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Electoral Division Ruan (CSO Area Code ED 16025)

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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 6 8 14
1 4 6 10
2 9 2 11
3 9 5 14
4 2 7 9
5 7 3 10
6 6 3 9
7 3 12 15
8 6 3 9
9 7 6 13
10 4 5 9
11 9 5 14
12 4 5 9
13 6 5 11
14 10 1 11
15 8 9 17
16 6 5 11
17 3 6 9
18 7 2 9
19 3 2 5
20-24 16 16 32
25-29 19 13 32
30-34 19 29 48
35-39 29 32 61
40-44 21 28 49
45-49 23 24 47
50-54 22 23 45
55-59 29 33 62
60-64 21 24 45
65-69 20 19 39
70-74 14 6 20
75-79 1 7 8
80-84 5 3 8
85+ 2 6 8
Total 360 363 723
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 193 176
Married 149 149
Separated 4 6
Divorced 6 10
Widowed 8 22
Total 360 363
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 649 671
UK 48 23
Poland 0 0
Lithuania 0 0
Other EU 27 10 10
Rest of World 12 5
Not stated 0 10
Total 719 719
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 671
White Irish Traveller 1
Other White 35
Black or Black Irish 0
Asian or Asian Irish 0
Other 1
Not stated 11
Total 719
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 680
Elsewhere in County 19
Elsewhere in Ireland 3
Outside Ireland 3
Total 705
Population by religion
Catholic 663
Other stated religion 30
No religion 27
Not stated 3
Total 723
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 0
French 11
Lithuanian 0
Other 13
Total 24
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 19
Well 3
Not well 0
Not at all 0
Not stated 2
Total 24
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 346
No 335
Not stated 7
Total 688
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 100
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 14
Outside education system, Daily 7
Outside education system, Weekly 12
Outside education system, Less often 123
Outside education system, Never 88
Outside education system, Not stated 2
Total 346
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 10 5 5
Weekly 2 2 0
Less often 1 0 1
Never 1 0 1
Total 14 7 7
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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 79 158 21
3 persons 48 144 59
4 persons 34 136 71
5 persons 27 135 82
6 or more persons 12 73 49
Total 200 646 282
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 58
1 child 31 27 0 58
2 children 20 20 2 42
3 children 12 6 11 29
4 children 4 0 8 12
5 or more children 0 0 1 1
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 52 12 3
All children aged fifteen or over 37 11 5
Other 17 5 0
Total number of family units 106 28 8
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 104 15 4
All children aged fifteen or over 63 14 8
Other 59 15 0
Total number of children 226 44 12
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 42 162
5-9 years 30 128
10-14 years 17 65
15-19 years 21 79
20+ years 32 96
Total 142 530
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 14 28
Empty nest 29 58
Retired 15 30
Pre-school 27 85
Early school 16 61
Pre-Adolescent 24 96
Adolescent 30 137
Adult 45 151
Total 200 646
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 73
1 40
2 48
3 33
4 or more 63
Total 257
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 68 68
Husband and wife 46 92
Cohabiting couple 11 22
Husband, wife and children 95 398
Cohabiting couple and children 5 15
Father and children 7 18
Mother and children 27 70
Couple and others 0 0
Couple, children and others 6 31
Father, children and others 1 3
Mother, children and others 0 0
Two or more family units 1 4
Non-family households and relations 0 0
Two or more non-related persons 0 0
Total 267 721
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 68 68
2 persons 76 152
3 persons 48 144
4 persons 33 132
5 persons 28 140
6 persons 13 78
7 persons 1 7
8 or more persons 0 0
Total 267 721
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 258 706
Flat/Apartment 4 4
Bed-sit 0 0
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 2
Not stated 4 9
Total 267 721
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 18 36
1919 to 1945 17 40
1946 to 1960 22 38
1961 to 1970 13 31
1971 to 1980 58 137
1981 to 1990 22 62
1991 to 2000 43 153
2001 to 2005 41 131
2006 or later 25 71
Not stated 7 20
Total 266 719
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 93 323
Owner occupied no mortgage 127 278
Rented from Private Landlord 12 28
Rented from Local Authority 21 60
Rented from Voluntary Body 1 4
Occupied free of rent 8 17
Not stated 4 9
Total 266 719
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 0 0
2 rooms 6 9
3 rooms 12 28
4 rooms 17 29
5 rooms 71 164
6 rooms 53 137
7 rooms 33 107
8 or more rooms 55 194
Not stated 19 51
Total 266 719
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 5
Oil 198
Natural Gas 0
Electricity 7
Coal (including anthracite) 29
Peat (including turf) 10
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 1
Wood (including wood pellets) 7
Other 4
Not stated 5
Total 266
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 127
