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County Louth (CSO Area Code CTY 10)

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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 1,057 991 2,048
1 1,042 1,032 2,074
2 1,131 1,066 2,197
3 998 1,021 2,019
4 1,092 981 2,073
5 977 960 1,937
6 971 931 1,902
7 951 919 1,870
8 923 944 1,867
9 1,039 892 1,931
10 937 913 1,850
11 866 930 1,796
12 898 884 1,782
13 850 872 1,722
14 831 763 1,594
15 806 752 1,558
16 764 777 1,541
17 787 744 1,531
18 760 753 1,513
19 767 671 1,438
20-24 3,869 3,993 7,862
25-29 4,357 4,673 9,030
30-34 4,864 5,122 9,986
35-39 4,907 5,036 9,943
40-44 4,694 4,629 9,323
45-49 4,188 4,060 8,248
50-54 3,493 3,551 7,044
55-59 3,202 3,018 6,220
60-64 2,747 2,774 5,521
65-69 2,207 2,281 4,488
70-74 1,626 1,738 3,364
75-79 1,125 1,346 2,471
80-84 644 1,058 1,702
85+ 393 1,059 1,452
Total 60,763 62,134 122,897
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 34,416 32,188
Married 22,552 22,646
Separated 1,545 2,067
Divorced 1,098 1,441
Widowed 1,152 3,792
Total 60,763 62,134
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 99,536 108,104
UK 10,959 2,018
Poland 1,736 1,880
Lithuania 1,628 1,747
Other EU 27 2,689 2,720
Rest of World 5,537 4,343
Not stated 0 1,273
Total 122,085 122,085
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 104,674
White Irish Traveller 663
Other White 8,612
Black or Black Irish 3,390
Asian or Asian Irish 1,892
Other 1,047
Not stated 1,807
Total 122,085
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 112,683
Elsewhere in County 4,820
Elsewhere in Ireland 1,487
Outside Ireland 1,050
Total 120,040
Population by religion
Catholic 106,845
Other stated religion 8,882
No religion 5,414
Not stated 1,756
Total 122,897
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,862
French 1,239
Lithuanian 1,532
Other 8,193
Total 12,826
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 6,213
Well 3,782
Not well 2,028
Not at all 384
Not stated 419
Total 12,826
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 42,106
No 72,206
Not stated 2,266
Total 116,578
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 14,246
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 826
Outside education system, Daily 761
Outside education system, Weekly 2,167
Outside education system, Less often 13,349
Outside education system, Never 10,341
Outside education system, Not stated 416
Total 42,106
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 396 151 245
Weekly 177 78 99
Less often 159 81 78
Never 94 43 51
Total 826 353 473
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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 12,278 24,556 3,792
3 persons 7,663 22,989 9,423
4 persons 7,202 28,808 15,133
5 persons 3,702 18,510 11,349
6 or more persons 1,566 9,900 6,856
Total 32,411 104,763 46,553
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 8,486
1 child 4,769 4,926 0 9,695
2 children 4,466 2,487 1,280 8,233
3 children 2,079 830 1,279 4,188
4 children 565 187 621 1,373
5 or more children 118 43 275 436
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 9,016 2,804 177
All children aged over fifteen 5,609 2,260 604
Other 2,688 715 52
Total number of family units 17,313 5,779 833
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 18,169 4,385 260
All children aged over fifteen 9,321 3,223 814
Other 8,122 2,111 148
Total number of family units 35,612 9,719 1,222
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 7,942 30,883
5-9 years 4,113 16,159
10-14 years 3,397 13,309
15-19 years 2,824 10,421
20+ years 5,649 17,019
Total 23,925 87,791
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 3,018 6,036
Empty nest 3,044 6,088
Retired 2,424 4,848
Pre-school 4,025 12,499
Early school 3,987 15,135
Pre-Adolescent 3,985 16,193
Adolescent 3,752 15,115
Adult 8,176 28,849
Total 32,411 104,763
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 12,121
1 6,115
2 9,229
3 7,082
4 or more 8,425
Total 42,972
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 10,070 10,070
Husband and wife 6,066 12,132
Cohabiting couple 1,671 3,342
Husband, wife and children 14,453 59,464
Cohabiting couple and children 1,741 6,561
Father and children 694 1,734
Mother and children 4,779 13,101
Couple and others 464 1,553
Couple, children and others 756 3,788
Father, children and others 93 326
Mother, children and others 457 1,684
Two or more family units 611 3,271
Non-family households and relations 969 2,218
Two or more non-related persons 1,148 3,095
Total 43,972 122,339
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 10,070 10,070
2 persons 12,166 24,332
3 persons 7,977 23,931
4 persons 7,617 30,468
5 persons 4,122 20,610
6 persons 1,482 8,892
7 persons 374 2,618
8 or more persons 164 1,418
Total 43,972 122,339
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 40,661 115,676
Flat/Apartment 2,374 4,436
Bed-sit 47 70
Caravan/Mobile Home 75 124
Not stated 815 2,033
Total 43,972 122,339
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 3,339 7,453
1919 to 1945 3,288 7,397
1946 to 1960 3,147 7,566
1961 to 1970 3,391 8,393
1971 to 1980 6,159 16,752
1981 to 1990 3,920 11,970
1991 to 2000 6,671 21,590
2001 to 2005 7,776 23,691
2006 or later 4,272 12,309
Not stated 1,934 5,094
Total 43,897 122,215
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 17,662 57,840
Owner occupied no mortgage 14,014 32,678
Rented from Private Landlord 6,524 16,568
Rented from Local Authority 3,826 10,739
Rented from Voluntary Body 571 1,549
Occupied free of rent 617 1,287
Not stated 683 1,554
Total 43,897 122,215
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 299 416
2 rooms 1,387 2,460
3 rooms 3,589 8,845
4 rooms 4,452 9,728
5 rooms 12,017 31,389
6 rooms 7,531 21,333
7 rooms 5,751 18,338
8 or more rooms 6,934 25,036
Not stated 1,937 4,670
Total 43,897 122,215
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 439
Oil 21,214
Natural Gas 17,280
Electricity 1,476
Coal (including anthracite) 2,019
Peat (including turf) 62
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 255
Wood (including wood pellets) 366
Other 166
Not stated 620
