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Settlement Athenry (CSO Area Code ST 27012)

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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 48 56 104
1 53 48 101
2 53 58 111
3 52 37 89
4 41 34 75
5 34 29 63
6 30 33 63
7 34 24 58
8 28 30 58
9 27 21 48
10 24 19 43
11 24 22 46
12 18 26 44
13 21 28 49
14 19 19 38
15 10 18 28
16 16 12 28
17 17 16 33
18 18 22 40
19 10 20 30
20-24 109 122 231
25-29 173 217 390
30-34 269 263 532
35-39 220 210 430
40-44 143 159 302
45-49 94 105 199
50-54 81 69 150
55-59 53 70 123
60-64 59 65 124
65-69 40 62 102
70-74 51 44 95
75-79 31 24 55
80-84 17 27 44
85+ 8 16 24
Total 1,925 2,025 3,950
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 1,106 1,122
Married 694 685
Separated 55 78
Divorced 36 56
Widowed 34 84
Total 1,925 2,025
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 2,934 3,133
UK 322 137
Poland 238 251
Lithuania 28 35
Other EU 27 138 140
Rest of World 257 200
Not stated 0 21
Total 3,917 3,917
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 2,865
White Irish Traveller 196
Other White 591
Black or Black Irish 67
Asian or Asian Irish 55
Other 81
Not stated 62
Total 3,917
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 3,387
Elsewhere in County 305
Elsewhere in Ireland 64
Outside Ireland 57
Total 3,813
Population by religion
Catholic 3,351
Other stated religion 292
No religion 255
Not stated 52
Total 3,950
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 263
French 49
Lithuanian 26
Other 343
Total 681
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 268
Well 214
Not well 147
Not at all 37
Not stated 15
Total 681
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 1,519
No 2,062
Not stated 53
Total 3,634
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 453
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 47
Outside education system, Daily 55
Outside education system, Weekly 104
Outside education system, Less often 537
Outside education system, Never 311
Outside education system, Not stated 12
Total 1,519
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 29 13 16
Weekly 10 3 7
Less often 5 2 3
Never 3 2 1
Total 47 20 27
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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 476 952 123
3 persons 273 819 330
4 persons 202 808 420
5 persons 84 420 256
6 or more persons 47 315 224
Total 1,082 3,314 1,353
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 0 353
1 child 228 111 0 339
2 children 180 39 24 243
3 children 60 9 27 96
4 children 16 4 11 31
5 or more children 5 3 12 20
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 379 104 6
All children aged fifteen or over 92 58 16
Other 55 17 2
Total number of family units 526 179 24
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 693 160 8
All children aged fifteen or over 150 79 20
Other 191 46 6
Total number of children 1,034 285 34
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 365 1,346
5-9 years 118 454
10-14 years 80 301
15-19 years 60 203
20+ years 106 304
Total 729 2,608
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 217 434
Empty nest 78 156
Retired 58 116
Pre-school 233 735
Early school 150 560
Pre-Adolescent 106 434
Adolescent 85 344
Adult 155 535
Total 1,082 3,314
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 532
1 253
2 264
3 178
4 or more 188
Total 1,415
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 354 354
Husband and wife 209 418
Cohabiting couple 108 216
Husband, wife and children 414 1,663
Cohabiting couple and children 88 329
Father and children 22 54
Mother and children 153 402
Couple and others 30 99
Couple, children and others 17 87
Father, children and others 1 3
Mother, children and others 10 36
Two or more family units 15 78
Non-family households and relations 40 97
Two or more non-related persons 41 112
Total 1,502 3,948
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 354 354
2 persons 473 946
3 persons 302 906
4 persons 216 864
5 persons 104 520
6 persons 30 180
7 persons 12 84
8 or more persons 11 94
Total 1,502 3,948
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 1,385 3,724
Flat/Apartment 98 168
Bed-sit 1 4
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 18 52
Total 1,502 3,948
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 56 116
1919 to 1945 35 69
1946 to 1960 44 104
1961 to 1970 38 106
1971 to 1980 115 319
1981 to 1990 84 204
1991 to 2000 274 775
2001 to 2005 525 1,400
2006 or later 260 650
Not stated 71 205
Total 1,502 3,948
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 542 1,494
Owner occupied no mortgage 307 645
Rented from Private Landlord 454 1,233
Rented from Local Authority 147 452
Rented from Voluntary Body 19 56
Occupied free of rent 15 29
Not stated 18 39
Total 1,502 3,948
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 10 15
2 rooms 68 120
3 rooms 140 315
4 rooms 163 428
5 rooms 451 1,155
6 rooms 360 979
7 rooms 132 397
8 or more rooms 135 443
Not stated 43 96
Total 1,502 3,948
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 17
Oil 1,089
Natural Gas 87
Electricity 143
Coal (including anthracite) 17
Peat (including turf) 73
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 43
Wood (including wood pellets) 9
Other 7
Not stated 17
Total 1,502
