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Settlement Ratoath (CSO Area Code ST 11005)

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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 99 107 206
1 113 114 227
2 108 129 237
3 133 123 256
4 125 107 232
5 112 109 221
6 99 108 207
7 126 84 210
8 118 84 202
9 102 106 208
10 102 91 193
11 100 81 181
12 78 82 160
13 85 72 157
14 63 57 120
15 72 63 135
16 68 39 107
17 56 51 107
18 67 31 98
19 42 46 88
20-24 182 177 359
25-29 216 265 481
30-34 391 518 909
35-39 523 569 1,092
40-44 469 481 950
45-49 366 317 683
50-54 183 158 341
55-59 117 110 227
60-64 63 73 136
65-69 48 53 101
70-74 35 44 79
75-79 31 34 65
80-84 17 17 34
85+ 11 23 34
Total 4,520 4,523 9,043
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,579 2,450
Married 1,790 1,805
Separated 68 97
Divorced 46 74
Widowed 37 97
Total 4,520 4,523
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 7,636 7,996
UK 476 168
Poland 103 107
Lithuania 108 120
Other EU 27 222 212
Rest of World 448 268
Not stated 0 122
Total 8,993 8,993
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 7,739
White Irish Traveller 8
Other White 707
Black or Black Irish 124
Asian or Asian Irish 194
Other 102
Not stated 119
Total 8,993
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 8,291
Elsewhere in County 239
Elsewhere in Ireland 192
Outside Ireland 65
Total 8,787
Population by religion
Catholic 7,843
Other stated religion 649
No religion 420
Not stated 131
Total 9,043
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 121
French 131
Lithuanian 105
Other 668
Total 1,025
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 571
Well 280
Not well 117
Not at all 20
Not stated 37
Total 1,025
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 3,676
No 4,551
Not stated 146
Total 8,373
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,557
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 72
Outside education system, Daily 73
Outside education system, Weekly 173
Outside education system, Less often 947
Outside education system, Never 835
Outside education system, Not stated 19
Total 3,676
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 19 6 13
Weekly 23 11 12
Less often 20 13 7
Never 10 7 3
Total 72 37 35
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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 612 1,224 146
3 persons 541 1,623 615
4 persons 731 2,924 1,503
5 persons 385 1,925 1,166
6 or more persons 116 720 488
Total 2,385 8,416 3,918
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 0 466
1 child 458 155 0 613
2 children 552 117 95 764
3 children 256 44 115 415
4 children 58 8 40 106
5 or more children 11 0 10 21
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 1,184 144 7
All children aged fifteen or over 239 68 17
Other 224 29 7
Total number of family units 1,647 241 31
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 2,383 223 13
All children aged fifteen or over 421 111 21
Other 653 77 16
Total number of children 3,457 411 50
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 866 3,428
5-9 years 450 1,852
10-14 years 279 1,088
15-19 years 168 635
20+ years 156 481
Total 1,919 7,484
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 293 586
Empty nest 117 234
Retired 56 112
Pre-school 468 1,571
Early school 452 1,823
Pre-Adolescent 415 1,744
Adolescent 296 1,249
Adult 288 1,097
Total 2,385 8,416
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 673
1 512
2 796
3 497
4 or more 272
Total 2,750
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 307 307
Husband and wife 284 568
Cohabiting couple 150 300
Husband, wife and children 1,425 5,928
Cohabiting couple and children 151 546
Father and children 27 72
Mother and children 203 562
Couple and others 25 79
Couple, children and others 61 310
Father, children and others 2 8
Mother, children and others 21 77
Two or more family units 18 96
Non-family households and relations 31 70
Two or more non-related persons 46 114
Total 2,751 9,037
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 307 307
2 persons 605 1,210
3 persons 553 1,659
4 persons 741 2,964
5 persons 410 2,050
6 persons 106 636
7 persons 22 154
8 or more persons 7 57
Total 2,751 9,037
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 2,379 8,246
Flat/Apartment 341 704
Bed-sit 1 2
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 30 85
Total 2,751 9,037
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 13 35
1919 to 1945 12 29
1946 to 1960 16 46
1961 to 1970 24 60
1971 to 1980 66 210
1981 to 1990 80 261
1991 to 2000 762 2,812
2001 to 2005 1,279 4,182
2006 or later 401 1,102
Not stated 98 300
Total 2,751 9,037
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,901 6,661
Owner occupied no mortgage 350 964
Rented from Private Landlord 377 1,053
Rented from Local Authority 84 262
Rented from Voluntary Body 9 19
Occupied free of rent 8 17
Not stated 22 61
Total 2,751 9,037
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 10 26
2 rooms 78 161
3 rooms 217 536
4 rooms 237 560
5 rooms 491 1,384
6 rooms 339 1,066
7 rooms 470 1,735
8 or more rooms 840 3,364
Not stated 69 205
Total 2,751 9,037
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 6
Oil 597
Natural Gas 1,981
Electricity 108
Coal (including anthracite) 19
Peat (including turf) 1
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 4
Wood (including wood pellets) 8
Other 6
Not stated 21
Total 2,751
