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Parish Balally (CSO Area Code PA 10013)

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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 64 52 116
1 68 50 118
2 49 41 90
3 43 44 87
4 38 44 82
5 41 41 82
6 20 49 69
7 36 39 75
8 38 33 71
9 38 40 78
10 38 28 66
11 40 39 79
12 51 43 94
13 36 40 76
14 40 40 80
15 47 27 74
16 46 40 86
17 51 55 106
18 70 51 121
19 56 47 103
20-24 388 352 740
25-29 704 695 1,399
30-34 626 591 1,217
35-39 359 338 697
40-44 238 221 459
45-49 205 240 445
50-54 191 219 410
55-59 208 235 443
60-64 200 263 463
65-69 216 228 444
70-74 158 134 292
75-79 69 79 148
80-84 25 55 80
85+ 20 41 61
Total 4,517 4,534 9,051
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 2,669 2,460
Married 1,668 1,645
Separated 57 118
Divorced 60 104
Widowed 63 207
Total 4,517 4,534
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 6,698 7,070
UK 451 170
Poland 361 381
Lithuania 63 64
Other EU 27 506 543
Rest of World 774 586
Not stated 0 39
Total 8,853 8,853
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 6,802
White Irish Traveller 63
Other White 1,300
Black or Black Irish 98
Asian or Asian Irish 355
Other 188
Not stated 47
Total 8,853
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 7,509
Elsewhere in County 800
Elsewhere in Ireland 159
Outside Ireland 271
Total 8,739
Population by religion
Catholic 6,628
Other stated religion 1,400
No religion 948
Not stated 75
Total 9,051
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 366
French 172
Lithuanian 56
Other 1,176
Total 1,770
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 1,072
Well 491
Not well 134
Not at all 25
Not stated 48
Total 1,770
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 3,444
No 5,203
Not stated 80
Total 8,727
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 705
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 60
Outside education system, Daily 91
Outside education system, Weekly 182
Outside education system, Less often 1,339
Outside education system, Never 1,031
Outside education system, Not stated 36
Total 3,444
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 41 21 20
Weekly 7 2 5
Less often 6 2 4
Never 6 4 2
Total 60 29 31
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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 1,329 2,658 227
3 persons 507 1,521 590
4 persons 363 1,452 748
5 persons 166 830 506
6 or more persons 64 416 292
Total 2,429 6,877 2,363
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 1,102
1 child 294 357 0 651
2 children 185 185 54 424
3 children 75 56 49 180
4 children 18 9 22 49
5 or more children 4 3 16 23
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 445 126 5
All children aged fifteen or over 420 161 29
Other 118 22 1
Total number of family units 983 309 35
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 805 169 8
All children aged fifteen or over 680 231 36
Other 367 65 2
Total number of children 1,852 465 46
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 382 1,369
5-9 years 175 694
10-14 years 160 633
15-19 years 181 668
20+ years 429 1,309
Total 1,327 4,673
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 663 1,326
Empty nest 206 412
Retired 233 466
Pre-school 255 778
Early school 161 592
Pre-Adolescent 160 633
Adolescent 169 644
Adult 582 2,026
Total 2,429 6,877
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 1,729
1 418
2 576
3 456
4 or more 426
Total 3,605
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 719 719
Husband and wife 613 1,226
Cohabiting couple 381 762
Husband, wife and children 850 3,325
Cohabiting couple and children 75 274
Father and children 31 73
Mother and children 248 633
Couple and others 79 261
Couple, children and others 41 203
Father, children and others 3 10
Mother, children and others 24 84
Two or more family units 41 218
Non-family households and relations 104 248
Two or more non-related persons 310 771
Total 3,519 8,807
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 719 719
2 persons 1,448 2,896
3 persons 637 1,911
4 persons 431 1,724
5 persons 193 965
6 persons 65 390
7 persons 15 105
8 or more persons 11 97
Total 3,519 8,807
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 2,039 5,804
Flat/Apartment 1,451 2,929
Bed-sit 3 8
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 2
Not stated 25 64
Total 3,519 8,807
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 12 32
1919 to 1945 17 50
1946 to 1960 138 364
1961 to 1970 581 1,502
1971 to 1980 764 2,138
1981 to 1990 257 818
1991 to 2000 157 503
2001 to 2005 314 675
2006 or later 1,174 2,432
Not stated 104 291
Total 3,518 8,805
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 1,080 3,042
Owner occupied no mortgage 1,002 2,329
Rented from Private Landlord 1,152 2,671
Rented from Local Authority 197 563
Rented from Voluntary Body 47 115
Occupied free of rent 23 41
Not stated 17 44
Total 3,518 8,805
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 59 102
2 rooms 407 781
3 rooms 832 1,746
4 rooms 300 704
5 rooms 509 1,349
6 rooms 417 1,099
7 rooms 473 1,367
8 or more rooms 450 1,487
Not stated 71 170
Total 3,518 8,805
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 20
Oil 523
Natural Gas 2,761
Electricity 167
Coal (including anthracite) 15
Peat (including turf) 0
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 3
Wood (including wood pellets) 4
Other 1
Not stated 24
Total 3,518
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 3,209
