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Settlement Ennis Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 16004)

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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
0 228 199 427
1 222 186 408
2 223 228 451
3 214 204 418
4 200 200 400
5 196 188 384
6 169 212 381
7 180 181 361
8 166 210 376
9 202 185 387
10 172 170 342
11 177 196 373
12 165 177 342
13 179 154 333
14 169 167 336
15 165 143 308
16 160 157 317
17 176 146 322
18 111 125 236
19 101 123 224
20-24 651 712 1,363
25-29 966 1,142 2,108
30-34 1,137 1,233 2,370
35-39 1,038 1,106 2,144
40-44 969 999 1,968
45-49 806 868 1,674
50-54 715 740 1,455
55-59 564 632 1,196
60-64 503 582 1,085
65-69 454 492 946
70-74 302 367 669
75-79 239 292 531
80-84 139 223 362
85+ 116 247 363
Total 12,174 13,186 25,360
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 6,885 7,088
Married 4,492 4,472
Separated 315 462
Divorced 247 338
Widowed 235 826
Total 12,174 13,186
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 19,789 20,667
UK 1,484 609
Poland 991 1,056
Lithuania 168 183
Other EU 27 849 844
Rest of World 1,808 1,401
Not stated 0 329
Total 25,089 25,089
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 19,365
White Irish Traveller 533
Other White 2,855
Black or Black Irish 982
Asian or Asian Irish 407
Other 463
Not stated 484
Total 25,089
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 22,519
Elsewhere in County 1,537
Elsewhere in Ireland 365
Outside Ireland 242
Total 24,663
Population by religion
Catholic 21,326
Other stated religion 2,385
No religion 1,189
Not stated 460
Total 25,360
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,047
French 377
Lithuanian 143
Other 2,465
Total 4,032
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,763
Well 1,405
Not well 621
Not at all 121
Not stated 122
Total 4,032
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 11,277
No 12,192
Not stated 605
Total 24,074
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 3,076
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 194
Outside education system, Daily 224
Outside education system, Weekly 625
Outside education system, Less often 4,202
Outside education system, Never 2,846
Outside education system, Not stated 110
Total 11,277
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 106 35 71
Weekly 39 12 27
Less often 30 19 11
Never 19 10 9
Total 194 76 118
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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 2,708 5,416 732
3 persons 1,520 4,560 1,859
4 persons 1,311 5,244 2,763
5 persons 657 3,285 2,009
6 or more persons 286 1,854 1,302
Total 6,482 20,359 8,665
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 1,976
1 child 1,015 898 0 1,913
2 children 884 388 237 1,509
3 children 391 121 248 760
4 children 101 14 107 222
5 or more children 42 4 56 102
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 1,853 537 43
All children aged fifteen or over 879 441 105
Other 504 130 14
Total number of family units 3,236 1,108 162
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,677 859 60
All children aged fifteen or over 1,358 618 138
Other 1,534 378 43
Total number of children 6,569 1,855 241
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,586 6,165
5-9 years 833 3,298
10-14 years 662 2,526
15-19 years 538 1,849
20+ years 887 2,569
Total 4,506 16,407
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 846 1,692
Empty nest 646 1,292
Retired 484 968
Pre-school 859 2,722
Early school 776 2,938
Pre-Adolescent 798 3,222
Adolescent 811 3,213
Adult 1,262 4,312
Total 6,482 20,359
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 3,184
1 1,301
2 1,832
3 1,389
4 or more 1,520
Total 9,226
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 2,682 2,682
Husband and wife 1,340 2,680
Cohabiting couple 506 1,012
Husband, wife and children 2,698 11,047
Cohabiting couple and children 352 1,274
Father and children 142 353
Mother and children 956 2,579
Couple and others 97 321
Couple, children and others 155 796
Father, children and others 14 50
Mother, children and others 108 405
Two or more family units 57 307
Non-family households and relations 192 437
Two or more non-related persons 411 1,042
Total 9,710 24,985
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 2,682 2,682
2 persons 2,884 5,768
3 persons 1,652 4,956
4 persons 1,427 5,708
5 persons 716 3,580
6 persons 235 1,410
7 persons 65 455
8 or more persons 49 426
Total 9,710 24,985
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 8,699 23,191
Flat/Apartment 823 1,340
Bed-sit 18 29
Caravan/Mobile Home 3 10
Not stated 167 415
Total 9,710 24,985
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 207 414
1919 to 1945 240 492
1946 to 1960 627 1,327
1961 to 1970 749 1,671
1971 to 1980 1,279 3,198
1981 to 1990 1,090 2,872
1991 to 2000 2,175 6,100
2001 to 2005 1,702 4,765
2006 or later 1,017 2,524
Not stated 621 1,612
Total 9,707 24,975
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 3,377 9,726
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,793 6,216
Rented from Private Landlord 2,399 6,118
Rented from Local Authority 807 2,217
Rented from Voluntary Body 86 207
Occupied free of rent 106 177
Not stated 139 314
Total 9,707 24,975
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 108 142
2 rooms 380 625
3 rooms 1,076 2,439
4 rooms 917 2,222
5 rooms 2,280 5,465
6 rooms 1,850 4,790
7 rooms 1,329 3,813
8 or more rooms 1,352 4,538
Not stated 415 941
Total 9,707 24,975
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 118
Oil 5,799
Natural Gas 1,703
Electricity 848
Coal (including anthracite) 854
Peat (including turf) 56
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 102
Wood (including wood pellets) 60
