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Local Electoral Area North Inner City (CSO Area Code LEA 133)

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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
0 428 464 892
1 371 343 714
2 310 319 629
3 261 259 520
4 225 209 434
5 207 196 403
6 205 209 414
7 199 200 399
8 230 169 399
9 210 220 430
10 192 169 361
11 182 202 384
12 182 206 388
13 167 183 350
14 186 184 370
15 182 216 398
16 226 215 441
17 227 247 474
18 345 370 715
19 442 483 925
20-24 4,255 4,427 8,682
25-29 6,639 6,186 12,825
30-34 5,452 4,689 10,141
35-39 3,399 2,683 6,082
40-44 2,236 1,787 4,023
45-49 1,732 1,571 3,303
50-54 1,557 1,421 2,978
55-59 1,278 1,145 2,423
60-64 1,062 868 1,930
65-69 768 682 1,450
70-74 575 611 1,186
75-79 419 549 968
80-84 265 433 698
85+ 180 400 580
Total 34,794 32,515 67,309
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 24,532 21,984
Married 7,714 7,358
Separated 1,021 940
Divorced 868 802
Widowed 659 1,431
Total 34,794 32,515
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 37,412 36,738
UK 2,462 996
Poland 3,103 3,214
Lithuania 600 629
Other EU 27 7,604 7,679
Rest of World 11,301 10,616
Not stated 0 2,610
Total 62,482 62,482
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 35,237
White Irish Traveller 139
Other White 14,415
Black or Black Irish 1,493
Asian or Asian Irish 5,861
Other 1,921
Not stated 3,416
Total 62,482
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 49,385
Elsewhere in County 7,068
Elsewhere in Ireland 1,325
Outside Ireland 3,818
Total 61,596
Population by religion
Catholic 39,924
Other stated religion 11,912
No religion 11,186
Not stated 4,287
Total 67,309
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 2,920
French 1,678
Lithuanian 465
Other 15,321
Total 20,384
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 8,726
Well 7,886
Not well 2,789
Not at all 364
Not stated 619
Total 20,384
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 13,572
No 47,021
Not stated 4,481
Total 65,074
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,646
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 208
Outside education system, Daily 431
Outside education system, Weekly 879
Outside education system, Less often 5,393
Outside education system, Never 3,773
Outside education system, Not stated 242
Total 13,572
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 123 48 75
Weekly 39 13 26
Less often 25 10 15
Never 21 11 10
Total 208 82 126
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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 7,735 15,470 1,903
3 persons 2,739 8,217 3,645
4 persons 1,330 5,320 3,016
5 persons 451 2,255 1,458
6 or more persons 207 1,351 989
Total 12,462 32,613 11,011
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 5,832
1 child 2,231 1,505 0 3,736
2 children 1,037 550 293 1,880
3 children 272 172 258 702
4 children 56 47 106 209
5 or more children 22 17 64 103
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 2,062 1,454 102
All children aged fifteen or over 941 1,105 245
Other 305 396 20
Total number of family units 3,308 2,955 367
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,081 2,246 136
All children aged fifteen or over 1,517 1,580 304
Other 923 1,168 56
Total number of children 5,521 4,994 496
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 2,491 8,192
5-9 years 1,071 3,536
10-14 years 777 2,588
15-19 years 721 2,320
20+ years 1,570 4,313
Total 6,630 20,949
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 4,661 9,322
Empty nest 744 1,488
Retired 427 854
Pre-school 1,730 5,000
Early school 1,006 3,208
Pre-Adolescent 882 2,935
Adolescent 863 2,939
Adult 2,149 6,867
Total 12,462 32,613
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 13,899
1 3,422
2 2,675
3 1,477
4 or more 1,920
Total 23,393
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 9,269 9,269
Husband and wife 2,124 4,248
Cohabiting couple 2,666 5,332
Husband, wife and children 2,337 8,640
Cohabiting couple and children 496 1,780
Father and children 286 683
Mother and children 2,311 6,368
Couple and others 812 2,861
Couple, children and others 323 1,631
Father, children and others 47 173
Mother, children and others 350 1,298
Two or more family units 347 1,867
Non-family households and relations 1,438 3,748
Two or more non-related persons 3,881 10,442
Total 26,687 58,340
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 9,269 9,269
2 persons 9,284 18,568
3 persons 4,280 12,840
4 persons 2,404 9,616
5 persons 926 4,630
6 persons 369 2,214
7 persons 91 637
8 or more persons 64 566
Total 26,687 58,340
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 10,086 23,577
Flat/Apartment 14,456 30,708
Bed-sit 916 1,260
Caravan/Mobile Home 24 29
Not stated 1,205 2,766
Total 26,687 58,340
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 6,241 12,389
1919 to 1945 2,743 5,691
1946 to 1960 1,480 3,155
1961 to 1970 1,000 2,175
1971 to 1980 864 2,070
1981 to 1990 1,465 3,719
1991 to 2000 4,137 9,196
2001 to 2005 2,912 6,736
2006 or later 2,316 5,208
Not stated 3,505 7,972
Total 26,663 58,311
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,549 7,725
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,934 5,447
Rented from Private Landlord 14,440 32,071
Rented from Local Authority 4,114 9,846
Rented from Voluntary Body 532 1,094
Occupied free of rent 253 405
Not stated 841 1,723
Total 26,663 58,311
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 2,926 4,337
2 rooms 6,111 12,208
3 rooms 5,866 13,129
4 rooms 5,136 11,623
5 rooms 2,797 7,503
6 rooms 1,373 3,990
7 rooms 370 1,100
8 or more rooms 198 584
Not stated 1,886 3,837
Total 26,663 58,311
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 941
Oil 664
Natural Gas 11,720
Electricity 11,899
Coal (including anthracite) 143
Peat (including turf) 26
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 62
Wood (including wood pellets) 12
Other 142
Not stated 1,054
Total 26,663
