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Settlement Cavan Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 32009)

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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
0 134 112 246
1 109 113 222
2 112 114 226
3 91 106 197
4 67 84 151
5 70 54 124
6 77 79 156
7 85 71 156
8 78 54 132
9 59 51 110
10 67 63 130
11 72 72 144
12 53 71 124
13 78 48 126
14 48 63 111
15 74 58 132
16 54 52 106
17 73 54 127
18 69 90 159
19 64 61 125
20-24 294 355 649
25-29 499 522 1,021
30-34 520 583 1,103
35-39 416 449 865
40-44 330 310 640
45-49 257 253 510
50-54 219 259 478
55-59 225 188 413
60-64 182 204 386
65-69 144 141 285
70-74 96 110 206
75-79 94 132 226
80-84 79 129 208
85+ 74 137 211
Total 4,963 5,242 10,205
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,912 2,880
Married 1,725 1,694
Separated 126 171
Divorced 99 157
Widowed 101 340
Total 4,963 5,242
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 7,193 7,284
UK 601 195
Poland 686 742
Lithuania 398 423
Other EU 27 481 487
Rest of World 763 701
Not stated 0 290
Total 10,122 10,122
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 6,628
White Irish Traveller 285
Other White 1,817
Black or Black Irish 371
Asian or Asian Irish 431
Other 178
Not stated 412
Total 10,122
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 8,830
Elsewhere in County 699
Elsewhere in Ireland 203
Outside Ireland 144
Total 9,876
Population by religion
Catholic 8,284
Other stated religion 1,253
No religion 384
Not stated 284
Total 10,205
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 712
French 79
Lithuanian 388
Other 1,258
Total 2,437
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 899
Well 846
Not well 503
Not at all 121
Not stated 68
Total 2,437
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 3,010
No 6,012
Not stated 489
Total 9,511
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 943
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 47
Outside education system, Daily 48
Outside education system, Weekly 170
Outside education system, Less often 949
Outside education system, Never 810
Outside education system, Not stated 43
Total 3,010
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 24 7 17
Weekly 9 4 5
Less often 11 5 6
Never 3 3 0
Total 47 19 28
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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 987 1,974 272
3 persons 623 1,869 750
4 persons 490 1,960 1,025
5 persons 213 1,065 660
6 or more persons 137 884 615
Total 2,450 7,752 3,322
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 0 715
1 child 487 281 0 768
2 children 378 111 83 572
3 children 124 38 75 237
4 children 54 16 46 116
5 or more children 15 1 26 42
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 820 231 7
All children aged fifteen or over 270 143 34
Other 175 48 7
Total number of family units 1,265 422 48
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 1,545 352 12
All children aged fifteen or over 437 204 45
Other 564 143 20
Total number of children 2,546 699 77
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 769 2,952
5-9 years 286 1,101
10-14 years 233 866
15-19 years 195 671
20+ years 252 732
Total 1,735 6,322
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 338 676
Empty nest 209 418
Retired 168 336
Pre-school 453 1,447
Early school 308 1,159
Pre-Adolescent 297 1,181
Adolescent 302 1,191
Adult 375 1,344
Total 2,450 7,752
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,169
1 604
2 715
3 394
4 or more 616
Total 3,498
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 1,062 1,062
Husband and wife 436 872
Cohabiting couple 198 396
Husband, wife and children 985 4,019
Cohabiting couple and children 176 661
Father and children 43 111
Mother and children 364 983
Couple and others 58 199
Couple, children and others 78 390
Father, children and others 4 18
Mother, children and others 32 118
Two or more family units 38 211
Non-family households and relations 93 214
Two or more non-related persons 181 449
Total 3,748 9,703
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 1,062 1,062
2 persons 1,059 2,118
3 persons 662 1,986
4 persons 548 2,192
5 persons 243 1,215
6 persons 123 738
7 persons 33 231
8 or more persons 18 161
Total 3,748 9,703
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 3,249 8,838
Flat/Apartment 350 559
Bed-sit 15 25
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 134 281
Total 3,748 9,703
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 96 171
1919 to 1945 105 214
1946 to 1960 163 357
1961 to 1970 207 470
1971 to 1980 302 798
1981 to 1990 289 743
1991 to 2000 633 1,706
2001 to 2005 1,039 2,866
2006 or later 646 1,730
Not stated 268 648
Total 3,748 9,703
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,100 3,081
Owner occupied no mortgage 750 1,604
Rented from Private Landlord 1,206 3,292
Rented from Local Authority 514 1,382
Rented from Voluntary Body 38 79
Occupied free of rent 31 50
Not stated 109 215
Total 3,748 9,703
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 45 68
2 rooms 188 317
3 rooms 473 1,133
4 rooms 391 1,031
5 rooms 1,143 2,962
6 rooms 560 1,542
7 rooms 369 1,008
8 or more rooms 367 1,190
Not stated 212 452
Total 3,748 9,703
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 33
Oil 2,279
Natural Gas 468
Electricity 410
Coal (including anthracite) 297
Peat (including turf) 11
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 109
Wood (including wood pellets) 20
Other 15
Not stated 106
Total 3,748
