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Settlement Killarney Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 19011)

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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 85 102 187
1 118 95 213
2 93 102 195
3 113 93 206
4 93 86 179
5 92 70 162
6 90 89 179
7 82 72 154
8 96 73 169
9 73 76 149
10 79 59 138
11 76 65 141
12 73 76 149
13 69 69 138
14 73 66 139
15 72 64 136
16 88 57 145
17 55 60 115
18 48 48 96
19 56 48 104
20-24 324 431 755
25-29 647 851 1,498
30-34 767 688 1,455
35-39 618 471 1,089
40-44 496 476 972
45-49 410 406 816
50-54 361 409 770
55-59 364 401 765
60-64 367 428 795
65-69 327 371 698
70-74 253 281 534
75-79 178 258 436
80-84 110 202 312
85+ 71 159 230
Total 6,917 7,302 14,219
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,653 3,536
Married 2,842 2,794
Separated 127 178
Divorced 152 222
Widowed 143 572
Total 6,917 7,302
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 9,240 9,550
UK 674 265
Poland 1,283 1,320
Lithuania 184 201
Other EU 27 678 673
Rest of World 1,002 758
Not stated 0 294
Total 13,061 13,061
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 8,913
White Irish Traveller 240
Other White 2,572
Black or Black Irish 210
Asian or Asian Irish 561
Other 191
Not stated 374
Total 13,061
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 11,666
Elsewhere in County 827
Elsewhere in Ireland 174
Outside Ireland 210
Total 12,877
Population by religion
Catholic 11,302
Other stated religion 1,734
No religion 817
Not stated 366
Total 14,219
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,279
French 120
Lithuanian 177
Other 1,591
Total 3,167
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,050
Well 1,259
Not well 599
Not at all 145
Not stated 114
Total 3,167
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 4,878
No 8,330
Not stated 416
Total 13,624
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,147
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 65
Outside education system, Daily 109
Outside education system, Weekly 296
Outside education system, Less often 2,001
Outside education system, Never 1,202
Outside education system, Not stated 58
Total 4,878
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 29 14 15
Weekly 15 3 12
Less often 13 8 5
Never 8 4 4
Total 65 29 36
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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 1,347 2,694 371
3 persons 816 2,448 957
4 persons 579 2,316 1,197
5 persons 248 1,240 761
6 or more persons 89 554 377
Total 3,079 9,252 3,663
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 0 976
1 child 582 464 0 1,046
2 children 373 207 101 681
3 children 143 41 86 270
4 children 43 12 36 91
5 or more children 8 0 7 15
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 876 255 18
All children aged over fifteen 477 200 47
Other 181 40 9
Total number of family units 1,534 495 74
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,587 358 28
All children aged over fifteen 723 267 59
Other 509 105 27
Total number of family units 2,819 730 114
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 711 2,611
5-9 years 399 1,472
10-14 years 269 967
15-19 years 244 835
20+ years 480 1,415
Total 2,103 7,300
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 413 826
Empty nest 303 606
Retired 260 520
Pre-school 433 1,338
Early school 367 1,290
Pre-Adolescent 349 1,370
Adolescent 324 1,223
Adult 630 2,079
Total 3,079 9,252
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,833
1 815
2 903
3 681
4 or more 783
Total 5,015
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,187 1,187
Husband and wife 669 1,338
Cohabiting couple 187 374
Husband, wife and children 1,218 4,731
Cohabiting couple and children 141 510
Father and children 62 158
Mother and children 410 1,035
Couple and others 84 294
Couple, children and others 130 663
Father, children and others 10 35
Mother, children and others 58 195
Two or more family units 54 317
Non-family households and relations 126 326
Two or more non-related persons 241 667
Total 4,577 11,830
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,187 1,187
2 persons 1,361 2,722
3 persons 902 2,706
4 persons 662 2,648
5 persons 302 1,510
6 persons 106 636
7 persons 40 280
8 or more persons 17 141
Total 4,577 11,830
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,899 10,402
Flat/Apartment 557 1,112
Bed-sit 19 30
Caravan/Mobile Home 11 41
Not stated 91 245
Total 4,577 11,830
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 154 301
1919 to 1945 234 469
1946 to 1960 322 740
1961 to 1970 386 854
1971 to 1980 654 1,650
1981 to 1990 522 1,370
1991 to 2000 948 2,619
2001 to 2005 732 2,100
2006 or later 319 875
Not stated 295 811
Total 4,566 11,789
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,003 3,112
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,503 3,283
Rented from Private Landlord 1,442 3,912
Rented from Local Authority 416 1,104
Rented from Voluntary Body 65 96
Occupied free of rent 87 176
Not stated 50 106
Total 4,566 11,789
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 102 169
2 rooms 329 650
3 rooms 591 1,369
4 rooms 522 1,270
5 rooms 1,052 2,684
6 rooms 780 2,126
7 rooms 425 1,172
8 or more rooms 559 1,837
Not stated 206 512
Total 4,566 11,789
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 83
Oil 3,022
Natural Gas 90
Electricity 849
Coal (including anthracite) 311
Peat (including turf) 39
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 58
Wood (including wood pellets) 42
Other 19
Not stated 53
Total 4,566
