Principal Demographic Census Results

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

The census summary results for the following demographic topics: age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, household composition, usual residence, migration, place of birth, nationality, foreign languages, ethnic or cultural background, Irish Travellers, religion, Irish language and housing. Information is supplied in the Small Area Population Statistics (SAPS) classified by Census Enumeration Areas, Dáil Constituencies, Electoral Divisions, Gaeltacht Areas, Garda Regions, Divisions and Districts, Health Service Executive Areas, Local Electoral Areas, Towns, Urban and Rural areas of each county.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

Census of Population.

Scope

The census figures relate to the de facto population, i.e. the figures include visitors present on census night as well as those in residence, while usual residents temporarily absent from the area are excluded from the census count.

Frequency

Every 5 years

Reference period

A night in April of the relevant census year

Start date

1996

Timeliness

About 12 months after the date of the census (release report), 18 months after the date of the census (SAPS)

Classifications

  • For classifications
    Please see individual StatCentral entries for the Census report volumes.

Theme

People and Society - Population

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2017-07-25

Keywords

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