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Settlement Castlebar Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 29011)

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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
0 108 113 221
1 95 95 190
2 104 108 212
3 79 91 170
4 78 86 164
5 107 89 196
6 79 63 142
7 88 98 186
8 81 81 162
9 84 89 173
10 84 75 159
11 78 64 142
12 68 65 133
13 89 58 147
14 63 73 136
15 79 73 152
16 85 73 158
17 64 67 131
18 85 81 166
19 72 95 167
20-24 402 455 857
25-29 535 646 1,181
30-34 554 604 1,158
35-39 455 481 936
40-44 356 406 762
45-49 371 449 820
50-54 360 363 723
55-59 299 316 615
60-64 253 264 517
65-69 201 236 437
70-74 151 177 328
75-79 115 150 265
80-84 67 123 190
85+ 63 159 222
Total 5,852 6,466 12,318
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 3,465 3,655
Married 1,966 1,973
Separated 188 230
Divorced 118 170
Widowed 115 438
Total 5,852 6,466
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 9,329 9,973
UK 1,029 355
Poland 646 694
Lithuania 187 200
Other EU 27 300 298
Rest of World 702 533
Not stated 0 140
Total 12,193 12,193
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 9,376
White Irish Traveller 408
Other White 1,519
Black or Black Irish 266
Asian or Asian Irish 298
Other 141
Not stated 185
Total 12,193
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 10,707
Elsewhere in County 818
Elsewhere in Ireland 279
Outside Ireland 168
Total 11,972
Population by religion
Catholic 10,549
Other stated religion 1,083
No religion 561
Not stated 125
Total 12,318
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 666
French 145
Lithuanian 165
Other 955
Total 1,931
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 759
Well 690
Not well 354
Not at all 70
Not stated 58
Total 1,931
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 5,135
No 6,333
Not stated 227
Total 11,695
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 1,342
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 129
Outside education system, Daily 163
Outside education system, Weekly 343
Outside education system, Less often 1,915
Outside education system, Never 1,205
Outside education system, Not stated 38
Total 5,135
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 79 30 49
Weekly 19 9 10
Less often 15 7 8
Never 16 9 7
Total 129 55 74
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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 1,225 2,450 391
3 persons 725 2,175 883
4 persons 560 2,240 1,187
5 persons 261 1,305 805
6 or more persons 146 952 671
Total 2,917 9,122 3,937
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 0 834
1 child 515 443 0 958
2 children 382 182 87 651
3 children 154 64 88 306
4 children 42 16 55 113
5 or more children 19 3 33 55
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 792 299 21
All children aged fifteen or over 440 215 53
Other 202 52 9
Total number of family units 1,434 566 83
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,527 456 30
All children aged fifteen or over 696 316 66
Other 656 155 35
Total number of children 2,879 927 131
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 719 2,735
5-9 years 380 1,443
10-14 years 276 1,050
15-19 years 295 1,023
20+ years 413 1,203
Total 2,083 7,454
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 376 752
Empty nest 256 512
Retired 202 404
Pre-school 393 1,177
Early school 390 1,433
Pre-Adolescent 329 1,307
Adolescent 385 1,510
Adult 586 2,027
Total 2,917 9,122
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,820
1 644
2 810
3 601
4 or more 775
Total 4,650
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,500 1,500
Husband and wife 546 1,092
Cohabiting couple 225 450
Husband, wife and children 1,171 4,749
Cohabiting couple and children 154 579
Father and children 74 195
Mother and children 506 1,352
Couple and others 53 177
Couple, children and others 90 458
Father, children and others 7 23
Mother, children and others 40 143
Two or more family units 25 137
Non-family households and relations 130 294
Two or more non-related persons 266 679
Total 4,787 11,828
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,500 1,500
2 persons 1,378 2,756
3 persons 815 2,445
4 persons 621 2,484
5 persons 294 1,470
6 persons 118 708
7 persons 42 294
8 or more persons 19 171
Total 4,787 11,828
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 4,239 10,966
Flat/Apartment 476 671
Bed-sit 10 19
Caravan/Mobile Home 5 20
Not stated 57 152
Total 4,787 11,828
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 89 169
1919 to 1945 204 411
1946 to 1960 238 502
1961 to 1970 262 555
1971 to 1980 618 1,387
1981 to 1990 553 1,411
1991 to 2000 1,309 3,704
2001 to 2005 899 2,193
2006 or later 313 696
Not stated 297 780
Total 4,782 11,808
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,460 4,133
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,290 2,842
Rented from Private Landlord 1,528 3,580
Rented from Local Authority 345 928
Rented from Voluntary Body 60 126
Occupied free of rent 52 85
Not stated 47 114
Total 4,782 11,808
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 68 80
2 rooms 263 370
3 rooms 559 1,106
4 rooms 502 1,123
5 rooms 1,335 3,149
6 rooms 896 2,393
7 rooms 455 1,405
8 or more rooms 531 1,772
Not stated 173 410
Total 4,782 11,808
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 53
Oil 3,554
Natural Gas 122
Electricity 533
Coal (including anthracite) 300
Peat (including turf) 129
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 22
Wood (including wood pellets) 12
Other 19
