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Settlement Buncrana Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 33025)

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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 58 59 117
1 68 60 128
2 53 58 111
3 70 61 131
4 51 64 115
5 58 55 113
6 58 46 104
7 62 50 112
8 48 43 91
9 63 45 108
10 49 52 101
11 54 47 101
12 46 47 93
13 53 44 97
14 48 55 103
15 63 53 116
16 46 46 92
17 47 38 85
18 49 45 94
19 44 39 83
20-24 196 234 430
25-29 246 274 520
30-34 287 261 548
35-39 254 242 496
40-44 239 245 484
45-49 192 237 429
50-54 189 211 400
55-59 166 153 319
60-64 152 174 326
65-69 148 141 289
70-74 80 84 164
75-79 59 86 145
80-84 33 59 92
85+ 30 72 102
Total 3,359 3,480 6,839
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 1,903 1,783
Married 1,242 1,233
Separated 69 108
Divorced 75 120
Widowed 70 236
Total 3,359 3,480
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 4,802 5,896
UK 1,393 288
Poland 213 233
Lithuania 56 55
Other EU 27 136 145
Rest of World 140 74
Not stated 0 49
Total 6,740 6,740
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 5,827
White Irish Traveller 52
Other White 700
Black or Black Irish 17
Asian or Asian Irish 38
Other 48
Not stated 58
Total 6,740
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 6,222
Elsewhere in County 284
Elsewhere in Ireland 32
Outside Ireland 88
Total 6,626
Population by religion
Catholic 6,218
Other stated religion 294
No religion 278
Not stated 49
Total 6,839
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 220
French 39
Lithuanian 50
Other 267
Total 576
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 215
Well 183
Not well 127
Not at all 31
Not stated 20
Total 576
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 1,945
No 4,449
Not stated 89
Total 6,483
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 742
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 50
Outside education system, Daily 59
Outside education system, Weekly 108
Outside education system, Less often 544
Outside education system, Never 423
Outside education system, Not stated 19
Total 1,945
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 36 14 22
Weekly 4 0 4
Less often 6 2 4
Never 4 3 1
Total 50 19 31
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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 704 1,408 247
3 persons 436 1,308 559
4 persons 372 1,488 795
5 persons 206 1,030 627
6 or more persons 99 630 439
Total 1,817 5,864 2,667
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 0 457
1 child 294 266 0 560
2 children 232 139 73 444
3 children 122 44 82 248
4 children 20 11 43 74
5 or more children 8 3 23 34
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 476 184 16
All children aged fifteen or over 284 150 29
Other 163 52 6
Total number of family units 923 386 51
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 950 274 23
All children aged fifteen or over 479 217 40
Other 520 151 13
Total number of children 1,949 642 76
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 460 1,753
5-9 years 248 990
10-14 years 189 724
15-19 years 174 620
20+ years 289 863
Total 1,360 4,950
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 138 276
Empty nest 192 384
Retired 127 254
Pre-school 251 776
Early school 213 766
Pre-Adolescent 212 857
Adolescent 261 1,052
Adult 423 1,499
Total 1,817 5,864
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 625
1 359
2 485
3 393
4 or more 537
Total 2,399
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 641 641
Husband and wife 354 708
Cohabiting couple 74 148
Husband, wife and children 789 3,287
Cohabiting couple and children 94 351
Father and children 43 107
Mother and children 353 944
Couple and others 20 64
Couple, children and others 32 162
Father, children and others 6 22
Mother, children and others 20 74
Two or more family units 16 84
Non-family households and relations 59 133
Two or more non-related persons 30 65
Total 2,531 6,790
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 641 641
2 persons 724 1,448
3 persons 446 1,338
4 persons 392 1,568
5 persons 216 1,080
6 persons 78 468
7 persons 26 182
8 or more persons 8 65
Total 2,531 6,790
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 2,357 6,510
Flat/Apartment 141 199
Bed-sit 3 3
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 30 78
Total 2,531 6,790
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 137 276
1919 to 1945 84 175
1946 to 1960 156 303
1961 to 1970 102 239
1971 to 1980 258 645
1981 to 1990 322 929
1991 to 2000 410 1,235
2001 to 2005 576 1,703
2006 or later 389 1,038
Not stated 97 247
Total 2,531 6,790
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 777 2,504
Owner occupied no mortgage 858 2,070
Rented from Private Landlord 499 1,170
Rented from Local Authority 311 853
Rented from Voluntary Body 12 31
Occupied free of rent 53 111
Not stated 21 51
Total 2,531 6,790
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 12 14
2 rooms 84 129
3 rooms 197 377
4 rooms 296 617
5 rooms 673 1,726
6 rooms 685 2,014
7 rooms 280 924
8 or more rooms 231 801
Not stated 73 188
Total 2,531 6,790
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 23
Oil 1,944
Natural Gas 9
Electricity 61
Coal (including anthracite) 389
Peat (including turf) 73
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 2
Wood (including wood pellets) 11
Other 8
Not stated 11
Total 2,531
