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Settlement Avoca (CSO Area Code ST 15013)

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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 7 4 11
1 4 7 11
2 7 6 13
3 7 7 14
4 7 10 17
5 3 4 7
6 7 7 14
7 6 3 9
8 11 10 21
9 9 9 18
10 11 6 17
11 7 7 14
12 5 6 11
13 3 6 9
14 10 3 13
15 9 3 12
16 4 8 12
17 3 3 6
18 5 5 10
19 5 4 9
20-24 18 15 33
25-29 15 24 39
30-34 21 20 41
35-39 32 30 62
40-44 23 33 56
45-49 33 40 73
50-54 28 20 48
55-59 19 23 42
60-64 17 21 38
65-69 19 11 30
70-74 12 15 27
75-79 3 3 6
80-84 4 3 7
85+ 1 2 3
Total 375 378 753
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 202 181
Married 152 153
Separated 4 15
Divorced 7 14
Widowed 10 15
Total 375 378
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 668 710
UK 47 16
Poland 2 1
Lithuania 1 1
Other EU 27 10 9
Rest of World 18 4
Not stated 0 5
Total 746 746
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 702
White Irish Traveller 0
Other White 28
Black or Black Irish 0
Asian or Asian Irish 1
Other 7
Not stated 8
Total 746
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 706
Elsewhere in County 20
Elsewhere in Ireland 3
Outside Ireland 7
Total 736
Population by religion
Catholic 649
Other stated religion 51
No religion 47
Not stated 6
Total 753
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1
French 20
Lithuanian 1
Other 19
Total 41
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 28
Well 5
Not well 5
Not at all 0
Not stated 3
Total 41
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 225
No 488
Not stated 5
Total 718
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 89
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 9
Outside education system, Daily 3
Outside education system, Weekly 11
Outside education system, Less often 59
Outside education system, Never 54
Outside education system, Not stated 0
Total 225
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 2 1 1
Weekly 2 1 1
Less often 2 1 1
Never 3 1 2
Total 9 4 5
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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 85 170 29
3 persons 40 120 50
4 persons 49 196 106
5 persons 29 145 87
6 or more persons 8 48 33
Total 211 679 305
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 56
1 child 30 29 0 59
2 children 33 9 9 51
3 children 20 9 8 37
4 children 2 0 5 7
5 or more children 0 1 0 1
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 62 22 1
All children aged over fifteen 27 17 4
Other 18 4 0
Total number of family units 107 43 5
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 129 34 1
All children aged over fifteen 48 26 5
Other 50 12 0
Total number of family units 227 72 6
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 47 187
5-9 years 33 126
10-14 years 27 100
15-19 years 20 78
20+ years 28 76
Total 155 567
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 11 22
Empty nest 31 62
Retired 14 28
Pre-school 19 64
Early school 33 116
Pre-Adolescent 33 131
Adolescent 22 89
Adult 48 167
Total 211 679
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 45
1 32
2 72
3 50
4 or more 52
Total 251
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 54 54
Husband and wife 48 96
Cohabiting couple 4 8
Husband, wife and children 94 393
Cohabiting couple and children 6 22
Father and children 5 11
Mother and children 37 101
Couple and others 2 6
Couple, children and others 5 25
Father, children and others 0 0
Mother, children and others 2 7
Two or more family units 4 19
Non-family households and relations 0 0
Two or more non-related persons 3 10
Total 264 752
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 54 54
2 persons 78 156
3 persons 38 114
4 persons 52 208
5 persons 33 165
6 persons 8 48
7 persons 1 7
8 or more persons 0 0
Total 264 752
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 254 733
Flat/Apartment 5 8
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 4 10
Total 264 752
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 17 47
1919 to 1945 7 10
1946 to 1960 17 35
1961 to 1970 10 31
1971 to 1980 51 137
1981 to 1990 20 50
1991 to 2000 31 103
2001 to 2005 89 280
2006 or later 9 25
Not stated 13 34
Total 264 752
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 102 358
Owner occupied no mortgage 73 155
Rented from Private Landlord 17 45
Rented from Local Authority 64 180
Rented from Voluntary Body 0 0
Occupied free of rent 4 4
Not stated 4 10
Total 264 752
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 2 2
2 rooms 5 7
3 rooms 15 35
4 rooms 25 57
5 rooms 79 212
6 rooms 60 177
7 rooms 34 114
8 or more rooms 35 125
Not stated 9 23
Total 264 752
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 1
Oil 213
Natural Gas 1
Electricity 1
Coal (including anthracite) 32
Peat (including turf) 0
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 3
Wood (including wood pellets) 9
Other 0
Not stated 4
Total 264
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 226
Group scheme with local authority source 23
