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Settlement Tralee Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 19025)

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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
0 192 139 331
1 176 153 329
2 170 158 328
3 166 159 325
4 152 155 307
5 141 156 297
6 159 148 307
7 168 176 344
8 141 169 310
9 162 168 330
10 152 167 319
11 154 175 329
12 170 130 300
13 161 166 327
14 143 161 304
15 149 162 311
16 147 156 303
17 142 141 283
18 169 154 323
19 227 168 395
20-24 843 862 1,705
25-29 924 1,029 1,953
30-34 977 1,031 2,008
35-39 826 872 1,698
40-44 801 809 1,610
45-49 744 773 1,517
50-54 665 755 1,420
55-59 590 613 1,203
60-64 539 568 1,107
65-69 446 490 936
70-74 357 433 790
75-79 281 353 634
80-84 169 220 389
85+ 71 250 321
Total 11,474 12,219 23,693
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 6,772 6,640
Married 3,845 3,874
Separated 329 488
Divorced 281 381
Widowed 247 836
Total 11,474 12,219
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 18,114 19,152
UK 1,541 547
Poland 1,162 1,231
Lithuania 161 168
Other EU 27 710 717
Rest of World 1,669 1,259
Not stated 0 283
Total 23,357 23,357
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 18,194
White Irish Traveller 364
Other White 2,853
Black or Black Irish 567
Asian or Asian Irish 608
Other 394
Not stated 377
Total 23,357
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 21,020
Elsewhere in County 1,322
Elsewhere in Ireland 372
Outside Ireland 313
Total 23,027
Population by religion
Catholic 19,768
Other stated religion 2,518
No religion 1,061
Not stated 346
Total 23,693
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,181
French 258
Lithuanian 153
Other 2,330
Total 3,922
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,679
Well 1,320
Not well 628
Not at all 147
Not stated 148
Total 3,922
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 9,341
No 12,759
Not stated 605
Total 22,705
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,584
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 155
Outside education system, Daily 267
Outside education system, Weekly 624
Outside education system, Less often 3,531
Outside education system, Never 2,084
Outside education system, Not stated 96
Total 9,341
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 84 40 44
Weekly 29 11 18
Less often 27 10 17
Never 15 9 6
Total 155 70 85
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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 2,521 5,042 850
3 persons 1,429 4,287 1,831
4 persons 1,048 4,192 2,244
5 persons 544 2,720 1,683
6 or more persons 259 1,668 1,168
Total 5,801 17,909 7,776
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 1,671
1 child 920 957 0 1,877
2 children 688 411 203 1,302
3 children 300 137 204 641
4 children 71 21 133 225
5 or more children 29 4 52 85
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 1,297 655 56
All children aged fifteen or over 909 498 123
Other 455 131 6
Total number of family units 2,661 1,284 185
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 2,486 1,072 80
All children aged fifteen or over 1,441 694 159
Other 1,447 381 16
Total number of children 5,374 2,147 255
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,247 4,717
5-9 years 737 2,833
10-14 years 616 2,284
15-19 years 548 1,892
20+ years 982 2,841
Total 4,130 14,567
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 576 1,152
Empty nest 584 1,168
Retired 511 1,022
Pre-school 638 1,887
Early school 639 2,294
Pre-Adolescent 731 2,762
Adolescent 763 3,018
Adult 1,359 4,606
Total 5,801 17,909
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 2,866
1 1,214
2 1,652
3 1,255
4 or more 1,642
Total 8,629
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 2,690 2,690
Husband and wife 1,164 2,328
Cohabiting couple 373 746
Husband, wife and children 2,184 8,876
Cohabiting couple and children 288 1,112
Father and children 158 378
Mother and children 1,120 3,019
Couple and others 102 333
Couple, children and others 152 755
Father, children and others 18 62
Mother, children and others 106 403
Two or more family units 67 348
Non-family households and relations 247 554
Two or more non-related persons 458 1,167
Total 9,127 22,771
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 2,690 2,690
2 persons 2,746 5,492
3 persons 1,586 4,758
4 persons 1,157 4,628
5 persons 626 3,130
6 persons 234 1,404
7 persons 64 448
8 or more persons 24 221
Total 9,127 22,771
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 8,020 20,794
Flat/Apartment 902 1,467
Bed-sit 30 44
Caravan/Mobile Home 5 28
Not stated 170 438
Total 9,127 22,771
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 282 536
1919 to 1945 507 1,063
1946 to 1960 763 1,618
1961 to 1970 665 1,512
1971 to 1980 1,241 2,997
1981 to 1990 1,053 2,716
1991 to 2000 1,707 4,750
2001 to 2005 1,509 4,107
2006 or later 712 1,825
Not stated 683 1,619
Total 9,122 22,743
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 2,392 7,026
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,828 6,150
Rented from Private Landlord 2,282 5,529
Rented from Local Authority 1,282 3,302
Rented from Voluntary Body 99 235
Occupied free of rent 97 183
Not stated 142 318
Total 9,122 22,743
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 153 202
2 rooms 555 857
3 rooms 1,166 2,680
4 rooms 1,011 2,224
5 rooms 2,603 6,469
6 rooms 1,262 3,369
7 rooms 1,011 2,965
8 or more rooms 964 3,096
Not stated 397 881
Total 9,122 22,743
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 250
Oil 5,516
Natural Gas 248
Electricity 1,749
Coal (including anthracite) 933
Peat (including turf) 97
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 85
Wood (including wood pellets) 86
