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Settlement Bray Legal Town And Its Environs (CSO Area Code ST 35007)

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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
0 221 251 472
1 235 203 438
2 239 206 445
3 228 192 420
4 226 227 453
5 202 183 385
6 243 191 434
7 214 205 419
8 209 197 406
9 218 180 398
10 224 208 432
11 224 220 444
12 215 214 429
13 212 194 406
14 200 193 393
15 191 208 399
16 185 200 385
17 211 220 431
18 208 222 430
19 232 233 465
20-24 1,067 1,081 2,148
25-29 1,114 1,291 2,405
30-34 1,272 1,292 2,564
35-39 1,246 1,274 2,520
40-44 1,163 1,274 2,437
45-49 1,092 1,191 2,283
50-54 955 1,063 2,018
55-59 860 966 1,826
60-64 793 778 1,571
65-69 607 655 1,262
70-74 393 477 870
75-79 285 338 623
80-84 153 295 448
85+ 107 306 413
Total 15,444 16,428 31,872
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 8,586 8,450
Married 5,818 5,874
Separated 412 575
Divorced 323 491
Widowed 305 1,038
Total 15,444 16,428
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 25,882 27,177
UK 1,811 667
Poland 815 858
Lithuania 254 263
Other EU 27 883 865
Rest of World 1,770 1,347
Not stated 0 238
Total 31,415 31,415
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 26,385
White Irish Traveller 180
Other White 2,867
Black or Black Irish 184
Asian or Asian Irish 1,127
Other 306
Not stated 366
Total 31,415
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 28,535
Elsewhere in County 1,366
Elsewhere in Ireland 687
Outside Ireland 356
Total 30,944
Population by religion
Catholic 25,112
Other stated religion 3,178
No religion 3,158
Not stated 424
Total 31,872
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 866
French 365
Lithuanian 217
Other 2,593
Total 4,041
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 2,005
Well 1,306
Not well 524
Not at all 81
Not stated 125
Total 4,041
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 10,998
No 19,050
Not stated 469
Total 30,517
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 3,453
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 254
Outside education system, Daily 287
Outside education system, Weekly 622
Outside education system, Less often 3,568
Outside education system, Never 2,724
Outside education system, Not stated 90
Total 10,998
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 144 50 94
Weekly 52 23 29
Less often 37 18 19
Never 21 9 12
Total 254 100 154
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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 3,418 6,836 1,010
3 persons 2,120 6,360 2,664
4 persons 1,883 7,532 3,983
5 persons 838 4,190 2,566
6 or more persons 273 1,714 1,193
Total 8,532 26,632 11,416
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 2,408
1 child 1,199 1,387 0 2,586
2 children 1,082 800 328 2,210
3 children 402 254 347 1,003
4 children 82 46 119 247
5 or more children 19 9 50 78
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 2,052 681 51
All children aged over fifteen 1,613 733 150
Other 611 217 16
Total number of family units 4,276 1,631 217
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 3,884 1,038 75
All children aged over fifteen 2,674 1,101 206
Other 1,770 616 52
Total number of family units 8,328 2,755 333
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 1,738 6,509
5-9 years 1,007 3,832
10-14 years 883 3,385
15-19 years 856 3,116
20+ years 1,640 4,974
Total 6,124 21,816
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 921 1,842
Empty nest 846 1,692
Retired 641 1,282
Pre-school 943 2,894
Early school 882 3,234
Pre-Adolescent 959 3,705
Adolescent 982 3,783
Adult 2,358 8,200
Total 8,532 26,632
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 3,737
1 1,791
2 2,681
3 1,910
4 or more 1,751
Total 11,870
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 2,448 2,448
Husband and wife 1,614 3,228
Cohabiting couple 501 1,002
Husband, wife and children 3,504 13,969
Cohabiting couple and children 404 1,528
Father and children 173 445
Mother and children 1,316 3,630
Couple and others 207 715
Couple, children and others 256 1,306
Father, children and others 22 74
Mother, children and others 147 544
Two or more family units 190 1,038
Non-family households and relations 228 548
Two or more non-related persons 331 871
Total 11,341 31,346
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 2,448 2,448
2 persons 3,243 6,486
3 persons 2,225 6,675
4 persons 1,985 7,940
5 persons 1,006 5,030
6 persons 324 1,944
7 persons 75 525
8 or more persons 35 298
Total 11,341 31,346
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 9,617 27,853
Flat/Apartment 1,462 2,870
Bed-sit 41 60
Caravan/Mobile Home 18 31
Not stated 203 532
Total 11,341 31,346
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 930 2,160
1919 to 1945 939 2,265
1946 to 1960 807 2,130
1961 to 1970 931 2,622
1971 to 1980 2,353 6,877
1981 to 1990 1,555 4,463
1991 to 2000 1,952 5,849
2001 to 2005 840 2,210
2006 or later 389 931
Not stated 627 1,808
Total 11,323 31,315
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 4,229 13,671
Owner occupied no mortgage 3,298 7,508
Rented from Private Landlord 2,117 5,516
Rented from Local Authority 1,336 3,871
Rented from Voluntary Body 68 183
Occupied free of rent 114 208
Not stated 161 358
Total 11,323 31,315
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 202 302
2 rooms 612 1,198
3 rooms 1,084 2,544
4 rooms 1,390 3,083
5 rooms 2,979 8,169
6 rooms 2,091 6,312
7 rooms 1,401 4,637
8 or more rooms 1,172 4,114
Not stated 392 956
Total 11,323 31,315
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 194
Oil 1,695
Natural Gas 7,911
Electricity 1,026
Coal (including anthracite) 248
Peat (including turf) 21
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 18
Wood (including wood pellets) 34
Other 19
Not stated 157