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 2,487
Group scheme with local authority source 155
Group scheme with private source 20
Other private source 8
None 1
Not stated 80
Total 2,751
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 2,599
Individual septic tank 51
Other individual treatment 8
Other 8
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 85
Total 2,751
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 2,755
Unoccupied 207
Total 2,962
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 1
Number of persons 60
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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 2,111 1,812 3,923
Looking for first regular job 26 16 42
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 247 190 437
Student 360 292 652
Looking after home/family 23 526 549
Retired 150 154 304
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 39 70 109
Other 1 9 10
Total 2,957 3,069 6,026
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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 454 385 839
Managerial and technical 1,850 1,914 3,764
Non-manual 659 1,064 1,723
Skilled manual 815 409 1,224
Semi-skilled 323 272 595
Unskilled 74 62 136
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 345 417 762
Total 4,520 4,523 9,043
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 717 2,525
B Higher professional 219 765
C Lower professional 358 1,185
D Non-manual 581 1,737
E Manual skilled 217 723
F Semi-skilled 182 562
G Unskilled 41 133
H Own account workers 197 679
I Farmers 16 44
J Agricultural workers 4 7
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 219 677
Total 2,751 9,037
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 90 69 159
15 98 57 155
16 205 155 360
17 207 250 457
18 319 382 701
19 101 174 275
20 131 153 284
21 and over 588 608 1,196
Not stated 683 760 1,443
Total 2,422 2,608 5,030
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 360 292 652
Other 175 169 344
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 23 153 176
Arts 53 51 104
Humanities 22 38 60
Social sciences, Business and Law 404 688 1,092
Science, Mathematics and Computing 186 135 321
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 542 48 590
Agriculture and Veterinary 23 14 37
Health and Welfare 48 281 329
Services 144 205 349
Other subjects 5 6 11
Not Stated (including unknown) 972 989 1,961
Total 2,422 2,608 5,030
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 17 13 30
Primary Education 139 118 257
Lower Secondary 347 293 640
Upper Secondary 502 652 1,154
Technical or Vocational qualification 195 284 479
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 244 111 355
Higher Certificate 150 179 329
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 254 274 528
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 253 337 590
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 223 224 447
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 15 12 27
Not stated 83 111 194
Total 2,422 2,608 5,030
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,324
Bicycle 116
Bus, minibus or coach 422
Train, DART or LUAS 39
Motorcycle or scooter 25
Car driver 3,099
Car passenger 906
Van 218
Other 136
Not stated 123
Total 6,408
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 352
06:30-07:00 510
07:01-07:30 735
07:31-08:00 803
08:01-08:30 1,166
08:31-09:00 1,338
09:01-09:30 873
After 09:30 377
Not stated 145
Total 6,299
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,980
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,572
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,311
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 585
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 500
1 1/2 hours and over 96
Not stated 255
Total 6,299
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 140
15-24 60
25-44 214
45-64 147
65+ 94
Total 655
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 72 99
15-28 9 23
29-42 5 9
43+ 15 38
Not stated 9 14
Total 110 183
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,319 3,337 6,656
Good 942 890 1,832
Fair 134 172 306
Bad 25 20 45
Very bad 9 3 12
Not stated 91 101 192
Total 4,520 4,523 9,043
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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 395 183 578
Professional Occupations 336 412 748
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 455 278 733
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 112 464 576
Skilled Trades Occupations 437 36 473
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 49 209 258
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 91 207 298
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 218 34 252
Elementary Occupations 178 83 261
Not stated 87 96 183
Total 2,358 2,002 4,360
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 20 0
Building and construction 169 30
Manufacturing industries 283 149
Commerce and trade 636 556
Transport and communications 387 162
Public administration 184 122
Professional services 207 579
Other 225 214
Total 2,111 1,812
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 119
One motor car 800
Two motor cars 1,599
Three motor cars 187
Four or more motor cars 46
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,493
No 224
Not stated 34
Total 2,751
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,353
Other 137
No 222
Not stated 39
Total 2,751
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