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Settlement Portmarnock (CSO Area Code ST 04009)

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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 61 66 127
1 85 67 152
2 67 49 116
3 77 64 141
4 76 54 130
5 64 49 113
6 43 52 95
7 63 42 105
8 53 44 97
9 52 41 93
10 40 38 78
11 44 53 97
12 49 36 85
13 53 50 103
14 52 49 101
15 48 58 106
16 44 58 102
17 56 58 114
18 56 51 107
19 82 55 137
20-24 291 275 566
25-29 339 357 696
30-34 367 370 737
35-39 335 358 693
40-44 289 285 574
45-49 273 315 588
50-54 267 287 554
55-59 322 385 707
60-64 415 444 859
65-69 298 285 583
70-74 159 120 279
75-79 70 75 145
80-84 23 40 63
85+ 8 34 42
Total 4,621 4,664 9,285
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,234 2,076
Married 2,186 2,168
Separated 75 118
Divorced 49 97
Widowed 77 205
Total 4,621 4,664
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 7,908 8,335
UK 561 211
Poland 114 115
Lithuania 7 9
Other EU 27 207 192
Rest of World 329 180
Not stated 0 84
Total 9,126 9,126
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,199
White Irish Traveller 19
Other White 590
Black or Black Irish 37
Asian or Asian Irish 117
Other 72
Not stated 92
Total 9,126
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 8,440
Elsewhere in County 377
Elsewhere in Ireland 59
Outside Ireland 127
Total 9,003
Population by religion
Catholic 7,803
Other stated religion 642
No religion 725
Not stated 115
Total 9,285
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 122
French 148
Lithuanian 12
Other 466
Total 748
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 505
Well 159
Not well 57
Not at all 9
Not stated 18
Total 748
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 4,053
No 4,704
Not stated 133
Total 8,890
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 860
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 92
Outside education system, Daily 74
Outside education system, Weekly 198
Outside education system, Less often 1,547
Outside education system, Never 1,256
Outside education system, Not stated 26
Total 4,053
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 43 18 25
Weekly 19 9 10
Less often 19 10 9
Never 11 4 7
Total 92 41 51
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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 1,126 2,252 168
3 persons 622 1,866 706
4 persons 583 2,332 1,192
5 persons 265 1,325 797
6 or more persons 93 587 402
Total 2,689 8,362 3,265
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 0 958
1 child 242 464 0 706
2 children 278 290 73 641
3 children 122 90 77 289
4 children 35 11 32 78
5 or more children 4 1 12 17
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 586 84 11
All children aged fifteen or over 693 134 29
Other 171 20 3
Total number of family units 1,450 238 43
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,193 120 13
All children aged fifteen or over 1,126 192 45
Other 519 47 10
Total number of children 2,838 359 68
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 479 1,903
5-9 years 188 766
10-14 years 208 865
15-19 years 262 1,026
20+ years 594 1,886
Total 1,731 6,446
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 285 570
Empty nest 391 782
Retired 282 564
Pre-school 264 866
Early school 225 915
Pre-Adolescent 192 812
Adolescent 234 936
Adult 816 2,917
Total 2,689 8,362
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,097
1 339
2 791
3 715
4 or more 582
Total 3,524
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 505 505
Husband and wife 738 1,476
Cohabiting couple 171 342
Husband, wife and children 1,318 5,241
Cohabiting couple and children 60 220
Father and children 35 92
Mother and children 193 493
Couple and others 32 102
Couple, children and others 55 278
Father, children and others 6 22
Mother, children and others 21 74
Two or more family units 30 148
Non-family households and relations 56 126
Two or more non-related persons 73 160
Total 3,293 9,279
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 505 505
2 persons 1,139 2,278
3 persons 641 1,923
4 persons 613 2,452
5 persons 285 1,425
6 persons 91 546
7 persons 12 84
8 or more persons 7 66
Total 3,293 9,279
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 2,610 7,877
Flat/Apartment 654 1,317
Bed-sit 3 4
Caravan/Mobile Home 5 23
Not stated 21 58
Total 3,293 9,279
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 30 89
1919 to 1945 39 111
1946 to 1960 108 295
1961 to 1970 391 1,124
1971 to 1980 1,374 3,983
1981 to 1990 150 458
1991 to 2000 153 458
2001 to 2005 702 1,734
2006 or later 234 704
Not stated 107 300
Total 3,288 9,256
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,436 4,672
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,323 3,254
Rented from Private Landlord 414 1,023
Rented from Local Authority 60 165
Rented from Voluntary Body 1 4
Occupied free of rent 23 51
Not stated 31 87
Total 3,288 9,256
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 18 39
2 rooms 102 200
3 rooms 362 703
4 rooms 265 570
5 rooms 257 672
6 rooms 436 1,198
7 rooms 835 2,506
8 or more rooms 928 3,149
Not stated 85 219
Total 3,288 9,256
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 12
Oil 1,149
Natural Gas 1,981
Electricity 97
Coal (including anthracite) 3
Peat (including turf) 1
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 7
Wood (including wood pellets) 7
Other 4
Not stated 27
Total 3,288
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,104
