Population figures published in the last few days by the Central Statistics Office show that in the census of 2011, Millstreet Town had a population of 1,574 people, while 6,384 lived in the area around the town (Millstreet Rural Area).
The number of people in town is up 173 (12.3%) from 1,401 in the 2006 census. Within that there are 796 males (up 52), and 778 females (up 121). While the rural population has increased by 551 from 6384 in 2006.
The Drishane (20.4%) and Rathcoole (27.2%) areas have shown the largest growth over the five years, while there have been some loss in population in the rural areas of Skagh (-12%), Derragh (-4.5%), and Knocknagree (-4.6%).
Tables with the full figures are below:
|2006 Persons||2011 Persons||2011 Males||2011 Female||Actual Change 2006-2011||% Change ’06-’11||Area (km2)|
|Millstreet Town Total||1401||1574||796||778||173||12.3||2|
The full population statistics are available on the CSO website
Map from logainm.ie
Of course, we all know that these figures have changed since 2011, with a small baby boom, and many having emigrated, but the above are just the recorded figures for the census.