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 5
None 0
Not stated 8
Total 264
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 239
Individual septic tank 14
Other individual treatment 1
Other 1
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 9
Total 264
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 265
Unoccupied 31
Total 296
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 0
Number of persons 0
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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 115 113 228
Looking for first regular job 5 1 6
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 60 32 92
Student 26 27 53
Looking after home/family 6 64 70
Retired 42 26 68
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 16 17 33
Other 1 3 4
Total 271 283 554
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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 18 15 33
Managerial and technical 109 108 217
Non-manual 34 67 101
Skilled manual 80 46 126
Semi-skilled 34 36 70
Unskilled 26 15 41
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 74 91 165
Total 375 378 753
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 46 143
B Higher professional 12 38
C Lower professional 18 54
D Non-manual 36 108
E Manual skilled 31 81
F Semi-skilled 24 59
G Unskilled 15 39
H Own account workers 17 63
I Farmers 0 0
J Agricultural workers 2 8
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 63 159
Total 264 752
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 19 23 42
15 12 17 29
16 30 22 52
17 19 18 37
18 19 21 40
19 7 12 19
20 6 11 17
21 and over 36 30 66
Not stated 81 77 158
Total 229 231 460
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 26 27 53
Other 16 25 41
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 3 10 13
Arts 6 3 9
Humanities 3 5 8
Social sciences, Business and Law 20 34 54
Science, Mathematics and Computing 11 2 13
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 38 1 39
Agriculture and Veterinary 2 3 5
Health and Welfare 2 23 25
Services 8 10 18
Other subjects 0 0 0
Not Stated (including unknown) 136 140 276
Total 229 231 460
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 9 4 13
Primary Education 32 34 66
Lower Secondary 52 46 98
Upper Secondary 41 54 95
Technical or Vocational qualification 7 27 34
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 24 9 33
Higher Certificate 12 9 21
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 14 12 26
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 11 10 21
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 13 10 23
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 1 1 2
Not stated 13 15 28
Total 229 231 460
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 76
Bicycle 4
Bus, minibus or coach 75
Train, DART or LUAS 4
Motorcycle or scooter 0
Car driver 160
Car passenger 49
Van 19
Other 16
Not stated 8
Total 411
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 24
06:30-07:00 25
07:01-07:30 42
07:31-08:00 59
08:01-08:30 55
08:31-09:00 53
09:01-09:30 98
After 09:30 28
Not stated 14
Total 398
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 143
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 100
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 44
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 30
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 48
1 1/2 hours and over 17
Not stated 16
Total 398
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 10
15-24 6
25-44 15
45-64 35
65+ 27
Total 93
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 5 8
15-28 0 3
29-42 2 3
43+ 1 6
Not stated 3 1
Total 11 21
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 212 240 452
Good 116 98 214
Fair 34 32 66
Bad 6 4 10
Very bad 0 1 1
Not stated 7 3 10
Total 375 378 753
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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 15 13 28
Professional Occupations 20 20 40
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 12 10 22
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 5 22 27
Skilled Trades Occupations 44 7 51
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 2 18 20
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 6 19 25
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 25 2 27
Elementary Occupations 23 11 34
Not stated 23 23 46
Total 175 145 320
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2 0
Building and construction 14 1
Manufacturing industries 23 10
Commerce and trade 24 33
Transport and communications 17 5
Public administration 6 4
Professional services 14 33
Other 15 27
Total 115 113
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 35
One motor car 107
Two motor cars 111
Three motor cars 5
Four or more motor cars 6
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 186
No 74
Not stated 4
Total 264
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 178
Other 9
No 71
Not stated 6
Total 264
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