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County Longford (CSO Area Code CTY 09)

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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
0 345 289 634
1 321 317 638
2 324 329 653
3 345 322 667
4 329 320 649
5 302 323 625
6 314 282 596
7 313 279 592
8 333 304 637
9 327 297 624
10 306 283 589
11 288 268 556
12 307 254 561
13 264 253 517
14 261 246 507
15 285 270 555
16 250 244 494
17 258 241 499
18 212 220 432
19 203 188 391
20-24 1,071 1,086 2,157
25-29 1,285 1,433 2,718
30-34 1,493 1,492 2,985
35-39 1,497 1,383 2,880
40-44 1,399 1,408 2,807
45-49 1,285 1,195 2,480
50-54 1,190 1,154 2,344
55-59 1,183 1,089 2,272
60-64 1,074 984 2,058
65-69 804 829 1,633
70-74 593 534 1,127
75-79 469 488 957
80-84 240 388 628
85+ 179 359 538
Total 19,649 19,351 39,000
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 11,054 9,498
Married 7,380 7,338
Separated 484 654
Divorced 360 406
Widowed 371 1,455
Total 19,649 19,351
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 31,711 32,822
UK 2,574 1,155
Poland 1,535 1,628
Lithuania 458 487
Other EU 27 1,083 1,083
Rest of World 1,402 1,124
Not stated 0 464
Total 38,763 38,763
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 31,635
White Irish Traveller 743
Other White 4,232
Black or Black Irish 923
Asian or Asian Irish 381
Other 298
Not stated 551
Total 38,763
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 35,758
Elsewhere in County 1,452
Elsewhere in Ireland 581
Outside Ireland 342
Total 38,133
Population by religion
Catholic 34,313
Other stated religion 3,137
No religion 1,087
Not stated 463
Total 39,000
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,618
French 387
Lithuanian 401
Other 2,491
Total 4,897
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,794
Well 1,602
Not well 1,067
Not at all 245
Not stated 189
Total 4,897
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 14,388
No 21,982
Not stated 705
Total 37,075
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 4,628
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 261
Outside education system, Daily 217
Outside education system, Weekly 699
Outside education system, Less often 4,792
Outside education system, Never 3,621
Outside education system, Not stated 170
Total 14,388
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 116 40 76
Weekly 56 24 32
Less often 49 22 27
Never 40 23 17
Total 261 109 152
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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 3,944 7,888 1,063
3 persons 2,379 7,137 2,909
4 persons 2,042 8,168 4,320
5 persons 1,113 5,565 3,416
6 or more persons 683 4,395 3,064
Total 10,161 33,153 14,772
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 2,881
1 child 1,303 1,609 0 2,912
2 children 1,296 728 312 2,336
3 children 615 250 407 1,272
4 children 236 67 236 539
5 or more children 69 22 130 221
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 2,712 747 60
All children aged fifteen or over 1,762 737 177
Other 865 205 15
Total number of family units 5,339 1,689 252
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 5,668 1,284 96
All children aged fifteen or over 2,927 1,028 245
Other 2,845 635 44
Total number of children 11,440 2,947 385
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 2,384 9,663
5-9 years 1,243 5,111
10-14 years 977 3,979
15-19 years 887 3,288
20+ years 1,789 5,350
Total 7,280 27,391
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 945 1,890
Empty nest 1,136 2,272
Retired 800 1,600
Pre-school 1,166 3,706
Early school 1,195 4,703
Pre-Adolescent 1,158 4,870
Adolescent 1,245 5,246
Adult 2,516 8,866
Total 10,161 33,153
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 3,620
1 1,702
2 2,756
3 2,159
4 or more 3,176
Total 13,413
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 3,786 3,786
Husband and wife 2,179 4,358
Cohabiting couple 531 1,062
Husband, wife and children 4,559 19,129
Cohabiting couple and children 457 1,718
Father and children 222 562
Mother and children 1,501 4,179
Couple and others 122 394
Couple, children and others 273 1,407
Father, children and others 22 79
Mother, children and others 112 413
Two or more family units 91 490
Non-family households and relations 362 818
Two or more non-related persons 236 591
Total 14,453 38,986
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 3,786 3,786
2 persons 4,073 8,146
3 persons 2,465 7,395
4 persons 2,139 8,556
5 persons 1,203 6,015
6 persons 544 3,264
7 persons 166 1,162
8 or more persons 77 662
Total 14,453 38,986
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 13,610 37,226
Flat/Apartment 529 947
Bed-sit 15 23
Caravan/Mobile Home 43 83
Not stated 256 707
Total 14,453 38,986
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 1,466 3,245
1919 to 1945 879 1,914
1946 to 1960 849 1,886
1961 to 1970 729 1,722
1971 to 1980 1,743 4,462
1981 to 1990 1,383 4,096
1991 to 2000 1,825 5,717
2001 to 2005 2,770 8,196
2006 or later 2,176 6,091
Not stated 590 1,574
Total 14,410 38,903
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 4,209 14,031
Owner occupied no mortgage 5,299 12,357
Rented from Private Landlord 2,311 5,977
Rented from Local Authority 1,953 5,110
Rented from Voluntary Body 184 460
Occupied free of rent 244 427
Not stated 210 541
Total 14,410 38,903
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 90 121
2 rooms 467 783
3 rooms 1,397 3,096
4 rooms 1,501 3,418
5 rooms 3,231 7,918
6 rooms 2,570 7,088
7 rooms 2,265 7,003
8 or more rooms 2,268 8,026
Not stated 621 1,450
Total 14,410 38,903
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 241
Oil 8,405
Natural Gas 258
Electricity 1,306
Coal (including anthracite) 693
Peat (including turf) 2,747
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 154
Wood (including wood pellets) 296
Other 131
Not stated 179
Total 14,410
