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Settlement Wicklow Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 15010)

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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 74 71 145
1 91 75 166
2 79 72 151
3 70 85 155
4 92 75 167
5 85 75 160
6 101 89 190
7 94 74 168
8 69 90 159
9 87 79 166
10 80 88 168
11 82 71 153
12 95 74 169
13 89 64 153
14 100 68 168
15 80 62 142
16 75 78 153
17 71 66 137
18 78 71 149
19 63 56 119
20-24 294 318 612
25-29 323 343 666
30-34 356 384 740
35-39 377 420 797
40-44 411 464 875
45-49 404 438 842
50-54 288 314 602
55-59 285 264 549
60-64 221 227 448
65-69 180 200 380
70-74 119 175 294
75-79 103 109 212
80-84 53 70 123
85+ 22 56 78
Total 5,091 5,265 10,356
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,799 2,640
Married 1,974 1,984
Separated 136 201
Divorced 91 158
Widowed 91 282
Total 5,091 5,265
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 8,665 9,133
UK 717 286
Poland 166 176
Lithuania 167 175
Other EU 27 211 195
Rest of World 318 191
Not stated 0 88
Total 10,244 10,244
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,910
White Irish Traveller 139
Other White 899
Black or Black Irish 33
Asian or Asian Irish 64
Other 82
Not stated 117
Total 10,244
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 9,453
Elsewhere in County 427
Elsewhere in Ireland 132
Outside Ireland 91
Total 10,103
Population by religion
Catholic 8,460
Other stated religion 1,020
No religion 728
Not stated 148
Total 10,356
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 176
French 123
Lithuanian 155
Other 463
Total 917
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 439
Well 273
Not well 155
Not at all 20
Not stated 30
Total 917
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 3,862
No 5,873
Not stated 159
Total 9,894
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,407
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 77
Outside education system, Daily 86
Outside education system, Weekly 191
Outside education system, Less often 1,180
Outside education system, Never 899
Outside education system, Not stated 22
Total 3,862
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 45 22 23
Weekly 14 4 10
Less often 10 6 4
Never 8 3 5
Total 77 35 42
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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 1,038 2,076 297
3 persons 682 2,046 844
4 persons 695 2,780 1,464
5 persons 288 1,440 881
6 or more persons 125 788 547
Total 2,828 9,130 4,033
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 0 741
1 child 374 443 0 817
2 children 411 244 128 783
3 children 172 65 108 345
4 children 39 13 60 112
5 or more children 11 1 18 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 785 206 16
All children aged fifteen or over 510 211 45
Other 233 75 6
Total number of family units 1,528 492 67
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,575 334 19
All children aged fifteen or over 813 310 60
Other 683 227 12
Total number of children 3,071 871 91
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 596 2,333
5-9 years 406 1,621
10-14 years 319 1,235
15-19 years 273 962
20+ years 493 1,497
Total 2,087 7,648
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 251 502
Empty nest 262 524
Retired 228 456
Pre-school 297 949
Early school 346 1,293
Pre-Adolescent 364 1,478
Adolescent 387 1,517
Adult 693 2,411
Total 2,828 9,130
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,040
1 502
2 920
3 624
4 or more 606
Total 3,692
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 776 776
Husband and wife 530 1,060
Cohabiting couple 153 306
Husband, wife and children 1,324 5,371
Cohabiting couple and children 122 438
Father and children 58 138
Mother and children 439 1,232
Couple and others 36 125
Couple, children and others 65 331
Father, children and others 6 20
Mother, children and others 30 119
Two or more family units 32 167
Non-family households and relations 71 167
Two or more non-related persons 59 158
Total 3,701 10,408
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 776 776
2 persons 1,027 2,054
3 persons 707 2,121
4 persons 704 2,816
5 persons 333 1,665
6 persons 115 690
7 persons 28 196
8 or more persons 11 90
Total 3,701 10,408
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,374 9,785
Flat/Apartment 268 498
Bed-sit 7 7
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 52 118
Total 3,701 10,408
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 223 499
1919 to 1945 206 457
1946 to 1960 161 412
1961 to 1970 223 532
1971 to 1980 486 1,330
1981 to 1990 513 1,425
1991 to 2000 958 3,036
2001 to 2005 511 1,601
2006 or later 209 552
Not stated 211 564
Total 3,701 10,408
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,498 5,038
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,113 2,566
Rented from Private Landlord 616 1,544
Rented from Local Authority 367 1,034
Rented from Voluntary Body 5 9
Occupied free of rent 46 95
Not stated 56 122
Total 3,701 10,408
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 29 46
2 rooms 150 249
3 rooms 257 539
4 rooms 403 869
5 rooms 893 2,347
6 rooms 758 2,217
7 rooms 554 1,877
8 or more rooms 530 1,954
Not stated 127 310
Total 3,701 10,408
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 80
Oil 2,131
Natural Gas 614
Electricity 428
Coal (including anthracite) 322
Peat (including turf) 6
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 23
Wood (including wood pellets) 32
Other 12
Not stated 53
