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Settlement Midleton Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 18059)

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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
0 111 131 242
1 158 122 280
2 150 152 302
3 128 118 246
4 131 138 269
5 99 100 199
6 122 128 250
7 97 90 187
8 95 108 203
9 76 97 173
10 97 82 179
11 78 70 148
12 59 74 133
13 64 64 128
14 69 74 143
15 69 61 130
16 63 73 136
17 64 49 113
18 67 59 126
19 47 57 104
20-24 262 381 643
25-29 472 524 996
30-34 624 674 1,298
35-39 626 629 1,255
40-44 504 471 975
45-49 346 340 686
50-54 271 245 516
55-59 208 228 436
60-64 213 216 429
65-69 174 213 387
70-74 126 140 266
75-79 82 105 187
80-84 47 75 122
85+ 39 75 114
Total 5,838 6,163 12,001
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,248 3,262
Married 2,245 2,233
Separated 145 206
Divorced 117 143
Widowed 83 319
Total 5,838 6,163
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 9,102 9,286
UK 604 295
Poland 1,062 1,128
Lithuania 148 153
Other EU 27 335 339
Rest of World 639 506
Not stated 0 183
Total 11,890 11,890
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,876
White Irish Traveller 27
Other White 2,010
Black or Black Irish 513
Asian or Asian Irish 164
Other 110
Not stated 190
Total 11,890
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 10,452
Elsewhere in County 964
Elsewhere in Ireland 90
Outside Ireland 143
Total 11,649
Population by religion
Catholic 10,083
Other stated religion 1,069
No religion 666
Not stated 183
Total 12,001
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,115
French 174
Lithuanian 138
Other 919
Total 2,346
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 920
Well 780
Not well 440
Not at all 105
Not stated 101
Total 2,346
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 4,335
No 6,641
Not stated 201
Total 11,177
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,376
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 94
Outside education system, Daily 99
Outside education system, Weekly 253
Outside education system, Less often 1,476
Outside education system, Never 1,008
Outside education system, Not stated 29
Total 4,335
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 51 23 28
Weekly 30 11 19
Less often 9 3 6
Never 4 2 2
Total 94 39 55
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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 1,235 2,470 356
3 persons 808 2,424 974
4 persons 705 2,820 1,473
5 persons 332 1,660 1,012
6 or more persons 128 806 557
Total 3,208 10,180 4,372
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 0 879
1 child 634 364 0 998
2 children 519 190 99 808
3 children 227 57 95 379
4 children 59 9 39 107
5 or more children 17 2 18 37
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 1,129 302 25
All children aged fifteen or over 393 178 51
Other 199 46 6
Total number of family units 1,721 526 82
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 2,149 491 36
All children aged fifteen or over 649 250 62
Other 596 123 16
Total number of children 3,394 864 114
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,030 3,900
5-9 years 396 1,502
10-14 years 281 1,044
15-19 years 220 814
20+ years 402 1,162
Total 2,329 8,422
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 450 900
Empty nest 234 468
Retired 195 390
Pre-school 582 1,828
Early school 496 1,939
Pre-Adolescent 378 1,494
Adolescent 299 1,210
Adult 574 1,951
Total 3,208 10,180
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,294
1 702
2 963
3 614
4 or more 610
Total 4,183
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 973 973
Husband and wife 577 1,154
Cohabiting couple 229 458
Husband, wife and children 1,449 5,845
Cohabiting couple and children 156 562
Father and children 68 163
Mother and children 453 1,216
Couple and others 50 168
Couple, children and others 89 449
Father, children and others 9 33
Mother, children and others 44 157
Two or more family units 42 218
Non-family households and relations 92 204
Two or more non-related persons 124 322
Total 4,355 11,922
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 973 973
2 persons 1,243 2,486
3 persons 846 2,538
4 persons 758 3,032
5 persons 378 1,890
6 persons 113 678
7 persons 35 245
8 or more persons 9 80
Total 4,355 11,922
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,681 10,602
Flat/Apartment 606 1,123
Bed-sit 3 4
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 65 193
Total 4,355 11,922
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 345 675
1919 to 1945 121 248
1946 to 1960 142 329
1961 to 1970 202 459
1971 to 1980 476 1,227
1981 to 1990 251 760
1991 to 2000 830 2,527
2001 to 2005 1,109 3,293
2006 or later 569 1,572
Not stated 310 832
Total 4,355 11,922
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,453 4,491
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,094 2,450
Rented from Private Landlord 1,274 3,403
Rented from Local Authority 369 1,118
Rented from Voluntary Body 86 260
Occupied free of rent 35 76
Not stated 44 124
Total 4,355 11,922
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 29 48
2 rooms 223 378
3 rooms 578 1,362
4 rooms 413 979
5 rooms 1,217 3,327
6 rooms 759 2,184
7 rooms 558 1,770
8 or more rooms 422 1,498
Not stated 156 376
Total 4,355 11,922
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 82
Oil 788
Natural Gas 2,780
Electricity 377
Coal (including anthracite) 196
Peat (including turf) 3
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 54
Wood (including wood pellets) 9
Other 15
Not stated 51
