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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
0 170 206 376
1 181 167 348
2 189 167 356
3 174 157 331
4 176 180 356
5 154 139 293
6 189 150 339
7 164 164 328
8 158 169 327
9 165 143 308
10 182 160 342
11 175 185 360
12 171 171 342
13 167 158 325
14 153 155 308
15 152 173 325
16 152 159 311
17 176 180 356
18 170 193 363
19 193 194 387
20-24 919 941 1,860
25-29 968 1,100 2,068
30-34 1,098 1,081 2,179
35-39 1,008 1,018 2,026
40-44 939 1,016 1,955
45-49 883 946 1,829
50-54 804 894 1,698
55-59 745 882 1,627
60-64 733 723 1,456
65-69 572 605 1,177
70-74 369 436 805
75-79 256 309 565
80-84 143 282 425
85+ 101 300 401
Total 12,949 13,903 26,852
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 7,145 7,078
Married 4,896 4,945
Separated 358 470
Divorced 268 426
Widowed 282 984
Total 12,949 13,903
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 21,800 22,870
UK 1,534 556
Poland 686 723
Lithuania 193 201
Other EU 27 726 713
Rest of World 1,518 1,189
Not stated 0 205
Total 26,457 26,457
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 22,274
White Irish Traveller 126
Other White 2,372
Black or Black Irish 146
Asian or Asian Irish 979
Other 254
Not stated 306
Total 26,457
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 23,998
Elsewhere in County 1,219
Elsewhere in Ireland 555
Outside Ireland 310
Total 26,082
Population by religion
Catholic 21,251
Other stated religion 2,561
No religion 2,668
Not stated 372
Total 26,852
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 730
French 302
Lithuanian 172
Other 2,194
Total 3,398
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,649
Well 1,111
Not well 458
Not at all 71
Not stated 109
Total 3,398
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 9,100
No 16,266
Not stated 406
Total 25,772
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,738
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 189
Outside education system, Daily 245
Outside education system, Weekly 526
Outside education system, Less often 3,089
Outside education system, Never 2,237
Outside education system, Not stated 76
Total 9,100
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 107 36 71
Weekly 36 16 20
Less often 29 14 15
Never 17 7 10
Total 189 73 116
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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 2,994 5,988 886
3 persons 1,786 5,358 2,241
4 persons 1,531 6,124 3,255
5 persons 670 3,350 2,055
6 or more persons 220 1,384 964
Total 7,201 22,204 9,401
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 2,108
1 child 981 1,236 0 2,217
2 children 829 703 261 1,793
3 children 313 228 277 818
4 children 68 38 96 202
5 or more children 13 9 41 63
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 1,598 562 44
All children aged over fifteen 1,421 661 132
Other 475 187 13
Total number of family units 3,494 1,410 189
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,008 851 61
All children aged over fifteen 2,350 994 182
Other 1,383 531 41
Total number of family units 6,741 2,376 284
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,381 5,131
5-9 years 792 2,997
10-14 years 706 2,699
15-19 years 727 2,648
20+ years 1,487 4,513
Total 5,093 17,988
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 762 1,524
Empty nest 763 1,526
Retired 583 1,166
Pre-school 771 2,353
Early school 680 2,469
Pre-Adolescent 753 2,900
Adolescent 793 3,022
Adult 2,096 7,244
Total 7,201 22,204
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 3,246
1 1,503
2 2,194
3 1,655
4 or more 1,586
Total 10,184
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 2,178 2,178
Husband and wife 1,434 2,868
Cohabiting couple 421 842
Husband, wife and children 2,851 11,304
Cohabiting couple and children 321 1,218
Father and children 150 382
Mother and children 1,129 3,107
Couple and others 180 609
Couple, children and others 219 1,114
Father, children and others 20 67
Mother, children and others 129 477
Two or more family units 170 935
Non-family households and relations 198 469
Two or more non-related persons 287 756
Total 9,687 26,326
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 2,178 2,178
2 persons 2,839 5,678
3 persons 1,886 5,658
4 persons 1,610 6,440
5 persons 815 4,075
6 persons 265 1,590
7 persons 63 441
8 or more persons 31 266
Total 9,687 26,326
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 8,118 23,179
Flat/Apartment 1,342 2,618
Bed-sit 41 60
Caravan/Mobile Home 9 12
Not stated 177 457
Total 9,687 26,326
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 896 2,074
1919 to 1945 917 2,198
1946 to 1960 776 2,042
1961 to 1970 912 2,562
1971 to 1980 2,235 6,519
1981 to 1990 1,198 3,370
1991 to 2000 1,136 3,322
2001 to 2005 736 1,937
2006 or later 351 831
Not stated 521 1,459
Total 9,678 26,314
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,365 10,854
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,982 6,756
Rented from Private Landlord 1,819 4,611
Rented from Local Authority 1,208 3,442
Rented from Voluntary Body 66 175
Occupied free of rent 102 183
Not stated 136 293
Total 9,678 26,314
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 196 292
2 rooms 573 1,112
3 rooms 970 2,242
4 rooms 1,191 2,647
5 rooms 2,541 6,861
6 rooms 1,652 4,957
7 rooms 1,183 3,830
8 or more rooms 1,035 3,572
Not stated 337 801
Total 9,678 26,314
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 188
Oil 1,552
Natural Gas 6,542
Electricity 951
Coal (including anthracite) 236
Peat (including turf) 16
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 14
Wood (including wood pellets) 32
Other 16
Not stated 131
Total 9,678
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 9,084
