Population Figures Ireland Census 2006

The total population of Ireland at the 2006 census was 4,239,848 Sixty one percent live in towns or cities (2,574,313) and thirty nine percent live in rural Ireland. (1,665,535) 1,045,769 people live in Greater Dublin – 24.7% of the population.These are the towns outside Dublin with population of more than 20,000Cork City 190384 (4.49%) Limerick

Biggest Broadband Uptake in Ireland

Malahide has the highest broadband uptake rate in Ireland. The percentage of households in Malahide with broadband internet access is the highest of all large towns in Ireland – at 46.34%. Malahide also has the second highest rate of PC ownership – at 78.05% of households owning at least one personal computer. (Portmarnock is top

High Fertility in Ratoath

Most Children in Ratoath Ratoath has the largest percentage of residents aged under 15 . According to the most recent Irish census of 2006,   32% of the population of the town of Ratoath are aged 0 to 14. This is higher than any other town in Ireland with over 1500 residents. All the following Irish 

Central Heating Figures

Some of the housing in Irish towns is fairly old and basic. The census in 2006 asked people to indicate if their home had central heating – the results show that the town with the largest percentage of houses without central heating is Bantry in County Cork . In Bantry 27.7% of homes do not

Oranmore – Dinkies

Dual income No Kids? Oranmore in County Galway has the highest percentage of couples with no children (In Ireland). Of the households in Oranmore – 43.66% of them are couples without children. The national average is 28.82% . (2006 census figures) Dunboyne is the town with the lowest percentage of childless couples – just 17%

Lowest Rate of Unemployment in Ireland

Annacotty has Lowest Unemployment Rate in Ireland: The town of Annacotty had just 2% of the workforce classified as unemployed in the 2006 census. But only 67% of the total workforce are in work – which is not the highest in the country. Kinsealy – Drinan holds that position – with 78.82% of it’s possible