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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 47 38 85
1 53 47 100
2 42 38 80
3 46 50 96
4 47 40 87
5 43 45 88
6 58 45 103
7 58 34 92
8 38 58 96
9 43 41 84
10 40 43 83
11 51 38 89
12 52 40 92
13 46 38 84
14 64 33 97
15 47 39 86
16 43 49 92
17 45 43 88
18 52 50 102
19 39 36 75
20-24 215 226 441
25-29 232 240 472
30-34 249 250 499
35-39 239 244 483
40-44 236 266 502
45-49 237 265 502
50-54 195 220 415
55-59 213 207 420
60-64 178 175 353
65-69 137 159 296
70-74 93 144 237
75-79 82 95 177
80-84 44 55 99
85+ 17 49 66
Total 3,321 3,440 6,761
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 1,816 1,680
Married 1,259 1,260
Separated 108 155
Divorced 62 115
Widowed 76 230
Total 3,321 3,440
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 5,679 5,935
UK 441 170
Poland 125 133
Lithuania 101 104
Other EU 27 147 145
Rest of World 190 128
Not stated 0 68
Total 6,683 6,683
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 5,767
White Irish Traveller 127
Other White 576
Black or Black Irish 29
Asian or Asian Irish 42
Other 46
Not stated 96
Total 6,683
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 6,195
Elsewhere in County 253
Elsewhere in Ireland 94
Outside Ireland 59
Total 6,601
Population by religion
Catholic 5,632
Other stated religion 571
No religion 461
Not stated 97
Total 6,761
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 131
French 71
Lithuanian 88
Other 312
Total 602
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 270
Well 182
Not well 119
Not at all 15
Not stated 16
Total 602
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 2,350
No 4,026
Not stated 120
Total 6,496
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 774
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 41
Outside education system, Daily 42
Outside education system, Weekly 127
Outside education system, Less often 786
Outside education system, Never 568
Outside education system, Not stated 12
Total 2,350
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 20 9 11
Weekly 10 2 8
Less often 5 3 2
Never 6 3 3
Total 41 17 24
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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 750 1,500 236
3 persons 482 1,446 607
4 persons 409 1,636 871
5 persons 160 800 491
6 or more persons 72 453 317
Total 1,873 5,835 2,522
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 0 514
1 child 231 362 0 593
2 children 219 185 77 481
3 children 93 50 59 202
4 children 19 8 36 63
5 or more children 7 1 12 20
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 404 151 14
All children aged over fifteen 387 180 39
Other 135 47 2
Total number of family units 926 378 55
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 786 260 16
All children aged over fifteen 606 260 53
Other 396 141 4
Total number of family units 1,788 661 73
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 345 1,346
5-9 years 224 852
10-14 years 184 697
15-19 years 195 670
20+ years 411 1,242
Total 1,359 4,807
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 146 292
Empty nest 196 392
Retired 172 344
Pre-school 165 524
Early school 196 705
Pre-Adolescent 208 806
Adolescent 245 920
Adult 545 1,852
Total 1,873 5,835
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 715
1 332
2 587
3 426
4 or more 456
Total 2,516
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 619 619
Husband and wife 382 764
Cohabiting couple 92 184
Husband, wife and children 787 3,124
Cohabiting couple and children 86 314
Father and children 48 113
Mother and children 338 944
Couple and others 23 77
Couple, children and others 42 211
Father, children and others 4 13
Mother, children and others 22 85
Two or more family units 24 120
Non-family households and relations 57 134
Two or more non-related persons 36 87
Total 2,560 6,789
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 619 619
2 persons 745 1,490
3 persons 498 1,494
4 persons 419 1,676
5 persons 194 970
6 persons 61 366
7 persons 19 133
8 or more persons 5 41
Total 2,560 6,789
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 2,299 6,296
Flat/Apartment 205 375
Bed-sit 7 7
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 49 111
Total 2,560 6,789
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 218 488
1919 to 1945 186 412
1946 to 1960 149 381
1961 to 1970 210 490
1971 to 1980 442 1,209
1981 to 1990 405 1,108
1991 to 2000 486 1,442
2001 to 2005 177 500
2006 or later 111 303
Not stated 176 456
Total 2,560 6,789
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 800 2,580
Owner occupied no mortgage 874 1,974
Rented from Private Landlord 445 1,052
Rented from Local Authority 355 995
Rented from Voluntary Body 4 6
Occupied free of rent 38 80
Not stated 44 102
Total 2,560 6,789
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 26 43
2 rooms 129 202
3 rooms 210 428
4 rooms 336 710
5 rooms 676 1,788
6 rooms 499 1,409
7 rooms 301 981
8 or more rooms 283 982
Not stated 100 246
Total 2,560 6,789
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 73
Oil 1,441
Natural Gas 301
Electricity 335
Coal (including anthracite) 310
Peat (including turf) 5
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 15
Wood (including wood pellets) 24
Other 8
Not stated 48
Total 2,560
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 2,389
Group scheme with local authority source 88