Other 34
Not stated 133
Total 9,707
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 8,969
Group scheme with local authority source 417
Group scheme with private source 21
Other private source 11
None 0
Not stated 289
Total 9,707
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 8,340
Individual septic tank 900
Other individual treatment 60
Other 40
No sewerage facility 6
Not stated 361
Total 9,707
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 9,742
Unoccupied 1,831
Total 11,573
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 36
Number of persons 768
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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 4,884 4,990 9,874
Looking for first regular job 108 95 203
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,545 951 2,496
Student 949 973 1,922
Looking after home/family 95 1,528 1,623
Retired 1,285 1,269 2,554
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 426 475 901
Other 20 48 68
Total 9,312 10,329 19,641
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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 976 831 1,807
Managerial and technical 3,162 3,803 6,965
Non-manual 1,494 2,702 4,196
Skilled manual 2,464 1,425 3,889
Semi-skilled 1,350 1,225 2,575
Unskilled 430 323 753
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,298 2,877 5,175
Total 12,174 13,186 25,360
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,327 3,760
B Higher professional 591 1,667
C Lower professional 1,321 3,197
D Non-manual 2,011 4,900
E Manual skilled 955 2,579
F Semi-skilled 845 2,175
G Unskilled 307 771
H Own account workers 427 1,198
I Farmers 89 211
J Agricultural workers 14 34
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,823 4,493
Total 9,710 24,985
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 387 365 752
15 248 249 497
16 561 503 1,064
17 630 684 1,314
18 1,106 1,182 2,288
19 319 463 782
20 319 389 708
21 and over 1,752 1,931 3,683
Not stated 2,430 2,937 5,367
Total 7,752 8,703 16,455
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 949 973 1,922
Other 611 653 1,264
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 198 635 833
Arts 110 124 234
Humanities 130 172 302
Social sciences, Business and Law 778 1,527 2,305
Science, Mathematics and Computing 386 347 733
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,573 167 1,740
Agriculture and Veterinary 149 25 174
Health and Welfare 178 1,055 1,233
Services 361 518 879
Other subjects 7 16 23
Not Stated (including unknown) 3,882 4,117 7,999
Total 7,752 8,703 16,455
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 83 93 176
Primary Education 850 836 1,686
Lower Secondary 1,114 1,146 2,260
Upper Secondary 1,738 1,939 3,677
Technical or Vocational qualification 610 810 1,420
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 614 353 967
Higher Certificate 363 524 887
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 657 788 1,445
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 711 846 1,557
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 542 782 1,324
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 58 31 89
Not stated 412 555 967
Total 7,752 8,703 16,455
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 2,326
Bicycle 200
Bus, minibus or coach 319
Train, DART or LUAS 88
Motorcycle or scooter 28
Car driver 7,111
Car passenger 3,780
Van 527
Other 332
Not stated 522
Total 15,233
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 510
06:30-07:00 707
07:01-07:30 982
07:31-08:00 1,659
08:01-08:30 2,525
08:31-09:00 5,166
09:01-09:30 1,384
After 09:30 1,399
Not stated 606
Total 14,938
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 7,453
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 3,903
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,637
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 536
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 381
1 1/2 hours and over 188
Not stated 840
Total 14,938
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 324
15-24 248
25-44 777
45-64 933
65+ 1,156
Total 3,438
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 177 293
15-28 59 104
29-42 35 51
43+ 80 162
Not stated 54 79
Total 405 689
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 7,115 7,459 14,574
Good 3,561 4,005 7,566
Fair 976 1,154 2,130
Bad 183 216 399
Very bad 34 53 87
Not stated 305 299 604
Total 12,174 13,186 25,360
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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 602 373 975
Professional Occupations 909 1,241 2,150
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 762 462 1,224
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 222 988 1,210
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,507 177 1,684
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 117 743 860
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 284 652 936
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 682 222 904
Elementary Occupations 645 459 1,104
Not stated 699 624 1,323
Total 6,429 5,941 12,370
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 94 9
Building and construction 407 44
Manufacturing industries 1,064 471
Commerce and trade 1,015 1,223
Transport and communications 548 215
Public administration 317 349
Professional services 562 1,753
Other 877 926
Total 4,884 4,990
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 1,572
One motor car 4,412
Two motor cars 3,205
Three motor cars 405
Four or more motor cars 113
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 7,091
No 2,398
Not stated 218
Total 9,707
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 6,238
Other 802
No 2,430
Not stated 237
Total 9,707
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