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County Offaly (CSO Area Code CTY 12)

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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
0 629 612 1,241
1 627 618 1,245
2 660 648 1,308
3 657 578 1,235
4 629 581 1,210
5 599 570 1,169
6 611 555 1,166
7 615 586 1,201
8 598 600 1,198
9 596 600 1,196
10 584 541 1,125
11 615 556 1,171
12 583 571 1,154
13 617 594 1,211
14 580 545 1,125
15 566 527 1,093
16 559 521 1,080
17 558 463 1,021
18 485 454 939
19 432 389 821
20-24 2,263 2,206 4,469
25-29 2,570 2,804 5,374
30-34 2,872 3,020 5,892
35-39 2,982 2,917 5,899
40-44 2,790 2,761 5,551
45-49 2,619 2,623 5,242
50-54 2,443 2,251 4,694
55-59 2,082 1,999 4,081
60-64 1,829 1,838 3,667
65-69 1,447 1,423 2,870
70-74 1,060 1,105 2,165
75-79 814 913 1,727
80-84 506 677 1,183
85+ 353 611 964
Total 38,430 38,257 76,687
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 21,253 18,968
Married 14,941 14,813
Separated 909 1,149
Divorced 587 753
Widowed 740 2,574
Total 38,430 38,257
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 66,626 68,523
UK 3,748 1,566
Poland 1,738 1,865
Lithuania 980 1,036
Other EU 27 1,267 1,239
Rest of World 1,884 1,335
Not stated 0 679
Total 76,243 76,243
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 67,046
White Irish Traveller 1,025
Other White 5,795
Black or Black Irish 468
Asian or Asian Irish 757
Other 410
Not stated 742
Total 76,243
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 70,813
Elsewhere in County 2,623
Elsewhere in Ireland 1,118
Outside Ireland 453
Total 75,007
Population by religion
Catholic 69,400
Other stated religion 4,685
No religion 1,957
Not stated 645
Total 76,687
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,823
French 687
Lithuanian 865
Other 3,289
Total 6,664
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 2,622
Well 2,154
Not well 1,343
Not at all 293
Not stated 252
Total 6,664
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 28,178
No 43,663
Not stated 1,052
Total 72,893
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 9,286
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 484
Outside education system, Daily 414
Outside education system, Weekly 1,397
Outside education system, Less often 9,347
Outside education system, Never 6,966
Outside education system, Not stated 284
Total 28,178
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 182 76 106
Weekly 134 51 83
Less often 111 61 50
Never 57 26 31
Total 484 214 270
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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 7,494 14,988 2,013
3 persons 4,790 14,370 5,713
4 persons 4,438 17,752 9,211
5 persons 2,383 11,915 7,274
6 or more persons 1,205 7,713 5,359
Total 20,310 66,738 29,570
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 5,481
1 child 2,804 3,076 0 5,880
2 children 2,689 1,595 742 5,026
3 children 1,251 522 820 2,593
4 children 381 130 454 965
5 or more children 109 28 228 365
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 5,767 1,349 118
All children aged over fifteen 3,734 1,260 357
Other 1,876 331 37
Total number of family units 11,377 2,940 512
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 11,806 2,052 175
All children aged over fifteen 6,188 1,806 500
Other 5,904 1,026 113
Total number of family units 23,898 4,884 788
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 4,654 18,475
5-9 years 2,615 10,811
10-14 years 2,209 8,911
15-19 years 1,857 6,946
20+ years 3,494 10,633
Total 14,829 55,776
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 1,754 3,508
Empty nest 2,173 4,346
Retired 1,554 3,108
Pre-school 2,407 7,710
Early school 2,320 8,998
Pre-Adolescent 2,507 10,326
Adolescent 2,468 10,266
Adult 5,127 18,476
Total 20,310 66,738
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 7,054
1 3,514
2 5,445
3 4,362
4 or more 6,135
Total 26,510
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 5,792 5,792
Husband and wife 4,027 8,054
Cohabiting couple 935 1,870
Husband, wife and children 9,417 39,156
Cohabiting couple and children 1,162 4,384
Father and children 433 1,109
Mother and children 2,495 6,771
Couple and others 343 1,108
Couple, children and others 583 2,975
Father, children and others 58 215
Mother, children and others 220 790
Two or more family units 317 1,733
Non-family households and relations 575 1,302
Two or more non-related persons 393 1,015
Total 26,750 76,274
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 5,792 5,792
2 persons 7,294 14,588
3 persons 4,959 14,877
4 persons 4,637 18,548
5 persons 2,601 13,005
6 persons 1,023 6,138
7 persons 305 2,135
8 or more persons 139 1,191
Total 26,750 76,274
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 25,187 73,175
Flat/Apartment 937 1,591
Bed-sit 36 54
Caravan/Mobile Home 207 399
Not stated 383 1,055
Total 26,750 76,274
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 2,464 5,813
1919 to 1945 2,124 5,001
1946 to 1960 2,162 5,350
1961 to 1970 1,575 3,839
1971 to 1980 3,129 8,510
1981 to 1990 2,460 7,902
1991 to 2000 3,611 12,231
2001 to 2005 5,068 15,837
2006 or later 2,967 8,658
Not stated 983 2,734
Total 26,543 75,875
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 9,713 33,038
Owner occupied no mortgage 10,311 25,561
Rented from Private Landlord 3,614 9,346
Rented from Local Authority 1,882 5,557
Rented from Voluntary Body 242 688
Occupied free of rent 442 814
Not stated 339 871
Total 26,543 75,875
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 207 319
2 rooms 880 1,501
3 rooms 2,182 5,169
4 rooms 2,581 6,059
5 rooms 7,274 19,724
6 rooms 5,073 14,990
7 rooms 3,597 11,900
8 or more rooms 3,738 13,642
Not stated 1,011 2,571
Total 26,543 75,875
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 369
Oil 12,459
Natural Gas 2,056
Electricity 1,292
Coal (including anthracite) 415
Peat (including turf) 8,946
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 131
Wood (including wood pellets) 399
Other 250
Not stated 226
Total 26,543
