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County Roscommon (CSO Area Code CTY 30)

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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
0 491 440 931
1 454 488 942
2 520 429 949
3 457 447 904
4 455 461 916
5 469 475 944
6 434 454 888
7 469 438 907
8 443 442 885
9 488 421 909
10 443 464 907
11 444 426 870
12 459 453 912
13 414 450 864
14 417 435 852
15 460 388 848
16 419 423 842
17 398 408 806
18 347 342 689
19 323 273 596
20-24 1,744 1,578 3,322
25-29 2,004 2,058 4,062
30-34 2,305 2,251 4,556
35-39 2,294 2,282 4,576
40-44 2,399 2,186 4,585
45-49 2,251 2,126 4,377
50-54 2,167 2,071 4,238
55-59 2,112 1,949 4,061
60-64 1,781 1,750 3,531
65-69 1,503 1,354 2,857
70-74 1,115 1,029 2,144
75-79 863 946 1,809
80-84 618 802 1,420
85+ 393 773 1,166
Total 32,353 31,712 64,065
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 17,493 14,717
Married 12,926 12,852
Separated 722 780
Divorced 548 633
Widowed 664 2,730
Total 32,353 31,712
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 53,510 56,074
UK 5,621 2,790
Poland 1,260 1,365
Lithuania 336 353
Other EU 27 889 858
Rest of World 1,995 1,531
Not stated 0 640
Total 63,611 63,611
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 55,349
White Irish Traveller 396
Other White 5,429
Black or Black Irish 469
Asian or Asian Irish 610
Other 572
Not stated 786
Total 63,611
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 58,915
Elsewhere in County 1,739
Elsewhere in Ireland 1,539
Outside Ireland 494
Total 62,687
Population by religion
Catholic 57,641
Other stated religion 3,488
No religion 2,344
Not stated 592
Total 64,065
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,339
French 579
Lithuanian 319
Other 2,988
Total 5,225
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 2,222
Well 1,720
Not well 891
Not at all 174
Not stated 218
Total 5,225
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 26,875
No 33,359
Not stated 1,009
Total 61,243
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 7,679
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 391
Outside education system, Daily 427
Outside education system, Weekly 1,391
Outside education system, Less often 9,607
Outside education system, Never 7,147
Outside education system, Not stated 233
Total 26,875
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 159 52 107
Weekly 109 53 56
Less often 80 36 44
Never 43 17 26
Total 391 158 233
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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 6,661 13,322 1,612
3 persons 3,739 11,217 4,407
4 persons 3,470 13,880 7,189
5 persons 1,898 9,490 5,765
6 or more persons 971 6,197 4,284
Total 16,739 54,106 23,257
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 5,049
1 child 1,985 2,698 0 4,683
2 children 2,006 1,349 534 3,889
3 children 966 448 662 2,076
4 children 339 103 324 766
5 or more children 72 28 176 276
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 4,430 860 78
All children aged over fifteen 3,166 1,186 274
Other 1,465 189 42
Total number of family units 9,061 2,235 394
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 9,212 1,304 114
All children aged over fifteen 5,266 1,652 386
Other 4,626 581 116
Total number of family units 19,104 3,537 616
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 3,399 13,707
5-9 years 1,950 8,176
10-14 years 1,715 7,029
15-19 years 1,539 5,802
20+ years 3,087 9,294
Total 11,690 44,008
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 1,425 2,850
Empty nest 2,102 4,204
Retired 1,522 3,044
Pre-school 1,726 5,587
Early school 1,773 7,000
Pre-Adolescent 1,869 7,841
Adolescent 1,998 8,290
Adult 4,324 15,290
Total 16,739 54,106
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 6,188
1 2,717
2 4,502
3 3,808
4 or more 5,301
Total 22,516
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 6,257 6,257
Husband and wife 3,917 7,834
Cohabiting couple 795 1,590
Husband, wife and children 7,868 32,574
Cohabiting couple and children 704 2,663
Father and children 352 912
Mother and children 1,977 5,160
Couple and others 250 824
Couple, children and others 398 2,117
Father, children and others 27 98
Mother, children and others 145 523
Two or more family units 152 833
Non-family households and relations 501 1,107
Two or more non-related persons 329 819
Total 23,672 63,311
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 6,257 6,257
2 persons 6,746 13,492
3 persons 3,950 11,850
4 persons 3,538 14,152
5 persons 2,031 10,155
6 persons 811 4,866
7 persons 237 1,659
8 or more persons 102 880
Total 23,672 63,311
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 22,731 61,550
Flat/Apartment 548 911
Bed-sit 24 34
Caravan/Mobile Home 71 125
Not stated 298 691
Total 23,672 63,311
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 2,569 5,471
1919 to 1945 2,031 4,293
1946 to 1960 1,831 4,039
1961 to 1970 1,187 2,691
1971 to 1980 2,436 6,103
1981 to 1990 2,535 7,569
1991 to 2000 2,863 9,462
2001 to 2005 4,460 13,397
2006 or later 3,055 8,651
Not stated 634 1,510
Total 23,601 63,186
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 7,807 25,617
Owner occupied no mortgage 10,541 24,544
Rented from Private Landlord 3,077 7,819
Rented from Local Authority 1,340 3,565
Rented from Voluntary Body 87 186
Occupied free of rent 448 802
Not stated 301 653
Total 23,601 63,186
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 129 186
2 rooms 537 864
3 rooms 1,529 3,013
4 rooms 2,255 4,660
5 rooms 4,607 10,814
6 rooms 5,215 13,998
7 rooms 4,253 12,927
8 or more rooms 4,136 14,546
Not stated 940 2,178
Total 23,601 63,186
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 330
Oil 14,037
Natural Gas 872
Electricity 943
Coal (including anthracite) 1,018
Peat (including turf) 5,586
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 171
Wood (including wood pellets) 283
Other 144
Not stated 217
Total 23,601
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 14,949
