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Settlement Lifford (CSO Area Code ST 33048)

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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 14 20 34
1 22 17 39
2 23 18 41
3 12 12 24
4 12 8 20
5 9 17 26
6 14 8 22
7 10 14 24
8 11 14 25
9 8 14 22
10 12 15 27
11 12 12 24
12 9 15 24
13 16 12 28
14 11 14 25
15 7 11 18
16 10 9 19
17 13 14 27
18 13 15 28
19 10 19 29
20-24 46 68 114
25-29 63 71 134
30-34 72 58 130
35-39 55 70 125
40-44 51 59 110
45-49 46 47 93
50-54 46 50 96
55-59 44 43 87
60-64 22 39 61
65-69 27 30 57
70-74 25 21 46
75-79 15 17 32
80-84 8 14 22
85+ 9 16 25
Total 777 881 1,658
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 473 507
Married 248 249
Separated 19 42
Divorced 17 29
Widowed 20 54
Total 777 881
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,225 1,549
UK 384 48
Poland 6 5
Lithuania 0 0
Other EU 27 5 5
Rest of World 23 20
Not stated 0 16
Total 1,643 1,643
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,553
White Irish Traveller 2
Other White 40
Black or Black Irish 2
Asian or Asian Irish 16
Other 6
Not stated 24
Total 1,643
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 1,537
Elsewhere in County 54
Elsewhere in Ireland 6
Outside Ireland 13
Total 1,610
Population by religion
Catholic 1,554
Other stated religion 63
No religion 26
Not stated 15
Total 1,658
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 6
French 5
Lithuanian 0
Other 34
Total 45
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 24
Well 8
Not well 5
Not at all 2
Not stated 6
Total 45
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 319
No 1,201
Not stated 24
Total 1,544
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 97
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 4
Outside education system, Daily 7
Outside education system, Weekly 23
Outside education system, Less often 127
Outside education system, Never 58
Outside education system, Not stated 3
Total 319
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 2 0 2
Weekly 1 1 0
Less often 1 1 0
Never 0 0 0
Total 4 2 2
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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 186 372 91
3 persons 102 306 141
4 persons 95 380 203
5 persons 45 225 146
6 or more persons 20 137 103
Total 448 1,420 684
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 95
1 child 75 79 0 154
2 children 73 31 17 121
3 children 18 12 17 47
4 children 8 4 7 19
5 or more children 2 2 8 12
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 90 82 4
All children aged over fifteen 74 44 10
Other 29 19 1
Total number of family units 193 145 15
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 178 131 8
All children aged over fifteen 129 64 13
Other 89 70 2
Total number of family units 396 265 23
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 123 457
5-9 years 55 191
10-14 years 47 174
15-19 years 45 160
20+ years 83 248
Total 353 1,230
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 21 42
Empty nest 42 84
Retired 32 64
Pre-school 59 166
Early school 54 174
Pre-Adolescent 63 243
Adolescent 57 215
Adult 120 432
Total 448 1,420
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 137
1 95
2 119
3 85
4 or more 153
Total 589
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 159 159
Husband and wife 73 146
Cohabiting couple 15 30
Husband, wife and children 150 603
Cohabiting couple and children 30 124
Father and children 11 30
Mother and children 129 372
Couple and others 6 21
Couple, children and others 8 44
Father, children and others 2 6
Mother, children and others 8 28
Two or more family units 8 44
Non-family households and relations 17 37
Two or more non-related persons 7 17
Total 623 1,661
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 159 159
2 persons 182 364
3 persons 114 342
4 persons 92 368
5 persons 48 240
6 persons 18 108
7 persons 4 28
8 or more persons 6 52
Total 623 1,661
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 563 1,559
Flat/Apartment 47 65
Bed-sit 1 3
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 4
Not stated 11 30
Total 623 1,661
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 40 106
1919 to 1945 24 51
1946 to 1960 54 121
1961 to 1970 51 123
1971 to 1980 70 195
1981 to 1990 40 135
1991 to 2000 73 210
2001 to 2005 139 434
2006 or later 108 231
Not stated 23 51
Total 622 1,657
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 178 560
Owner occupied no mortgage 174 378
Rented from Private Landlord 119 267
Rented from Local Authority 109 350
Rented from Voluntary Body 28 66
Occupied free of rent 7 19
Not stated 7 17
Total 622 1,657
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 2 6
2 rooms 44 69
3 rooms 67 153
4 rooms 52 120
5 rooms 200 539
6 rooms 131 413
7 rooms 51 147
8 or more rooms 49 160
Not stated 26 50
Total 622 1,657
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 6
Oil 516
Natural Gas 7
Electricity 27
Coal (including anthracite) 56
Peat (including turf) 0
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 1
Wood (including wood pellets) 1
Other 4
Not stated 4
Total 622
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 585
