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Settlement Ballymote (CSO Area Code ST 31007)

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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 15 16 31
1 16 13 29
2 13 15 28
3 19 13 32
4 21 11 32
5 13 12 25
6 7 13 20
7 9 8 17
8 7 13 20
9 10 9 19
10 10 8 18
11 9 5 14
12 9 10 19
13 9 11 20
14 10 6 16
15 5 8 13
16 4 3 7
17 11 9 20
18 5 5 10
19 15 6 21
20-24 45 44 89
25-29 53 78 131
30-34 57 59 116
35-39 72 76 148
40-44 45 41 86
45-49 41 43 84
50-54 40 28 68
55-59 35 43 78
60-64 30 45 75
65-69 33 35 68
70-74 32 31 63
75-79 13 22 35
80-84 14 29 43
85+ 11 33 44
Total 738 801 1,539
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 462 442
Married 221 219
Separated 27 30
Divorced 15 22
Widowed 13 88
Total 738 801
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,280 1,350
UK 124 49
Poland 57 58
Lithuania 8 8
Other EU 27 24 23
Rest of World 36 22
Not stated 0 19
Total 1,529 1,529
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,316
White Irish Traveller 25
Other White 131
Black or Black Irish 6
Asian or Asian Irish 14
Other 19
Not stated 18
Total 1,529
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 1,372
Elsewhere in County 95
Elsewhere in Ireland 21
Outside Ireland 10
Total 1,498
Population by religion
Catholic 1,405
Other stated religion 69
No religion 51
Not stated 14
Total 1,539
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 61
French 19
Lithuanian 4
Other 52
Total 136
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 52
Well 44
Not well 22
Not at all 5
Not stated 13
Total 136
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 542
No 871
Not stated 38
Total 1,451
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 120
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 5
Outside education system, Daily 8
Outside education system, Weekly 33
Outside education system, Less often 187
Outside education system, Never 178
Outside education system, Not stated 11
Total 542
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 2 1 1
Weekly 2 0 2
Less often 1 1 0
Never 0 0 0
Total 5 2 3
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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 167 334 57
3 persons 99 297 125
4 persons 63 252 136
5 persons 31 155 95
6 or more persons 20 128 89
Total 380 1,166 502
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 0 110
1 child 73 57 0 130
2 children 53 20 6 79
3 children 23 6 10 39
4 children 10 2 5 17
5 or more children 3 0 2 5
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 110 49 3
All children aged fifteen or over 47 28 10
Other 17 6 0
Total number of family units 174 83 13
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 223 81 3
All children aged fifteen or over 71 39 13
Other 56 16 0
Total number of children 350 136 16
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 108 420
5-9 years 46 156
10-14 years 31 115
15-19 years 30 101
20+ years 55 154
Total 270 946
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 36 72
Empty nest 44 88
Retired 30 60
Pre-school 60 192
Early school 54 188
Pre-Adolescent 48 199
Adolescent 35 127
Adult 73 240
Total 380 1,166
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 189
1 95
2 103
3 85
4 or more 113
Total 585
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 232 232
Husband and wife 81 162
Cohabiting couple 24 48
Husband, wife and children 130 532
Cohabiting couple and children 40 151
Father and children 12 27
Mother and children 76 199
Couple and others 4 13
Couple, children and others 2 10
Father, children and others 1 3
Mother, children and others 6 25
Two or more family units 2 11
Non-family households and relations 13 28
Two or more non-related persons 19 45
Total 642 1,486
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 232 232
2 persons 182 364
3 persons 108 324
4 persons 64 256
5 persons 34 170
6 persons 18 108
7 persons 3 21
8 or more persons 1 11
Total 642 1,486
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 587 1,393
Flat/Apartment 40 59
Bed-sit 0 0
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 15 34
Total 642 1,486
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 36 83
1919 to 1945 56 121
1946 to 1960 29 66
1961 to 1970 15 30
1971 to 1980 51 110
1981 to 1990 33 70
1991 to 2000 95 200
2001 to 2005 195 479
2006 or later 97 246
Not stated 35 81
Total 642 1,486
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 188 508
Owner occupied no mortgage 183 386
Rented from Private Landlord 140 300
Rented from Local Authority 91 240
Rented from Voluntary Body 17 21
Occupied free of rent 9 9
Not stated 14 22
Total 642 1,486
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 4 4
2 rooms 26 33
3 rooms 66 124
4 rooms 87 167
5 rooms 230 548
6 rooms 114 295
7 rooms 52 146
8 or more rooms 41 120
Not stated 22 49
Total 642 1,486
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 14
Oil 480
Natural Gas 4
Electricity 46
Coal (including anthracite) 54
Peat (including turf) 29
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 3
Wood (including wood pellets) 2
Other 2
Not stated 8
Total 642
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 590