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 1,336
Group scheme with local authority source 91
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 9
None 0
Not stated 64
Total 1,502
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 1,257
Individual septic tank 83
Other individual treatment 31
Other 65
No sewerage facility 1
Not stated 65
Total 1,502
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 1,505
Unoccupied 324
Total 1,829
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 3
Number of persons 13
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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 862 824 1,686
Looking for first regular job 22 15 37
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 227 150 377
Student 86 121 207
Looking after home/family 18 234 252
Retired 150 142 292
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 53 48 101
Other 1 7 8
Total 1,419 1,541 2,960
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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 160 148 308
Managerial and technical 507 606 1,113
Non-manual 230 404 634
Skilled manual 383 185 568
Semi-skilled 220 214 434
Unskilled 61 52 113
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 364 416 780
Total 1,925 2,025 3,950
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 207 565
B Higher professional 115 294
C Lower professional 198 516
D Non-manual 277 670
E Manual skilled 142 381
F Semi-skilled 150 413
G Unskilled 42 100
H Own account workers 71 195
I Farmers 16 43
J Agricultural workers 6 13
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 278 758
Total 1,502 3,948
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 61 48 109
15 41 28 69
16 84 75 159
17 98 93 191
18 160 172 332
19 70 84 154
20 61 60 121
21 and over 346 439 785
Not stated 314 303 617
Total 1,235 1,302 2,537
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 86 121 207
Other 98 118 216
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 36 106 142
Arts 24 24 48
Humanities 28 26 54
Social sciences, Business and Law 116 251 367
Science, Mathematics and Computing 81 63 144
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 242 25 267
Agriculture and Veterinary 36 9 45
Health and Welfare 27 155 182
Services 53 116 169
Other subjects 2 1 3
Not Stated (including unknown) 590 526 1,116
Total 1,235 1,302 2,537
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 30 16 46
Primary Education 104 91 195
Lower Secondary 159 136 295
Upper Secondary 263 271 534
Technical or Vocational qualification 127 145 272
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 106 48 154
Higher Certificate 63 78 141
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 101 148 249
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 116 139 255
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 101 153 254
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 10 18 28
Not stated 55 59 114
Total 1,235 1,302 2,537
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 432
Bicycle 23
Bus, minibus or coach 58
Train, DART or LUAS 85
Motorcycle or scooter 6
Car driver 1,161
Car passenger 400
Van 95
Other 57
Not stated 66
Total 2,383
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 87
06:30-07:00 165
07:01-07:30 219
07:31-08:00 392
08:01-08:30 387
08:31-09:00 648
09:01-09:30 153
After 09:30 202
Not stated 79
Total 2,332
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 873
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 709
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 431
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 121
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 65
1 1/2 hours and over 26
Not stated 107
Total 2,332
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 63
15-24 30
25-44 136
45-64 102
65+ 93
Total 424
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 20 30
15-28 9 9
29-42 7 5
43+ 15 20
Not stated 6 19
Total 57 83
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 1,167 1,238 2,405
Good 567 580 1,147
Fair 134 151 285
Bad 16 17 33
Very bad 4 5 9
Not stated 37 34 71
Total 1,925 2,025 3,950
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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 95 73 168
Professional Occupations 160 216 376
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 131 84 215
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 33 159 192
Skilled Trades Occupations 244 20 264
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 22 111 133
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 54 86 140
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 129 45 174
Elementary Occupations 95 82 177
Not stated 126 98 224
Total 1,089 974 2,063
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 14 2
Building and construction 94 12
Manufacturing industries 197 97
Commerce and trade 201 182
Transport and communications 97 28
Public administration 50 42
Professional services 90 317
Other 119 144
Total 862 824
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 197
One motor car 725
Two motor cars 528
Three motor cars 40
Four or more motor cars 12
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 1,125
No 345
Not stated 32
Total 1,502
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 986
Other 123
No 356
Not stated 37
Total 1,502
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