Group scheme with local authority source 113
Group scheme with private source 3
Other private source 1
None 0
Not stated 67
Total 3,288
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 3,120
Individual septic tank 50
Other individual treatment 18
Other 19
No sewerage facility 1
Not stated 80
Total 3,288
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,296
Unoccupied 254
Total 3,550
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 5
Number of persons 139
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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 2,268 1,948 4,216
Looking for first regular job 25 17 42
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 235 184 419
Student 447 457 904
Looking after home/family 32 742 774
Retired 657 438 1,095
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 75 106 181
Other 3 18 21
Total 3,742 3,910 7,652
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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 602 458 1,060
Managerial and technical 2,104 2,012 4,116
Non-manual 681 1,150 1,831
Skilled manual 632 349 981
Semi-skilled 217 172 389
Unskilled 44 39 83
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 341 484 825
Total 4,621 4,664 9,285
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 942 2,876
B Higher professional 363 1,043
C Lower professional 543 1,401
D Non-manual 616 1,644
E Manual skilled 183 549
F Semi-skilled 103 267
G Unskilled 27 65
H Own account workers 198 641
I Farmers 7 23
J Agricultural workers 3 7
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 308 763
Total 3,293 9,279
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 94 78 172
15 93 94 187
16 190 196 386
17 203 297 500
18 432 441 873
19 156 121 277
20 105 129 234
21 and over 946 880 1,826
Not stated 910 1,059 1,969
Total 3,129 3,295 6,424
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 447 457 904
Other 166 158 324
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 91 246 337
Arts 73 94 167
Humanities 56 89 145
Social sciences, Business and Law 760 825 1,585
Science, Mathematics and Computing 255 183 438
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 541 42 583
Agriculture and Veterinary 20 17 37
Health and Welfare 57 331 388
Services 127 132 259
Other subjects 3 5 8
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,146 1,331 2,477
Total 3,129 3,295 6,424
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 12 37 49
Primary Education 185 213 398
Lower Secondary 294 393 687
Upper Secondary 668 801 1,469
Technical or Vocational qualification 203 254 457
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 240 111 351
Higher Certificate 176 190 366
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 314 299 613
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 492 461 953
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 393 402 795
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 47 34 81
Not stated 105 100 205
Total 3,129 3,295 6,424
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 775
Bicycle 83
Bus, minibus or coach 462
Train, DART or LUAS 1,106
Motorcycle or scooter 36
Car driver 2,449
Car passenger 630
Van 174
Other 143
Not stated 107
Total 5,965
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 244
06:30-07:00 403
07:01-07:30 653
07:31-08:00 1,058
08:01-08:30 1,438
08:31-09:00 1,218
09:01-09:30 246
After 09:30 413
Not stated 162
Total 5,835
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,392
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,229
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,407
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 756
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 694
1 1/2 hours and over 110
Not stated 247
Total 5,835
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 44
15-24 92
25-44 165
45-64 284
65+ 278
Total 863
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 60 113
15-28 19 39
29-42 12 16
43+ 35 40
Not stated 17 22
Total 143 230
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,084 3,116 6,200
Good 1,177 1,191 2,368
Fair 237 246 483
Bad 35 44 79
Very bad 3 8 11
Not stated 85 59 144
Total 4,621 4,664 9,285
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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 425 181 606
Professional Occupations 514 575 1,089
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 514 316 830
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 194 538 732
Skilled Trades Occupations 348 33 381
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 32 163 195
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 100 161 261
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 147 14 161
Elementary Occupations 106 64 170
Not stated 123 87 210
Total 2,503 2,132 4,635
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7 2
Building and construction 137 12
Manufacturing industries 222 89
Commerce and trade 795 642
Transport and communications 411 160
Public administration 150 126
Professional services 256 666
Other 290 251
Total 2,268 1,948
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 208
One motor car 1,230
Two motor cars 1,485
Three motor cars 294
Four or more motor cars 71
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,924
No 320
Not stated 44
Total 3,288
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,840
Other 114
No 297
Not stated 37
Total 3,288
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