and relations 1,225 2,934
Two or more non-related persons 2,266 6,148
Total 70,763 208,522
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 12,586 12,586
2 persons 19,460 38,920
3 persons 13,654 40,962
4 persons 14,167 56,668
5 persons 7,439 37,195
6 persons 2,516 15,096
7 persons 628 4,396
8 or more persons 313 2,699
Total 70,763 208,522
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 63,332 193,039
Flat/Apartment 6,045 11,884
Bed-sit 83 141
Caravan/Mobile Home 259 518
Not stated 1,044 2,940
Total 70,763 208,522
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 3,034 7,399
1919 to 1945 2,482 5,920
1946 to 1960 2,976 7,484
1961 to 1970 3,633 9,246
1971 to 1980 9,816 27,247
1981 to 1990 8,080 24,812
1991 to 2000 14,661 49,155
2001 to 2005 13,855 42,882
2006 or later 8,821 24,670
Not stated 3,146 9,189
Total 70,504 208,004
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 32,476 107,645
Owner occupied no mortgage 19,514 48,661
Rented from Private Landlord 12,178 33,758
Rented from Local Authority 3,801 11,787
Rented from Voluntary Body 655 1,787
Occupied free of rent 950 1,984
Not stated 930 2,382
Total 70,504 208,004
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 580 971
2 rooms 2,621 5,029
3 rooms 6,231 15,502
4 rooms 6,252 15,043
5 rooms 17,515 48,073
6 rooms 11,803 35,473
7 rooms 10,354 34,619
8 or more rooms 12,584 46,546
Not stated 2,564 6,748
Total 70,504 208,004
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 616
Oil 31,728
Natural Gas 26,786
Electricity 4,086
Coal (including anthracite) 1,331
Peat (including turf) 3,867
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 299
Wood (including wood pellets) 639
Other 356
Not stated 796
Total 70,504
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 59,292
Group scheme with local authority source 4,123
Group scheme with private source 633
Other private source 4,345
None 72
Not stated 2,039
Total 70,504
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 51,243
Individual septic tank 13,348
Other individual treatment 3,000
Other 447
No sewerage facility 52
Not stated 2,414
Total 70,504
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 70,777
Unoccupied 8,017
Total 78,794
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 119
Number of persons 3,337
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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 45,995 39,592 85,587
Looking for first regular job 760 611 1,371
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 10,909 6,359 17,268
Student 8,919 9,090 18,009
Looking after home/family 666 14,821 15,487
Retired 7,782 6,857 14,639
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 2,962 3,019 5,981
Other 123 279 402
Total 78,116 80,628 158,744
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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 8,546 7,047 15,593
Managerial and technical 30,360 33,681 64,041
Non-manual 14,748 23,449 38,197
Skilled manual 20,781 11,459 32,240
Semi-skilled 11,299 9,259 20,558
Unskilled 4,001 2,950 6,951
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 14,923 17,809 32,732
Total 104,658 105,654 210,312
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 12,609 40,317
B Higher professional 4,389 13,648
C Lower professional 8,114 23,520
D Non-manual 13,502 38,395
E Manual skilled 6,997 21,576
F Semi-skilled 5,729 17,138
G Unskilled 2,126 6,053
H Own account workers 3,790 12,394
I Farmers 1,885 5,494
J Agricultural workers 623 1,581
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 10,999 28,406
Total 70,763 208,522
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 3,796 3,245 7,041
15 3,147 2,292 5,439
16 5,865 4,628 10,493
17 5,713 6,359 12,072
18 7,993 8,868 16,861
19 2,485 3,351 5,836
20 2,693 3,052 5,745
21 and over 13,827 14,681 28,508
Not stated 19,167 20,429 39,596
Total 64,686 66,905 131,591
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 8,919 9,090 18,009
Other 4,511 4,633 9,144
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 1,083 4,188 5,271
Arts 1,067 1,336 2,403
Humanities 882 1,371 2,253
Social sciences, Business and Law 7,529 12,771 20,300
Science, Mathematics and Computing 3,548 2,879 6,427
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 13,060 1,175 14,235
Agriculture and Veterinary 2,200 598 2,798
Health and Welfare 1,148 7,317 8,465
Services 2,619 4,027 6,646
Other subjects 67 108 175
Not Stated (including unknown) 31,483 31,135 62,618
Total 64,686 66,905 131,591
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 986 769 1,755
Primary Education 7,107 6,672 13,779
Lower Secondary 11,142 9,598 20,740
Upper Secondary 12,581 15,289 27,870
Technical or Vocational qualification 5,682 6,628 12,310
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 5,890 2,513 8,403
Higher Certificate 3,175 3,691 6,866
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 4,854 5,800 10,654
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 5,733 6,987 12,720
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 4,429 5,865 10,294
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 542 378 920
Not stated 2,565 2,715 5,280
Total 64,686 66,905 131,591
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 19,304
Bicycle 1,941
Bus, minibus or coach 11,489
Train, DART or LUAS 5,449
Motorcycle or scooter 481
Car driver 58,387
Car passenger 25,155
Van 5,457
Other 4,066
Not stated 3,442
Total 135,171
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 7,695
06:30-07:00 10,722
07:01-07:30 12,969
07:31-08:00 18,670
08:01-08:30 26,369
08:31-09:00 30,815
09:01-09:30 10,760
After 09:30 9,746
Not stated 4,082
Total 131,828
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 40,710
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 36,675
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 22,435
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 10,063
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 11,996
1 1/2 hours and over 3,439
Not stated 6,510
Total 131,828
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 2,871
15-24 2,128
25-44 5,683
45-64 7,066
65+ 6,621
Total 24,369
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 1,248 1,870
15-28 361 657
29-42 204 305
43+ 510 1,013
Not stated 378 504
Total 2,701 4,349
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 67,073 67,103 134,176
Good 27,893 28,105 55,998
Fair 6,503 7,290 13,793
Bad 1,111 1,163 2,274
Very bad 210 245 455
Not stated 1,868 1,748 3,616
Total 104,658 105,654 210,312
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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 6,116 3,108 9,224
Professional Occupations 7,132 9,317 16,449
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 8,198 4,795 12,993
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 2,214 9,481 11,695
Skilled Trades Occupations 13,475 1,220 14,695
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 949 5,409 6,358
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 2,317 4,729 7,046
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 6,679 1,007 7,686
Elementary Occupations 5,441 3,247 8,688
Not stated 4,383 3,638 8,021
Total 56,904 45,951 102,855
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,534 632
Building and construction 4,215 496
Manufacturing industries 7,523 3,065
Commerce and trade 11,779 11,291
Transport and communications 5,411 1,699
Public administration 3,922 2,732
Professional services 5,313 13,898
Other 5,298 5,779
Total 45,995 39,592
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 7,871
One motor car 26,579
Two motor cars 29,245
Three motor cars 5,112
Four or more motor cars 1,697
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 56,099
No 13,117
Not stated 1,288
Total 70,504
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 50,093
Other 5,562
No 13,480
Not stated 1,369
Total 70,504
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