Group scheme with local authority source 4,519
Group scheme with private source 1,443
Other private source 2,050
None 57
Not stated 583
Total 23,601
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 8,653
Individual septic tank 13,088
Other individual treatment 1,117
Other 92
No sewerage facility 61
Not stated 590
Total 23,601
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 23,710
Unoccupied 7,875
Total 31,585
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 46
Number of persons 1,411
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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 13,269 11,121 24,390
Looking for first regular job 273 174 447
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 3,747 1,662 5,409
Student 2,336 2,530 4,866
Looking after home/family 417 4,761 5,178
Retired 3,994 3,516 7,510
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,326 1,110 2,436
Other 134 115 249
Total 25,496 24,989 50,485
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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 2,064 1,697 3,761
Managerial and technical 7,661 9,120 16,781
Non-manual 5,177 7,288 12,465
Skilled manual 7,068 3,576 10,644
Semi-skilled 3,602 3,166 6,768
Unskilled 1,398 879 2,277
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 5,383 5,986 11,369
Total 32,353 31,712 64,065
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 2,791 8,429
B Higher professional 1,007 2,960
C Lower professional 2,395 6,347
D Non-manual 3,831 10,422
E Manual skilled 2,378 6,897
F Semi-skilled 1,891 5,276
G Unskilled 870 2,282
H Own account workers 1,396 4,203
I Farmers 2,750 7,057
J Agricultural workers 152 394
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 4,211 9,044
Total 23,672 63,311
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 2,435 1,376 3,811
15 1,381 892 2,273
16 2,553 1,792 4,345
17 1,867 1,934 3,801
18 3,020 3,428 6,448
19 867 1,081 1,948
20 784 877 1,661
21 and over 3,457 4,320 7,777
Not stated 5,701 5,776 11,477
Total 22,065 21,476 43,541
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 2,336 2,530 4,866
Other 1,095 983 2,078
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 381 1,333 1,714
Arts 182 290 472
Humanities 213 283 496
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,404 3,132 4,536
Science, Mathematics and Computing 685 800 1,485
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 3,827 240 4,067
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,992 248 2,240
Health and Welfare 400 2,859 3,259
Services 724 1,108 1,832
Other subjects 19 24 43
Not Stated (including unknown) 12,238 11,159 23,397
Total 22,065 21,476 43,541
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 419 300 719
Primary Education 3,985 2,818 6,803
Lower Secondary 4,569 3,309 7,878
Upper Secondary 4,483 5,203 9,686
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,806 2,019 3,825
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 1,719 808 2,527
Higher Certificate 893 1,131 2,024
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 1,206 1,658 2,864
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 1,263 1,866 3,129
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 791 1,374 2,165
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 77 63 140
Not stated 854 927 1,781
Total 22,065 21,476 43,541
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 2,923
Bicycle 293
Bus, minibus or coach 3,421
Train, DART or LUAS 185
Motorcycle or scooter 52
Car driver 16,823
Car passenger 8,198
Van 2,424
Other 2,170
Not stated 1,406
Total 37,895
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 1,228
06:30-07:00 1,599
07:01-07:30 2,308
07:31-08:00 4,538
08:01-08:30 6,026
08:31-09:00 9,152
09:01-09:30 7,090
After 09:30 2,548
Not stated 1,643
Total 36,132
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 14,400
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 10,367
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 4,966
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,453
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,448
1 1/2 hours and over 937
Not stated 2,561
Total 36,132
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 613
15-24 505
25-44 1,465
45-64 2,579
65+ 3,597
Total 8,759
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 518 688
15-28 206 266
29-42 91 167
43+ 254 504
Not stated 162 177
Total 1,231 1,802
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 18,469 18,360 36,829
Good 9,538 9,128 18,666
Fair 3,151 3,149 6,300
Bad 473 456 929
Very bad 102 107 209
Not stated 620 512 1,132
Total 32,353 31,712 64,065
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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 1,310 721 2,031
Professional Occupations 1,499 2,569 4,068
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 1,781 1,058 2,839
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 434 2,584 3,018
Skilled Trades Occupations 6,011 517 6,528
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 263 1,696 1,959
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 654 1,320 1,974
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 2,058 386 2,444
Elementary Occupations 1,508 1,005 2,513
Not stated 1,498 927 2,425
Total 17,016 12,783 29,799
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,235 170
Building and construction 1,262 81
Manufacturing industries 2,054 809
Commerce and trade 2,639 2,593
Transport and communications 946 340
Public administration 1,158 1,166
Professional services 1,302 4,350
Other 1,673 1,612
Total 13,269 11,121
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,950
One motor car 9,820
Two motor cars 8,736
Three motor cars 1,586
Four or more motor cars 509
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 15,696
No 7,468
Not stated 437
Total 23,601
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 12,599
Other 2,494
No 8,016
Not stated 492
Total 23,601
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