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Gaeltacht Area Cork (CSO Area Code GA 01)

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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 36 24 60
1 23 41 64
2 35 21 56
3 40 35 75
4 37 29 66
5 27 26 53
6 19 22 41
7 26 28 54
8 30 24 54
9 30 20 50
10 31 29 60
11 23 35 58
12 32 22 54
13 26 25 51
14 35 32 67
15 24 32 56
16 27 25 52
17 18 23 41
18 29 18 47
19 18 20 38
20-24 107 100 207
25-29 129 114 243
30-34 138 134 272
35-39 146 151 297
40-44 170 106 276
45-49 154 120 274
50-54 136 119 255
55-59 129 113 242
60-64 98 101 199
65-69 93 66 159
70-74 70 68 138
75-79 48 59 107
80-84 35 41 76
85+ 17 36 53
Total 2,036 1,859 3,895
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 1,141 897
Married 785 764
Separated 36 25
Divorced 28 23
Widowed 46 150
Total 2,036 1,859
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 3,430 3,496
UK 212 136
Poland 87 89
Lithuania 1 1
Other EU 27 92 94
Rest of World 61 38
Not stated 0 29
Total 3,883 3,883
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 3,459
White Irish Traveller 1
Other White 345
Black or Black Irish 3
Asian or Asian Irish 14
Other 14
Not stated 47
Total 3,883
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 3,681
Elsewhere in County 94
Elsewhere in Ireland 31
Outside Ireland 17
Total 3,823
Population by religion
Catholic 3,451
Other stated religion 145
No religion 248
Not stated 51
Total 3,895
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 93
French 39
Lithuanian 0
Other 143
Total 275
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 126
Well 80
Not well 53
Not at all 9
Not stated 7
Total 275
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 2,951
No 739
Not stated 25
Total 3,715
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 588
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 322
Outside education system, Daily 673
Outside education system, Weekly 452
Outside education system, Less often 767
Outside education system, Never 121
Outside education system, Not stated 28
Total 2,951
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 309 136 173
Weekly 11 5 6
Less often 2 0 2
Never 0 0 0
Total 322 141 181
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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 352 704 87
3 persons 201 603 239
4 persons 206 824 428
5 persons 151 755 458
6 or more persons 84 538 370
Total 994 3,424 1,582
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 0 265
1 child 98 152 0 250
2 children 105 94 29 228
3 children 80 35 47 162
4 children 17 11 37 65
5 or more children 4 2 18 24
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 270 30 4
All children aged fifteen or over 191 78 25
Other 122 7 2
Total number of family units 583 115 31
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 584 46 7
All children aged fifteen or over 345 111 43
Other 422 18 6
Total number of children 1,351 175 56
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 216 890
5-9 years 108 503
10-14 years 111 517
15-19 years 75 294
20+ years 219 690
Total 729 2,894
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 70 140
Empty nest 113 226
Retired 82 164
Pre-school 121 423
Early school 94 385
Pre-Adolescent 89 403
Adolescent 120 549
Adult 305 1,134
Total 994 3,424
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 379
1 141
2 218
3 215
4 or more 347
Total 1,300
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 354 354
Husband and wife 207 414
Cohabiting couple 41 82
Husband, wife and children 506 2,209
Cohabiting couple and children 43 169
Father and children 25 72
Mother and children 103 265
Couple and others 12 39
Couple, children and others 26 142
Father, children and others 5 18
Mother, children and others 5 17
Two or more family units 10 56
Non-family households and relations 38 84
Two or more non-related persons 10 27
Total 1,385 3,948
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 354 354
2 persons 359 718
3 persons 207 621
4 persons 209 836
5 persons 158 790
6 persons 68 408
7 persons 24 168
8 or more persons 6 53
Total 1,385 3,948
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 1,342 3,871
Flat/Apartment 20 28
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 7 8
Not stated 15 40
Total 1,385 3,948
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 375 950
1919 to 1945 162 396
1946 to 1960 46 92
1961 to 1970 45 105
1971 to 1980 116 331
1981 to 1990 117 412
1991 to 2000 156 598
2001 to 2005 176 548
2006 or later 159 447
Not stated 26 61
Total 1,378 3,940
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 424 1,477
Owner occupied no mortgage 706 1,881
Rented from Private Landlord 131 332
Rented from Local Authority 28 77
Rented from Voluntary Body 12 15
Occupied free of rent 50 104
Not stated 27 54
Total 1,378 3,940
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 7 10
2 rooms 19 27
3 rooms 71 129
4 rooms 102 218
5 rooms 225 509
6 rooms 288 805
7 rooms 290 931
8 or more rooms 335 1,200
Not stated 41 111
Total 1,378 3,940
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 62
Oil 928
Natural Gas 5
Electricity 42
Coal (including anthracite) 109
Peat (including turf) 73
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 13
Wood (including wood pellets) 126
Other 12
Not stated 8
Total 1,378
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 386
