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Electoral Division Douglas (CSO Area Code ED 18086)

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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
0 165 170 335
1 157 157 314
2 165 165 330
3 156 157 313
4 143 138 281
5 142 145 287
6 160 130 290
7 137 130 267
8 156 125 281
9 148 122 270
10 145 134 279
11 134 143 277
12 154 130 284
13 153 152 305
14 144 137 281
15 180 147 327
16 169 127 296
17 132 133 265
18 133 131 264
19 122 121 243
20-24 596 600 1,196
25-29 802 1,001 1,803
30-34 979 1,082 2,061
35-39 835 846 1,681
40-44 750 807 1,557
45-49 783 868 1,651
50-54 622 641 1,263
55-59 454 480 934
60-64 395 415 810
65-69 299 292 591
70-74 195 219 414
75-79 133 175 308
80-84 64 113 177
85+ 54 108 162
Total 9,956 10,441 20,397
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 5,509 5,539
Married 3,992 4,013
Separated 158 223
Divorced 156 227
Widowed 141 439
Total 9,956 10,441
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 17,121 17,898
UK 895 334
Poland 610 647
Lithuania 110 112
Other EU 27 481 433
Rest of World 931 591
Not stated 0 133
Total 20,148 20,148
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 17,416
White Irish Traveller 44
Other White 1,741
Black or Black Irish 260
Asian or Asian Irish 324
Other 178
Not stated 185
Total 20,148
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 18,103
Elsewhere in County 1,170
Elsewhere in Ireland 256
Outside Ireland 287
Total 19,816
Population by religion
Catholic 17,272
Other stated religion 1,618
No religion 1,271
Not stated 236
Total 20,397
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 628
French 322
Lithuanian 110
Other 1,088
Total 2,148
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,158
Well 622
Not well 228
Not at all 54
Not stated 86
Total 2,148
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 9,966
No 9,189
Not stated 263
Total 19,418
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,761
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 193
Outside education system, Daily 192
Outside education system, Weekly 545
Outside education system, Less often 3,357
Outside education system, Never 2,857
Outside education system, Not stated 61
Total 9,966
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 96 37 59
Weekly 34 13 21
Less often 37 19 18
Never 26 12 14
Total 193 81 112
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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 2,066 4,132 416
3 persons 1,160 3,480 1,358
4 persons 1,253 5,012 2,576
5 persons 704 3,520 2,136
6 or more persons 214 1,330 913
Total 5,397 17,474 7,399
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 1,650
1 child 701 677 0 1,378
2 children 687 476 218 1,381
3 children 353 140 257 750
4 children 74 23 99 196
5 or more children 7 4 31 42
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 1,542 265 15
All children aged fifteen or over 970 273 77
Other 516 77 12
Total number of family units 3,028 615 104
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,069 375 26
All children aged fifteen or over 1,661 401 99
Other 1,491 238 39
Total number of children 6,221 1,014 164
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,172 4,517
5-9 years 657 2,726
10-14 years 598 2,480
15-19 years 524 1,996
20+ years 796 2,455
Total 3,747 14,174
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 866 1,732
Empty nest 438 876
Retired 346 692
Pre-school 700 2,301
Early school 573 2,226
Pre-Adolescent 549 2,307
Adolescent 679 2,797
Adult 1,246 4,543
Total 5,397 17,474
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 2,840
1 913
2 1,555
3 1,206
4 or more 926
Total 7,440
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,378 1,378
Husband and wife 1,017 2,034
Cohabiting couple 507 1,014
Husband, wife and children 2,714 11,135
Cohabiting couple and children 184 650
Father and children 87 224
Mother and children 530 1,428
Couple and others 80 258
Couple, children and others 103 523
Father, children and others 11 44
Mother, children and others 43 162
Two or more family units 60 288
Non-family households and relations 124 294
Two or more non-related persons 382 971
Total 7,220 20,403
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,378 1,378
2 persons 2,167 4,334
3 persons 1,336 4,008
4 persons 1,332 5,328
5 persons 751 3,755
6 persons 207 1,242
7 persons 37 259
8 or more persons 12 99
Total 7,220 20,403
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 6,398 18,855
Flat/Apartment 749 1,358
Bed-sit 4 5
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 69 185
Total 7,220 20,403
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 141 351
1919 to 1945 106 268
1946 to 1960 215 521
1961 to 1970 544 1,435
1971 to 1980 1,177 3,346
1981 to 1990 1,171 3,492
1991 to 2000 1,263 4,035
2001 to 2005 1,486 4,061
2006 or later 773 1,943
Not stated 344 951
Total 7,220 20,403
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,050 9,793
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,104 5,290
Rented from Private Landlord 1,724 4,369
Rented from Local Authority 194 634
Rented from Voluntary Body 32 50
Occupied free of rent 55 111
Not stated 61 156
Total 7,220 20,403
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 27 41
2 rooms 224 399
3 rooms 586 1,288
4 rooms 629 1,333
5 rooms 1,522 3,710
6 rooms 1,217 3,300
7 rooms 1,227 3,957
8 or more rooms 1,592 5,884
Not stated 196 491
Total 7,220 20,403
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 34
Oil 1,575
Natural Gas 5,040
Electricity 357
Coal (including anthracite) 101
Peat (including turf) 2
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 27
Wood (including wood pellets) 15
Other 6
Not stated 63