Group scheme with private source 3
Other private source 2
None 0
Not stated 78
Total 2,560
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 2,456
Individual septic tank 16
Other individual treatment 1
Other 4
No sewerage facility 1
Not stated 82
Total 2,560
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 2,562
Unoccupied 327
Total 2,889
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 6
Number of persons 52
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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 1,197 1,171 2,368
Looking for first regular job 21 18 39
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 526 274 800
Student 295 327 622
Looking after home/family 29 501 530
Retired 401 414 815
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 122 101 223
Other 2 6 8
Total 2,593 2,812 5,405
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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 242 177 419
Managerial and technical 832 942 1,774
Non-manual 424 785 1,209
Skilled manual 661 369 1,030
Semi-skilled 362 273 635
Unskilled 163 142 305
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 637 752 1,389
Total 3,321 3,440 6,761
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 372 1,019
B Higher professional 149 447
C Lower professional 286 767
D Non-manual 517 1,275
E Manual skilled 247 706
F Semi-skilled 200 517
G Unskilled 120 312
H Own account workers 127 339
I Farmers 10 27
J Agricultural workers 12 38
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 520 1,342
Total 2,560 6,789
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 147 124 271
15 133 97 230
16 206 201 407
17 170 210 380
18 263 290 553
19 93 124 217
20 80 84 164
21 and over 385 444 829
Not stated 684 773 1,457
Total 2,161 2,347 4,508
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 295 327 622
Other 137 138 275
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 33 121 154
Arts 55 55 110
Humanities 43 53 96
Social sciences, Business and Law 193 397 590
Science, Mathematics and Computing 110 68 178
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 368 40 408
Agriculture and Veterinary 44 18 62
Health and Welfare 39 250 289
Services 101 121 222
Other subjects 1 1 2
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,174 1,223 2,397
Total 2,161 2,347 4,508
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 25 19 44
Primary Education 243 283 526
Lower Secondary 452 399 851
Upper Secondary 425 523 948
Technical or Vocational qualification 203 250 453
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 182 84 266
Higher Certificate 94 112 206
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 151 185 336
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 146 204 350
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 115 152 267
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 14 9 23
Not stated 111 127 238
Total 2,161 2,347 4,508
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 956
Bicycle 22
Bus, minibus or coach 247
Train, DART or LUAS 85
Motorcycle or scooter 13
Car driver 1,451
Car passenger 703
Van 137
Other 105
Not stated 129
Total 3,848
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 176
06:30-07:00 278
07:01-07:30 381
07:31-08:00 400
08:01-08:30 572
08:31-09:00 1,143
09:01-09:30 373
After 09:30 279
Not stated 156
Total 3,758
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,651
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 722
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 454
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 276
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 312
1 1/2 hours and over 149
Not stated 194
Total 3,758
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 120
15-24 89
25-44 227
45-64 302
65+ 331
Total 1,069
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 34 76
15-28 13 32
29-42 6 12
43+ 21 39
Not stated 14 28
Total 88 187
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 1,961 1,957 3,918
Good 956 1,034 1,990
Fair 276 322 598
Bad 47 47 94
Very bad 8 13 21
Not stated 73 67 140
Total 3,321 3,440 6,761
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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 142 79 221
Professional Occupations 229 236 465
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 190 131 321
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 64 293 357
Skilled Trades Occupations 394 41 435
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 35 198 233
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 74 151 225
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 178 22 200
Elementary Occupations 210 132 342
Not stated 207 162 369
Total 1,723 1,445 3,168
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18 5
Building and construction 92 10
Manufacturing industries 168 55
Commerce and trade 293 330
Transport and communications 149 40
Public administration 104 105
Professional services 160 413
Other 213 213
Total 1,197 1,171
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 570
One motor car 1,107
Two motor cars 725
Three motor cars 130
Four or more motor cars 28
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 1,883
No 623
Not stated 54
Total 2,560
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 1,705
Other 168
No 629
Not stated 58
Total 2,560
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