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Gaeltacht Area Meath (CSO Area Code GA 06)

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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 12 6 18
1 15 10 25
2 14 15 29
3 11 12 23
4 10 20 30
5 15 12 27
6 19 8 27
7 13 12 25
8 8 22 30
9 19 18 37
10 18 18 36
11 17 13 30
12 17 13 30
13 17 21 38
14 22 20 42
15 17 9 26
16 13 15 28
17 12 11 23
18 12 10 22
19 11 10 21
20-24 53 57 110
25-29 52 50 102
30-34 42 51 93
35-39 60 54 114
40-44 71 75 146
45-49 71 77 148
50-54 70 78 148
55-59 56 54 110
60-64 44 25 69
65-69 24 34 58
70-74 14 23 37
75-79 17 9 26
80-84 7 16 23
85+ 8 12 20
Total 881 890 1,771
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 468 427
Married 375 386
Separated 19 12
Divorced 7 7
Widowed 12 58
Total 881 890
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,611 1,683
UK 91 16
Poland 5 5
Lithuania 0 0
Other EU 27 10 10
Rest of World 41 16
Not stated 0 28
Total 1,758 1,758
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,688
White Irish Traveller 0
Other White 44
Black or Black Irish 0
Asian or Asian Irish 2
Other 7
Not stated 17
Total 1,758
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 1,672
Elsewhere in County 43
Elsewhere in Ireland 13
Outside Ireland 12
Total 1,740
Population by religion
Catholic 1,644
Other stated religion 51
No religion 59
Not stated 17
Total 1,771
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 5
French 20
Lithuanian 0
Other 44
Total 69
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 48
Well 12
Not well 7
Not at all 0
Not stated 2
Total 69
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 1,054
No 618
Not stated 27
Total 1,699
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 275
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 100
Outside education system, Daily 221
Outside education system, Weekly 90
Outside education system, Less often 258
Outside education system, Never 102
Outside education system, Not stated 8
Total 1,054
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 93 36 57
Weekly 2 1 1
Less often 5 1 4
Never 0 0 0
Total 100 38 62
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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 126 252 22
3 persons 91 273 102
4 persons 115 460 232
5 persons 73 365 220
6 or more persons 42 261 178
Total 447 1,611 754
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 0 104
1 child 44 58 0 102
2 children 61 43 20 124
3 children 37 14 23 74
4 children 11 4 21 36
5 or more children 1 0 6 7
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 144 8 2
All children aged fifteen or over 98 17 4
Other 64 6 0
Total number of family units 306 31 6
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 311 13 2
All children aged fifteen or over 175 22 5
Other 209 17 0
Total number of children 695 52 7
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 96 398
5-9 years 75 357
10-14 years 53 229
15-19 years 42 173
20+ years 77 246
Total 343 1,403
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 33 66
Empty nest 48 96
Retired 23 46
Pre-school 43 141
Early school 46 186
Pre-Adolescent 65 297
Adolescent 58 275
Adult 131 504
Total 447 1,611
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 172
1 59
2 109
3 109
4 or more 146
Total 595
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 110 110
Husband and wife 89 178
Cohabiting couple 7 14
Husband, wife and children 270 1,163
Cohabiting couple and children 18 72
Father and children 4 9
Mother and children 24 68
Couple and others 7 23
Couple, children and others 16 86
Father, children and others 1 4
Mother, children and others 5 15
Two or more family units 3 15
Non-family households and relations 16 33
Two or more non-related persons 5 14
Total 575 1,804
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 110 110
2 persons 127 254
3 persons 96 288
4 persons 117 468
5 persons 76 380
6 persons 42 252
7 persons 5 35
8 or more persons 2 17
Total 575 1,804
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 555 1,761
Flat/Apartment 5 9
Bed-sit 0 0
Caravan/Mobile Home 7 12
Not stated 8 22
Total 575 1,804
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 56 136
1919 to 1945 106 261
1946 to 1960 32 84
1961 to 1970 14 35
1971 to 1980 62 191
1981 to 1990 70 253
1991 to 2000 73 299
2001 to 2005 78 296
2006 or later 64 202
Not stated 13 35
Total 568 1,792
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 280 1,033
Owner occupied no mortgage 233 614
Rented from Private Landlord 32 94
Rented from Local Authority 1 5
Rented from Voluntary Body 0 0
Occupied free of rent 12 15
Not stated 10 31
Total 568 1,792
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 3 4
2 rooms 11 22
3 rooms 24 43
4 rooms 40 73
5 rooms 82 199
6 rooms 113 357
7 rooms 93 333
8 or more rooms 171 662
Not stated 31 99
Total 568 1,792
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 8
Oil 411
Natural Gas 4
Electricity 9
Coal (including anthracite) 25
Peat (including turf) 70
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 5
Wood (including wood pellets) 22
Other 7
Not stated 7
Total 568
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 300
