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Settlement Dublin City And Suburbs (CSO Area Code ST 35001)

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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 8,423 8,300 16,723
1 8,496 7,910 16,406
2 8,019 7,647 15,666
3 7,645 7,444 15,089
4 7,037 6,843 13,880
5 6,727 6,551 13,278
6 6,901 6,464 13,365
7 6,714 6,513 13,227
8 6,857 6,518 13,375
9 6,445 6,460 12,905
10 6,526 6,154 12,680
11 6,449 6,040 12,489
12 6,623 6,119 12,742
13 6,326 6,158 12,484
14 6,317 5,909 12,226
15 6,197 5,845 12,042
16 6,072 5,815 11,887
17 6,241 6,106 12,347
18 6,914 6,766 13,680
19 7,717 8,103 15,820
20-24 42,393 45,704 88,097
25-29 54,102 58,326 112,428
30-34 55,063 55,906 110,969
35-39 44,678 44,314 88,992
40-44 37,441 37,967 75,408
45-49 33,327 35,913 69,240
50-54 30,277 32,568 62,845
55-59 26,454 28,857 55,311
60-64 23,587 25,354 48,941
65-69 18,111 20,378 38,489
70-74 14,341 17,378 31,719
75-79 10,720 14,384 25,104
80-84 6,544 10,778 17,322
85+ 4,058 9,393 13,451
Total 539,742 570,885 1,110,627
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 319,844 320,382
Married 187,873 186,834
Separated 12,163 16,852
Divorced 9,255 12,919
Widowed 10,607 33,898
Total 539,742 570,885
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 868,968 898,481
UK 48,517 17,326
Poland 28,846 30,581
Lithuania 8,672 9,130
Other EU 27 44,912 44,910
Rest of World 87,706 69,757
Not stated 0 17,436
Total 1,087,621 1,087,621
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 859,810
White Irish Traveller 5,133
Other White 115,959
Black or Black Irish 24,473
Asian or Asian Irish 42,859
Other 15,023
Not stated 24,364
Total 1,087,621
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 963,348
Elsewhere in County 72,063
Elsewhere in Ireland 14,187
Outside Ireland 21,383
Total 1,070,981
Population by religion
Catholic 851,883
Other stated religion 129,198
No religion 102,025
Not stated 27,521
Total 1,110,627
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 29,051
French 18,004
Lithuanian 7,543
Other 122,713
Total 177,311
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 91,620
Well 55,915
Not well 20,608
Not at all 3,783
Not stated 5,385
Total 177,311
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 373,706
No 658,813
Not stated 29,313
Total 1,061,832
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 100,987
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 7,694
Outside education system, Daily 9,881
Outside education system, Weekly 21,563
Outside education system, Less often 131,721
Outside education system, Never 98,515
Outside education system, Not stated 3,345
Total 373,706
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 4,348 1,831 2,517
Weekly 1,467 630 837
Less often 1,134 537 597
Never 745 367 378
Total 7,694 3,365 4,329
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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 122,312 244,624 33,643
3 persons 64,729 194,187 81,327
4 persons 53,652 214,608 113,589
5 persons 25,466 127,330 78,409
6 or more persons 10,182 64,878 45,398
Total 276,341 845,627 352,366
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 88,669
1 child 39,680 42,094 0 81,774
2 children 32,211 22,301 9,453 63,965
3 children 13,211 6,788 9,741 29,740
4 children 3,345 1,331 4,317 8,993
5 or more children 857 281 2,062 3,200
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 63,986 23,831 1,487
All children aged over fifteen 45,642 22,116 5,037
Other 18,623 6,514 436
Total number of family units 128,251 52,461 6,960
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 122,179 37,378 2,134
All children aged over fifteen 75,431 31,547 6,884
Other 56,247 19,366 1,200
Total number of family units 253,857 88,291 10,218
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 59,441 221,937
5-9 years 29,790 115,324
10-14 years 25,646 98,729
15-19 years 23,269 84,785
20+ years 49,526 147,514
Total 187,672 668,289
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 41,655 83,310
Empty nest 23,723 47,446
Retired 23,291 46,582
Pre-school 33,679 103,215
Early school 28,086 104,237
Pre-Adolescent 27,539 107,529
Adolescent 28,339 111,924
Adult 70,029 241,384
Total 276,341 845,627
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 164,694
1 54,657
2 76,093
3 56,566
4 or more 61,845
Total 413,855