Other 34
Not stated 124
Total 9,122
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 8,308
Group scheme with local authority source 457
Group scheme with private source 14
Other private source 13
None 2
Not stated 328
Total 9,122
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 8,195
Individual septic tank 435
Other individual treatment 40
Other 27
No sewerage facility 3
Not stated 422
Total 9,122
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 9,254
Unoccupied 2,165
Total 11,419
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 43
Number of persons 871
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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 3,911 4,014 7,925
Looking for first regular job 124 84 208
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,739 1,045 2,784
Student 1,298 1,210 2,508
Looking after home/family 88 1,580 1,668
Retired 1,321 1,360 2,681
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 509 495 1,004
Other 77 51 128
Total 9,067 9,839 18,906
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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 752 597 1,349
Managerial and technical 2,364 2,830 5,194
Non-manual 1,530 2,622 4,152
Skilled manual 2,081 1,131 3,212
Semi-skilled 1,144 1,000 2,144
Unskilled 459 453 912
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 3,144 3,586 6,730
Total 11,474 12,219 23,693
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,051 2,887
B Higher professional 481 1,275
C Lower professional 921 2,217
D Non-manual 1,840 4,534
E Manual skilled 799 2,083
F Semi-skilled 681 1,690
G Unskilled 371 921
H Own account workers 361 1,052
I Farmers 79 200
J Agricultural workers 13 34
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,530 5,878
Total 9,127 22,771
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 401 394 795
15 317 269 586
16 593 538 1,131
17 500 571 1,071
18 828 969 1,797
19 292 356 648
20 251 359 610
21 and over 1,412 1,635 3,047
Not stated 2,563 2,819 5,382
Total 7,157 7,910 15,067
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,298 1,210 2,508
Other 612 719 1,331
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 147 492 639
Arts 99 127 226
Humanities 88 120 208
Social sciences, Business and Law 670 1,119 1,789
Science, Mathematics and Computing 314 342 656
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,197 102 1,299
Agriculture and Veterinary 115 35 150
Health and Welfare 191 932 1,123
Services 291 464 755
Other subjects 4 9 13
Not Stated (including unknown) 4,041 4,168 8,209
Total 7,157 7,910 15,067
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 130 112 242
Primary Education 924 961 1,885
Lower Secondary 1,221 1,174 2,395
Upper Secondary 1,501 1,784 3,285
Technical or Vocational qualification 629 665 1,294
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 485 271 756
Higher Certificate 311 449 760
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 514 679 1,193
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 535 721 1,256
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 369 527 896
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 49 23 72
Not stated 489 544 1,033
Total 7,157 7,910 15,067
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 2,594
Bicycle 526
Bus, minibus or coach 712
Train, DART or LUAS 22
Motorcycle or scooter 21
Car driver 5,129
Car passenger 3,119
Van 462
Other 242
Not stated 532
Total 13,359
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 373
06:30-07:00 452
07:01-07:30 579
07:31-08:00 1,112
08:01-08:30 3,278
08:31-09:00 4,821
09:01-09:30 749
After 09:30 1,200
Not stated 580
Total 13,144
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 6,687
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 3,849
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,210
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 187
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 158
1 1/2 hours and over 169
Not stated 884
Total 13,144
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 293
15-24 338
25-44 788
45-64 1,078
65+ 1,209
Total 3,706
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 173 246
15-28 50 99
29-42 34 46
43+ 76 175
Not stated 59 76
Total 392 642
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 6,381 6,658 13,039
Good 3,484 3,763 7,247
Fair 1,059 1,242 2,301
Bad 171 207 378
Very bad 40 49 89
Not stated 339 300 639
Total 11,474 12,219 23,693
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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 481 272 753
Professional Occupations 639 939 1,578
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 555 311 866
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 183 743 926
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,270 128 1,398
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 129 606 735
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 364 730 1,094
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 475 88 563
Elementary Occupations 654 515 1,169
Not stated 900 727 1,627
Total 5,650 5,059 10,709
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 88 5
Building and construction 278 23
Manufacturing industries 475 145
Commerce and trade 1,035 1,099
Transport and communications 310 124
Public administration 282 229
Professional services 612 1,544
Other 831 845
Total 3,911 4,014
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,291
One motor car 4,257
Two motor cars 2,163
Three motor cars 321
Four or more motor cars 90
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 6,138
No 2,750
Not stated 234
Total 9,122
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 5,347
Other 737
No 2,803
Not stated 235
Total 9,122
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