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Settlement Carlow Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 35006)

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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
0 225 204 429
1 213 215 428
2 206 204 410
3 190 195 385
4 182 158 340
5 174 166 340
6 178 179 357
7 163 180 343
8 176 187 363
9 156 144 300
10 160 146 306
11 169 159 328
12 138 140 278
13 131 128 259
14 147 133 280
15 128 126 254
16 121 122 243
17 133 129 262
18 168 149 317
19 170 174 344
20-24 998 937 1,935
25-29 1,068 1,212 2,280
30-34 1,158 1,219 2,377
35-39 958 953 1,911
40-44 763 758 1,521
45-49 626 665 1,291
50-54 596 587 1,183
55-59 473 503 976
60-64 399 421 820
65-69 323 382 705
70-74 274 293 567
75-79 175 230 405
80-84 110 168 278
85+ 68 147 215
Total 11,317 11,713 23,030
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 6,816 6,540
Married 3,753 3,714
Separated 304 468
Divorced 259 373
Widowed 185 618
Total 11,317 11,713
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 17,957 18,409
UK 1,178 461
Poland 1,502 1,629
Lithuania 207 211
Other EU 27 798 807
Rest of World 1,134 906
Not stated 0 353
Total 22,776 22,776
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 17,565
White Irish Traveller 280
Other White 3,027
Black or Black Irish 659
Asian or Asian Irish 460
Other 277
Not stated 508
Total 22,776
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 20,286
Elsewhere in County 1,149
Elsewhere in Ireland 675
Outside Ireland 239
Total 22,349
Population by religion
Catholic 19,268
Other stated religion 2,128
No religion 1,154
Not stated 480
Total 23,030
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 1,636
French 237
Lithuanian 208
Other 2,014
Total 4,095
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,554
Well 1,500
Not well 729
Not at all 166
Not stated 146
Total 4,095
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 8,275
No 12,925
Not stated 563
Total 21,763
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 2,417
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 159
Outside education system, Daily 170
Outside education system, Weekly 483
Outside education system, Less often 2,884
Outside education system, Never 2,067
Outside education system, Not stated 95
Total 8,275
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 94 31 63
Weekly 35 20 15
Less often 21 13 8
Never 9 5 4
Total 159 69 90
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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 2,449 4,898 788
3 persons 1,503 4,509 1,873
4 persons 1,215 4,860 2,574
5 persons 503 2,515 1,553
6 or more persons 208 1,338 941
Total 5,878 18,120 7,729
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 1,661
1 child 1,094 827 0 1,921
2 children 843 379 219 1,441
3 children 330 95 178 603
4 children 75 13 89 177
5 or more children 19 6 50 75
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 1,645 663 53
All children aged over fifteen 823 400 97
Other 384 143 9
Total number of family units 2,852 1,206 159
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,059 1,031 77
All children aged over fifteen 1,275 557 120
Other 1,155 429 26
Total number of family units 5,489 2,017 223
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,564 5,848
5-9 years 776 2,844
10-14 years 557 2,011
15-19 years 504 1,716
20+ years 816 2,379
Total 4,217 14,798
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 744 1,488
Empty nest 509 1,018
Retired 408 816
Pre-school 843 2,557
Early school 794 2,840
Pre-Adolescent 724 2,776
Adolescent 685 2,662
Adult 1,171 3,963
Total 5,878 18,120
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 2,615
1 1,334
2 1,713
3 1,177
4 or more 1,300
Total 8,139
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 2,051 2,051
Husband and wife 1,051 2,102
Cohabiting couple 422 844
Husband, wife and children 2,240 8,920
Cohabiting couple and children 409 1,531
Father and children 130 307
Mother and children 1,026 2,784
Couple and others 141 484
Couple, children and others 153 765
Father, children and others 24 88
Mother, children and others 113 406
Two or more family units 83 450
Non-family households and relations 206 526
Two or more non-related persons 523 1,378
Total 8,572 22,636
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 2,051 2,051
2 persons 2,572 5,144
3 persons 1,689 5,067
4 persons 1,357 5,428
5 persons 608 3,040
6 persons 208 1,248
7 persons 59 413
8 or more persons 28 245
Total 8,572 22,636
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 7,691 20,956
Flat/Apartment 611 1,039
Bed-sit 24 54
Caravan/Mobile Home 3 6
Not stated 243 581
Total 8,572 22,636
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 226 462
1919 to 1945 324 737
1946 to 1960 539 1,325
1961 to 1970 573 1,328
1971 to 1980 895 2,276
1981 to 1990 864 2,464
1991 to 2000 1,652 4,574
2001 to 2005 1,816 5,140
2006 or later 1,015 2,658
Not stated 665 1,666
Total 8,569 22,630
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 2,750 8,005
Owner occupied no mortgage 2,141 4,755
Rented from Private Landlord 2,247 5,899
Rented from Local Authority 1,032 3,077
Rented from Voluntary Body 161 394
Occupied free of rent 66 111
Not stated 172 389
Total 8,569 22,630
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 99 162
2 rooms 361 596
3 rooms 996 2,519
4 rooms 789 1,862
5 rooms 2,920 7,816
6 rooms 1,403 3,901
7 rooms 845 2,488
8 or more rooms 725 2,293
Not stated 431 993
Total 8,569 22,630
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 74
Oil 2,072
Natural Gas 5,571
Electricity 414
Coal (including anthracite) 190
Peat (including turf) 21
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 9
Wood (including wood pellets) 31
Other 12