Group scheme with local authority source 308
Group scheme with private source 11
Other private source 11
None 4
Not stated 260
Total 9,678
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 9,237
Individual septic tank 99
Other individual treatment 10
Other 17
No sewerage facility 4
Not stated 311
Total 9,678
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 9,694
Unoccupied 846
Total 10,540
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 28
Number of persons 635
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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 5,475 5,245 10,720
Looking for first regular job 98 91 189
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,470 835 2,305
Student 1,266 1,373 2,639
Looking after home/family 91 1,825 1,916
Retired 1,481 1,500 2,981
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 481 536 1,017
Other 19 27 46
Total 10,381 11,432 21,813
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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 1,022 834 1,856
Managerial and technical 3,788 4,173 7,961
Non-manual 1,850 3,162 5,012
Skilled manual 2,443 1,443 3,886
Semi-skilled 1,502 1,296 2,798
Unskilled 473 500 973
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,871 2,495 4,366
Total 12,949 13,903 26,852
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,681 4,986
B Higher professional 634 1,871
C Lower professional 1,154 3,101
D Non-manual 2,112 5,436
E Manual skilled 804 2,243
F Semi-skilled 809 2,248
G Unskilled 391 1,033
H Own account workers 518 1,547
I Farmers 14 41
J Agricultural workers 14 36
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,556 3,784
Total 9,687 26,326
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 727 767 1,494
15 537 568 1,105
16 875 936 1,811
17 722 864 1,586
18 1,132 1,255 2,387
19 344 452 796
20 327 385 712
21 and over 2,074 2,192 4,266
Not stated 1,885 2,121 4,006
Total 8,623 9,540 18,163
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,266 1,373 2,639
Other 492 519 1,011
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 115 465 580
Arts 289 310 599
Humanities 173 259 432
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,135 1,707 2,842
Science, Mathematics and Computing 560 365 925
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,411 147 1,558
Agriculture and Veterinary 78 55 133
Health and Welfare 150 890 1,040
Services 324 504 828
Other subjects 13 15 28
Not Stated (including unknown) 4,375 4,823 9,198
Total 8,623 9,540 18,163
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 111 120 231
Primary Education 1,117 1,306 2,423
Lower Secondary 1,484 1,603 3,087
Upper Secondary 1,718 1,974 3,692
Technical or Vocational qualification 802 942 1,744
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 608 317 925
Higher Certificate 374 465 839
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 624 724 1,348
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 750 871 1,621
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 632 782 1,414
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 93 61 154
Not stated 310 375 685
Total 8,623 9,540 18,163
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 3,355
Bicycle 323
Bus, minibus or coach 1,789
Train, DART or LUAS 1,537
Motorcycle or scooter 77
Car driver 5,767
Car passenger 2,284
Van 468
Other 371
Not stated 363
Total 16,334
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 677
06:30-07:00 1,123
07:01-07:30 1,678
07:31-08:00 2,557
08:01-08:30 4,136
08:31-09:00 3,299
09:01-09:30 736
After 09:30 1,331
Not stated 469
Total 16,006
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 4,534
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 4,680
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 2,824
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,273
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,605
1 1/2 hours and over 310
Not stated 780
Total 16,006
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 317
15-24 333
25-44 776
45-64 1,186
65+ 1,445
Total 4,057
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 175 263
15-28 46 102
29-42 24 45
43+ 74 137
Not stated 53 79
Total 372 626
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 7,768 8,157 15,925
Good 3,697 4,047 7,744
Fair 1,049 1,235 2,284
Bad 179 184 363
Very bad 23 42 65
Not stated 233 238 471
Total 12,949 13,903 26,852
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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 727 384 1,111
Professional Occupations 955 1,075 2,030
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 979 630 1,609
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 350 1,253 1,603
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,391 158 1,549
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 206 815 1,021
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 361 642 1,003
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 580 108 688
Elementary Occupations 783 512 1,295
Not stated 613 503 1,116
Total 6,945 6,080 13,025
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22 8
Building and construction 376 40
Manufacturing industries 756 394
Commerce and trade 1,539 1,477
Transport and communications 746 233
Public administration 319 242
Professional services 778 1,935
Other 939 916
Total 5,475 5,245
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,113
One motor car 4,222
Two motor cars 2,722
Three motor cars 480
Four or more motor cars 141
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 7,401
No 2,082
Not stated 195
Total 9,678
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 6,798
Other 552
No 2,083
Not stated 245
Total 9,678
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