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Settlement Ashbourne (CSO Area Code ST 11002)

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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
0 140 136 276
1 125 146 271
2 116 147 263
3 130 111 241
4 91 88 179
5 100 79 179
6 98 81 179
7 76 73 149
8 76 81 157
9 71 64 135
10 65 71 136
11 70 58 128
12 61 61 122
13 73 63 136
14 60 60 120
15 50 58 108
16 60 62 122
17 72 54 126
18 70 70 140
19 66 69 135
20-24 344 418 762
25-29 586 694 1,280
30-34 728 693 1,421
35-39 555 566 1,121
40-44 452 445 897
45-49 370 353 723
50-54 267 255 522
55-59 230 249 479
60-64 184 200 384
65-69 109 98 207
70-74 52 56 108
75-79 31 49 80
80-84 18 28 46
85+ 11 12 23
Total 5,607 5,748 11,355
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,159 3,113
Married 2,169 2,123
Separated 101 163
Divorced 115 170
Widowed 63 179
Total 5,607 5,748
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 8,606 8,787
UK 506 202
Poland 581 623
Lithuania 457 481
Other EU 27 638 630
Rest of World 478 393
Not stated 0 150
Total 11,266 11,266
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,491
White Irish Traveller 9
Other White 2,052
Black or Black Irish 142
Asian or Asian Irish 191
Other 105
Not stated 276
Total 11,266
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 10,073
Elsewhere in County 501
Elsewhere in Ireland 293
Outside Ireland 124
Total 10,991
Population by religion
Catholic 9,391
Other stated religion 1,047
No religion 678
Not stated 239
Total 11,355
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 606
French 87
Lithuanian 409
Other 1,274
Total 2,376
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 877
Well 856
Not well 472
Not at all 93
Not stated 78
Total 2,376
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 3,692
No 6,588
Not stated 265
Total 10,545
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,105
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 88
Outside education system, Daily 92
Outside education system, Weekly 220
Outside education system, Less often 1,169
Outside education system, Never 996
Outside education system, Not stated 22
Total 3,692
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 59 22 37
Weekly 15 11 4
Less often 12 6 6
Never 2 1 1
Total 88 40 48
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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 1,159 2,318 269
3 persons 805 2,415 916
4 persons 741 2,964 1,520
5 persons 318 1,590 970
6 or more persons 92 574 392
Total 3,115 9,861 4,067
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 0 890
1 child 630 333 0 963
2 children 493 223 98 814
3 children 171 69 100 340
4 children 34 15 41 90
5 or more children 6 0 12 18
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 1,124 191 19
All children aged fifteen or over 452 157 31
Other 213 35 3
Total number of family units 1,789 383 53
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 2,000 267 28
All children aged fifteen or over 777 231 38
Other 610 108 8
Total number of children 3,387 606 74
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 968 3,568
5-9 years 348 1,309
10-14 years 269 1,066
15-19 years 266 967
20+ years 374 1,171
Total 2,225 8,081
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 585 1,170
Empty nest 217 434
Retired 88 176
Pre-school 597 1,887
Early school 420 1,593
Pre-Adolescent 317 1,273
Adolescent 308 1,189
Adult 583 2,139
Total 3,115 9,861
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,411
1 737
2 903
3 528
4 or more 418
Total 3,997
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 665 665
Husband and wife 465 930
Cohabiting couple 281 562
Husband, wife and children 1,406 5,613
Cohabiting couple and children 216 767
Father and children 42 105
Mother and children 305 808
Couple and others 93 339
Couple, children and others 121 589
Father, children and others 8 26
Mother, children and others 42 148
Two or more family units 68 371
Non-family households and relations 80 200
Two or more non-related persons 134 353
Total 3,926 11,476
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 665 665
2 persons 1,072 2,144
3 persons 829 2,487
4 persons 820 3,280
5 persons 382 1,910
6 persons 127 762
7 persons 22 154
8 or more persons 9 74
Total 3,926 11,476
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,070 9,586
Flat/Apartment 777 1,657
Bed-sit 3 10
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 2
Not stated 75 221
Total 3,926 11,476
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 4 17
1919 to 1945 5 9
1946 to 1960 13 30
1961 to 1970 110 323
1971 to 1980 538 1,569
1981 to 1990 442 1,433
1991 to 2000 605 1,909
2001 to 2005 1,114 3,191
2006 or later 891 2,377
Not stated 203 616
Total 3,925 11,474
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 2,179 6,614
Owner occupied no mortgage 670 1,702
Rented from Private Landlord 826 2,497
Rented from Local Authority 134 385
Rented from Voluntary Body 37 76
Occupied free of rent 20 36
Not stated 59 164
Total 3,925 11,474
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 39 81
2 rooms 263 562
3 rooms 524 1,253
4 rooms 391 997
5 rooms 883 2,475
6 rooms 610 1,876
7 rooms 500 1,717
8 or more rooms 571 2,121
Not stated 144 392
Total 3,925 11,474
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 12
Oil 759
Natural Gas 2,600
Electricity 467
Coal (including anthracite) 17
Peat (including turf) 1
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 4
Wood (including wood pellets) 6
Other 2
Not stated 57
Total 3,925