Total 4,355
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 4,037
Group scheme with local authority source 146
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 20
None 2
Not stated 148
Total 4,355
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 4,041
Individual septic tank 105
Other individual treatment 12
Other 20
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 175
Total 4,355
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 4,372
Unoccupied 763
Total 5,135
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 5
Number of persons 151
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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 2,529 2,270 4,799
Looking for first regular job 41 44 85
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 683 415 1,098
Student 383 403 786
Looking after home/family 31 865 896
Retired 473 404 877
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 156 192 348
Other 8 22 30
Total 4,304 4,615 8,919
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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 496 409 905
Managerial and technical 1,376 1,625 3,001
Non-manual 718 1,261 1,979
Skilled manual 1,229 719 1,948
Semi-skilled 875 740 1,615
Unskilled 249 199 448
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 895 1,210 2,105
Total 5,838 6,163 12,001
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 572 1,634
B Higher professional 293 868
C Lower professional 510 1,322
D Non-manual 819 2,182
E Manual skilled 469 1,374
F Semi-skilled 532 1,521
G Unskilled 166 473
H Own account workers 156 483
I Farmers 27 84
J Agricultural workers 9 18
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 802 1,963
Total 4,355 11,922
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 164 187 351
15 141 134 275
16 329 258 587
17 275 308 583
18 480 489 969
19 189 233 422
20 180 210 390
21 and over 844 906 1,750
Not stated 1,033 1,162 2,195
Total 3,635 3,887 7,522
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 383 403 786
Other 286 325 611
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 56 233 289
Arts 47 71 118
Humanities 46 84 130
Social sciences, Business and Law 388 719 1,107
Science, Mathematics and Computing 206 158 364
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 835 100 935
Agriculture and Veterinary 62 22 84
Health and Welfare 73 449 522
Services 160 251 411
Other subjects 1 6 7
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,761 1,794 3,555
Total 3,635 3,887 7,522
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 36 29 65
Primary Education 329 387 716
Lower Secondary 593 550 1,143
Upper Secondary 725 819 1,544
Technical or Vocational qualification 396 465 861
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 321 182 503
Higher Certificate 179 213 392
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 299 311 610
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 324 346 670
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 221 371 592
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 34 25 59
Not stated 178 189 367
Total 3,635 3,887 7,522
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 980
Bicycle 70
Bus, minibus or coach 259
Train, DART or LUAS 214
Motorcycle or scooter 16
Car driver 3,463
Car passenger 1,678
Van 215
Other 142
Not stated 215
Total 7,252
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 347
06:30-07:00 510
07:01-07:30 724
07:31-08:00 1,095
08:01-08:30 1,722
08:31-09:00 1,709
09:01-09:30 223
After 09:30 559
Not stated 247
Total 7,136
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,811
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,977
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,420
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 302
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 176
1 1/2 hours and over 82
Not stated 368
Total 7,136
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 164
15-24 113
25-44 348
45-64 346
65+ 408
Total 1,379
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 77 105
15-28 18 40
29-42 6 12
43+ 34 55
Not stated 27 26
Total 162 238
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,668 3,815 7,483
Good 1,595 1,731 3,326
Fair 365 433 798
Bad 56 53 109
Very bad 13 14 27
Not stated 141 117 258
Total 5,838 6,163 12,001
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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 252 148 400
Professional Occupations 406 490 896
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 423 245 668
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 82 406 488
Skilled Trades Occupations 744 77 821
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 56 348 404
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 144 342 486
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 488 92 580
Elementary Occupations 332 284 616
Not stated 285 253 538
Total 3,212 2,685 5,897
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 39 3
Building and construction 197 13
Manufacturing industries 683 267
Commerce and trade 599 619
Transport and communications 235 72
Public administration 150 99
Professional services 275 788
Other 351 409
Total 2,529 2,270
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 676
One motor car 1,913
Two motor cars 1,540
Three motor cars 193
Four or more motor cars 33
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 3,277
No 985
Not stated 93
Total 4,355
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,952
Other 338
No 967
Not stated 98
Total 4,355
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