Group scheme with local authority source 63
Group scheme with private source 63
Other private source 842
None 3
Not stated 21
Total 1,378
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 281
Individual septic tank 968
Other individual treatment 92
Other 8
No sewerage facility 3
Not stated 26
Total 1,378
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 1,385
Unoccupied 423
Total 1,808
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 2
Number of persons 2
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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 993 660 1,653
Looking for first regular job 9 9 18
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 137 79 216
Student 136 160 296
Looking after home/family 15 308 323
Retired 244 183 427
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 48 43 91
Other 4 4 8
Total 1,586 1,446 3,032
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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 137 125 262
Managerial and technical 581 557 1,138
Non-manual 265 394 659
Skilled manual 577 306 883
Semi-skilled 205 181 386
Unskilled 77 40 117
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 194 256 450
Total 2,036 1,859 3,895
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 149 491
B Higher professional 45 119
C Lower professional 153 422
D Non-manual 125 337
E Manual skilled 185 540
F Semi-skilled 83 226
G Unskilled 45 130
H Own account workers 103 354
I Farmers 312 934
J Agricultural workers 15 31
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 170 364
Total 1,385 3,948
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 166 103 269
15 123 62 185
16 169 110 279
17 112 96 208
18 162 164 326
19 55 100 155
20 80 79 159
21 and over 240 281 521
Not stated 288 248 536
Total 1,395 1,243 2,638
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 136 160 296
Other 55 43 98
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 52 111 163
Arts 20 27 47
Humanities 15 40 55
Social sciences, Business and Law 53 171 224
Science, Mathematics and Computing 38 46 84
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 283 29 312
Agriculture and Veterinary 190 19 209
Health and Welfare 13 148 161
Services 39 75 114
Other subjects 1 1 2
Not Stated (including unknown) 691 576 1,267
Total 1,395 1,243 2,638
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 15 10 25
Primary Education 229 166 395
Lower Secondary 354 189 543
Upper Secondary 202 246 448
Technical or Vocational qualification 136 141 277
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 157 54 211
Higher Certificate 46 67 113
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 93 104 197
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 67 128 195
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 62 95 157
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 3 8 11
Not stated 31 35 66
Total 1,395 1,243 2,638
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 195
Bicycle 20
Bus, minibus or coach 241
Train, DART or LUAS 0
Motorcycle or scooter 3
Car driver 1,022
Car passenger 454
Van 182
Other 267
Not stated 98
Total 2,482
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 77
06:30-07:00 153
07:01-07:30 189
07:31-08:00 330
08:01-08:30 370
08:31-09:00 578
09:01-09:30 302
After 09:30 146
Not stated 108
Total 2,253
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 920
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 483
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 298
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 179
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 187
1 1/2 hours and over 33
Not stated 153
Total 2,253
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 35
15-24 24
25-44 63
45-64 122
65+ 148
Total 392
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 37 60
15-28 20 23
29-42 7 8
43+ 9 33
Not stated 6 4
Total 79 128
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 1,306 1,226 2,532
Good 525 478 1,003
Fair 159 123 282
Bad 15 10 25
Very bad 2 1 3
Not stated 29 21 50
Total 2,036 1,859 3,895
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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 69 44 113
Professional Occupations 108 179 287
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 92 53 145
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 12 115 127
Skilled Trades Occupations 536 68 604
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 14 122 136
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 22 55 77
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 148 32 180
Elementary Occupations 85 41 126
Not stated 44 30 74
Total 1,130 739 1,869
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 262 31
Building and construction 116 5
Manufacturing industries 205 72
Commerce and trade 130 132
Transport and communications 75 14
Public administration 33 41
Professional services 101 258
Other 71 107
Total 993 660
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 123
One motor car 502
Two motor cars 561
Three motor cars 128
Four or more motor cars 64
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 955
No 402
Not stated 21
Total 1,378
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 809
Other 115
No 426
Not stated 28
Total 1,378
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