Total 3,701
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,470
Group scheme with local authority source 118
Group scheme with private source 3
Other private source 10
None 0
Not stated 100
Total 3,701
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 3,521
Individual septic tank 68
Other individual treatment 1
Other 6
No sewerage facility 1
Not stated 104
Total 3,701
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,706
Unoccupied 455
Total 4,161
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 7
Number of persons 54
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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 1,953 1,835 3,788
Looking for first regular job 27 30 57
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 652 347 999
Student 470 486 956
Looking after home/family 38 775 813
Retired 515 511 1,026
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 143 123 266
Other 5 8 13
Total 3,803 4,115 7,918
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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 479 362 841
Managerial and technical 1,550 1,676 3,226
Non-manual 708 1,216 1,924
Skilled manual 906 522 1,428
Semi-skilled 446 344 790
Unskilled 193 167 360
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 809 978 1,787
Total 5,091 5,265 10,356
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 664 2,023
B Higher professional 265 839
C Lower professional 450 1,279
D Non-manual 732 1,938
E Manual skilled 332 969
F Semi-skilled 233 616
G Unskilled 139 367
H Own account workers 197 575
I Farmers 14 38
J Agricultural workers 16 48
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 659 1,716
Total 3,701 10,408
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 172 145 317
15 161 119 280
16 269 263 532
17 243 294 537
18 406 434 840
19 144 200 344
20 117 133 250
21 and over 651 733 1,384
Not stated 988 1,113 2,101
Total 3,151 3,434 6,585
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 470 486 956
Other 182 195 377
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 57 205 262
Arts 77 87 164
Humanities 54 84 138
Social sciences, Business and Law 381 688 1,069
Science, Mathematics and Computing 188 105 293
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 570 51 621
Agriculture and Veterinary 62 27 89
Health and Welfare 64 390 454
Services 160 211 371
Other subjects 3 2 5
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,535 1,584 3,119
Total 3,151 3,434 6,585
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 30 21 51
Primary Education 284 339 623
Lower Secondary 555 511 1,066
Upper Secondary 649 757 1,406
Technical or Vocational qualification 277 381 658
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 283 141 424
Higher Certificate 183 196 379
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 251 320 571
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 267 350 617
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 206 251 457
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 23 13 36
Not stated 143 154 297
Total 3,151 3,434 6,585
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,173
Bicycle 31
Bus, minibus or coach 334
Train, DART or LUAS 155
Motorcycle or scooter 20
Car driver 2,562
Car passenger 1,496
Van 203
Other 179
Not stated 165
Total 6,318
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 290
06:30-07:00 460
07:01-07:30 631
07:31-08:00 662
08:01-08:30 962
08:31-09:00 1,930
09:01-09:30 626
After 09:30 407
Not stated 196
Total 6,164
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,630
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,162
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 795
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 515
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 548
1 1/2 hours and over 252
Not stated 262
Total 6,164
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 189
15-24 123
25-44 299
45-64 387
65+ 402
Total 1,400
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 53 108
15-28 20 39
29-42 7 18
43+ 31 54
Not stated 18 39
Total 129 258
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,214 3,260 6,474
Good 1,348 1,432 2,780
Fair 350 411 761
Bad 60 58 118
Very bad 10 16 26
Not stated 109 88 197
Total 5,091 5,265 10,356
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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 272 136 408
Professional Occupations 409 401 810
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 366 230 596
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 111 466 577
Skilled Trades Occupations 547 62 609
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 41 284 325
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 113 218 331
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 231 27 258
Elementary Occupations 259 157 416
Not stated 256 201 457
Total 2,605 2,182 4,787
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 29 10
Building and construction 141 12
Manufacturing industries 261 103
Commerce and trade 552 538
Transport and communications 247 65
Public administration 182 159
Professional services 255 648
Other 286 300
Total 1,953 1,835
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 633
One motor car 1,478
Two motor cars 1,325
Three motor cars 214
Four or more motor cars 51
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,898
No 739
Not stated 64
Total 3,701
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,657
Other 224
No 750
Not stated 70
Total 3,701
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