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Gaeltacht Area Waterford (CSO Area Code GA 07)

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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 14 26
1 22 13 35
2 14 16 30
3 15 15 30
4 16 15 31
5 13 20 33
6 10 7 17
7 12 19 31
8 11 10 21
9 16 15 31
10 11 17 28
11 16 24 40
12 29 44 73
13 21 11 32
14 14 12 26
15 16 6 22
16 14 10 24
17 13 12 25
18 9 8 17
19 7 8 15
20-24 42 32 74
25-29 51 43 94
30-34 42 59 101
35-39 77 71 148
40-44 78 67 145
45-49 74 67 141
50-54 63 58 121
55-59 47 57 104
60-64 37 40 77
65-69 33 25 58
70-74 32 25 57
75-79 20 24 44
80-84 7 13 20
85+ 6 7 13
Total 900 884 1,784
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 492 440
Married 362 359
Separated 16 19
Divorced 16 10
Widowed 14 56
Total 900 884
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,574 1,649
UK 120 55
Poland 3 4
Lithuania 3 3
Other EU 27 25 25
Rest of World 38 13
Not stated 0 14
Total 1,763 1,763
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,650
White Irish Traveller 0
Other White 92
Black or Black Irish 1
Asian or Asian Irish 0
Other 4
Not stated 16
Total 1,763
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 1,664
Elsewhere in County 47
Elsewhere in Ireland 19
Outside Ireland 8
Total 1,738
Population by religion
Catholic 1,631
Other stated religion 69
No religion 66
Not stated 18
Total 1,784
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 5
French 20
Lithuanian 0
Other 63
Total 88
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 58
Well 22
Not well 4
Not at all 2
Not stated 2
Total 88
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 1,271
No 400
Not stated 22
Total 1,693
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 315
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 144
Outside education system, Daily 310
Outside education system, Weekly 164
Outside education system, Less often 274
Outside education system, Never 56
Outside education system, Not stated 8
Total 1,271
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 128 63 65
Weekly 13 8 5
Less often 2 1 1
Never 1 0 1
Total 144 72 72
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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 170 340 39
3 persons 95 285 115
4 persons 100 400 205
5 persons 53 265 161
6 or more persons 36 224 153
Total 454 1,514 673
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 0 131
1 child 47 67 0 114
2 children 63 38 14 115
3 children 30 9 17 56
4 children 15 4 11 30
5 or more children 1 1 6 8
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 138 17 1
All children aged fifteen or over 77 31 11
Other 41 7 0
Total number of family units 256 55 12
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 305 21 2
All children aged fifteen or over 130 44 17
Other 131 23 0
Total number of children 566 88 19
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 100 427
5-9 years 54 236
10-14 years 50 202
15-19 years 41 148
20+ years 78 239
Total 323 1,252
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 41 82
Empty nest 60 120
Retired 30 60
Pre-school 52 188
Early school 49 196
Pre-Adolescent 55 238
Adolescent 55 230
Adult 112 400
Total 454 1,514
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 149
1 65
2 114
3 116
4 or more 127
Total 571
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 115 115
Husband and wife 104 208
Cohabiting couple 20 40
Husband, wife and children 231 981
Cohabiting couple and children 14 54
Father and children 10 26
Mother and children 46 120
Couple and others 7 25
Couple, children and others 9 44
Father, children and others 2 7
Mother, children and others 5 17
Two or more family units 3 21
Non-family households and relations 12 30
Two or more non-related persons 11 25
Total 589 1,713
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 115 115
2 persons 172 344
3 persons 101 303
4 persons 105 420
5 persons 56 280
6 persons 31 186
7 persons 7 49
8 or more persons 2 16
Total 589 1,713
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 578 1,691
Flat/Apartment 1 1
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 3 6
Not stated 6 14
Total 589 1,713
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 63 138
1919 to 1945 54 115
1946 to 1960 23 71
1961 to 1970 19 38
1971 to 1980 87 229
1981 to 1990 44 139
1991 to 2000 88 326
2001 to 2005 111 350
2006 or later 86 273
Not stated 11 28
Total 586 1,707
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 240 835
Owner occupied no mortgage 244 600
Rented from Private Landlord 42 91
Rented from Local Authority 38 138
Rented from Voluntary Body 0 0
Occupied free of rent 18 35
Not stated 4 8
Total 586 1,707
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 1 1
2 rooms 10 16
3 rooms 27 57
4 rooms 35 67
5 rooms 111 269
6 rooms 128 373
7 rooms 104 339
8 or more rooms 145 521
Not stated 25 64
Total 586 1,707
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 6
Oil 454
Natural Gas 1
Electricity 14
Coal (including anthracite) 81
Peat (including turf) 1
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 5
Wood (including wood pellets) 11
Other 8
Not stated 5
Total 586
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 342