Group scheme with local authority source 40
Group scheme with private source 17
Other private source 75
None 0
Not stated 7
Total 266
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 47
Individual septic tank 181
Other individual treatment 23
Other 6
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 7
Total 266
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 266
Unoccupied 32
Total 298
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 0
Number of persons 0
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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 148 126 274
Looking for first regular job 4 3 7
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 42 16 58
Student 25 25 50
Looking after home/family 2 59 61
Retired 39 43 82
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 8 15 23
Other 0 0 0
Total 268 287 555
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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 23 16 39
Managerial and technical 98 121 219
Non-manual 52 80 132
Skilled manual 98 44 142
Semi-skilled 36 28 64
Unskilled 13 8 21
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 40 66 106
Total 360 363 723
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 35 108
B Higher professional 13 38
C Lower professional 31 90
D Non-manual 46 104
E Manual skilled 29 97
F Semi-skilled 17 46
G Unskilled 10 27
H Own account workers 16 50
I Farmers 34 74
J Agricultural workers 1 2
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 35 85
Total 267 721
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 19 11 30
15 11 2 13
16 17 19 36
17 20 25 45
18 33 38 71
19 8 10 18
20 6 12 18
21 and over 43 44 87
Not stated 77 84 161
Total 234 245 479
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 25 25 50
Other 9 17 26
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 5 19 24
Arts 4 2 6
Humanities 6 6 12
Social sciences, Business and Law 13 42 55
Science, Mathematics and Computing 7 8 15
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 44 3 47
Agriculture and Veterinary 21 4 25
Health and Welfare 6 28 34
Services 7 14 21
Other subjects 1 1 2
Not Stated (including unknown) 120 118 238
Total 234 245 479
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 6 1 7
Primary Education 35 27 62
Lower Secondary 45 44 89
Upper Secondary 47 57 104
Technical or Vocational qualification 15 27 42
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 31 11 42
Higher Certificate 9 14 23
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 16 24 40
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 12 19 31
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 10 15 25
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 1 1 2
Not stated 7 5 12
Total 234 245 479
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 13
Bicycle 4
Bus, minibus or coach 35
Train, DART or LUAS 1
Motorcycle or scooter 1
Car driver 207
Car passenger 115
Van 29
Other 18
Not stated 9
Total 432
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 11
06:30-07:00 25
07:01-07:30 35
07:31-08:00 64
08:01-08:30 80
08:31-09:00 93
09:01-09:30 69
After 09:30 26
Not stated 13
Total 416
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 104
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 198
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 54
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 15
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 12
1 1/2 hours and over 6
Not stated 27
Total 416
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 11
15-24 9
25-44 12
45-64 39
65+ 34
Total 105
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 3 9
15-28 4 2
29-42 3 0
43+ 3 9
Not stated 0 2
Total 13 22
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 198 209 407
Good 126 116 242
Fair 23 29 52
Bad 5 6 11
Very bad 3 1 4
Not stated 5 2 7
Total 360 363 723
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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 12 12 24
Professional Occupations 17 34 51
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 22 9 31
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 3 26 29
Skilled Trades Occupations 90 10 100
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 6 16 22
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 4 14 18
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 20 5 25
Elementary Occupations 7 8 15
Not stated 9 8 17
Total 190 142 332
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 25 4
Building and construction 15 1
Manufacturing industries 24 16
Commerce and trade 22 27
Transport and communications 16 7
Public administration 9 6
Professional services 20 46
Other 17 19
Total 148 126
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 19
One motor car 112
Two motor cars 104
Three motor cars 22
Four or more motor cars 9
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 163
No 97
Not stated 6
Total 266
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 116
Other 35
No 102
Not stated 13
Total 266
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