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Settlement Rathdrum (CSO Area Code ST 15018)

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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 18 15 33
1 12 18 30
2 13 15 28
3 11 18 29
4 16 15 31
5 7 13 20
6 15 17 32
7 10 11 21
8 7 15 22
9 11 6 17
10 15 8 23
11 10 9 19
12 11 10 21
13 9 10 19
14 11 12 23
15 7 9 16
16 10 10 20
17 12 5 17
18 8 11 19
19 5 6 11
20-24 47 42 89
25-29 44 45 89
30-34 63 84 147
35-39 73 71 144
40-44 59 52 111
45-49 50 52 102
50-54 46 39 85
55-59 30 36 66
60-64 40 34 74
65-69 29 30 59
70-74 21 22 43
75-79 19 18 37
80-84 15 13 28
85+ 21 40 61
Total 775 811 1,586
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 449 443
Married 259 250
Separated 26 28
Divorced 13 14
Widowed 28 76
Total 775 811
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,404 1,423
UK 68 38
Poland 3 3
Lithuania 0 0
Other EU 27 13 12
Rest of World 98 91
Not stated 0 19
Total 1,586 1,586
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,383
White Irish Traveller 8
Other White 71
Black or Black Irish 20
Asian or Asian Irish 71
Other 7
Not stated 26
Total 1,586
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 1,489
Elsewhere in County 52
Elsewhere in Ireland 11
Outside Ireland 1
Total 1,553
Population by religion
Catholic 1,365
Other stated religion 131
No religion 72
Not stated 18
Total 1,586
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 4
French 15
Lithuanian 0
Other 102
Total 121
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 78
Well 28
Not well 8
Not at all 2
Not stated 5
Total 121
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 494
No 965
Not stated 36
Total 1,495
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 168
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 10
Outside education system, Daily 7
Outside education system, Weekly 23
Outside education system, Less often 155
Outside education system, Never 125
Outside education system, Not stated 6
Total 494
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 3 1 2
Weekly 1 1 0
Less often 6 2 4
Never 0 0 0
Total 10 4 6
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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 157 314 61
3 persons 102 306 133
4 persons 98 392 209
5 persons 36 180 110
6 or more persons 19 121 83
Total 412 1,313 596
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 96
1 child 68 64 0 132
2 children 61 38 17 116
3 children 22 7 18 47
4 children 8 1 7 16
5 or more children 2 0 3 5
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 117 41 3
All children aged over fifteen 60 36 14
Other 32 10 3
Total number of family units 209 87 20
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 232 64 3
All children aged over fifteen 96 47 22
Other 98 24 10
Total number of family units 426 135 35
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 115 439
5-9 years 53 202
10-14 years 38 145
15-19 years 35 118
20+ years 75 217
Total 316 1,121
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 38 76
Empty nest 36 72
Retired 22 44
Pre-school 56 174
Early school 56 195
Pre-Adolescent 49 208
Adolescent 47 181
Adult 108 363
Total 412 1,313
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 165
1 95
2 127
3 75
4 or more 107
Total 569
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 111 111
Husband and wife 64 128
Cohabiting couple 24 48
Husband, wife and children 166 665
Cohabiting couple and children 34 138
Father and children 20 55
Mother and children 73 192
Couple and others 7 21
Couple, children and others 6 37
Father, children and others 0 0
Mother, children and others 4 13
Two or more family units 7 35
Non-family households and relations 10 22
Two or more non-related persons 6 12
Total 532 1,477
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 111 111
2 persons 151 302
3 persons 111 333
4 persons 100 400
5 persons 34 170
6 persons 18 108
7 persons 3 21
8 or more persons 4 32
Total 532 1,477
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 496 1,411
Flat/Apartment 19 27
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 1
Not stated 15 37
Total 532 1,477
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 71 162
1919 to 1945 50 132
1946 to 1960 23 50
1961 to 1970 12 24
1971 to 1980 60 162
1981 to 1990 51 141
1991 to 2000 63 215
2001 to 2005 88 287
2006 or later 90 249
Not stated 23 54
Total 531 1,476
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 177 582
Owner occupied no mortgage 129 297
Rented from Private Landlord 73 164
Rented from Local Authority 129 383
Rented from Voluntary Body 3 6
Occupied free of rent 7 16
Not stated 13 28
Total 531 1,476
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 9 12
2 rooms 29 47
3 rooms 45 99
4 rooms 50 117
5 rooms 196 584
6 rooms 89 264
7 rooms 45 151
8 or more rooms 43 145
Not stated 25 57
Total 531 1,476
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 14
Oil 249
Natural Gas 99
Electricity 21
Coal (including anthracite) 86
Peat (including turf) 5
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 3
Wood (including wood pellets) 41
Other 4
Not stated 9
Total 531
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 483
