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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 92 94 186
1 81 82 163
2 86 89 175
3 68 73 141
4 70 74 144
5 96 76 172
6 75 49 124
7 74 82 156
8 69 72 141
9 70 73 143
10 66 64 130
11 64 51 115
12 61 55 116
13 75 46 121
14 57 55 112
15 63 58 121
16 69 59 128
17 56 51 107
18 80 68 148
19 67 88 155
20-24 367 411 778
25-29 479 570 1,049
30-34 481 522 1,003
35-39 390 417 807
40-44 309 346 655
45-49 319 388 707
50-54 311 325 636
55-59 277 288 565
60-64 233 236 469
65-69 186 213 399
70-74 142 168 310
75-79 106 145 251
80-84 65 119 184
85+ 62 153 215
Total 5,166 5,660 10,826
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,081 3,173
Married 1,696 1,706
Separated 172 207
Divorced 112 159
Widowed 105 415
Total 5,166 5,660
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 8,149 8,707
UK 889 309
Poland 560 595
Lithuania 178 189
Other EU 27 283 281
Rest of World 646 499
Not stated 0 125
Total 10,705 10,705
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,212
White Irish Traveller 316
Other White 1,368
Black or Black Irish 232
Asian or Asian Irish 286
Other 134
Not stated 157
Total 10,705
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 9,410
Elsewhere in County 702
Elsewhere in Ireland 248
Outside Ireland 159
Total 10,519
Population by religion
Catholic 9,247
Other stated religion 962
No religion 507
Not stated 110
Total 10,826
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 567
French 131
Lithuanian 157
Other 881
Total 1,736
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 679
Well 629
Not well 314
Not at all 63
Not stated 51
Total 1,736
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 4,464
No 5,627
Not stated 211
Total 10,302
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,122
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 104
Outside education system, Daily 151
Outside education system, Weekly 291
Outside education system, Less often 1,707
Outside education system, Never 1,053
Outside education system, Not stated 36
Total 4,464
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 64 24 40
Weekly 16 9 7
Less often 12 6 6
Never 12 6 6
Total 104 45 59
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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 1,079 2,158 339
3 persons 626 1,878 771
4 persons 489 1,956 1,038
5 persons 216 1,080 666
6 or more persons 118 769 543
Total 2,528 7,841 3,357
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 0 740
1 child 436 384 0 820
2 children 334 166 74 574
3 children 125 58 75 258
4 children 34 15 41 90
5 or more children 14 3 29 46
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 661 262 20
All children aged over fifteen 388 191 47
Other 167 46 6
Total number of family units 1,216 499 73
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,259 405 28
All children aged over fifteen 620 285 60
Other 540 136 24
Total number of family units 2,419 826 112
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 607 2,289
5-9 years 329 1,231
10-14 years 226 862
15-19 years 252 882
20+ years 374 1,097
Total 1,788 6,361
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 330 660
Empty nest 227 454
Retired 183 366
Pre-school 333 994
Early school 334 1,213
Pre-Adolescent 276 1,089
Adolescent 323 1,267
Adult 522 1,798
Total 2,528 7,841
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,633
1 553
2 724
3 529
4 or more 692
Total 4,131
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,395 1,395
Husband and wife 481 962
Cohabiting couple 202 404
Husband, wife and children 978 3,949
Cohabiting couple and children 142 534
Father and children 64 166
Mother and children 447 1,207
Couple and others 47 158
Couple, children and others 78 394
Father, children and others 7 23
Mother, children and others 33 115
Two or more family units 24 131
Non-family households and relations 114 257
Two or more non-related persons 244 624
Total 4,256 10,319
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,395 1,395
2 persons 1,215 2,430
3 persons 710 2,130
4 persons 543 2,172
5 persons 247 1,235
6 persons 95 570
7 persons 35 245
8 or more persons 16 142
Total 4,256 10,319
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,733 9,515
Flat/Apartment 463 653
Bed-sit 10 19
Caravan/Mobile Home 3 9
Not stated 47 123
Total 4,256 10,319
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 84 157
1919 to 1945 197 396
1946 to 1960 229 484
1961 to 1970 256 541
1971 to 1980 577 1,288
1981 to 1990 504 1,265
1991 to 2000 1,087 3,003
2001 to 2005 779 1,883
2006 or later 277 599
Not stated 263 694
Total 4,253 10,310
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,228 3,448
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,168 2,549
Rented from Private Landlord 1,396 3,198
Rented from Local Authority 312 816
Rented from Voluntary Body 59 121
Occupied free of rent 51 82
Not stated 39 96
Total 4,253 10,310
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 67 79
2 rooms 255 356
3 rooms 504 962
4 rooms 460 1,010
5 rooms 1,169 2,746
6 rooms 806 2,146
7 rooms 393 1,200
8 or more rooms 444 1,452
Not stated 155 359
Total 4,253 10,310
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 51
Oil 3,108
Natural Gas 120
Electricity 520
Coal (including anthracite) 258
Peat (including turf) 112
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 21
Wood (including wood pellets) 11
Other 19
Not stated 33
Total 4,253
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,979
