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Settlement Malahide (CSO Area Code ST 04008)

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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
0 103 106 209
1 120 98 218
2 113 113 226
3 129 118 247
4 97 100 197
5 119 102 221
6 108 88 196
7 115 111 226
8 112 86 198
9 107 108 215
10 118 105 223
11 112 90 202
12 112 105 217
13 94 99 193
14 117 120 237
15 112 90 202
16 108 116 224
17 137 104 241
18 106 101 207
19 118 139 257
20-24 548 476 1,024
25-29 410 441 851
30-34 491 561 1,052
35-39 565 606 1,171
40-44 555 646 1,201
45-49 608 685 1,293
50-54 559 591 1,150
55-59 429 478 907
60-64 416 457 873
65-69 414 419 833
70-74 252 248 500
75-79 157 181 338
80-84 69 101 170
85+ 49 78 127
Total 7,779 8,067 15,846
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,804 3,701
Married 3,570 3,592
Separated 147 211
Divorced 126 181
Widowed 132 382
Total 7,779 8,067
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 12,982 13,805
UK 1,159 510
Poland 116 118
Lithuania 25 26
Other EU 27 478 470
Rest of World 745 432
Not stated 0 144
Total 15,505 15,505
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 13,540
White Irish Traveller 4
Other White 1,305
Black or Black Irish 43
Asian or Asian Irish 235
Other 167
Not stated 211
Total 15,505
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 14,149
Elsewhere in County 823
Elsewhere in Ireland 75
Outside Ireland 251
Total 15,298
Population by religion
Catholic 12,870
Other stated religion 1,474
No religion 1,223
Not stated 279
Total 15,846
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 120
French 242
Lithuanian 23
Other 942
Total 1,327
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 860
Well 294
Not well 106
Not at all 21
Not stated 46
Total 1,327
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 7,106
No 7,824
Not stated 263
Total 15,193
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,973
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 119
Outside education system, Daily 116
Outside education system, Weekly 382
Outside education system, Less often 2,411
Outside education system, Never 2,060
Outside education system, Not stated 45
Total 7,106
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 53 17 36
Weekly 27 12 15
Less often 22 13 9
Never 17 6 11
Total 119 48 71
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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 1,708 3,416 264
3 persons 960 2,880 1,122
4 persons 1,032 4,128 2,114
5 persons 546 2,730 1,658
6 or more persons 166 1,027 699
Total 4,412 14,181 5,857
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 1,444
1 child 449 613 0 1,062
2 children 549 436 159 1,144
3 children 260 134 182 576
4 children 59 28 70 157
5 or more children 7 3 19 29
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 1,154 154 16
All children aged over fifteen 944 218 52
Other 370 53 7
Total number of family units 2,468 425 75
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 2,338 237 23
All children aged over fifteen 1,602 339 73
Other 1,079 149 17
Total number of family units 5,019 725 113
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 808 3,219
5-9 years 456 1,857
10-14 years 490 2,045
15-19 years 488 1,913
20+ years 726 2,259
Total 2,968 11,293
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 451 902
Empty nest 495 990
Retired 498 996
Pre-school 426 1,416
Early school 435 1,766
Pre-Adolescent 463 1,894
Adolescent 473 1,905
Adult 1,171 4,312
Total 4,412 14,181
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,737
1 620
2 1,379
3 1,119
4 or more 860
Total 5,715
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 979 979
Husband and wife 1,095 2,190
Cohabiting couple 257 514
Husband, wife and children 2,251 9,161
Cohabiting couple and children 108 390
Father and children 62 156
Mother and children 351 973
Couple and others 52 173
Couple, children and others 82 404
Father, children and others 8 31
Mother, children and others 34 127
Two or more family units 55 277
Non-family households and relations 62 140
Two or more non-related persons 120 286
Total 5,516 15,801
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 979 979
2 persons 1,693 3,386
3 persons 970 2,910
4 persons 1,092 4,368
5 persons 580 2,900
6 persons 170 1,020
7 persons 23 161
8 or more persons 9 77
Total 5,516 15,801
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 4,594 14,008
Flat/Apartment 828 1,573
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 4
Not stated 92 215
Total 5,516 15,801
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 109 293
1919 to 1945 118 326
1946 to 1960 221 587
1961 to 1970 487 1,355
1971 to 1980 1,179 3,231
1981 to 1990 1,081 3,533
1991 to 2000 887 2,549
2001 to 2005 742 2,149
2006 or later 447 1,143
Not stated 244 631
Total 5,515 15,797
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 2,332 8,149
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,955 4,606
Rented from Private Landlord 938 2,433
Rented from Local Authority 105 240
Rented from Voluntary Body 31 49
Occupied free of rent 57 106
Not stated 97 214
Total 5,515 15,797
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 27 46
2 rooms 188 324
3 rooms 410 802
4 rooms 424 849
5 rooms 707 1,808
6 rooms 863 2,445
7 rooms 1,137 3,564
8 or more rooms 1,556 5,474
Not stated 203 485
Total 5,515 15,797
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 15
Oil 1,567
Natural Gas 3,576
Electricity 214
Coal (including anthracite) 22
Peat (including turf) 1
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 8
Wood (including wood pellets) 6
Other 9
Not stated 97
Total 5,515