Group scheme with local authority source 23
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 2
None 0
Not stated 25
Total 642
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 587
Individual septic tank 22
Other individual treatment 1
Other 3
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 29
Total 642
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 646
Unoccupied 260
Total 906
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 4
Number of persons 51
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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 276 279 555
Looking for first regular job 5 5 10
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 99 55 154
Student 43 46 89
Looking after home/family 6 85 91
Retired 97 129 226
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 35 38 73
Other 0 1 1
Total 561 638 1,199
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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 34 26 60
Managerial and technical 139 157 296
Non-manual 122 198 320
Skilled manual 160 105 265
Semi-skilled 96 93 189
Unskilled 48 20 68
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 139 202 341
Total 738 801 1,539
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 59 160
B Higher professional 25 57
C Lower professional 61 122
D Non-manual 155 348
E Manual skilled 64 157
F Semi-skilled 73 187
G Unskilled 34 72
H Own account workers 23 48
I Farmers 16 48
J Agricultural workers 3 7
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 129 280
Total 642 1,486
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 24 22 46
15 29 13 42
16 47 37 84
17 45 60 105
18 80 71 151
19 18 23 41
20 12 12 24
21 and over 67 78 145
Not stated 171 244 415
Total 493 560 1,053
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 43 46 89
Other 25 32 57
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 8 22 30
Arts 5 5 10
Humanities 7 8 15
Social sciences, Business and Law 31 66 97
Science, Mathematics and Computing 26 21 47
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 64 3 67
Agriculture and Veterinary 22 2 24
Health and Welfare 10 85 95
Services 17 34 51
Other subjects 1 1 2
Not Stated (including unknown) 302 313 615
Total 493 560 1,053
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 10 12 22
Primary Education 78 73 151
Lower Secondary 84 78 162
Upper Secondary 113 132 245
Technical or Vocational qualification 57 61 118
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 40 26 66
Higher Certificate 13 24 37
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 36 45 81
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 16 42 58
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 15 23 38
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 0 4
Not stated 27 44 71
Total 493 560 1,053
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 158
Bicycle 5
Bus, minibus or coach 13
Train, DART or LUAS 5
Motorcycle or scooter 0
Car driver 402
Car passenger 162
Van 37
Other 20
Not stated 23
Total 825
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 25
06:30-07:00 36
07:01-07:30 84
07:31-08:00 111
08:01-08:30 102
08:31-09:00 184
09:01-09:30 179
After 09:30 65
Not stated 23
Total 809
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 360
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 226
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 140
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 15
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 21
1 1/2 hours and over 11
Not stated 36
Total 809
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 15
15-24 15
25-44 42
45-64 60
65+ 125
Total 257
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 13 11
15-28 5 4
29-42 5 2
43+ 7 9
Not stated 1 6
Total 31 32
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 397 423 820
Good 221 245 466
Fair 82 87 169
Bad 18 27 45
Very bad 2 4 6
Not stated 18 15 33
Total 738 801 1,539
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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 27 12 39
Professional Occupations 28 49 77
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 44 20 64
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 10 70 80
Skilled Trades Occupations 96 14 110
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 5 57 62
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 25 47 72
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 59 18 77
Elementary Occupations 50 22 72
Not stated 31 25 56
Total 375 334 709
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 14 0
Building and construction 25 4
Manufacturing industries 58 29
Commerce and trade 74 75
Transport and communications 16 8
Public administration 17 15
Professional services 28 95
Other 44 53
Total 276 279
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 135
One motor car 317
Two motor cars 159
Three motor cars 23
Four or more motor cars 8
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 388
No 236
Not stated 18
Total 642
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 356
Other 33
No 238
Not stated 15
Total 642
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