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County Leitrim (CSO Area Code CTY 28)

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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
0 232 240 472
1 248 247 495
2 235 244 479
3 266 222 488
4 267 255 522
5 246 224 470
6 255 204 459
7 249 238 487
8 209 213 422
9 235 221 456
10 222 180 402
11 212 239 451
12 253 202 455
13 217 199 416
14 200 205 405
15 235 202 437
16 174 189 363
17 209 163 372
18 175 165 340
19 138 128 266
20-24 744 732 1,476
25-29 962 1,018 1,980
30-34 1,168 1,167 2,335
35-39 1,175 1,188 2,363
40-44 1,139 1,084 2,223
45-49 1,137 1,021 2,158
50-54 1,101 1,042 2,143
55-59 1,039 985 2,024
60-64 908 825 1,733
65-69 739 667 1,406
70-74 587 520 1,107
75-79 468 459 927
80-84 303 381 684
85+ 197 385 582
Total 16,144 15,654 31,798
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 8,806 7,267
Married 6,313 6,326
Separated 360 401
Divorced 291 314
Widowed 374 1,346
Total 16,144 15,654
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 25,617 27,349
UK 3,571 1,665
Poland 696 764
Lithuania 156 174
Other EU 27 568 557
Rest of World 848 543
Not stated 0 404
Total 31,456 31,456
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 26,994
White Irish Traveller 264
Other White 3,139
Black or Black Irish 87
Asian or Asian Irish 276
Other 223
Not stated 473
Total 31,456
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 29,220
Elsewhere in County 809
Elsewhere in Ireland 673
Outside Ireland 282
Total 30,984
Population by religion
Catholic 27,394
Other stated religion 2,293
No religion 1,696
Not stated 415
Total 31,798
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 757
French 337
Lithuanian 129
Other 1,274
Total 2,497
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,097
Well 817
Not well 370
Not at all 107
Not stated 106
Total 2,497
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 12,644
No 16,973
Not stated 735
Total 30,352
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 3,780
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 208
Outside education system, Daily 237
Outside education system, Weekly 717
Outside education system, Less often 4,438
Outside education system, Never 3,139
Outside education system, Not stated 125
Total 12,644
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 87 32 55
Weekly 54 23 31
Less often 37 18 19
Never 30 11 19
Total 208 84 124
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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 3,377 6,754 777
3 persons 1,701 5,103 2,003
4 persons 1,652 6,608 3,422
5 persons 916 4,580 2,776
6 or more persons 534 3,432 2,381
Total 8,180 26,477 11,359
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 2,600
1 child 986 1,190 0 2,176
2 children 1,024 570 242 1,836
3 children 501 216 289 1,006
4 children 150 52 188 390
5 or more children 54 16 102 172
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 2,251 417 47
All children aged fifteen or over 1,374 540 130
Other 713 98 10
Total number of family units 4,338 1,055 187
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 4,730 621 72
All children aged fifteen or over 2,342 754 171
Other 2,346 301 22
Total number of children 9,418 1,676 265
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,766 7,257
5-9 years 951 4,019
10-14 years 819 3,316
15-19 years 701 2,629
20+ years 1,343 4,056
Total 5,580 21,277
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 757 1,514
Empty nest 1,065 2,130
Retired 778 1,556
Pre-school 904 2,996
Early school 922 3,684
Pre-Adolescent 889 3,709
Adolescent 936 3,955
Adult 1,929 6,933
Total 8,180 26,477
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 3,168
1 1,318
2 2,189
3 1,818
4 or more 2,488
Total 10,981
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 3,755 3,755
Husband and wife 2,032 4,064
Cohabiting couple 438 876
Husband, wife and children 3,815 16,067
Cohabiting couple and children 351 1,323
Father and children 163 395
Mother and children 952 2,471
Couple and others 95 300
Couple, children and others 148 766
Father, children and others 20 67
Mother, children and others 67 249
Two or more family units 49 267
Non-family households and relations 251 557
Two or more non-related persons 172 399
Total 12,308 31,556
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 3,755 3,755
2 persons 3,505 7,010
3 persons 1,790 5,370
4 persons 1,722 6,888
5 persons 948 4,740
6 persons 404 2,424
7 persons 136 952
8 or more persons 48 417
Total 12,308 31,556
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 11,630 30,343
Flat/Apartment 419 654
Bed-sit 13 19
Caravan/Mobile Home 80 156
Not stated 166 384
Total 12,308 31,556
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 1,737 3,561
1919 to 1945 966 1,930
1946 to 1960 753 1,569
1961 to 1970 464 945
1971 to 1980 1,068 2,526
1981 to 1990 1,271 3,709
1991 to 2000 1,459 4,581
2001 to 2005 2,450 7,069
2006 or later 1,670 4,599
Not stated 390 911
Total 12,228 31,400
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,729 12,037
Owner occupied no mortgage 5,288 12,048
Rented from Private Landlord 1,732 4,087
Rented from Local Authority 927 2,170
Rented from Voluntary Body 96 215
Occupied free of rent 281 479
Not stated 175 364
Total 12,228 31,400
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 60 95
2 rooms 423 585
3 rooms 991 1,703
4 rooms 1,240 2,473
5 rooms 2,662 6,312
6 rooms 2,566 6,747
7 rooms 1,928 5,923
8 or more rooms 1,888 6,526
Not stated 470 1,036
Total 12,228 31,400
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 236
Oil 8,185
Natural Gas 177
Electricity 737
Coal (including anthracite) 1,203
Peat (including turf) 1,046
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 87
Wood (including wood pellets) 325
Other 96
Not stated 136
Total 12,228
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 6,405
