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Gaeltacht Area Kerry (CSO Area Code GA 04)

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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 50 40 90
1 56 45 101
2 44 45 89
3 51 51 102
4 64 49 113
5 34 54 88
6 43 60 103
7 41 42 83
8 51 35 86
9 56 36 92
10 49 54 103
11 57 65 122
12 37 50 87
13 60 73 133
14 70 90 160
15 55 84 139
16 61 93 154
17 67 72 139
18 41 47 88
19 46 36 82
20-24 191 181 372
25-29 233 246 479
30-34 273 251 524
35-39 316 294 610
40-44 295 309 604
45-49 324 322 646
50-54 339 337 676
55-59 376 321 697
60-64 336 307 643
65-69 273 200 473
70-74 142 128 270
75-79 115 108 223
80-84 77 102 179
85+ 69 110 179
Total 4,392 4,337 8,729
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,334 2,023
Married 1,774 1,759
Separated 86 103
Divorced 95 112
Widowed 103 340
Total 4,392 4,337
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 6,875 7,214
UK 701 404
Poland 59 58
Lithuania 78 84
Other EU 27 231 216
Rest of World 277 145
Not stated 0 100
Total 8,221 8,221
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 7,166
White Irish Traveller 1
Other White 840
Black or Black Irish 8
Asian or Asian Irish 40
Other 50
Not stated 116
Total 8,221
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 7,718
Elsewhere in County 248
Elsewhere in Ireland 92
Outside Ireland 75
Total 8,133
Population by religion
Catholic 7,181
Other stated religion 556
No religion 842
Not stated 150
Total 8,729
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 55
French 110
Lithuanian 67
Other 376
Total 608
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 358
Well 153
Not well 62
Not at all 15
Not stated 20
Total 608
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 6,185
No 2,121
Not stated 143
Total 8,449
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,191
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 653
Outside education system, Daily 1,875
Outside education system, Weekly 827
Outside education system, Less often 1,316
Outside education system, Never 235
Outside education system, Not stated 88
Total 6,185
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 626 246 380
Weekly 19 7 12
Less often 7 4 3
Never 1 0 1
Total 653 257 396
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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 920 1,840 212
3 persons 443 1,329 531
4 persons 426 1,704 881
5 persons 232 1,160 700
6 or more persons 108 679 469
Total 2,129 6,712 2,793
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 0 708
1 child 202 365 0 567
2 children 235 164 86 485
3 children 102 64 91 257
4 children 24 13 46 83
5 or more children 7 4 18 29
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 457 102 11
All children aged fifteen or over 418 143 49
Other 207 30 4
Total number of family units 1,082 275 64
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 938 151 20
All children aged fifteen or over 701 196 64
Other 631 78 14
Total number of children 2,270 425 98
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 348 1,430
5-9 years 200 800
10-14 years 263 1,077
15-19 years 187 708
20+ years 423 1,281
Total 1,421 5,296
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 176 352
Empty nest 338 676
Retired 194 388
Pre-school 165 545
Early school 178 689
Pre-Adolescent 227 902
Adolescent 263 1,093
Adult 588 2,067
Total 2,129 6,712
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 863
1 293
2 598
3 487
4 or more 673
Total 2,914
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,001 1,001
Husband and wife 556 1,112
Cohabiting couple 105 210
Husband, wife and children 931 3,844
Cohabiting couple and children 95 368
Father and children 57 137
Mother and children 239 612
Couple and others 32 99
Couple, children and others 48 242
Father, children and others 5 25
Mother, children and others 21 79
Two or more family units 20 98
Non-family households and relations 88 189
Two or more non-related persons 77 189
Total 3,275 8,205
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,001 1,001
2 persons 972 1,944
3 persons 482 1,446
4 persons 451 1,804
5 persons 246 1,230
6 persons 91 546
7 persons 25 175
8 or more persons 7 59
Total 3,275 8,205
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,065 7,834
Flat/Apartment 101 174
Bed-sit 7 12
Caravan/Mobile Home 40 59
Not stated 62 126
Total 3,275 8,205
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 378 792
1919 to 1945 361 753
1946 to 1960 226 525
1961 to 1970 164 365
1971 to 1980 444 1,072
1981 to 1990 379 1,049
1991 to 2000 463 1,311
2001 to 2005 438 1,257
2006 or later 279 784
Not stated 103 238
Total 3,235 8,146
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 818 2,691
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,643 3,812
Rented from Private Landlord 393 817
Rented from Local Authority 189 450
Rented from Voluntary Body 12 22
Occupied free of rent 113 196
Not stated 67 158
Total 3,235 8,146
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 45 69
2 rooms 100 153
3 rooms 225 427
4 rooms 389 740
5 rooms 689 1,657
6 rooms 636 1,642
7 rooms 450 1,335
8 or more rooms 547 1,787
Not stated 154 336
Total 3,235 8,146
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 149
Oil 2,047
Natural Gas 61
Electricity 248
Coal (including anthracite) 237
Peat (including turf) 301
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 54
Wood (including wood pellets) 58
Other 31
Not stated 49
Total 3,235
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 2,131
