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Settlement Ballybofey-Stranorlar (CSO Area Code ST 33045)

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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 41 89
1 44 46 90
2 38 38 76
3 44 39 83
4 32 35 67
5 37 24 61
6 46 29 75
7 37 31 68
8 30 28 58
9 37 34 71
10 38 29 67
11 39 31 70
12 35 36 71
13 39 27 66
14 38 36 74
15 30 31 61
16 20 34 54
17 35 20 55
18 25 28 53
19 26 19 45
20-24 153 154 307
25-29 144 232 376
30-34 214 236 450
35-39 179 167 346
40-44 177 176 353
45-49 133 135 268
50-54 116 128 244
55-59 133 128 261
60-64 109 136 245
65-69 108 91 199
70-74 65 110 175
75-79 61 60 121
80-84 25 53 78
85+ 20 55 75
Total 2,355 2,497 4,852
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 1,365 1,294
Married 841 857
Separated 57 98
Divorced 56 61
Widowed 36 187
Total 2,355 2,497
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 3,658 4,078
UK 601 169
Poland 205 214
Lithuania 75 78
Other EU 27 92 100
Rest of World 163 127
Not stated 0 28
Total 4,794 4,794
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 3,996
White Irish Traveller 41
Other White 541
Black or Black Irish 24
Asian or Asian Irish 110
Other 45
Not stated 37
Total 4,794
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 4,383
Elsewhere in County 234
Elsewhere in Ireland 28
Outside Ireland 60
Total 4,705
Population by religion
Catholic 4,347
Other stated religion 349
No religion 132
Not stated 24
Total 4,852
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 216
French 17
Lithuanian 75
Other 284
Total 592
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 198
Well 231
Not well 121
Not at all 31
Not stated 11
Total 592
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 1,398
No 3,165
Not stated 34
Total 4,597
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 464
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 27
Outside education system, Daily 31
Outside education system, Weekly 83
Outside education system, Less often 475
Outside education system, Never 306
Outside education system, Not stated 12
Total 1,398
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 9 3 6
Weekly 9 3 6
Less often 5 2 3
Never 4 0 4
Total 27 8 19
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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 572 1,144 184
3 persons 314 942 405
4 persons 222 888 484
5 persons 132 660 407
6 or more persons 55 349 243
Total 1,295 3,983 1,723
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 0 388
1 child 233 174 0 407
2 children 155 77 41 273
3 children 76 27 58 161
4 children 19 7 23 49
5 or more children 3 1 13 17
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 313 165 8
All children aged fifteen or over 170 96 20
Other 94 40 1
Total number of family units 577 301 29
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 593 256 14
All children aged fifteen or over 280 136 26
Other 297 119 2
Total number of children 1,170 511 42
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 315 1,161
5-9 years 169 636
10-14 years 137 512
15-19 years 98 338
20+ years 188 560
Total 907 3,207
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 132 264
Empty nest 134 268
Retired 122 244
Pre-school 178 524
Early school 148 518
Pre-Adolescent 160 620
Adolescent 148 585
Adult 273 960
Total 1,295 3,983
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 526
1 295
2 326
3 282
4 or more 382
Total 1,811
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 520 520
Husband and wife 304 608
Cohabiting couple 69 138
Husband, wife and children 478 1,943
Cohabiting couple and children 80 310
Father and children 28 69
Mother and children 276 746
Couple and others 12 37
Couple, children and others 17 82
Father, children and others 1 3
Mother, children and others 18 72
Two or more family units 6 29
Non-family households and relations 29 63
Two or more non-related persons 29 67
Total 1,867 4,687
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 520 520
2 persons 589 1,178
3 persons 323 969
4 persons 236 944
5 persons 138 690
6 persons 46 276
7 persons 11 77
8 or more persons 4 33
Total 1,867 4,687
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 1,736 4,476
Flat/Apartment 112 164
Bed-sit 3 4
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 1
Not stated 15 42
Total 1,867 4,687
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 66 130
1919 to 1945 55 116
1946 to 1960 86 170
1961 to 1970 107 226
1971 to 1980 222 505
1981 to 1990 180 481
1991 to 2000 391 1,104
2001 to 2005 461 1,231
2006 or later 242 590
Not stated 56 133
Total 1,866 4,686
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 557 1,655
Owner occupied no mortgage 564 1,225
Rented from Private Landlord 431 1,058
Rented from Local Authority 265 670
Rented from Voluntary Body 13 13
Occupied free of rent 26 40
Not stated 10 25
Total 1,866 4,686
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 14 18
2 rooms 71 115
3 rooms 145 271
4 rooms 207 438
5 rooms 531 1,299
6 rooms 438 1,190
7 rooms 241 738
8 or more rooms 162 492
Not stated 57 125
Total 1,866 4,686
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 18
Oil 1,486
Natural Gas 29
Electricity 34
Coal (including anthracite) 226
Peat (including turf) 35
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 13
Wood (including wood pellets) 10
Other 2
Not stated 13
Total 1,866
