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Settlement Droichead Nua Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 06019)

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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
0 233 237 470
1 213 221 434
2 207 215 422
3 225 204 429
4 197 180 377
5 191 179 370
6 183 174 357
7 172 175 347
8 170 173 343
9 188 162 350
10 180 151 331
11 143 139 282
12 144 135 279
13 135 150 285
14 136 154 290
15 137 132 269
16 145 132 277
17 137 137 274
18 117 110 227
19 106 102 208
20-24 581 722 1,303
25-29 855 1,004 1,859
30-34 1,045 1,113 2,158
35-39 1,014 992 2,006
40-44 868 775 1,643
45-49 649 711 1,360
50-54 568 581 1,149
55-59 462 501 963
60-64 383 406 789
65-69 310 347 657
70-74 221 245 466
75-79 125 142 267
80-84 71 108 179
85+ 55 86 141
Total 10,566 10,995 21,561
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 5,976 5,855
Married 4,024 3,978
Separated 226 355
Divorced 195 322
Widowed 145 485
Total 10,566 10,995
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 17,063 17,607
UK 1,052 371
Poland 1,377 1,449
Lithuania 192 202
Other EU 27 685 687
Rest of World 1,044 860
Not stated 0 237
Total 21,413 21,413
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 16,925
White Irish Traveller 194
Other White 2,813
Black or Black Irish 555
Asian or Asian Irish 378
Other 239
Not stated 309
Total 21,413
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 19,332
Elsewhere in County 1,129
Elsewhere in Ireland 310
Outside Ireland 173
Total 20,944
Population by religion
Catholic 18,750
Other stated religion 1,590
No religion 961
Not stated 260
Total 21,561
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,377
French 193
Lithuanian 171
Other 1,819
Total 3,560
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,365
Well 1,270
Not well 665
Not at all 136
Not stated 124
Total 3,560
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 7,655
No 12,233
Not stated 347
Total 20,235
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,525
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 180
Outside education system, Daily 178
Outside education system, Weekly 388
Outside education system, Less often 2,451
Outside education system, Never 1,863
Outside education system, Not stated 70
Total 7,655
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 93 43 50
Weekly 40 23 17
Less often 29 14 15
Never 18 8 10
Total 180 88 92
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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 2,179 4,358 616
3 persons 1,518 4,554 1,857
4 persons 1,378 5,512 2,883
5 persons 552 2,760 1,694
6 or more persons 246 1,577 1,099
Total 5,873 18,761 8,149
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 1,563
1 child 1,027 768 0 1,795
2 children 892 426 272 1,590
3 children 346 112 183 641
4 children 102 20 93 215
5 or more children 18 5 46 69
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 1,798 564 23
All children aged fifteen or over 918 336 77
Other 460 120 14
Total number of family units 3,176 1,020 114
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,425 888 37
All children aged fifteen or over 1,468 497 96
Other 1,345 358 35
Total number of children 6,238 1,743 168
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,650 6,341
5-9 years 750 2,809
10-14 years 579 2,175
15-19 years 509 1,831
20+ years 822 2,479
Total 4,310 15,635
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 674 1,348
Empty nest 521 1,042
Retired 368 736
Pre-school 853 2,647
Early school 844 3,155
Pre-Adolescent 688 2,731
Adolescent 692 2,789
Adult 1,233 4,313
Total 5,873 18,761
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 2,107
1 1,265
2 1,849
3 1,131
4 or more 1,199
Total 7,551
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,306 1,306
Husband and wife 1,021 2,042
Cohabiting couple 360 720
Husband, wife and children 2,540 10,230
Cohabiting couple and children 379 1,423
Father and children 91 226
Mother and children 819 2,281
Couple and others 125 432
Couple, children and others 175 882
Father, children and others 16 64
Mother, children and others 83 302
Two or more family units 129 715
Non-family households and relations 135 332
Two or more non-related persons 226 602
Total 7,405 21,557
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,306 1,306
2 persons 2,068 4,136
3 persons 1,536 4,608
4 persons 1,498 5,992
5 persons 637 3,185
6 persons 262 1,572
7 persons 64 448
8 or more persons 34 310
Total 7,405 21,557
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 6,461 19,523
Flat/Apartment 800 1,624
Bed-sit 11 27
Caravan/Mobile Home 7 16
Not stated 126 367
Total 7,405 21,557
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 113 211
1919 to 1945 197 475
1946 to 1960 421 1,041
1961 to 1970 526 1,320
1971 to 1980 1,054 2,909
1981 to 1990 800 2,497
1991 to 2000 1,566 4,853
2001 to 2005 1,196 3,642
2006 or later 1,071 3,150
Not stated 454 1,443
Total 7,398 21,541
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,223 10,385
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,720 3,990
Rented from Private Landlord 1,662 4,810
Rented from Local Authority 551 1,778
Rented from Voluntary Body 96 226
Occupied free of rent 63 127
Not stated 83 225
Total 7,398 21,541
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 94 162
2 rooms 379 732
3 rooms 820 2,130
4 rooms 639 1,769
5 rooms 1,906 5,432
6 rooms 1,257 3,728
7 rooms 1,066 3,530
8 or more rooms 959 3,303
Not stated 278 755
Total 7,398 21,541
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 64
Oil 2,373
Natural Gas 4,012
Electricity 521
Coal (including anthracite) 147
Peat (including turf) 123
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 46
Wood (including wood pellets) 13
