Country Idealist Profiles

Ireland – Demographics

Posted in Ireland, Ireland - Basics, Ireland - Demographics by hynesbrid on August 5, 2008

 

Population by Age (2006)

Age Group

Males
Females
Persons

0-14

443,044
421,405
864,449

15-24

321,007
311,725
632,732

25-44

681,988
663,885
1,345,873

45-64

468,037
460,831
928,868

65 +

207,095
260,831
467,926

Total

2,121,171
2,118,677
4,239,848

 
http://www.cso.ie/statistics/popnbyage2006.htm

 

 
Of the overall population, the percentage ratio of those living in Urban areas versus Rural Areas is 61:39 Urban.
 
                      Urban                                   Rural
           Male              1,267,960                             853,211           
Female          1,306,353                             812,324
 Total             2,574,313                           1,665,535
http://www.cso.ie/census/documents/Final%20Principal%20Demographic%20Results%202006.pdf   (page 42 & 43)
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