There were 16250 people of Chinese ethnic origin living in Ireland at the 2006 census. This is 0.4% of the population.
Bray has the highest proportion of Chinese with 1.42% .
Athlone is the next highest with 0.99% and the Greater Dublin area has 0.98% of residents with Chinese ethnic origin.
Kells (Ceannanus Mor) is the least popular town for Chinese people – 0.058% or just 3 people. That is slightly lower than the whole Rural area which has 0.064% Chinese.