8% growth in Donegal population over past decade

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA The Western Development Commission has revealed that the population in Donegal has grown by 8% over the past decade.In Census 2016, the county’s population was 159,192, down 1.2% compared to the previous census in 2011 and 54% of what it was in 1841.The infographic published by the WDC on statistics from the CSO’s Census of Population in 2016 shows Letterkenny to be the largest town in Donegal with a population of 19,273.16% of Donegal’s population are aged 65 and over and 22% are under the age of 15.Statistics have also shown that 72.7% of people in Donegal live in rural areas with the average commute to work in the county one of the lowest in Ireland at 22.1 minutes.57% of Donegal people are said to be in very good health with 33% of adults having a third level qualification.Statistics highlighted by the WDC also reveal that just 62% of people in Donegal have access to broadband.https://www.wdc.ie/wp-content/uploads/WDC-Insights-Census-DONEGAL.pdf Facebook Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter Pinterest 8% growth in Donegal population over past decadecenter_img By News Highland – July 25, 2018 WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleClaim: Only the government blocking retention of community hospital bedsNext articlePharmacy targeted just hours after man convicted for previous robbery News Highland Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+last_img read more