Group scheme with local authority source 22
Group scheme with private source 2
Other private source 0
None 0
Not stated 13
Total 622
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 558
Individual septic tank 34
Other individual treatment 6
Other 3
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 21
Total 622
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 625
Unoccupied 113
Total 738
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 2
Number of persons 22
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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 220 215 435
Looking for first regular job 12 13 25
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 153 106 259
Student 45 76 121
Looking after home/family 13 131 144
Retired 94 77 171
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 42 52 94
Other 3 1 4
Total 582 671 1,253
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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 18 52
Managerial and technical 97 141 238
Non-manual 127 178 305
Skilled manual 153 124 277
Semi-skilled 105 113 218
Unskilled 36 23 59
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 225 284 509
Total 777 881 1,658
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 45 132
B Higher professional 21 61
C Lower professional 44 110
D Non-manual 146 395
E Manual skilled 64 181
F Semi-skilled 65 167
G Unskilled 27 59
H Own account workers 18 50
I Farmers 6 16
J Agricultural workers 1 5
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 186 485
Total 623 1,661
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 63 72 135
15 31 35 66
16 69 78 147
17 41 39 80
18 46 40 86
19 11 22 33
20 11 14 25
21 and over 35 48 83
Not stated 193 204 397
Total 500 552 1,052
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 45 76 121
Other 37 43 80
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 7 16 23
Arts 4 4 8
Humanities 1 2 3
Social sciences, Business and Law 28 47 75
Science, Mathematics and Computing 21 16 37
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 54 5 59
Agriculture and Veterinary 5 0 5
Health and Welfare 6 62 68
Services 16 40 56
Other subjects 0 0 0
Not Stated (including unknown) 358 360 718
Total 500 552 1,052
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 25 24 49
Primary Education 143 141 284
Lower Secondary 107 112 219
Upper Secondary 78 94 172
Technical or Vocational qualification 30 52 82
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 15 11 26
Higher Certificate 12 17 29
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 18 19 37
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 22 23 45
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 13 14 27
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 2 0 2
Not stated 35 45 80
Total 500 552 1,052
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 63
Bicycle 6
Bus, minibus or coach 158
Train, DART or LUAS 1
Motorcycle or scooter 2
Car driver 264
Car passenger 205
Van 39
Other 20
Not stated 32
Total 790
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 30
06:30-07:00 39
07:01-07:30 36
07:31-08:00 93
08:01-08:30 179
08:31-09:00 218
09:01-09:30 92
After 09:30 56
Not stated 34
Total 777
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 346
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 167
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 147
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 21
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 28
1 1/2 hours and over 7
Not stated 61
Total 777
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 15
15-24 21
25-44 50
45-64 84
65+ 89
Total 259
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 11 10
15-28 4 9
29-42 2 2
43+ 9 13
Not stated 3 3
Total 29 37
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 454 486 940
Good 202 250 452
Fair 87 104 191
Bad 17 23 40
Very bad 4 5 9
Not stated 13 13 26
Total 777 881 1,658
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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 18 16 34
Professional Occupations 25 29 54
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 37 12 49
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 28 62 90
Skilled Trades Occupations 77 7 84
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 8 66 74
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 17 35 52
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 60 11 71
Elementary Occupations 34 26 60
Not stated 69 57 126
Total 373 321 694
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7 0
Building and construction 21 4
Manufacturing industries 23 12
Commerce and trade 36 49
Transport and communications 24 4
Public administration 43 20
Professional services 29 84
Other 37 42
Total 220 215
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 169
One motor car 325
Two motor cars 115
Three motor cars 9
Four or more motor cars 4
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 365
No 247
Not stated 10
Total 622
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 329
Other 32
No 249
Not stated 12
Total 622
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