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Settlement Greystones Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 15006)

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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
0 178 179 357
1 181 191 372
2 202 187 389
3 180 155 335
4 144 152 296
5 145 153 298
6 137 126 263
7 135 103 238
8 142 148 290
9 131 119 250
10 119 98 217
11 125 103 228
12 115 97 212
13 111 82 193
14 99 97 196
15 91 95 186
16 114 81 195
17 130 104 234
18 115 109 224
19 93 104 197
20-24 544 466 1,010
25-29 479 641 1,120
30-34 762 853 1,615
35-39 767 802 1,569
40-44 634 669 1,303
45-49 562 643 1,205
50-54 495 545 1,040
55-59 440 468 908
60-64 368 389 757
65-69 302 337 639
70-74 184 237 421
75-79 125 181 306
80-84 81 137 218
85+ 52 135 187
Total 8,482 8,986 17,468
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 4,491 4,423
Married 3,516 3,556
Separated 211 287
Divorced 141 229
Widowed 123 491
Total 8,482 8,986
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 14,063 15,087
UK 1,389 656
Poland 383 412
Lithuania 59 61
Other EU 27 448 423
Rest of World 864 491
Not stated 0 76
Total 17,206 17,206
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 14,760
White Irish Traveller 31
Other White 1,765
Black or Black Irish 61
Asian or Asian Irish 309
Other 167
Not stated 113
Total 17,206
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 15,358
Elsewhere in County 856
Elsewhere in Ireland 445
Outside Ireland 192
Total 16,851
Population by religion
Catholic 12,575
Other stated religion 2,699
No religion 2,055
Not stated 139
Total 17,468
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 399
French 235
Lithuanian 56
Other 1,069
Total 1,759
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,032
Well 471
Not well 163
Not at all 38
Not stated 55
Total 1,759
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 6,701
No 9,478
Not stated 171
Total 16,350
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,947
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 118
Outside education system, Daily 154
Outside education system, Weekly 337
Outside education system, Less often 2,150
Outside education system, Never 1,965
Outside education system, Not stated 30
Total 6,701
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 64 20 44
Weekly 22 13 9
Less often 22 10 12
Never 10 9 1
Total 118 52 66
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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 1,885 3,770 444
3 persons 1,166 3,498 1,382
4 persons 1,090 4,360 2,260
5 persons 532 2,660 1,609
6 or more persons 186 1,149 780
Total 4,859 15,437 6,475
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 1,441
1 child 753 641 0 1,394
2 children 736 362 128 1,226
3 children 318 117 164 599
4 children 76 16 77 169
5 or more children 4 0 26 30
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 1,573 299 15
All children aged fifteen or over 769 297 70
Other 320 66 9
Total number of family units 2,662 662 94
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,044 435 24
All children aged fifteen or over 1,260 428 92
Other 988 176 28
Total number of children 5,292 1,039 144
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,283 4,899
5-9 years 586 2,291
10-14 years 413 1,680
15-19 years 404 1,520
20+ years 732 2,165
Total 3,418 12,555
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 618 1,236
Empty nest 447 894
Retired 376 752
Pre-school 778 2,558
Early school 634 2,476
Pre-Adolescent 475 1,929
Adolescent 452 1,831
Adult 1,079 3,761
Total 4,859 15,437
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,942
1 976
2 1,461
3 1,117
4 or more 852
Total 6,348
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,175 1,175
Husband and wife 1,030 2,060
Cohabiting couple 311 622
Husband, wife and children 2,300 9,284
Cohabiting couple and children 233 828
Father and children 80 208
Mother and children 569 1,473
Couple and others 73 244
Couple, children and others 104 526
Father, children and others 10 34
Mother, children and others 48 175
Two or more family units 50 261
Non-family households and relations 98 225
Two or more non-related persons 112 269
Total 6,193 17,384
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,175 1,175
2 persons 1,867 3,734
3 persons 1,215 3,645
4 persons 1,134 4,536
5 persons 574 2,870
6 persons 183 1,098
7 persons 38 266
8 or more persons 7 60
Total 6,193 17,384
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 5,097 15,126
Flat/Apartment 1,009 2,105
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 40 54
Not stated 46 98
Total 6,193 17,384
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 412 1,141
1919 to 1945 233 607
1946 to 1960 208 563
1961 to 1970 283 811
1971 to 1980 942 2,711
1981 to 1990 832 2,381
1991 to 2000 672 2,089
2001 to 2005 1,550 4,252
2006 or later 837 2,300
Not stated 184 475
Total 6,153 17,330
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 2,836 9,316
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,758 3,886
Rented from Private Landlord 1,121 2,935
Rented from Local Authority 325 940
Rented from Voluntary Body 14 25
Occupied free of rent 53 124
Not stated 46 104
Total 6,153 17,330
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 28 43
2 rooms 229 440
3 rooms 573 1,176
4 rooms 815 1,782
5 rooms 1,332 3,630
6 rooms 848 2,511
7 rooms 867 2,809
8 or more rooms 1,318 4,609
Not stated 143 330
Total 6,153 17,330
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 54
Oil 1,875
Natural Gas 3,541
Electricity 461
Coal (including anthracite) 106
Peat (including turf) 7
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 25
Wood (including wood pellets) 20
Other 19
Not stated 45
