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The No. Of Members Of The Kildare Travelling Community Has Fallen By 14.6%.

: 10/12/2017 - 11:55

Kildare's Traveller population has fallen by 14.6%.

Data from Census 2016 shows that there were 743 members of the Travelling Community in Kildare during the census.

That's down from 870 during Census 2011.

Members of the Travelling Community comprise a lower proportion of Kildare's population (0.3%) than is the state average (0.7%)

The Central Statistics Office says 56% of all  Travellers Kildare  were aged under 20, compared to just over 31.1% of the county’s overall population.


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