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 103,075 103,075
Husband and wife 54,509 109,018
Cohabiting couple 23,740 47,480
Husband, wife and children 105,747 425,622
Cohabiting couple and children 11,823 44,340
Father and children 5,523 13,772
Mother and children 41,642 114,553
Couple and others 7,080 24,311
Couple, children and others 7,328 37,465
Father, children and others 859 3,140
Mother, children and others 4,905 18,312
Two or more family units 6,492 34,981
Non-family households and relations 12,076 29,386
Two or more non-related persons 27,014 72,526
Total 411,813 1,077,981
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 103,075 103,075
2 persons 127,254 254,508
3 persons 74,128 222,384
4 persons 61,236 244,944
5 persons 30,692 153,460
6 persons 10,938 65,628
7 persons 2,947 20,629
8 or more persons 1,543 13,353
Total 411,813 1,077,981
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 299,529 851,484
Flat/Apartment 98,901 197,324
Bed-sit 3,945 5,253
Caravan/Mobile Home 353 1,014
Not stated 9,085 22,906
Total 411,813 1,077,981
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 34,954 78,466
1919 to 1945 35,169 85,648
1946 to 1960 50,172 128,626
1961 to 1970 41,129 108,247
1971 to 1980 57,483 162,621
1981 to 1990 40,399 112,488
1991 to 2000 50,177 143,074
2001 to 2005 43,912 113,025
2006 or later 30,669 72,925
Not stated 27,396 71,847
Total 411,460 1,076,967
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 134,166 410,501
Owner occupied no mortgage 114,584 254,062
Rented from Private Landlord 106,900 266,994
Rented from Local Authority 39,657 110,107
Rented from Voluntary Body 4,660 10,989
Occupied free of rent 4,179 7,915
Not stated 7,314 16,399
Total 411,460 1,076,967
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 13,323 18,914
2 rooms 34,548 64,810
3 rooms 54,095 125,272
4 rooms 53,588 122,617
5 rooms 90,095 248,606
6 rooms 66,197 186,683
7 rooms 41,321 129,328
8 or more rooms 39,993 137,958
Not stated 18,300 42,779
Total 411,460 1,076,967
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 5,899
Oil 43,851
Natural Gas 285,633
Electricity 63,261
Coal (including anthracite) 2,624
Peat (including turf) 290
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 565
Wood (including wood pellets) 441
Other 1,066
Not stated 7,830
Total 411,460
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 377,646
Group scheme with local authority source 18,041
Group scheme with private source 645
Other private source 411
None 104
Not stated 14,613
Total 411,460
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 386,963
Individual septic tank 3,821
Other individual treatment 560
Other 1,438
No sewerage facility 344
Not stated 18,334
Total 411,460
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 414,323
Unoccupied 52,102
Total 466,425
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 993
Number of persons 37,662
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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 239,734 230,179 469,913
Looking for first regular job 5,406 4,140 9,546
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 56,524 33,156 89,680
Student 55,598 56,535 112,133
Looking after home/family 3,480 69,795 73,275
Retired 55,024 56,162 111,186
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 16,238 18,418 34,656
Other 2,233 1,470 3,703
Total 434,237 469,855 904,092
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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 56,002 47,339 103,341
Managerial and technical 154,031 169,064 323,095
Non-manual 71,100 120,767 191,867
Skilled manual 90,594 51,928 142,522
Semi-skilled 52,547 45,175 97,722
Unskilled 17,925 19,215 37,140
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 97,543 117,397 214,940
Total 539,742 570,885 1,110,627
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 69,523 192,166
B Higher professional 36,739 97,931
C Lower professional 52,266 130,921
D Non-manual 83,262 210,249
E Manual skilled 31,527 88,261
F Semi-skilled 29,487 80,077
G Unskilled 14,725 39,000
H Own account workers 17,862 54,802
I Farmers 305 762
J Agricultural workers 334 789
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 75,783 183,023
Total 411,813 1,077,981
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 27,081 32,451 59,532
15 17,984 16,759 34,743
16 28,411 26,649 55,060
17 24,487 30,660 55,147
18 38,237 43,475 81,712