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 4,159
Group scheme with local authority source 228
Group scheme with private source 11
Other private source 7
None 1
Not stated 160
Total 4,566
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 4,038
Individual septic tank 264
Other individual treatment 29
Other 24
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 209
Total 4,566
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 4,645
Unoccupied 1,454
Total 6,099
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 74
Number of persons 2,333
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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 3,147 2,864 6,011
Looking for first regular job 53 48 101
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 705 407 1,112
Student 394 404 798
Looking after home/family 50 1,031 1,081
Retired 932 1,065 1,997
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 268 255 523
Other 63 35 98
Total 5,612 6,109 11,721
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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 439 260 699
Managerial and technical 1,500 1,814 3,314
Non-manual 846 1,460 2,306
Skilled manual 1,433 779 2,212
Semi-skilled 1,012 849 1,861
Unskilled 332 393 725
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,355 1,747 3,102
Total 6,917 7,302 14,219
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 671 1,922
B Higher professional 206 559
C Lower professional 417 952
D Non-manual 1,165 2,910
E Manual skilled 394 1,102
F Semi-skilled 420 1,119
G Unskilled 259 682
H Own account workers 238 676
I Farmers 36 98
J Agricultural workers 9 25
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 762 1,785
Total 4,577 11,830
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 331 334 665
15 233 207 440
16 396 327 723
17 336 374 710
18 625 692 1,317
19 227 278 505
20 217 242 459
21 and over 1,026 1,165 2,191
Not stated 1,436 1,704 3,140
Total 4,827 5,323 10,150
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 394 404 798
Other 391 382 773
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 63 295 358
Arts 73 91 164
Humanities 90 114 204
Social sciences, Business and Law 459 830 1,289
Science, Mathematics and Computing 164 155 319
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 803 94 897
Agriculture and Veterinary 112 27 139
Health and Welfare 135 545 680
Services 290 398 688
Other subjects 6 10 16
Not Stated (including unknown) 2,632 2,764 5,396
Total 4,827 5,323 10,150
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 91 70 161
Primary Education 583 633 1,216
Lower Secondary 699 685 1,384
Upper Secondary 1,008 1,160 2,168
Technical or Vocational qualification 575 522 1,097
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 391 220 611
Higher Certificate 189 319 508
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 400 509 909
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 325 393 718
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 234 353 587
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 25 17 42
Not stated 307 442 749
Total 4,827 5,323 10,150
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,488
Bicycle 282
Bus, minibus or coach 402
Train, DART or LUAS 24
Motorcycle or scooter 20
Car driver 3,108
Car passenger 1,584
Van 243
Other 212
Not stated 325
Total 7,688
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 259
06:30-07:00 467
07:01-07:30 554
07:31-08:00 875
08:01-08:30 1,001
08:31-09:00 2,218
09:01-09:30 671
After 09:30 1,060
Not stated 389
Total 7,494
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 4,092
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,459
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 931
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 230
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 186
1 1/2 hours and over 92
Not stated 504
Total 7,494
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 119
15-24 106
25-44 412
45-64 486
65+ 744
Total 1,867
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 83 143
15-28 31 56
29-42 18 28
43+ 36 77
Not stated 38 39
Total 206 343
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,792 3,914 7,706
Good 2,193 2,348 4,541
Fair 631 649 1,280
Bad 60 93 153
Very bad 13 13 26
Not stated 228 285 513
Total 6,917 7,302 14,219
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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 388 273 661
Professional Occupations 350 461 811
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 313 213 526
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 117 460 577
Skilled Trades Occupations 935 121 1,056
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 100 394 494
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 205 390 595
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 349 54 403
Elementary Occupations 648 547 1,195
Not stated 447 358 805
Total 3,852 3,271 7,123
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 61 7
Building and construction 187 22
Manufacturing industries 566 139
Commerce and trade 648 708
Transport and communications 192 54
Public administration 137 134
Professional services 300 721
Other 1,056 1,079
Total 3,147 2,864
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 993
One motor car 2,203
Two motor cars 1,138
Three motor cars 183
Four or more motor cars 49
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 3,190
No 1,289
Not stated 87
Total 4,566
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,751
Other 404
No 1,313
Not stated 98
Total 4,566
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