Group scheme with local authority source 3,677
Group scheme with private source 818
Other private source 976
None 38
Not stated 314
Total 12,228
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 4,815
Individual septic tank 6,089
Other individual treatment 833
Other 83
No sewerage facility 60
Not stated 348
Total 12,228
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 12,331
Unoccupied 5,797
Total 18,128
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 26
Number of persons 505
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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 6,338 5,634 11,972
Looking for first regular job 127 80 207
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,978 862 2,840
Student 1,109 1,182 2,291
Looking after home/family 163 2,180 2,343
Retired 2,123 1,784 3,907
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 704 513 1,217
Other 56 86 142
Total 12,598 12,321 24,919
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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 981 761 1,742
Managerial and technical 3,839 4,500 8,339
Non-manual 2,508 3,540 6,048
Skilled manual 3,530 1,863 5,393
Semi-skilled 1,810 1,663 3,473
Unskilled 730 402 1,132
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,746 2,925 5,671
Total 16,144 15,654 31,798
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,388 3,944
B Higher professional 511 1,409
C Lower professional 1,323 3,356
D Non-manual 2,003 5,192
E Manual skilled 1,178 3,337
F Semi-skilled 957 2,604
G Unskilled 482 1,186
H Own account workers 761 2,174
I Farmers 1,423 3,537
J Agricultural workers 134 365
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,148 4,452
Total 12,308 31,556
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 1,234 742 1,976
15 709 453 1,162
16 1,301 939 2,240
17 956 894 1,850
18 1,316 1,450 2,766
19 402 538 940
20 440 490 930
21 and over 1,743 2,222 3,965
Not stated 2,832 2,861 5,693
Total 10,933 10,589 21,522
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,109 1,182 2,291
Other 556 550 1,106
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 176 646 822
Arts 162 198 360
Humanities 146 186 332
Social sciences, Business and Law 649 1,532 2,181
Science, Mathematics and Computing 344 431 775
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,925 110 2,035
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,001 113 1,114
Health and Welfare 189 1,359 1,548
Services 345 604 949
Other subjects 10 13 23
Not Stated (including unknown) 5,986 5,397 11,383
Total 10,933 10,589 21,522
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 204 149 353
Primary Education 2,031 1,400 3,431
Lower Secondary 2,221 1,611 3,832
Upper Secondary 1,910 2,201 4,111
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,002 1,066 2,068
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 863 412 1,275
Higher Certificate 466 598 1,064
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 669 865 1,534
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 611 923 1,534
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 404 778 1,182
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 37 39 76
Not stated 515 547 1,062
Total 10,933 10,589 21,522
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,680
Bicycle 100
Bus, minibus or coach 2,197
Train, DART or LUAS 79
Motorcycle or scooter 24
Car driver 8,115
Car passenger 3,226
Van 1,240
Other 1,073
Not stated 729
Total 18,463
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 477
06:30-07:00 694
07:01-07:30 1,267
07:31-08:00 2,213
08:01-08:30 2,866
08:31-09:00 4,503
09:01-09:30 3,364
After 09:30 1,322
Not stated 860
Total 17,566
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 6,856
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 4,810
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 2,701
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 800
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 671
1 1/2 hours and over 462
Not stated 1,266
Total 17,566
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 371
15-24 210
25-44 675
45-64 1,315
65+ 1,718
Total 4,289
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 273 332
15-28 111 134
29-42 50 75
43+ 96 190
Not stated 97 101
Total 627 832
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 9,131 9,000 18,131
Good 4,777 4,676 9,453
Fair 1,595 1,451 3,046
Bad 197 177 374
Very bad 42 33 75
Not stated 402 317 719
Total 16,144 15,654 31,798
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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 654 360 1,014
Professional Occupations 761 1,355 2,116
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 845 546 1,391
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 234 1,240 1,474
Skilled Trades Occupations 2,875 302 3,177
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 156 954 1,110
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 324 641 965
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 947 156 1,103
Elementary Occupations 797 506 1,303
Not stated 723 436 1,159
Total 8,316 6,496 14,812
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,093 101
Building and construction 610 33
Manufacturing industries 894 316
Commerce and trade 1,191 1,142
Transport and communications 420 109
Public administration 472 552
Professional services 750 2,409
Other 908 972
Total 6,338 5,634
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 1,635
One motor car 5,219
Two motor cars 4,423
Three motor cars 707
Four or more motor cars 244
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 7,903
No 4,086
Not stated 239
Total 12,228
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 6,298
Other 1,231
No 4,392
Not stated 307
Total 12,228
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