19 11,584 15,248 26,832
20 11,770 13,582 25,352
21 and over 97,885 101,883 199,768
Not stated 91,169 101,957 193,126
Total 348,608 382,664 731,272
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 55,598 56,535 112,133
Other 30,031 30,656 60,687
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 5,177 19,505 24,682
Arts 9,620 10,622 20,242
Humanities 7,902 11,971 19,873
Social sciences, Business and Law 59,905 78,404 138,309
Science, Mathematics and Computing 24,806 16,277 41,083
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 53,395 6,804 60,199
Agriculture and Veterinary 2,496 1,289 3,785
Health and Welfare 8,902 38,334 47,236
Services 11,848 17,467 29,315
Other subjects 338 516 854
Not Stated (including unknown) 164,219 181,475 345,694
Total 348,608 382,664 731,272
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 3,924 4,239 8,163
Primary Education 42,277 51,699 93,976
Lower Secondary 49,467 51,736 101,203
Upper Secondary 61,136 74,150 135,286
Technical or Vocational qualification 25,856 28,615 54,471
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 21,169 10,948 32,117
Higher Certificate 14,029 16,103 30,132
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 26,824 30,669 57,493
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 42,483 45,776 88,259
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 37,603 45,176 82,779
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 5,415 3,779 9,194
Not stated 18,425 19,774 38,199
Total 348,608 382,664 731,272
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 147,588
Bicycle 37,448
Bus, minibus or coach 101,955
Train, DART or LUAS 43,205
Motorcycle or scooter 4,586
Car driver 229,233
Car passenger 79,179
Van 14,092
Other 12,507
Not stated 23,066
Total 692,859
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 29,966
06:30-07:00 42,221
07:01-07:30 64,399
07:31-08:00 108,776
08:01-08:30 162,951
08:31-09:00 144,911
09:01-09:30 36,865
After 09:30 64,487
Not stated 26,782
Total 681,358
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 159,927
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 227,896
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 155,578
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 51,065
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 37,434
1 1/2 hours and over 7,926
Not stated 41,532
Total 681,358
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 11,462
15-24 11,669
25-44 32,141
45-64 42,237
65+ 49,567
Total 147,076
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 7,441 11,250
15-28 2,219 4,061
29-42 1,100 1,764
43+ 2,780 5,132
Not stated 2,390 3,062
Total 15,930 25,269
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 329,210 341,462 670,672
Good 146,060 157,369 303,429
Fair 38,884 46,475 85,359
Bad 6,977 7,871 14,848
Very bad 1,638 1,759 3,397
Not stated 16,973 15,949 32,922
Total 539,742 570,885 1,110,627
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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 30,552 17,206 47,758
Professional Occupations 52,352 58,761 111,113
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 41,013 30,475 71,488
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 17,295 50,687 67,982
Skilled Trades Occupations 45,421 5,095 50,516
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 6,225 26,978 33,203
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 15,210 25,336 40,546
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 26,638 3,679 30,317
Elementary Occupations 31,463 21,213 52,676
Not stated 30,089 23,905 53,994
Total 296,258 263,335 559,593
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 568 209
Building and construction 13,979 1,673
Manufacturing industries 22,963 10,801
Commerce and trade 73,910 70,209
Transport and communications 39,633 15,124
Public administration 16,075 14,512
Professional services 34,385 80,579
Other 38,221 37,072
Total 239,734 230,179
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 107,952
One motor car 173,133
Two motor cars 107,432
Three motor cars 18,235
Four or more motor cars 4,708
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 315,452
No 84,941
Not stated 11,067
Total 411,460
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 296,897
Other 20,941
No 82,439
Not stated 11,183
Total 411,460
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