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,537
Group scheme with local authority source 202
Group scheme with private source 13
Other private source 20
None 1
Not stated 152
Total 3,925
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 3,685
Individual septic tank 33
Other individual treatment 6
Other 18
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 181
Total 3,925
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,936
Unoccupied 397
Total 4,333
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 2
Number of persons 57
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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 2,874 2,616 5,490
Looking for first regular job 36 46 82
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 556 343 899
Student 404 436 840
Looking after home/family 22 624 646
Retired 265 217 482
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 92 142 234
Other 6 5 11
Total 4,255 4,429 8,684
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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 348 297 645
Managerial and technical 1,665 1,874 3,539
Non-manual 805 1,499 2,304
Skilled manual 1,329 657 1,986
Semi-skilled 668 535 1,203
Unskilled 176 158 334
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 616 728 1,344
Total 5,607 5,748 11,355
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 761 2,349
B Higher professional 212 634
C Lower professional 458 1,242
D Non-manual 940 2,654
E Manual skilled 424 1,312
F Semi-skilled 319 1,014
G Unskilled 101 323
H Own account workers 229 708
I Farmers 12 28
J Agricultural workers 14 39
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 456 1,173
Total 3,926 11,476
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 121 117 238
15 167 118 285
16 304 259 563
17 296 338 634
18 504 553 1,057
19 204 218 422
20 161 190 351
21 and over 718 804 1,522
Not stated 1,039 1,071 2,110
Total 3,514 3,668 7,182
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 404 436 840
Other 337 325 662
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 61 215 276
Arts 81 80 161
Humanities 53 76 129
Social sciences, Business and Law 391 769 1,160
Science, Mathematics and Computing 221 149 370
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 723 74 797
Agriculture and Veterinary 45 22 67
Health and Welfare 65 363 428
Services 179 286 465
Other subjects 7 5 12
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,688 1,629 3,317
Total 3,514 3,668 7,182
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 21 26 47
Primary Education 240 242 482
Lower Secondary 558 479 1,037
Upper Secondary 784 931 1,715
Technical or Vocational qualification 389 441 830
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 345 160 505
Higher Certificate 212 209 421
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 289 340 629
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 274 404 678
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 184 290 474
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 22 10 32
Not stated 196 136 332
Total 3,514 3,668 7,182
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,502
Bicycle 95
Bus, minibus or coach 811
Train, DART or LUAS 9
Motorcycle or scooter 35
Car driver 3,709
Car passenger 926
Van 267
Other 132
Not stated 223
Total 7,709
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 546
06:30-07:00 670
07:01-07:30 891
07:31-08:00 1,088
08:01-08:30 1,245
08:31-09:00 1,178
09:01-09:30 981
After 09:30 715
Not stated 280
Total 7,594
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,089
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,963
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,709
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 690
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 632
1 1/2 hours and over 124
Not stated 387
Total 7,594
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 116
15-24 77
25-44 277
45-64 294
65+ 148
Total 912
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 57 77
15-28 13 29
29-42 7 9
43+ 17 38
Not stated 23 30
Total 117 183
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,540 3,628 7,168
Good 1,580 1,644 3,224
Fair 262 282 544
Bad 33 38 71
Very bad 8 10 18
Not stated 184 146 330
Total 5,607 5,748 11,355
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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 353 245 598
Professional Occupations 334 444 778
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 469 285 754
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 174 667 841
Skilled Trades Occupations 725 82 807
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 53 318 371
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 130 372 502
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 500 90 590
Elementary Occupations 382 242 624
Not stated 310 214 524
Total 3,430 2,959 6,389
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 24 9
Building and construction 258 32
Manufacturing industries 346 170
Commerce and trade 861 906
Transport and communications 491 219
Public administration 193 166
Professional services 287 716
Other 414 398
Total 2,874 2,616
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 376
One motor car 1,642
Two motor cars 1,603
Three motor cars 242
Four or more motor cars 62
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 3,325
No 513
Not stated 87
Total 3,925
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 3,050
Other 294
No 492
Not stated 89
Total 3,925
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