Total 43,897
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 34,260
Group scheme with local authority source 2,465
Group scheme with private source 861
Other private source 5,053
None 56
Not stated 1,202
Total 43,897
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 30,680
Individual septic tank 9,648
Other individual treatment 1,825
Other 160
No sewerage facility 33
Not stated 1,551
Total 43,897
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 44,060
Unoccupied 7,126
Total 51,186
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 71
Number of persons 1,523
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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 23,150 21,082 44,232
Looking for first regular job 620 447 1,067
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 8,232 4,493 12,725
Student 5,013 5,130 10,143
Looking after home/family 465 8,643 9,108
Retired 6,100 5,699 11,799
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 2,523 2,406 4,929
Other 97 135 232
Total 46,200 48,035 94,235
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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 3,980 3,282 7,262
Managerial and technical 14,640 16,299 30,939
Non-manual 8,470 13,767 22,237
Skilled manual 13,213 7,618 20,831
Semi-skilled 7,561 7,203 14,764
Unskilled 2,860 2,194 5,054
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 10,039 11,771 21,810
Total 60,763 62,134 122,897
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 6,039 18,346
B Higher professional 2,107 6,375
C Lower professional 4,356 11,934
D Non-manual 8,218 22,244
E Manual skilled 4,893 14,338
F Semi-skilled 4,626 12,980
G Unskilled 1,921 5,077
H Own account workers 2,303 7,480
I Farmers 1,072 3,219
J Agricultural workers 218 604
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 8,219 19,742
Total 43,972 122,339
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 3,736 3,829 7,565
15 2,751 2,282 5,033
16 4,702 3,752 8,454
17 3,454 3,555 7,009
18 4,572 4,938 9,510
19 1,372 1,869 3,241
20 1,406 1,702 3,108
21 and over 6,493 7,466 13,959
Not stated 10,247 10,813 21,060
Total 38,733 40,206 78,939
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 5,013 5,130 10,143
Other 2,454 2,699 5,153
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 648 2,219 2,867
Arts 600 707 1,307
Humanities 386 611 997
Social sciences, Business and Law 3,202 5,865 9,067
Science, Mathematics and Computing 1,529 1,241 2,770
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 7,182 639 7,821
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,068 229 1,297
Health and Welfare 754 4,487 5,241
Services 1,395 2,296 3,691
Other subjects 22 29 51
Not Stated (including unknown) 21,947 21,883 43,830
Total 38,733 40,206 78,939
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 807 589 1,396
Primary Education 6,159 6,602 12,761
Lower Secondary 8,245 7,067 15,312
Upper Secondary 7,225 8,123 15,348
Technical or Vocational qualification 3,119 3,837 6,956
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 3,166 1,342 4,508
Higher Certificate 1,627 2,050 3,677
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 2,310 2,938 5,248
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 2,484 3,323 5,807
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 1,804 2,507 4,311
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 172 119 291
Not stated 1,615 1,709 3,324
Total 38,733 40,206 78,939
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 11,712
Bicycle 1,114
Bus, minibus or coach 7,067
Train, DART or LUAS 1,206
Motorcycle or scooter 132
Car driver 28,539
Car passenger 15,085
Van 3,133
Other 1,893
Not stated 2,167
Total 72,048
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 3,907
06:30-07:00 4,411
07:01-07:30 4,788
07:31-08:00 8,928
08:01-08:30 14,060
08:31-09:00 20,136
09:01-09:30 6,797
After 09:30 4,970
Not stated 2,563
Total 70,560
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 28,286
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 20,649
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 8,401
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 2,727
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 4,189
1 1/2 hours and over 2,236
Not stated 4,072
Total 70,560
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 1,336
15-24 1,072
25-44 3,305
45-64 4,905
65+ 5,314
Total 15,932
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 848 1,290
15-28 289 519
29-42 123 212
43+ 366 702
Not stated 286 313
Total 1,912 3,036
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 36,691 37,107 73,798
Good 16,847 17,291 34,138
Fair 5,017 5,515 10,532
Bad 815 881 1,696
Very bad 172 192 364
Not stated 1,221 1,148 2,369
Total 60,763 62,134 122,897
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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 2,781 1,489 4,270
Professional Occupations 3,224 4,580 7,804
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 3,545 2,016 5,561
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 986 4,572 5,558
Skilled Trades Occupations 7,911 723 8,634
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 716 3,480 4,196
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 1,587 3,326 4,913
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 4,018 848 4,866
Elementary Occupations 3,477 2,052 5,529
Not stated 3,137 2,489 5,626
Total 31,382 25,575 56,957
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,156 108
Building and construction 1,947 166
Manufacturing industries 4,021 1,457
Commerce and trade 5,706 5,963
Transport and communications 2,649 766
Public administration 1,511 1,187
Professional services 2,860 7,904
Other 3,300 3,531
Total 23,150 21,082
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 8,625
One motor car 18,314
Two motor cars 13,875
Three motor cars 2,331
Four or more motor cars 752
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 31,523
No 11,373
Not stated 1,001
Total 43,897
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 27,689
Other 3,263
No 11,915
Not stated 1,030
Total 43,897
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