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 17,227
Group scheme with local authority source 3,619
Group scheme with private source 1,679
Other private source 3,363
None 46
Not stated 609
Total 26,543
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 14,635
Individual septic tank 9,731
Other individual treatment 1,315
Other 124
No sewerage facility 38
Not stated 700
Total 26,543
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 26,630
Unoccupied 4,120
Total 30,750
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 45
Number of persons 1,064
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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 15,116 12,420 27,536
Looking for first regular job 333 275 608
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 5,013 2,692 7,705
Student 2,902 3,017 5,919
Looking after home/family 375 6,246 6,621
Retired 3,951 3,324 7,275
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,489 1,434 2,923
Other 51 94 145
Total 29,230 29,502 58,732
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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 2,080 1,691 3,771
Managerial and technical 8,444 9,790 18,234
Non-manual 5,058 7,971 13,029
Skilled manual 9,166 4,976 14,142
Semi-skilled 4,652 4,476 9,128
Unskilled 2,247 1,561 3,808
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 6,783 7,792 14,575
Total 38,430 38,257 76,687
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 3,072 9,671
B Higher professional 957 2,854
C Lower professional 2,367 6,640
D Non-manual 4,050 11,188
E Manual skilled 3,435 10,606
F Semi-skilled 2,599 7,558
G Unskilled 1,221 3,524
H Own account workers 1,393 4,370
I Farmers 2,024 6,077
J Agricultural workers 344 905
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 5,288 12,881
Total 26,750 76,274
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 2,540 1,906 4,446
15 1,693 1,219 2,912
16 2,923 2,109 5,032
17 2,379 2,502 4,881
18 3,124 3,562 6,686
19 842 1,181 2,023
20 803 994 1,797
21 and over 3,277 4,069 7,346
Not stated 7,323 7,388 14,711
Total 24,904 24,930 49,834
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 2,902 3,017 5,919
Other 1,424 1,555 2,979
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 355 1,343 1,698
Arts 198 312 510
Humanities 206 321 527
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,456 3,362 4,818
Science, Mathematics and Computing 577 787 1,364
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 4,500 300 4,800
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,706 260 1,966
Health and Welfare 374 2,797 3,171
Services 684 1,318 2,002
Other subjects 23 27 50
Not Stated (including unknown) 14,825 14,103 28,928
Total 24,904 24,930 49,834
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 479 432 911
Primary Education 4,410 3,633 8,043
Lower Secondary 5,539 4,458 9,997
Upper Secondary 4,734 5,780 10,514
Technical or Vocational qualification 2,225 2,378 4,603
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 2,358 945 3,303
Higher Certificate 822 1,294 2,116
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 1,216 1,755 2,971
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 1,145 1,805 2,950
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 804 1,362 2,166
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 60 56 116
Not stated 1,112 1,032 2,144
Total 24,904 24,930 49,834
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 5,421
Bicycle 531
Bus, minibus or coach 4,081
Train, DART or LUAS 372
Motorcycle or scooter 64
Car driver 18,391
Car passenger 9,870
Van 2,561
Other 2,241
Not stated 1,347
Total 44,879
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 2,384
06:30-07:00 2,557
07:01-07:30 3,169
07:31-08:00 5,826
08:01-08:30 7,167
08:31-09:00 10,881
09:01-09:30 6,704
After 09:30 2,705
Not stated 1,641
Total 43,034
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 18,327
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 10,924
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 5,734
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,780
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 2,221
1 1/2 hours and over 1,418
Not stated 2,630
Total 43,034
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 1,057
15-24 657
25-44 1,994
45-64 3,045
65+ 3,500
Total 10,253
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 606 788
15-28 192 333
29-42 98 178
43+ 259 618
Not stated 174 228
Total 1,329 2,145
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 22,787 22,350 45,137
Good 11,222 11,123 22,345
Fair 3,151 3,497 6,648
Bad 509 533 1,042
Very bad 113 122 235
Not stated 648 632 1,280
Total 38,430 38,257 76,687
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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 1,534 832 2,366
Professional Occupations 1,460 2,628 4,088
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 1,827 1,122 2,949
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 449 2,728 3,177
Skilled Trades Occupations 6,687 529 7,216
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 332 2,079 2,411
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 667 1,599 2,266
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 2,828 727 3,555
Elementary Occupations 2,186 1,285 3,471
Not stated 2,159 1,583 3,742
Total 20,129 15,112 35,241
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,991 276
Building and construction 1,438 103
Manufacturing industries 3,480 1,113
Commerce and trade 2,898 3,016
Transport and communications 1,014 311
Public administration 1,029 1,024
Professional services 1,414 4,464
Other 1,852 2,113
Total 15,116 12,420
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 3,743
One motor car 10,758
Two motor cars 9,577
Three motor cars 1,819
Four or more motor cars 646
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 18,041
No 8,012
Not stated 490
Total 26,543
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 14,171
Other 3,175
No 8,598
Not stated 599
Total 26,543
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