Group scheme with local authority source 27
Group scheme with private source 10
Other private source 199
None 1
Not stated 7
Total 586
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 255
Individual septic tank 270
Other individual treatment 48
Other 1
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 10
Total 586
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 594
Unoccupied 206
Total 800
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 2
Number of persons 68
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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 355 304 659
Looking for first regular job 5 2 7
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 115 39 154
Student 70 56 126
Looking after home/family 11 126 137
Retired 92 79 171
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 19 25 44
Other 1 1 2
Total 668 632 1,300
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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 77 61 138
Managerial and technical 261 300 561
Non-manual 95 151 246
Skilled manual 154 100 254
Semi-skilled 119 90 209
Unskilled 46 24 70
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 148 158 306
Total 900 884 1,784
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 70 235
B Higher professional 29 74
C Lower professional 81 236
D Non-manual 87 238
E Manual skilled 48 144
F Semi-skilled 49 139
G Unskilled 26 84
H Own account workers 46 140
I Farmers 54 188
J Agricultural workers 11 31
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 88 204
Total 589 1,713
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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 32 84
15 38 14 52
16 66 36 102
17 34 33 67
18 77 68 145
19 17 32 49
20 17 26 43
21 and over 98 130 228
Not stated 173 180 353
Total 572 551 1,123
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 70 56 126
Other 26 25 51
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 21 54 75
Arts 7 13 20
Humanities 8 21 29
Social sciences, Business and Law 37 83 120
Science, Mathematics and Computing 19 13 32
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 105 7 112
Agriculture and Veterinary 56 7 63
Health and Welfare 16 66 82
Services 14 36 50
Other subjects 1 0 1
Not Stated (including unknown) 288 251 539
Total 572 551 1,123
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 5 6 11
Primary Education 86 57 143
Lower Secondary 125 68 193
Upper Secondary 93 117 210
Technical or Vocational qualification 42 57 99
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 48 25 73
Higher Certificate 32 27 59
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 44 60 104
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 45 50 95
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 27 59 86
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 5 9
Not stated 21 20 41
Total 572 551 1,123
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 64
Bicycle 6
Bus, minibus or coach 58
Train, DART or LUAS 0
Motorcycle or scooter 1
Car driver 491
Car passenger 273
Van 62
Other 61
Not stated 93
Total 1,109
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 42
06:30-07:00 66
07:01-07:30 79
07:31-08:00 93
08:01-08:30 165
08:31-09:00 416
09:01-09:30 118
After 09:30 39
Not stated 35
Total 1,053
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 462
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 288
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 53
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 54
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 61
1 1/2 hours and over 14
Not stated 121
Total 1,053
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 28
15-24 14
25-44 33
45-64 67
65+ 68
Total 210
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 18 23
15-28 6 14
29-42 1 3
43+ 6 11
Not stated 2 7
Total 33 58
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 570 568 1,138
Good 242 233 475
Fair 66 57 123
Bad 9 14 23
Very bad 0 2 2
Not stated 13 10 23
Total 900 884 1,784
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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 31 16 47
Professional Occupations 57 91 148
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 47 40 87
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 11 60 71
Skilled Trades Occupations 152 18 170
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 13 48 61
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 8 21 29
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 58 8 66
Elementary Occupations 51 18 69
Not stated 42 23 65
Total 470 343 813
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 74 9
Building and construction 28 1
Manufacturing industries 60 33
Commerce and trade 43 43
Transport and communications 28 15
Public administration 24 24
Professional services 56 141
Other 42 38
Total 355 304
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 37
One motor car 198
Two motor cars 278
Three motor cars 52
Four or more motor cars 21
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 442
No 136
Not stated 8
Total 586
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 336
Other 77
No 161
Not stated 12
Total 586
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