Not stated 38
Total 4,782
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 4,462
Group scheme with local authority source 184
Group scheme with private source 5
Other private source 8
None 2
Not stated 121
Total 4,782
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 4,493
Individual septic tank 106
Other individual treatment 7
Other 7
No sewerage facility 3
Not stated 166
Total 4,782
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 4,844
Unoccupied 1,165
Total 6,009
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 9
Number of persons 510
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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 2,277 2,470 4,747
Looking for first regular job 67 55 122
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 754 434 1,188
Student 561 618 1,179
Looking after home/family 52 661 713
Retired 622 677 1,299
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 220 284 504
Other 14 19 33
Total 4,567 5,218 9,785
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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 473 427 900
Managerial and technical 1,328 1,774 3,102
Non-manual 761 1,301 2,062
Skilled manual 1,081 534 1,615
Semi-skilled 663 694 1,357
Unskilled 269 217 486
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,277 1,519 2,796
Total 5,852 6,466 12,318
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 565 1,518
B Higher professional 306 845
C Lower professional 679 1,550
D Non-manual 1,030 2,464
E Manual skilled 364 1,017
F Semi-skilled 396 985
G Unskilled 214 474
H Own account workers 180 517
I Farmers 53 139
J Agricultural workers 14 37
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 986 2,282
Total 4,787 11,828
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 247 220 467
15 163 116 279
16 296 253 549
17 223 273 496
18 571 612 1,183
19 193 240 433
20 138 180 318
21 and over 816 1,060 1,876
Not stated 1,070 1,284 2,354
Total 3,717 4,238 7,955
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 561 618 1,179
Other 289 362 651
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 83 296 379
Arts 38 59 97
Humanities 56 90 146
Social sciences, Business and Law 329 617 946
Science, Mathematics and Computing 157 157 314
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 614 56 670
Agriculture and Veterinary 84 25 109
Health and Welfare 158 635 793
Services 169 256 425
Other subjects 3 6 9
Not Stated (including unknown) 2,026 2,041 4,067
Total 3,717 4,238 7,955
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 82 67 149
Primary Education 471 456 927
Lower Secondary 632 590 1,222
Upper Secondary 796 941 1,737
Technical or Vocational qualification 325 378 703
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 259 163 422
Higher Certificate 171 226 397
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 278 385 663
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 301 457 758
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 228 371 599
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 15 14 29
Not stated 159 190 349
Total 3,717 4,238 7,955
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,494
Bicycle 113
Bus, minibus or coach 243
Train, DART or LUAS 13
Motorcycle or scooter 10
Car driver 3,273
Car passenger 1,650
Van 308
Other 148
Not stated 168
Total 7,420
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 199
06:30-07:00 332
07:01-07:30 441
07:31-08:00 631
08:01-08:30 1,061
08:31-09:00 2,788
09:01-09:30 797
After 09:30 835
Not stated 208
Total 7,292
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 4,106
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,794
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 589
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 124
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 215
1 1/2 hours and over 85
Not stated 379
Total 7,292
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 132
15-24 143
25-44 405
45-64 474
65+ 633
Total 1,787
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 89 121
15-28 25 55
29-42 15 31
43+ 39 73
Not stated 26 32
Total 194 312
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 3,360 3,616 6,976
Good 1,753 1,982 3,735
Fair 519 609 1,128
Bad 80 106 186
Very bad 23 31 54
Not stated 117 122 239
Total 5,852 6,466 12,318
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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 264 176 440
Professional Occupations 415 658 1,073
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 304 221 525
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 102 465 567
Skilled Trades Occupations 744 70 814
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 81 351 432
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 195 336 531
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 263 68 331
Elementary Occupations 357 332 689
Not stated 306 227 533
Total 3,031 2,904 5,935
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 59 13
Building and construction 180 22
Manufacturing industries 317 177
Commerce and trade 641 600
Transport and communications 130 37
Public administration 189 194
Professional services 360 945
Other 401 482
Total 2,277 2,470
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 1,040
One motor car 2,161
Two motor cars 1,337
Three motor cars 199
Four or more motor cars 45
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 3,305
No 1,406
Not stated 71
Total 4,782
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,930
Other 351
No 1,421
Not stated 80
Total 4,782
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