Group scheme with local authority source 159
Group scheme with private source 4
Other private source 8
None 1
Not stated 102
Total 4,253
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 4,028
Individual septic tank 70
Other individual treatment 4
Other 7
No sewerage facility 3
Not stated 141
Total 4,253
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 4,313
Unoccupied 1,097
Total 5,410
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 9
Number of persons 510
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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 1,990 2,137 4,127
Looking for first regular job 66 52 118
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 669 383 1,052
Student 495 534 1,029
Looking after home/family 46 596 642
Retired 584 638 1,222
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 200 267 467
Other 12 18 30
Total 4,062 4,625 8,687
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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 393 359 752
Managerial and technical 1,152 1,563 2,715
Non-manual 677 1,110 1,787
Skilled manual 948 457 1,405
Semi-skilled 597 619 1,216
Unskilled 250 197 447
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,149 1,355 2,504
Total 5,166 5,660 10,826
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 491 1,280
B Higher professional 260 713
C Lower professional 611 1,383
D Non-manual 912 2,157
E Manual skilled 332 915
F Semi-skilled 355 873
G Unskilled 197 423
H Own account workers 150 422
I Farmers 45 116
J Agricultural workers 13 35
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 890 2,002
Total 4,256 10,319
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 227 209 436
15 148 112 260
16 265 229 494
17 201 251 452
18 511 536 1,047
19 169 217 386
20 122 164 286
21 and over 735 932 1,667
Not stated 943 1,129 2,072
Total 3,321 3,779 7,100
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 495 534 1,029
Other 246 312 558
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 70 269 339
Arts 37 55 92
Humanities 55 83 138
Social sciences, Business and Law 292 542 834
Science, Mathematics and Computing 138 140 278
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 547 49 596
Agriculture and Veterinary 77 20 97
Health and Welfare 137 561 698
Services 154 219 373
Other subjects 3 4 7
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,811 1,837 3,648
Total 3,321 3,779 7,100
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 77 58 135
Primary Education 434 425 859
Lower Secondary 559 539 1,098
Upper Secondary 706 826 1,532
Technical or Vocational qualification 298 343 641
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 228 141 369
Higher Certificate 150 200 350
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 254 349 603
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 260 396 656
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 198 323 521
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 15 12 27
Not stated 142 167 309
Total 3,321 3,779 7,100
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,426
Bicycle 104
Bus, minibus or coach 205
Train, DART or LUAS 13
Motorcycle or scooter 9
Car driver 2,777
Car passenger 1,347
Van 253
Other 134
Not stated 138
Total 6,406
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 178
06:30-07:00 302
07:01-07:30 392
07:31-08:00 537
08:01-08:30 884
08:31-09:00 2,389
09:01-09:30 699
After 09:30 730
Not stated 178
Total 6,289
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 3,481
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,592
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 508
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 115
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 188
1 1/2 hours and over 79
Not stated 326
Total 6,289
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 121
15-24 131
25-44 367
45-64 437
65+ 607
Total 1,663
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 81 108
15-28 22 46
29-42 12 29
43+ 36 69
Not stated 20 26
Total 171 278
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 2,912 3,078 5,990
Good 1,573 1,769 3,342
Fair 484 572 1,056
Bad 77 101 178
Very bad 19 29 48
Not stated 101 111 212
Total 5,166 5,660 10,826
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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 223 161 384
Professional Occupations 350 573 923
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 268 188 456
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 87 375 462
Skilled Trades Occupations 644 63 707
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 76 314 390
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 181 296 477
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 241 58 299
Elementary Occupations 327 300 627
Not stated 262 192 454
Total 2,659 2,520 5,179
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 52 10
Building and construction 155 18
Manufacturing industries 274 150
Commerce and trade 565 521
Transport and communications 115 31
Public administration 164 156
Professional services 312 829
Other 353 422
Total 1,990 2,137
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 996
One motor car 1,934
Two motor cars 1,119
Three motor cars 168
Four or more motor cars 36
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,895
No 1,298
Not stated 60
Total 4,253
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,558
Other 316
No 1,308
Not stated 71
Total 4,253
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