Total 11,323
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 10,629
Group scheme with local authority source 349
Group scheme with private source 15
Other private source 13
None 5
Not stated 312
Total 11,323
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 10,744
Individual septic tank 156
Other individual treatment 24
Other 23
No sewerage facility 4
Not stated 372
Total 11,323
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 11,342
Unoccupied 937
Total 12,279
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 29
Number of persons 661
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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 6,635 6,310 12,945
Looking for first regular job 112 100 212
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 1,643 961 2,604
Student 1,511 1,617 3,128
Looking after home/family 99 2,152 2,251
Retired 1,594 1,608 3,202
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 519 582 1,101
Other 21 34 55
Total 12,134 13,364 25,498
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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 1,261 1,008 2,269
Managerial and technical 4,752 5,108 9,860
Non-manual 2,214 3,762 5,976
Skilled manual 2,822 1,687 4,509
Semi-skilled 1,734 1,493 3,227
Unskilled 516 534 1,050
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 2,145 2,836 4,981
Total 15,444 16,428 31,872
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 2,038 6,126
B Higher professional 758 2,240
C Lower professional 1,446 3,917
D Non-manual 2,474 6,521
E Manual skilled 903 2,563
F Semi-skilled 898 2,538
G Unskilled 413 1,101
H Own account workers 618 1,890
I Farmers 18 52
J Agricultural workers 15 38
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 1,760 4,360
Total 11,341 31,346
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 767 811 1,578
15 602 620 1,222
16 985 1,043 2,028
17 832 982 1,814
18 1,293 1,478 2,771
19 404 547 951
20 401 456 857
21 and over 2,473 2,587 5,060
Not stated 2,274 2,594 4,868
Total 10,031 11,118 21,149
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 1,511 1,617 3,128
Other 592 629 1,221
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 150 568 718
Arts 332 354 686
Humanities 198 300 498
Social sciences, Business and Law 1,375 2,076 3,451
Science, Mathematics and Computing 678 442 1,120
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 1,684 177 1,861
Agriculture and Veterinary 91 67 158
Health and Welfare 189 1,065 1,254
Services 386 602 988
Other subjects 16 17 33
Not Stated (including unknown) 4,932 5,450 10,382
Total 10,031 11,118 21,149
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 118 130 248
Primary Education 1,203 1,405 2,608
Lower Secondary 1,664 1,808 3,472
Upper Secondary 2,003 2,325 4,328
Technical or Vocational qualification 923 1,120 2,043
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 722 382 1,104
Higher Certificate 469 557 1,026
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 779 872 1,651
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 926 1,041 1,967
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 749 963 1,712
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 112 75 187
Not stated 363 440 803
Total 10,031 11,118 21,149
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 3,666
Bicycle 378
Bus, minibus or coach 2,218
Train, DART or LUAS 1,751
Motorcycle or scooter 102
Car driver 7,235
Car passenger 3,095
Van 574
Other 434
Not stated 422
Total 19,875
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 819
06:30-07:00 1,341
07:01-07:30 2,078
07:31-08:00 3,186
08:01-08:30 5,255
08:31-09:00 3,818
09:01-09:30 890
After 09:30 1,559
Not stated 544
Total 19,490
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 5,208
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 5,961
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 3,561
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 1,555
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 1,922
1 1/2 hours and over 365
Not stated 918
Total 19,490
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 397
15-24 392
25-44 887
45-64 1,316
65+ 1,518
Total 4,510
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 205 310
15-28 55 120
29-42 27 51
43+ 85 152
Not stated 56 88
Total 428 721
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 9,507 9,844 19,351
Good 4,283 4,701 8,984
Fair 1,165 1,368 2,533
Bad 189 198 387
Very bad 26 47 73
Not stated 274 270 544
Total 15,444 16,428 31,872
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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 892 474 1,366
Professional Occupations 1,200 1,324 2,524
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 1,199 768 1,967
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 426 1,528 1,954
Skilled Trades Occupations 1,635 185 1,820
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 222 956 1,178
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 442 739 1,181
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 684 130 814
Elementary Occupations 881 580 1,461
Not stated 697 587 1,284
Total 8,278 7,271 15,549
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 25 9
Building and construction 447 42
Manufacturing industries 925 476
Commerce and trade 1,907 1,799
Transport and communications 925 307
Public administration 392 292
Professional services 913 2,308
Other 1,101 1,077
Total 6,635 6,310
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 2,254
One motor car 4,928
Two motor cars 3,393
Three motor cars 590
Four or more motor cars 158
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 8,846
No 2,251
Not stated 226
Total 11,323
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 8,145
Other 637
No 2,264
Not stated 277
Total 11,323
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