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 10,215
Group scheme with local authority source 1,893
Group scheme with private source 305
Other private source 1,536
None 30
Not stated 431
Total 14,410
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 6,304
Individual septic tank 6,538
Other individual treatment 893
Other 125
No sewerage facility 34
Not stated 516
Total 14,410
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 14,460
Unoccupied 4,363
Total 18,823
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 19
Number of persons 383
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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 7,533 6,338 13,871
Looking for first regular job 182 166 348
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 2,695 1,519 4,214
Student 1,413 1,450 2,863
Looking after home/family 185 2,802 2,987
Retired 2,108 1,911 4,019
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 806 720 1,526
Other 48 79 127
Total 14,970 14,985 29,955
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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 1,032 793 1,825
Managerial and technical 4,105 4,867 8,972
Non-manual 2,684 3,918 6,602
Skilled manual 4,534 2,450 6,984
Semi-skilled 2,429 2,181 4,610
Unskilled 933 570 1,503
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 3,932 4,572 8,504
Total 19,649 19,351 39,000
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,504 4,541
B Higher professional 472 1,364
C Lower professional 1,292 3,381
D Non-manual 2,191 5,795
E Manual skilled 1,711 4,991
F Semi-skilled 1,385 3,799
G Unskilled 568 1,434
H Own account workers 675 2,063
I Farmers 1,342 3,668
J Agricultural workers 132 323
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 3,181 7,627
Total 14,453 38,986
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 1,438 1,003 2,441
15 749 509 1,258
16 1,353 1,018 2,371
17 1,001 1,010 2,011
18 1,582 1,711 3,293
19 538 671 1,209
20 432 487 919
21 and over 1,765 2,198 3,963
Not stated 3,844 4,032 7,876
Total 12,702 12,639 25,341
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,413 1,450 2,863
Other 855 896 1,751
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 213 736 949
Arts 113 135 248
Humanities 197 184 381
Social sciences, Business and Law 684 1,665 2,349
Science, Mathematics and Computing 329 439 768
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 2,131 169 2,300
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,108 146 1,254
Health and Welfare 173 1,519 1,692
Services 327 672 999
Other subjects 8 12 20
Not Stated (including unknown) 7,419 6,962 14,381
Total 12,702 12,639 25,341
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 293 240 533
Primary Education 2,425 1,925 4,350
Lower Secondary 2,596 1,919 4,515
Upper Secondary 2,377 2,782 5,159
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,255 1,394 2,649
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 989 449 1,438
Higher Certificate 414 683 1,097
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 629 902 1,531
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 647 941 1,588
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 376 651 1,027
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 41 24 65
Not stated 660 729 1,389
Total 12,702 12,639 25,341
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 2,602
Bicycle 189
Bus, minibus or coach 2,165
Train, DART or LUAS 216
Motorcycle or scooter 20
Car driver 9,094
Car passenger 4,839
Van 1,210
Other 1,187
Not stated 874
Total 22,396
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 1,178
06:30-07:00 989
07:01-07:30 1,234
07:31-08:00 2,554
08:01-08:30 3,097
08:31-09:00 5,400
09:01-09:30 4,421
After 09:30 1,522
Not stated 1,018
Total 21,413
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 9,108
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 5,768
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 2,666
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 796
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 738
1 1/2 hours and over 721
Not stated 1,616
Total 21,413
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 460
15-24 348
25-44 1,029
45-64 1,709
65+ 1,858
Total 5,404
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 276 365
15-28 106 160
29-42 56 92
43+ 128 262
Not stated 107 136
Total 673 1,015
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 11,256 10,881 22,137
Good 5,762 5,805 11,567
Fair 1,887 1,918 3,805
Bad 266 292 558
Very bad 62 68 130
Not stated 416 387 803
Total 19,649 19,351 39,000
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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 742 416 1,158
Professional Occupations 760 1,309 2,069
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 844 545 1,389
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 229 1,337 1,566
Skilled Trades Occupations 3,362 284 3,646
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 152 1,154 1,306
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 379 861 1,240
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 1,548 328 1,876
Elementary Occupations 1,030 647 1,677
Not stated 1,182 976 2,158
Total 10,228 7,857 18,085
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,178 122
Building and construction 682 44
Manufacturing industries 1,576 548
Commerce and trade 1,383 1,540
Transport and communications 561 134
Public administration 498 532
Professional services 714 2,401
Other 941 1,017
Total 7,533 6,338
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,524
One motor car 6,288
Two motor cars 4,548
Three motor cars 789
Four or more motor cars 261
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 9,395
No 4,700
Not stated 315
Total 14,410
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 7,393
Other 1,554
No 5,090
Not stated 373
Total 14,410
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