Group scheme with local authority source 291
Group scheme with private source 87
Other private source 627
None 6
Not stated 93
Total 3,235
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 829
Individual septic tank 2,135
Other individual treatment 150
Other 15
No sewerage facility 9
Not stated 97
Total 3,235
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,346
Unoccupied 3,130
Total 6,476
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 28
Number of persons 394
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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 2,026 1,599 3,625
Looking for first regular job 24 25 49
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 431 238 669
Student 320 414 734
Looking after home/family 42 610 652
Retired 630 556 1,186
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 149 94 243
Other 7 12 19
Total 3,629 3,548 7,177
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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 288 232 520
Managerial and technical 1,203 1,388 2,591
Non-manual 634 790 1,424
Skilled manual 819 441 1,260
Semi-skilled 533 416 949
Unskilled 115 81 196
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 800 989 1,789
Total 4,392 4,337 8,729
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 415 1,158
B Higher professional 88 228
C Lower professional 379 941
D Non-manual 394 960
E Manual skilled 203 544
F Semi-skilled 205 523
G Unskilled 91 225
H Own account workers 242 658
I Farmers 633 1,703
J Agricultural workers 9 24
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 616 1,241
Total 3,275 8,205
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 282 149 431
15 182 107 289
16 322 217 539
17 192 202 394
18 334 341 675
19 114 132 246
20 115 155 270
21 and over 574 699 1,273
Not stated 1,067 995 2,062
Total 3,182 2,997 6,179
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 320 414 734
Other 127 137 264
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 91 247 338
Arts 53 95 148
Humanities 83 106 189
Social sciences, Business and Law 199 358 557
Science, Mathematics and Computing 101 121 222
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 447 48 495
Agriculture and Veterinary 327 41 368
Health and Welfare 63 326 389
Services 106 186 292
Other subjects 2 1 3
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,710 1,468 3,178
Total 3,182 2,997 6,179
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 53 28 81
Primary Education 545 349 894
Lower Secondary 599 367 966
Upper Secondary 553 608 1,161
Technical or Vocational qualification 253 250 503
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 271 144 415
Higher Certificate 114 177 291
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 236 321 557
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 198 303 501
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 161 250 411
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 29 11 40
Not stated 170 189 359
Total 3,182 2,997 6,179
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 663
Bicycle 54
Bus, minibus or coach 529
Train, DART or LUAS 6
Motorcycle or scooter 8
Car driver 1,911
Car passenger 769
Van 365
Other 475
Not stated 299
Total 5,079
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 97
06:30-07:00 135
07:01-07:30 243
07:31-08:00 651
08:01-08:30 821
08:31-09:00 1,351
09:01-09:30 551
After 09:30 472
Not stated 319
Total 4,640
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,996
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,221
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 448
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 196
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 168
1 1/2 hours and over 65
Not stated 546
Total 4,640
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 90
15-24 69
25-44 145
45-64 321
65+ 457
Total 1,082
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 102 128
15-28 26 54
29-42 10 25
43+ 39 58
Not stated 31 27
Total 208 292
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 2,518 2,543 5,061
Good 1,308 1,259 2,567
Fair 399 365 764
Bad 59 63 122
Very bad 11 10 21
Not stated 97 97 194
Total 4,392 4,337 8,729
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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 200 198 398
Professional Occupations 229 406 635
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 177 138 315
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 57 204 261
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,068 137 1,205
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 47 230 277
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 52 148 200
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 196 29 225
Elementary Occupations 177 163 340
Not stated 254 184 438
Total 2,457 1,837 4,294
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 562 56
Building and construction 210 5
Manufacturing industries 148 77
Commerce and trade 272 270
Transport and communications 109 45
Public administration 82 66
Professional services 203 606
Other 440 474
Total 2,026 1,599
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 507
One motor car 1,328
Two motor cars 1,131
Three motor cars 202
Four or more motor cars 67
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,132
No 1,026
Not stated 77
Total 3,235
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 1,694
Other 356
No 1,079
Not stated 106
Total 3,235
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