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 1,793
Group scheme with local authority source 33
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 3
None 0
Not stated 35
Total 1,866
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 1,590
Individual septic tank 212
Other individual treatment 3
Other 10
No sewerage facility 1
Not stated 50
Total 1,866
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 1,871
Unoccupied 447
Total 2,318
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 11
Number of persons 188
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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 745 785 1,530
Looking for first regular job 32 19 51
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 380 208 588
Student 153 188 341
Looking after home/family 13 341 354
Retired 282 291 573
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 167 155 322
Other 1 6 7
Total 1,773 1,993 3,766
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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 80 60 140
Managerial and technical 474 647 1,121
Non-manual 359 571 930
Skilled manual 566 306 872
Semi-skilled 318 297 615
Unskilled 111 60 171
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 447 556 1,003
Total 2,355 2,497 4,852
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 198 536
B Higher professional 49 118
C Lower professional 197 514
D Non-manual 445 1,132
E Manual skilled 217 585
F Semi-skilled 182 473
G Unskilled 76 152
H Own account workers 91 246
I Farmers 20 56
J Agricultural workers 20 43
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 372 832
Total 1,867 4,687
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 239 250 489
15 145 131 276
16 180 143 323
17 163 197 360
18 188 211 399
19 72 82 154
20 56 69 125
21 and over 249 355 604
Not stated 256 280 536
Total 1,548 1,718 3,266
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 153 188 341
Other 72 87 159
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 22 100 122
Arts 18 15 33
Humanities 17 13 30
Social sciences, Business and Law 80 202 282
Science, Mathematics and Computing 47 58 105
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 235 20 255
Agriculture and Veterinary 36 7 43
Health and Welfare 43 226 269
Services 56 111 167
Other subjects 2 1 3
Not Stated (including unknown) 992 965 1,957
Total 1,548 1,718 3,266
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 68 61 129
Primary Education 324 324 648
Lower Secondary 319 300 619
Upper Secondary 310 328 638
Technical or Vocational qualification 145 168 313
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 93 68 161
Higher Certificate 50 75 125
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 75 109 184
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 72 131 203
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 59 108 167
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 4 8
Not stated 29 42 71
Total 1,548 1,718 3,266
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 375
Bicycle 10
Bus, minibus or coach 249
Train, DART or LUAS 2
Motorcycle or scooter 3
Car driver 1,071
Car passenger 585
Van 131
Other 55
Not stated 42
Total 2,523
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 63
06:30-07:00 97
07:01-07:30 149
07:31-08:00 271
08:01-08:30 321
08:31-09:00 635
09:01-09:30 653
After 09:30 243
Not stated 45
Total 2,477
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,233
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 659
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 277
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 107
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 73
1 1/2 hours and over 39
Not stated 89
Total 2,477
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 82
15-24 50
25-44 179
45-64 247
65+ 289
Total 847
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 26 47
15-28 14 20
29-42 5 5
43+ 20 38
Not stated 9 11
Total 74 121
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 1,278 1,322 2,600
Good 741 804 1,545
Fair 246 287 533
Bad 59 51 110
Very bad 10 14 24
Not stated 21 19 40
Total 2,355 2,497 4,852
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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 72 39 111
Professional Occupations 84 202 286
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 119 72 191
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 46 184 230
Skilled Trades Occupations 306 37 343
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 38 144 182
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 53 116 169
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 163 31 194
Elementary Occupations 149 94 243
Not stated 95 74 169
Total 1,125 993 2,118
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 26 0
Building and construction 66 4
Manufacturing industries 86 25
Commerce and trade 206 190
Transport and communications 71 26
Public administration 81 83
Professional services 95 287
Other 114 170
Total 745 785
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 371
One motor car 990
Two motor cars 426
Three motor cars 63
Four or more motor cars 16
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 1,190
No 651
Not stated 25
Total 1,866
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 1,022
Other 159
No 655
Not stated 30
Total 1,866
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