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 23,357
Group scheme with local authority source 1,427
Group scheme with private source 93
Other private source 57
None 22
Not stated 1,707
Total 26,663
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 23,783
Individual septic tank 332
Other individual treatment 63
Other 237
No sewerage facility 73
Not stated 2,175
Total 26,663
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 27,032
Unoccupied 6,040
Total 33,072
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 147
Number of persons 8,795
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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 16,283 15,361 31,644
Looking for first regular job 628 490 1,118
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 5,228 2,720 7,948
Student 4,702 4,493 9,195
Looking after home/family 218 2,582 2,800
Retired 2,253 2,133 4,386
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 1,356 998 2,354
Other 571 206 777
Total 31,239 28,983 60,222
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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 2,283 1,908 4,191
Managerial and technical 6,437 6,723 13,160
Non-manual 3,739 5,274 9,013
Skilled manual 4,482 2,548 7,030
Semi-skilled 3,938 3,190 7,128
Unskilled 1,852 1,929 3,781
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 12,063 10,943 23,006
Total 34,794 32,515 67,309
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 2,710 5,582
B Higher professional 1,880 3,744
C Lower professional 3,094 6,298
D Non-manual 5,570 12,641
E Manual skilled 1,527 3,246
F Semi-skilled 2,098 4,773
G Unskilled 1,652 3,969
H Own account workers 591 1,434
I Farmers 16 24
J Agricultural workers 21 40
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 7,528 16,589
Total 26,687 58,340
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 1,818 1,815 3,633
15 1,021 780 1,801
16 1,211 1,012 2,223
17 960 978 1,938
18 1,824 1,644 3,468
19 777 779 1,556
20 726 713 1,439
21 and over 6,707 6,609 13,316
Not stated 7,564 6,649 14,213
Total 22,608 20,979 43,587
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 4,702 4,493 9,195
Other 3,929 3,511 7,440
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 296 859 1,155
Arts 842 787 1,629
Humanities 640 845 1,485
Social sciences, Business and Law 3,355 4,108 7,463
Science, Mathematics and Computing 1,771 854 2,625
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 2,616 519 3,135
Agriculture and Veterinary 141 80 221
Health and Welfare 481 1,854 2,335
Services 865 951 1,816
Other subjects 22 34 56
Not Stated (including unknown) 11,579 10,088 21,667
Total 22,608 20,979 43,587
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 383 326 709
Primary Education 2,907 2,806 5,713
Lower Secondary 2,642 2,180 4,822
Upper Secondary 3,312 2,973 6,285
Technical or Vocational qualification 1,656 1,342 2,998
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 974 557 1,531
Higher Certificate 920 834 1,754
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 1,780 1,764 3,544
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 2,599 2,680 5,279
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 2,419 2,944 5,363
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 280 215 495
Not stated 2,736 2,358 5,094
Total 22,608 20,979 43,587
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 16,784
Bicycle 2,840
Bus, minibus or coach 7,854
Train, DART or LUAS 2,996
Motorcycle or scooter 158
Car driver 5,035
Car passenger 1,232
Van 323
Other 564
Not stated 2,999
Total 40,785
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 2,187
06:30-07:00 2,585
07:01-07:30 3,174
07:31-08:00 4,552
08:01-08:30 7,447
08:31-09:00 7,794
09:01-09:30 3,020
After 09:30 6,151
Not stated 3,344
Total 40,254
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 8,275
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 13,592
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 9,181
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 2,618
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 2,058
1 1/2 hours and over 401
Not stated 4,129
Total 40,254
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 461
15-24 928
25-44 2,849
45-64 2,605
65+ 2,103
Total 8,946
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 364 464
15-28 133 189
29-42 71 69
43+ 104 186
Not stated 166 179
Total 838 1,087
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 17,957 17,041 34,998
Good 10,414 9,996 20,410
Fair 2,927 2,735 5,662
Bad 614 504 1,118
Very bad 127 123 250
Not stated 2,755 2,116 4,871
Total 34,794 32,515 67,309
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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 1,262 870 2,132
Professional Occupations 3,306 3,542 6,848
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 2,608 1,988 4,596
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 1,182 2,327 3,509
Skilled Trades Occupations 2,664 395 3,059
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 485 1,702 2,187
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 1,292 1,720 3,012
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 1,289 212 1,501
Elementary Occupations 3,324 2,572 5,896
Not stated 4,099 2,753 6,852
Total 21,511 18,081 39,592
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 35 25
Building and construction 651 81
Manufacturing industries 1,024 507
Commerce and trade 4,200 3,934
Transport and communications 2,442 1,266
Public administration 697 649
Professional services 2,475 4,916
Other 4,759 3,983
Total 16,283 15,361
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 17,160
One motor car 7,787
Two motor cars 1,457
Three motor cars 200
Four or more motor cars 59
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 18,040
No 7,354
Not stated 1,269
Total 26,663
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 16,594
Other 1,838
No 6,871
Not stated 1,360
Total 26,663
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