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County Monaghan (CSO Area Code CTY 34)

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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
0 488 496 984
1 491 481 972
2 513 523 1,036
3 542 467 1,009
4 469 459 928
5 473 448 921
6 456 440 896
7 432 420 852
8 459 386 845
9 426 391 817
10 422 409 831
11 433 407 840
12 448 425 873
13 476 387 863
14 440 383 823
15 414 422 836
16 455 406 861
17 428 416 844
18 388 378 766
19 337 321 658
20-24 1,765 1,788 3,553
25-29 2,185 2,226 4,411
30-34 2,418 2,319 4,737
35-39 2,338 2,181 4,519
40-44 2,144 2,071 4,215
45-49 2,013 2,034 4,047
50-54 1,869 1,848 3,717
55-59 1,738 1,591 3,329
60-64 1,556 1,484 3,040
65-69 1,206 1,125 2,331
70-74 842 905 1,747
75-79 691 777 1,468
80-84 401 592 993
85+ 285 636 921
Total 30,441 30,042 60,483
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 16,939 14,521
Married 11,859 11,868
Separated 634 748
Divorced 462 687
Widowed 547 2,218
Total 30,441 30,042
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 47,426 52,665
UK 6,543 1,073
Poland 989 1,083
Lithuania 2,302 2,398
Other EU 27 1,266 1,273
Rest of World 1,397 1,042
Not stated 0 389
Total 59,923 59,923
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 52,198
White Irish Traveller 249
Other White 5,847
Black or Black Irish 320
Asian or Asian Irish 433
Other 308
Not stated 568
Total 59,923
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 55,876
Elsewhere in County 1,753
Elsewhere in Ireland 658
Outside Ireland 656
Total 58,943
Population by religion
Catholic 52,440
Other stated religion 6,178
No religion 1,469
Not stated 396
Total 60,483
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,089
French 564
Lithuanian 2,196
Other 2,771
Total 6,620
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 2,035
Well 2,199
Not well 1,776
Not at all 334
Not stated 276
Total 6,620
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 22,268
No 34,547
Not stated 676
Total 57,491
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 7,676
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 503
Outside education system, Daily 420
Outside education system, Weekly 1,263
Outside education system, Less often 6,968
Outside education system, Never 5,231
Outside education system, Not stated 207
Total 22,268
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 301 125 176
Weekly 88 42 46
Less often 67 31 36
Never 47 27 20
Total 503 225 278
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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 5,603 11,206 1,579
3 persons 3,543 10,629 4,224
4 persons 3,326 13,304 6,911
5 persons 2,017 10,085 6,126
6 or more persons 1,101 7,100 4,935
Total 15,590 52,324 23,775
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 4,024
1 child 1,940 2,501 0 4,441
2 children 1,873 1,344 531 3,748
3 children 1,004 528 669 2,201
4 children 328 136 370 834
5 or more children 85 54 203 342
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 4,259 896 75
All children aged over fifteen 3,173 1,092 298
Other 1,503 237 33
Total number of family units 8,935 2,225 406
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 9,043 1,306 120
All children aged over fifteen 5,603 1,556 446
Other 4,910 688 103
Total number of family units 19,556 3,550 669
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 3,541 14,385
5-9 years 1,800 7,575
10-14 years 1,662 6,975
15-19 years 1,503 5,801
20+ years 3,060 9,540
Total 11,566 44,276
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 1,302 2,604
Empty nest 1,516 3,032
Retired 1,206 2,412
Pre-school 1,815 5,914
Early school 1,700 6,804
Pre-Adolescent 1,715 7,240
Adolescent 1,909 7,991
Adult 4,427 16,327
Total 15,590 52,324
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 5,719
1 2,635
2 4,208
3 3,465
4 or more 5,006
Total 21,033
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 5,048 5,048
Husband and wife 3,091 6,182
Cohabiting couple 575 1,150
Husband, wife and children 7,745 32,808
Cohabiting couple and children 637 2,437
Father and children 352 932
Mother and children 1,890 4,983
Couple and others 241 780
Couple, children and others 412 2,140
Father, children and others 32 126
Mother, children and others 156 606
Two or more family units 229 1,255
Non-family households and relations 561 1,283
Two or more non-related persons 295 743
Total 21,264 60,473
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 5,048 5,048
2 persons 5,602 11,204
3 persons 3,667 11,001
4 persons 3,461 13,844
5 persons 2,177 10,885
6 persons 908 5,448
7 persons 246 1,722
8 or more persons 155 1,321
Total 21,264 60,473
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 20,000 57,918
Flat/Apartment 904 1,658
Bed-sit 24 41
Caravan/Mobile Home 88 145
Not stated 248 711
Total 21,264 60,473
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 2,550 5,830
1919 to 1945 1,674 3,755
1946 to 1960 1,303 3,099
1961 to 1970 1,154 2,753
1971 to 1980 3,075 8,137
1981 to 1990 2,353 7,721
1991 to 2000 2,657 9,317
2001 to 2005 3,369 10,806
2006 or later 2,474 7,301
Not stated 567 1,609
Total 21,176 60,328
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 7,496 26,291
Owner occupied no mortgage 8,534 21,000
Rented from Private Landlord 2,831 7,496
Rented from Local Authority 1,508 3,902
Rented from Voluntary Body 139 282
Occupied free of rent 464 858
Not stated 204 499
Total 21,176 60,328
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 177 291
2 rooms 697 1,139
3 rooms 1,511 3,200
4 rooms 1,828 4,102
5 rooms 4,505 11,591
6 rooms 4,017 11,294
7 rooms 3,488 11,335
8 or more rooms 4,203 15,485
Not stated 750 1,891
Total 21,176 60,328
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 249
Oil 16,497
Natural Gas 1,101
Electricity 848
Coal (including anthracite) 1,482
Peat (including turf) 126
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 181
Wood (including wood pellets) 426
Other 130
Not stated 136
Total 21,176