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 2,389
Group scheme with local authority source 75
Group scheme with private source 1
Other private source 13
None 0
Not stated 53
Total 2,531
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 2,265
Individual septic tank 162
Other individual treatment 8
Other 16
No sewerage facility 2
Not stated 78
Total 2,531
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 2,547
Unoccupied 752
Total 3,299
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 7
Number of persons 99
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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 1,072 1,002 2,074
Looking for first regular job 50 39 89
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 563 287 850
Student 288 308 596
Looking after home/family 28 507 535
Retired 373 400 773
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 140 140 280
Other 6 11 17
Total 2,520 2,694 5,214
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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 176 145 321
Managerial and technical 720 826 1,546
Non-manual 458 669 1,127
Skilled manual 802 493 1,295
Semi-skilled 434 452 886
Unskilled 185 184 369
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 584 711 1,295
Total 3,359 3,480 6,839
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 324 958
B Higher professional 97 300
C Lower professional 252 675
D Non-manual 437 1,116
E Manual skilled 326 939
F Semi-skilled 276 732
G Unskilled 146 367
H Own account workers 138 422
I Farmers 29 84
J Agricultural workers 7 13
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 499 1,184
Total 2,531 6,790
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 254 276 530
15 241 178 419
16 255 208 463
17 206 198 404
18 208 209 417
19 69 101 170
20 69 74 143
21 and over 305 451 756
Not stated 509 574 1,083
Total 2,116 2,269 4,385
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 288 308 596
Other 116 117 233
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 38 142 180
Arts 36 47 83
Humanities 38 33 71
Social sciences, Business and Law 140 279 419
Science, Mathematics and Computing 87 89 176
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 346 29 375
Agriculture and Veterinary 20 9 29
Health and Welfare 33 274 307
Services 72 125 197
Other subjects 2 2 4
Not Stated (including unknown) 1,304 1,240 2,544
Total 2,116 2,269 4,385
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 45 54 99
Primary Education 408 407 815
Lower Secondary 473 419 892
Upper Secondary 390 387 777
Technical or Vocational qualification 182 220 402
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 106 81 187
Higher Certificate 104 112 216
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 93 151 244
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 133 191 324
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 97 148 245
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 7 12 19
Not stated 78 87 165
Total 2,116 2,269 4,385
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 618
Bicycle 16
Bus, minibus or coach 247
Train, DART or LUAS 8
Motorcycle or scooter 4
Car driver 1,300
Car passenger 1,026
Van 233
Other 87
Not stated 83
Total 3,622
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 98
06:30-07:00 98
07:01-07:30 146
07:31-08:00 418
08:01-08:30 564
08:31-09:00 1,075
09:01-09:30 708
After 09:30 343
Not stated 101
Total 3,551
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,925
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 648
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 494
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 153
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 64
1 1/2 hours and over 70
Not stated 197
Total 3,551
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 94
15-24 73
25-44 196
45-64 246
65+ 360
Total 969
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 56 67
15-28 13 39
29-42 10 20
43+ 19 61
Not stated 16 18
Total 114 205
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 1,914 1,982 3,896
Good 1,026 1,037 2,063
Fair 316 341 657
Bad 53 59 112
Very bad 5 10 15
Not stated 45 51 96
Total 3,359 3,480 6,839
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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 135 68 203
Professional Occupations 153 214 367
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 156 88 244
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 61 222 283
Skilled Trades Occupations 462 37 499
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 41 215 256
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 73 148 221
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 207 44 251
Elementary Occupations 193 136 329
Not stated 154 117 271
Total 1,635 1,289 2,924
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22 1
Building and construction 132 9
Manufacturing industries 161 40
Commerce and trade 267 247
Transport and communications 92 22
Public administration 80 79
Professional services 117 386
Other 201 218
Total 1,072 1,002
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 535
One motor car 1,272
Two motor cars 626
Three motor cars 78
Four or more motor cars 20
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 1,761
No 741
Not stated 29
Total 2,531
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 1,600
Other 131
No 760
Not stated 40
Total 2,531
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