Total 6,153
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 5,789
Group scheme with local authority source 191
Group scheme with private source 10
Other private source 54
None 0
Not stated 109
Total 6,153
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 5,651
Individual septic tank 318
Other individual treatment 33
Other 22
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 127
Total 6,153
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 6,168
Unoccupied 604
Total 6,772
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 10
Number of persons 180
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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 3,945 3,491 7,436
Looking for first regular job 37 30 67
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 535 370 905
Student 833 800 1,633
Looking after home/family 52 1,312 1,364
Retired 779 823 1,602
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 150 156 306
Other 7 14 21
Total 6,338 6,996 13,334
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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 1,201 1,006 2,207
Managerial and technical 3,819 3,868 7,687
Non-manual 1,039 1,775 2,814
Skilled manual 1,028 649 1,677
Semi-skilled 536 445 981
Unskilled 106 103 209
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 753 1,140 1,893
Total 8,482 8,986 17,468
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,694 5,184
B Higher professional 689 2,108
C Lower professional 964 2,684
D Non-manual 1,135 2,857
E Manual skilled 297 900
F Semi-skilled 261 738
G Unskilled 80 193
H Own account workers 330 1,005
I Farmers 20 53
J Agricultural workers 9 23
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 714 1,639
Total 6,193 17,384
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 198 228 426
15 173 171 344
16 344 379 723
17 404 483 887
18 676 741 1,417
19 225 313 538
20 230 302 532
21 and over 1,927 1,987 3,914
Not stated 1,045 1,300 2,345
Total 5,222 5,904 11,126
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 833 800 1,633
Other 283 292 575
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 92 410 502
Arts 183 270 453
Humanities 135 246 381
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,225 1,495 2,720
Science, Mathematics and Computing 525 300 825
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 957 114 1,071
Agriculture and Veterinary 82 39 121
Health and Welfare 114 699 813
Services 226 365 591
Other subjects 7 10 17
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,676 1,956 3,632
Total 5,222 5,904 11,126
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 33 22 55
Primary Education 282 375 657
Lower Secondary 514 622 1,136
Upper Secondary 963 1,171 2,134
Technical or Vocational qualification 409 546 955
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 355 243 598
Higher Certificate 335 406 741
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 613 726 1,339
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 826 860 1,686
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 712 777 1,489
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 100 59 159
Not stated 80 97 177
Total 5,222 5,904 11,126
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 931
Bicycle 165
Bus, minibus or coach 829
Train, DART or LUAS 1,505
Motorcycle or scooter 51
Car driver 4,990
Car passenger 1,901
Van 318
Other 405
Not stated 152
Total 11,247
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 427
06:30-07:00 868
07:01-07:30 1,558
07:31-08:00 2,052
08:01-08:30 2,235
08:31-09:00 2,275
09:01-09:30 473
After 09:30 785
Not stated 200
Total 10,873
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,723
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 2,473
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 2,333
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,151
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,475
1 1/2 hours and over 359
Not stated 359
Total 10,873
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 217
15-24 173
25-44 443
45-64 509
65+ 643
Total 1,985
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 95 168
15-28 25 59
29-42 12 18
43+ 40 67
Not stated 15 36
Total 187 348
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 5,789 6,062 11,851
Good 2,081 2,166 4,247
Fair 432 566 998
Bad 68 75 143
Very bad 14 15 29
Not stated 98 102 200
Total 8,482 8,986 17,468
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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 779 344 1,123
Professional Occupations 988 1,018 2,006
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 887 607 1,494
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 222 754 976
Skilled Trades Occupations 702 79 781
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 54 407 461
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 219 281 500
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 219 32 251
Elementary Occupations 225 159 384
Not stated 185 180 365
Total 4,480 3,861 8,341
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 27 10
Building and construction 242 22
Manufacturing industries 431 221
Commerce and trade 1,438 1,076
Transport and communications 570 216
Public administration 208 157
Professional services 484 1,312
Other 545 477
Total 3,945 3,491
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 494
One motor car 2,359
Two motor cars 2,747
Three motor cars 418
Four or more motor cars 135
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 5,297
No 787
Not stated 69
Total 6,153
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 4,984
Other 296
No 806
Not stated 67
Total 6,153
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