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Census Enumeration Abstracts

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Population

1821 1831 1841 1851 1861 1901 1996
195,076 228,050 243,158 174,064 153,906 97,541 52,944
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1813-1821

1813-1821
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1841

1841 Census
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1851

Number of Persons who could Speak Irish only Number of Persons who could Speak Irish and English Population in 1851 Proportion per cent of Persons to the Population
Males Females Total Males Females Total Who could speak Irish only Who could speak Irish and English Total of Irish speaking persons
18 36 54 6,703 6,270 12,973 174,064 0.030 7.45 7.48

Deaf and Dumb Blind Lunatic Idiotic Lame and Decrepit Sick from other causes Total no. of Sick Proportion per cent of Sick to the Population
151 187 80 189 72 1,479 2158 1.24

  Population of Inhabited Houses Families
  Registration Provinces and Counties Province and County Proper    
Area of Registration Provinces and Counties (*) Area of Provinces and Counties Proper (*) Males Females Persons Persons Males Females Registration Provinces and Counties Provinces and Counties Proper Registration Provinces and Counties Provinces and Counties Proper
522,835 466,261 78,073 77,855 155,928 140,735 70,479 70,256 29,416 26,364 30,755 27,267

  Houses Population
Area in Statue Acres Total Inhabited Uninhabited Building Persons Males Females
522,835 30,111 29,416 644 51 155,928 78,073 77,855

Area in Statute Acres Population Average Number of Persons to an Acre of -
Distribution of Land  
Land Water Total Under Tillage Pasture Plantation Towns, Waste, Bog, Mountain,&c. Persons Males Females Arable and Pasture Land The Entire Area
455,254 22,141 477,395 159,131 237,995 5,732 52,376 140,735 70,479 70,256 0.35 0.29
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1861 - Religion

Total Population Church of Ireland % Roman Catholic % Presbyterian % Other %
153,906 23,017 15.0% 123,942 80.5% 5,352 3.5% 1,595 1.0%
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[Last updated: 28th July 2002 - Colin Ferguson]

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