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,188
Group scheme with local authority source 289
Group scheme with private source 24
Other private source 37
None 1
Not stated 209
Total 3,748
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 3,187
Individual septic tank 244
Other individual treatment 32
Other 18
No sewerage facility 4
Not stated 263
Total 3,748
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,781
Unoccupied 1,134
Total 4,915
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 19
Number of persons 547
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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 1,915 1,775 3,690
Looking for first regular job 63 68 131
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 661 437 1,098
Student 365 414 779
Looking after home/family 39 676 715
Retired 493 506 999
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 217 204 421
Other 10 7 17
Total 3,763 4,087 7,850
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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 329 307 636
Managerial and technical 943 1,121 2,064
Non-manual 604 971 1,575
Skilled manual 1,099 603 1,702
Semi-skilled 650 580 1,230
Unskilled 213 228 441
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,125 1,432 2,557
Total 4,963 5,242 10,205
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 414 1,073
B Higher professional 227 583
C Lower professional 406 896
D Non-manual 773 1,930
E Manual skilled 387 1,131
F Semi-skilled 361 1,021
G Unskilled 139 418
H Own account workers 142 452
I Farmers 44 103
J Agricultural workers 24 64
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 831 2,032
Total 3,748 9,703
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 300 258 558
15 162 100 262
16 232 210 442
17 207 241 448
18 345 354 699
19 153 185 338
20 156 187 343
21 and over 578 703 1,281
Not stated 930 1,125 2,055
Total 3,063 3,363 6,426
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 365 414 779
Other 335 310 645
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 59 209 268
Arts 50 53 103
Humanities 43 62 105
Social sciences, Business and Law 219 471 690
Science, Mathematics and Computing 156 100 256
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 538 84 622
Agriculture and Veterinary 94 20 114
Health and Welfare 84 407 491
Services 145 224 369
Other subjects 2 8 10
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,673 1,725 3,398
Total 3,063 3,363 6,426
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 64 70 134
Primary Education 449 461 910
Lower Secondary 505 423 928
Upper Secondary 513 591 1,104
Technical or Vocational qualification 391 365 756
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 182 168 350
Higher Certificate 115 181 296
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 194 243 437
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 203 317 520
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 162 222 384
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 14 9 23
Not stated 271 313 584
Total 3,063 3,363 6,426
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 803
Bicycle 39
Bus, minibus or coach 342
Train, DART or LUAS 7
Motorcycle or scooter 2
Car driver 2,493
Car passenger 1,410
Van 231
Other 97
Not stated 302
Total 5,726
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 389
06:30-07:00 270
07:01-07:30 284
07:31-08:00 555
08:01-08:30 993
08:31-09:00 1,892
09:01-09:30 440
After 09:30 490
Not stated 328
Total 5,641
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 2,975
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 1,237
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 479
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 126
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 142
1 1/2 hours and over 203
Not stated 479
Total 5,641
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 121
15-24 118
25-44 307
45-64 384
65+ 560
Total 1,490
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 59 69
15-28 27 28
29-42 7 19
43+ 28 46
Not stated 30 37
Total 151 199
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 2,785 2,962 5,747
Good 1,421 1,477 2,898
Fair 438 469 907
Bad 73 83 156
Very bad 11 13 24
Not stated 235 238 473
Total 4,963 5,242 10,205
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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 181 101 282
Professional Occupations 308 447 755
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 241 136 377
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 62 290 352
Skilled Trades Occupations 636 91 727
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 45 283 328
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 127 239 366
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 346 60 406
Elementary Occupations 271 277 548
Not stated 359 288 647
Total 2,576 2,212 4,788
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 60 30
Building and construction 156 21
Manufacturing industries 410 117
Commerce and trade 436 439
Transport and communications 145 22
Public administration 138 133
Professional services 241 638
Other 329 375
Total 1,915 1,775
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 844
One motor car 1,802
Two motor cars 965
Three motor cars 105
Four or more motor cars 32
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 2,566
No 1,043
Not stated 139
Total 3,748
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,254
Other 287
No 1,050
Not stated 157
Total 3,748
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