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 5,146
Group scheme with local authority source 193
Group scheme with private source 5
Other private source 1
None 1
Not stated 169
Total 5,515
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 5,221
Individual septic tank 71
Other individual treatment 23
Other 14
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 184
Total 5,515
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 5,536
Unoccupied 781
Total 6,317
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 5
Number of persons 154
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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 3,634 3,076 6,710
Looking for first regular job 50 29 79
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 361 283 644
Student 892 837 1,729
Looking after home/family 39 1,327 1,366
Retired 1,018 803 1,821
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 100 142 242
Other 9 21 30
Total 6,103 6,518 12,621
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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 1,121 959 2,080
Managerial and technical 3,899 3,740 7,639
Non-manual 900 1,678 2,578
Skilled manual 862 511 1,373
Semi-skilled 342 302 644
Unskilled 66 57 123
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 589 820 1,409
Total 7,779 8,067 15,846
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,794 5,545
B Higher professional 641 1,955
C Lower professional 854 2,472
D Non-manual 917 2,462
E Manual skilled 259 704
F Semi-skilled 157 425
G Unskilled 46 132
H Own account workers 277 853
I Farmers 8 20
J Agricultural workers 3 4
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 560 1,229
Total 5,516 15,801
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 114 126 240
15 121 115 236
16 305 328 633
17 346 456 802
18 637 715 1,352
19 173 242 415
20 196 214 410
21 and over 1,635 1,526 3,161
Not stated 1,443 1,747 3,190
Total 4,970 5,469 10,439
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 892 837 1,729
Other 241 212 453
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 119 431 550
Arts 109 176 285
Humanities 104 186 290
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,349 1,432 2,781
Science, Mathematics and Computing 406 233 639
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 802 87 889
Agriculture and Veterinary 39 19 58
Health and Welfare 138 532 670
Services 222 256 478
Other subjects 5 3 8
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,677 2,114 3,791
Total 4,970 5,469 10,439
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 19 16 35
Primary Education 231 309 540
Lower Secondary 430 607 1,037
Upper Secondary 1,005 1,333 2,338
Technical or Vocational qualification 266 345 611
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 282 160 442
Higher Certificate 275 284 559
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 530 589 1,119
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 923 832 1,755
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 739 731 1,470
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 78 50 128
Not stated 192 213 405
Total 4,970 5,469 10,439
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,135
Bicycle 131
Bus, minibus or coach 984
Train, DART or LUAS 1,609
Motorcycle or scooter 39
Car driver 4,115
Car passenger 1,656
Van 186
Other 266
Not stated 209
Total 10,330
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 402
06:30-07:00 580
07:01-07:30 1,242
07:31-08:00 1,825
08:01-08:30 2,911
08:31-09:00 1,784
09:01-09:30 376
After 09:30 689
Not stated 267
Total 10,076
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,150
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 2,750
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 2,209
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,182
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,143
1 1/2 hours and over 228
Not stated 414
Total 10,076
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 128
15-24 139
25-44 238
45-64 392
65+ 538
Total 1,435
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 125 172
15-28 33 70
29-42 13 23
43+ 37 72
Not stated 25 25
Total 233 362
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 5,332 5,533 10,865
Good 1,851 1,897 3,748
Fair 372 419 791
Bad 50 54 104
Very bad 8 9 17
Not stated 166 155 321
Total 7,779 8,067 15,846
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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 837 372 1,209
Professional Occupations 913 952 1,865
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 782 456 1,238
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 236 717 953
Skilled Trades Occupations 451 33 484
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 69 291 360
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 148 250 398
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 159 25 184
Elementary Occupations 176 100 276
Not stated 224 163 387
Total 3,995 3,359 7,354
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8 1
Building and construction 188 27
Manufacturing industries 335 145
Commerce and trade 1,258 976
Transport and communications 692 278
Public administration 248 194
Professional services 419 1,082
Other 486 373
Total 3,634 3,076
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 484
One motor car 2,038
Two motor cars 2,494
Three motor cars 399
Four or more motor cars 100
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 4,804
No 595
Not stated 116
Total 5,515
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 4,669
Other 163
No 565
Not stated 118
Total 5,515
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