Other 15
Not stated 84
Total 7,398
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 6,949
Group scheme with local authority source 225
Group scheme with private source 5
Other private source 3
None 3
Not stated 213
Total 7,398
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 7,009
Individual septic tank 80
Other individual treatment 10
Other 17
No sewerage facility 4
Not stated 278
Total 7,398
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 7,415
Unoccupied 761
Total 8,176
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 12
Number of persons 156
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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 4,471 4,005 8,476
Looking for first regular job 87 100 187
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,313 878 2,191
Student 727 750 1,477
Looking after home/family 67 1,513 1,580
Retired 821 712 1,533
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 348 341 689
Other 15 47 62
Total 7,849 8,346 16,195
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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 584 537 1,121
Managerial and technical 2,615 2,858 5,473
Non-manual 1,779 2,714 4,493
Skilled manual 2,095 1,113 3,208
Semi-skilled 1,351 1,163 2,514
Unskilled 406 362 768
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,736 2,248 3,984
Total 10,566 10,995 21,561
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,165 3,542
B Higher professional 334 1,029
C Lower professional 739 2,034
D Non-manual 1,703 4,934
E Manual skilled 754 2,355
F Semi-skilled 752 2,204
G Unskilled 255 733
H Own account workers 282 921
I Farmers 16 44
J Agricultural workers 33 97
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,372 3,664
Total 7,405 21,557
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 347 341 688
15 339 248 587
16 585 519 1,104
17 574 685 1,259
18 742 859 1,601
19 254 352 606
20 252 296 548
21 and over 1,209 1,302 2,511
Not stated 2,274 2,413 4,687
Total 6,576 7,015 13,591
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 727 750 1,477
Other 546 581 1,127
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 119 393 512
Arts 110 122 232
Humanities 77 110 187
Social sciences, Business and Law 720 1,223 1,943
Science, Mathematics and Computing 350 283 633
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,275 145 1,420
Agriculture and Veterinary 86 37 123
Health and Welfare 115 647 762
Services 319 436 755
Other subjects 8 9 17
Not Stated (including unknown) 3,397 3,610 7,007
Total 6,576 7,015 13,591
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 128 115 243
Primary Education 733 763 1,496
Lower Secondary 1,188 1,125 2,313
Upper Secondary 1,302 1,578 2,880
Technical or Vocational qualification 712 767 1,479
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 541 256 797
Higher Certificate 290 342 632
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 442 549 991
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 502 629 1,131
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 381 515 896
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 30 20 50
Not stated 327 356 683
Total 6,576 7,015 13,591
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 2,739
Bicycle 269
Bus, minibus or coach 689
Train, DART or LUAS 660
Motorcycle or scooter 35
Car driver 5,371
Car passenger 2,365
Van 424
Other 227
Not stated 321
Total 13,100
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 855
06:30-07:00 937
07:01-07:30 1,135
07:31-08:00 1,590
08:01-08:30 2,854
08:31-09:00 3,420
09:01-09:30 619
After 09:30 1,082
Not stated 418
Total 12,910
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 4,237
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 3,985
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,762
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 822
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,127
1 1/2 hours and over 368
Not stated 609
Total 12,910
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 295
15-24 194
25-44 654
45-64 788
65+ 665
Total 2,596
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 112 158
15-28 33 53
29-42 12 19
43+ 48 105
Not stated 57 65
Total 262 400
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 6,523 6,690 13,213
Good 2,936 3,058 5,994
Fair 721 877 1,598
Bad 123 131 254
Very bad 32 18 50
Not stated 231 221 452
Total 10,566 10,995 21,561
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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 545 276 821
Professional Occupations 578 780 1,358
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 842 423 1,265
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 205 837 1,042
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,206 95 1,301
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 104 488 592
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 310 776 1,086
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 738 192 930
Elementary Occupations 662 460 1,122
Not stated 594 556 1,150
Total 5,784 4,883 10,667
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 86 22
Building and construction 325 36
Manufacturing industries 772 405
Commerce and trade 1,184 1,313
Transport and communications 517 163
Public administration 486 232
Professional services 529 1,172
Other 572 662
Total 4,471 4,005
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 1,265
One motor car 3,133
Two motor cars 2,579
Three motor cars 342
Four or more motor cars 79
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 5,784
No 1,476
Not stated 138
Total 7,398
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 5,345
Other 443
No 1,461
Not stated 149
Total 7,398
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