Group scheme with local authority source 105
Group scheme with private source 7
Other private source 134
None 2
Not stated 20
Total 568
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 18
Individual septic tank 464
Other individual treatment 59
Other 7
No sewerage facility 4
Not stated 16
Total 568
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 571
Unoccupied 68
Total 639
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 1
Number of persons 10
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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 375 328 703
Looking for first regular job 7 3 10
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 91 38 129
Student 73 78 151
Looking after home/family 3 138 141
Retired 72 69 141
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 31 12 43
Other 2 4 6
Total 654 670 1,324
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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 81 75 156
Managerial and technical 222 298 520
Non-manual 82 176 258
Skilled manual 246 142 388
Semi-skilled 99 65 164
Unskilled 47 22 69
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 104 112 216
Total 881 890 1,771
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 83 298
B Higher professional 34 122
C Lower professional 67 233
D Non-manual 65 181
E Manual skilled 67 206
F Semi-skilled 46 140
G Unskilled 26 93
H Own account workers 36 144
I Farmers 58 174
J Agricultural workers 4 15
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 89 198
Total 575 1,804
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 52 20 72
15 40 17 57
16 54 44 98
17 41 49 90
18 62 81 143
19 18 23 41
20 12 28 40
21 and over 82 112 194
Not stated 189 190 379
Total 550 564 1,114
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 73 78 151
Other 31 28 59
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 16 54 70
Arts 4 12 16
Humanities 7 7 14
Social sciences, Business and Law 32 95 127
Science, Mathematics and Computing 15 18 33
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 103 6 109
Agriculture and Veterinary 34 3 37
Health and Welfare 7 72 79
Services 10 32 42
Other subjects 2 2 4
Not Stated (including unknown) 320 263 583
Total 550 564 1,114
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 8 8 16
Primary Education 105 59 164
Lower Secondary 124 87 211
Upper Secondary 94 135 229
Technical or Vocational qualification 32 50 82
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 47 23 70
Higher Certificate 14 23 37
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 28 49 77
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 33 55 88
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 37 48 85
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 1 5
Not stated 24 26 50
Total 550 564 1,114
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 59
Bicycle 8
Bus, minibus or coach 113
Train, DART or LUAS 2
Motorcycle or scooter 1
Car driver 474
Car passenger 323
Van 93
Other 59
Not stated 37
Total 1,169
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 54
06:30-07:00 84
07:01-07:30 113
07:31-08:00 149
08:01-08:30 219
08:31-09:00 219
09:01-09:30 202
After 09:30 41
Not stated 44
Total 1,125
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 394
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 317
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 137
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 56
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 101
1 1/2 hours and over 48
Not stated 72
Total 1,125
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 18
15-24 12
25-44 30
45-64 53
65+ 68
Total 181
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 18 17
15-28 2 7
29-42 2 4
43+ 5 12
Not stated 4 2
Total 31 42
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 577 603 1,180
Good 210 207 417
Fair 67 64 131
Bad 9 6 15
Very bad 3 1 4
Not stated 15 9 24
Total 881 890 1,771
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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 30 22 52
Professional Occupations 60 95 155
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 40 29 69
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 7 73 80
Skilled Trades Occupations 171 15 186
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 9 58 67
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 8 28 36
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 58 7 65
Elementary Occupations 44 14 58
Not stated 39 25 64
Total 466 366 832
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 57 4
Building and construction 63 6
Manufacturing industries 68 17
Commerce and trade 59 61
Transport and communications 29 10
Public administration 22 20
Professional services 43 150
Other 34 60
Total 375 328
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 45
One motor car 166
Two motor cars 273
Three motor cars 54
Four or more motor cars 30
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 430
No 127
Not stated 11
Total 568
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 332
Other 68
No 157
Not stated 11
Total 568
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