Not stated 175
Total 8,569
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 7,818
Group scheme with local authority source 348
Group scheme with private source 11
Other private source 45
None 3
Not stated 344
Total 8,569
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 7,905
Individual septic tank 201
Other individual treatment 13
Other 23
No sewerage facility 3
Not stated 424
Total 8,569
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 8,667
Unoccupied 1,556
Total 10,223
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 23
Number of persons 369
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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 4,059 3,861 7,920
Looking for first regular job 112 100 212
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,600 981 2,581
Student 1,284 1,206 2,490
Looking after home/family 88 1,472 1,560
Retired 1,002 964 1,966
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 528 548 1,076
Other 36 43 79
Total 8,709 9,175 17,884
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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 554 475 1,029
Managerial and technical 2,322 2,718 5,040
Non-manual 1,396 2,341 3,737
Skilled manual 2,290 1,260 3,550
Semi-skilled 1,359 1,215 2,574
Unskilled 492 469 961
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,904 3,235 6,139
Total 11,317 11,713 23,030
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 1,020 2,747
B Higher professional 373 958
C Lower professional 916 2,252
D Non-manual 1,700 4,415
E Manual skilled 875 2,590
F Semi-skilled 780 2,159
G Unskilled 336 953
H Own account workers 292 855
I Farmers 47 139
J Agricultural workers 21 60
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,212 5,508
Total 8,572 22,636
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 410 369 779
15 321 279 600
16 563 520 1,083
17 469 563 1,032
18 838 821 1,659
19 310 387 697
20 307 292 599
21 and over 1,277 1,584 2,861
Not stated 2,297 2,468 4,765
Total 6,792 7,283 14,075
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,284 1,206 2,490
Other 633 686 1,319
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 127 482 609
Arts 104 102 206
Humanities 105 183 288
Social sciences, Business and Law 573 1,172 1,745
Science, Mathematics and Computing 281 246 527
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,338 118 1,456
Agriculture and Veterinary 131 55 186
Health and Welfare 123 761 884
Services 266 467 733
Other subjects 8 8 16
Not Stated (including unknown) 3,736 3,689 7,425
Total 6,792 7,283 14,075
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 152 117 269
Primary Education 804 831 1,635
Lower Secondary 1,212 1,161 2,373
Upper Secondary 1,309 1,483 2,792
Technical or Vocational qualification 678 806 1,484
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 633 300 933
Higher Certificate 331 456 787
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 419 470 889
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 458 609 1,067
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 308 579 887
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 39 30 69
Not stated 449 441 890
Total 6,792 7,283 14,075
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 3,142
Bicycle 290
Bus, minibus or coach 197
Train, DART or LUAS 138
Motorcycle or scooter 28
Car driver 5,365
Car passenger 2,965
Van 526
Other 237
Not stated 524
Total 13,412
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 666
06:30-07:00 737
07:01-07:30 738
07:31-08:00 1,205
08:01-08:30 2,275
08:31-09:00 4,141
09:01-09:30 1,593
After 09:30 1,263
Not stated 598
Total 13,216
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 6,073
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 3,415
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,304
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 491
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 666
1 1/2 hours and over 392
Not stated 875
Total 13,216
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 327
15-24 296
25-44 770
45-64 983
65+ 943
Total 3,319
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 134 185
15-28 38 82
29-42 22 31
43+ 54 102
Not stated 58 75
Total 306 475
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 6,466 6,513 12,979
Good 3,434 3,557 6,991
Fair 879 1,108 1,987
Bad 148 173 321
Very bad 27 34 61
Not stated 363 328 691
Total 11,317 11,713 23,030
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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 422 302 724
Professional Occupations 525 815 1,340
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 613 363 976
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 147 657 804
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,371 125 1,496
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 106 603 709
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 349 686 1,035
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 636 166 802
Elementary Occupations 669 478 1,147
Not stated 821 647 1,468
Total 5,659 4,842 10,501
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 65 17
Building and construction 351 30
Manufacturing industries 714 219
Commerce and trade 1,031 1,184
Transport and communications 355 82
Public administration 244 179
Professional services 520 1,366
Other 779 784
Total 4,059 3,861
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 1,738
One motor car 4,072
Two motor cars 2,352
Three motor cars 314
Four or more motor cars 93
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 6,189
No 2,122
Not stated 258
Total 8,569
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 5,480
Other 745
No 2,096
Not stated 248
Total 8,569
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