Group scheme with local authority source 21
Group scheme with private source 1
Other private source 6
None 0
Not stated 20
Total 531
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 490
Individual septic tank 10
Other individual treatment 2
Other 5
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 24
Total 531
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 534
Unoccupied 116
Total 650
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 6
Number of persons 128
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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 246 253 499
Looking for first regular job 8 8 16
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 141 59 200
Student 53 39 92
Looking after home/family 4 139 143
Retired 107 71 178
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 39 50 89
Other 1 0 1
Total 599 619 1,218
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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 31 12 43
Managerial and technical 165 216 381
Non-manual 78 123 201
Skilled manual 148 82 230
Semi-skilled 116 87 203
Unskilled 85 60 145
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 152 231 383
Total 775 811 1,586
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 55 168
B Higher professional 16 38
C Lower professional 60 188
D Non-manual 81 209
E Manual skilled 47 132
F Semi-skilled 59 165
G Unskilled 49 143
H Own account workers 34 97
I Farmers 6 20
J Agricultural workers 9 25
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 116 292
Total 532 1,477
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 82 102 184
15 44 31 75
16 62 47 109
17 30 36 66
18 63 59 122
19 13 30 43
20 8 17 25
21 and over 59 76 135
Not stated 153 140 293
Total 514 538 1,052
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 53 39 92
Other 32 42 74
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 4 18 22
Arts 8 11 19
Humanities 1 5 6
Social sciences, Business and Law 31 56 87
Science, Mathematics and Computing 16 16 32
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 69 8 77
Agriculture and Veterinary 11 3 14
Health and Welfare 16 52 68
Services 10 22 32
Other subjects 0 0 0
Not Stated (including unknown) 348 347 695
Total 514 538 1,052
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 19 20 39
Primary Education 136 148 284
Lower Secondary 108 83 191
Upper Secondary 88 89 177
Technical or Vocational qualification 30 46 76
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 38 14 52
Higher Certificate 13 20 33
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 30 38 68
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 18 24 42
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 12 24 36
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 0 0 0
Not stated 22 32 54
Total 514 538 1,052
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 160
Bicycle 4
Bus, minibus or coach 27
Train, DART or LUAS 23
Motorcycle or scooter 3
Car driver 333
Car passenger 172
Van 33
Other 31
Not stated 22
Total 808
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 53
06:30-07:00 73
07:01-07:30 75
07:31-08:00 142
08:01-08:30 114
08:31-09:00 173
09:01-09:30 92
After 09:30 37
Not stated 24
Total 783
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 339
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 115
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 103
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 59
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 85
1 1/2 hours and over 36
Not stated 46
Total 783
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 29
15-24 24
25-44 41
45-64 75
65+ 152
Total 321
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 6 11
15-28 1 5
29-42 2 0
43+ 4 6
Not stated 2 4
Total 15 26
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 423 471 894
Good 230 208 438
Fair 91 98 189
Bad 12 13 25
Very bad 1 3 4
Not stated 18 18 36
Total 775 811 1,586
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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 23 14 37
Professional Occupations 35 52 87
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 32 26 58
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 15 45 60
Skilled Trades Occupations 83 6 89
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 14 56 70
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 13 22 35
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 56 8 64
Elementary Occupations 61 31 92
Not stated 55 52 107
Total 387 312 699
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8 0
Building and construction 26 0
Manufacturing industries 44 12
Commerce and trade 57 55
Transport and communications 29 9
Public administration 16 7
Professional services 31 117
Other 35 53
Total 246 253
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 99
One motor car 229
Two motor cars 158
Three motor cars 36
Four or more motor cars 9
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 358
No 158
Not stated 15
Total 531
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 334
Other 18
No 156
Not stated 23
Total 531
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