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 9,335
Group scheme with local authority source 5,079
Group scheme with private source 3,228
Other private source 3,091
None 38
Not stated 405
Total 21,176
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 8,510
Individual septic tank 10,587
Other individual treatment 1,346
Other 132
No sewerage facility 44
Not stated 557
Total 21,176
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 21,241
Unoccupied 3,815
Total 25,056
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 52
Number of persons 776
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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 12,502 10,503 23,005
Looking for first regular job 255 216 471
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 3,748 1,763 5,511
Student 2,408 2,668 5,076
Looking after home/family 243 4,326 4,569
Retired 3,068 2,905 5,973
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,169 1,023 2,192
Other 80 116 196
Total 23,473 23,520 46,993
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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 1,506 1,139 2,645
Managerial and technical 6,439 7,789 14,228
Non-manual 4,129 6,215 10,344
Skilled manual 8,254 4,480 12,734
Semi-skilled 4,228 3,995 8,223
Unskilled 1,700 1,408 3,108
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 4,185 5,016 9,201
Total 30,441 30,042 60,483
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 2,497 7,965
B Higher professional 682 2,072
C Lower professional 1,794 4,973
D Non-manual 2,928 8,051
E Manual skilled 2,798 8,621
F Semi-skilled 2,235 6,532
G Unskilled 939 2,582
H Own account workers 1,255 4,009
I Farmers 2,350 6,922
J Agricultural workers 360 1,004
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 3,426 7,742
Total 21,264 60,473
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 2,883 1,982 4,865
15 1,959 1,134 3,093
16 2,823 1,958 4,781
17 1,672 1,685 3,357
18 2,536 2,858 5,394
19 745 950 1,695
20 720 881 1,601
21 and over 2,546 3,856 6,402
Not stated 4,157 4,375 8,532
Total 20,041 19,679 39,720
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 2,408 2,668 5,076
Other 1,024 1,173 2,197
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 342 1,208 1,550
Arts 180 293 473
Humanities 204 246 450
Social sciences, Business and Law 951 2,632 3,583
Science, Mathematics and Computing 397 524 921
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 3,571 330 3,901
Agriculture and Veterinary 1,682 228 1,910
Health and Welfare 297 2,572 2,869
Services 539 1,195 1,734
Other subjects 10 12 22
Not Stated (including unknown) 11,868 10,439 22,307
Total 20,041 19,679 39,720
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 380 305 685
Primary Education 4,212 3,355 7,567
Lower Secondary 5,210 3,497 8,707
Upper Secondary 3,378 3,859 7,237
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,739 2,087 3,826
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 1,508 772 2,280
Higher Certificate 634 1,046 1,680
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 922 1,420 2,342
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 939 1,649 2,588
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 555 1,090 1,645
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 33 28 61
Not stated 531 571 1,102
Total 20,041 19,679 39,720
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 3,843
Bicycle 150
Bus, minibus or coach 4,231
Train, DART or LUAS 67
Motorcycle or scooter 28
Car driver 14,783
Car passenger 7,388
Van 2,684
Other 2,133
Not stated 955
Total 36,262
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 1,944
06:30-07:00 1,828
07:01-07:30 2,395
07:31-08:00 5,254
08:01-08:30 6,591
08:31-09:00 9,489
09:01-09:30 3,682
After 09:30 2,215
Not stated 1,120
Total 34,518
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 14,297
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 10,034
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 4,582
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,388
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,260
1 1/2 hours and over 870
Not stated 2,087
Total 34,518
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 581
15-24 440
25-44 1,337
45-64 2,005
65+ 2,821
Total 7,184
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 477 675
15-28 166 272
29-42 78 136
43+ 186 383
Not stated 138 171
Total 1,045 1,637
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very Good 18,480 17,947 36,427
Good 8,507 8,492 16,999
Fair 2,669 2,807 5,476
Bad 321 343 664
Very bad 52 80 132
Not stated 412 373 785
Total 30,441 30,042 60,483
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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 1,230 651 1,881
Professional Occupations 1,221 2,292 3,513
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 1,046 774 1,820
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 298 2,211 2,509
Skilled Trades Occupations 6,092 469 6,561
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 235 1,776 2,011
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 422 1,099 1,521
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 2,816 782 3,598
Elementary Occupations 1,651 1,278 2,929
Not stated 1,239 934 2,173
Total 16,250 12,266 28,516
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,248 570
Building and construction 1,401 107
Manufacturing industries 2,538 987
Commerce and trade 2,382 2,538
Transport and communications 898 254
Public administration 594 697
Professional services 1,050 3,814
Other 1,391 1,536
Total 12,502 10,503
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,979
One motor car 8,660
Two motor cars 7,379
Three motor cars 1,565
Four or more motor cars 593
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 14,152
No 6,746
Not stated 278
Total 21,176
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 11,355
Other 2,216
No 7,240
Not stated 365
Total 21,176
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