Total 7,220
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 6,825
Group scheme with local authority source 167
Group scheme with private source 5
Other private source 62
None 0
Not stated 161
Total 7,220
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 6,463
Individual septic tank 482
Other individual treatment 56
Other 15
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 204
Total 7,220
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 7,246
Unoccupied 1,077
Total 8,323
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 11
Number of persons 326
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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 4,974 4,533 9,507
Looking for first regular job 46 33 79
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 552 373 925
Student 1,074 1,029 2,103
Looking after home/family 49 1,365 1,414
Retired 821 720 1,541
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 173 228 401
Other 8 25 33
Total 7,697 8,306 16,003
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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 1,643 1,366 3,009
Managerial and technical 3,771 4,015 7,786
Non-manual 1,304 2,289 3,593
Skilled manual 1,261 725 1,986
Semi-skilled 917 728 1,645
Unskilled 176 154 330
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 884 1,164 2,048
Total 9,956 10,441 20,397
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,622 4,949
B Higher professional 993 2,937
C Lower professional 1,094 2,955
D Non-manual 1,335 3,442
E Manual skilled 429 1,263
F Semi-skilled 519 1,517
G Unskilled 111 318
H Own account workers 327 1,033
I Farmers 45 137
J Agricultural workers 6 11
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 739 1,841
Total 7,220 20,403
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 142 160 302
15 144 127 271
16 315 353 668
17 383 453 836
18 750 840 1,590
19 279 354 633
20 277 341 618
21 and over 2,325 2,329 4,654
Not stated 1,613 1,916 3,529
Total 6,228 6,873 13,101
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,074 1,029 2,103
Other 395 404 799
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 131 496 627
Arts 100 174 274
Humanities 107 219 326
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,210 1,704 2,914
Science, Mathematics and Computing 605 441 1,046
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,441 191 1,632
Agriculture and Veterinary 95 32 127
Health and Welfare 211 963 1,174
Services 236 320 556
Other subjects 5 8 13
Not Stated (including unknown) 2,087 2,325 4,412
Total 6,228 6,873 13,101
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 33 20 53
Primary Education 265 341 606
Lower Secondary 607 712 1,319
Upper Secondary 1,191 1,427 2,618
Technical or Vocational qualification 459 552 1,011
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 456 254 710
Higher Certificate 378 356 734
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 687 728 1,415
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 1,014 1,126 2,140
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 811 1,035 1,846
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 134 82 216
Not stated 193 240 433
Total 6,228 6,873 13,101
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 731
Bicycle 171
Bus, minibus or coach 988
Train, DART or LUAS 18
Motorcycle or scooter 73
Car driver 7,735
Car passenger 3,609
Van 337
Other 315
Not stated 260
Total 14,237
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 402
06:30-07:00 576
07:01-07:30 1,285
07:31-08:00 3,699
08:01-08:30 4,451
08:31-09:00 1,762
09:01-09:30 550
After 09:30 940
Not stated 297
Total 13,962
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,559
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 6,846
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 3,009
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 586
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 300
1 1/2 hours and over 140
Not stated 522
Total 13,962
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 226
15-24 170
25-44 413
45-64 576
65+ 541
Total 1,926
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 169 246
15-28 41 83
29-42 17 30
43+ 40 101
Not stated 34 44
Total 301 504
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 6,971 7,227 14,198
Good 2,314 2,396 4,710
Fair 421 553 974
Bad 68 71 139
Very bad 8 18 26
Not stated 174 176 350
Total 9,956 10,441 20,397
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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 826 383 1,209
Professional Occupations 1,315 1,436 2,751
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 920 613 1,533
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 250 935 1,185
Skilled Trades Occupations 816 80 896
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 87 459 546
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 250 455 705
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 442 86 528
Elementary Occupations 341 229 570
Not stated 279 230 509
Total 5,526 4,906 10,432
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 38 8
Building and construction 333 40
Manufacturing industries 1,053 543
Commerce and trade 1,521 1,296
Transport and communications 577 216
Public administration 270 217
Professional services 660 1,704
Other 522 509
Total 4,974 4,533
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 405
One motor car 2,606
Two motor cars 3,340
Three motor cars 673
Four or more motor cars 196
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 6,167
No 960
Not stated 93
Total 7,220
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 5,724
Other 472
No 936
Not stated 88
Total 7,220
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