Group scheme with local authority source 215
Group scheme with private source 13
Other private source 3
None 0
Not stated 78
Total 3,518
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 3,338
Individual septic tank 30
Other individual treatment 12
Other 22
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 116
Total 3,518
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 3,570
Unoccupied 920
Total 4,490
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 6
Number of persons 264
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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 2,474 2,263 4,737
Looking for first regular job 19 12 31
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 294 199 493
Student 494 394 888
Looking after home/family 31 543 574
Retired 479 412 891
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 81 83 164
Other 5 5 10
Total 3,877 3,911 7,788
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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 624 516 1,140
Managerial and technical 1,775 1,803 3,578
Non-manual 729 1,103 1,832
Skilled manual 531 291 822
Semi-skilled 260 191 451
Unskilled 70 65 135
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 528 565 1,093
Total 4,517 4,534 9,051
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 843 2,219
B Higher professional 459 1,116
C Lower professional 638 1,462
D Non-manual 761 1,880
E Manual skilled 157 448
F Semi-skilled 126 322
G Unskilled 49 158
H Own account workers 122 370
I Farmers 3 9
J Agricultural workers 4 8
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 357 815
Total 3,519 8,807
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 99 135 234
15 86 85 171
16 160 181 341
17 191 243 434
18 365 378 743
19 112 171 283
20 132 142 274
21 and over 1,399 1,331 2,730
Not stated 531 573 1,104
Total 3,075 3,239 6,314
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 494 394 888
Other 308 278 586
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 66 200 266
Arts 91 113 204
Humanities 103 130 233
Social sciences, Business and Law 850 968 1,818
Science, Mathematics and Computing 378 211 589
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 480 65 545
Agriculture and Veterinary 13 16 29
Health and Welfare 74 349 423
Services 97 134 231
Other subjects 1 7 8
Not Stated (including unknown) 922 1,046 1,968
Total 3,075 3,239 6,314
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 15 16 31
Primary Education 180 208 388
Lower Secondary 234 333 567
Upper Secondary 530 618 1,148
Technical or Vocational qualification 202 243 445
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 177 100 277
Higher Certificate 142 150 292
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 332 336 668
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 637 587 1,224
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 522 552 1,074
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 55 49 104
Not stated 49 47 96
Total 3,075 3,239 6,314
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 1,249
Bicycle 287
Bus, minibus or coach 274
Train, DART or LUAS 1,464
Motorcycle or scooter 31
Car driver 2,132
Car passenger 520
Van 104
Other 113
Not stated 58
Total 6,232
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 167
06:30-07:00 348
07:01-07:30 631
07:31-08:00 1,257
08:01-08:30 1,513
08:31-09:00 1,244
09:01-09:30 336
After 09:30 539
Not stated 92
Total 6,127
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 1,509
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 2,017
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 1,523
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 592
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 284
1 1/2 hours and over 48
Not stated 154
Total 6,127
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 80
15-24 101
25-44 252
45-64 269
65+ 332
Total 1,034
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 75 102
15-28 11 25
29-42 3 10
43+ 20 35
Not stated 14 13
Total 123 185
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 2,946 2,935 5,881
Good 1,244 1,228 2,472
Fair 237 277 514
Bad 36 49 85
Very bad 14 12 26
Not stated 40 33 73
Total 4,517 4,534 9,051
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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 336 213 549
Professional Occupations 725 706 1,431
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 534 380 914
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 224 498 722
Skilled Trades Occupations 308 51 359
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 39 177 216
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 197 248 445
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 103 13 116
Elementary Occupations 172 99 271
Not stated 130 77 207
Total 2,768 2,462 5,230
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8 1
Building and construction 96 19
Manufacturing industries 231 132
Commerce and trade 1,001 888
Transport and communications 474 199
Public administration 117 91
Professional services 276 698
Other 271 235
Total 2,474 2,263
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 547
One motor car 1,661
Two motor cars 1,051
Three motor cars 204
Four or more motor cars 55
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 3,060
No 429
Not stated 29
Total 3,518
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 2,975
Other 161
No 352
Not stated 30
Total 3,518
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