Census 2016 shows Donegal Town is the fastest growing town in the county

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first_img Twitter Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Census 2016 shows Donegal Town is the fastest growing town in the county Google+ Twitter Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows center_img Pinterest Latest CSO figures from Census 2016 show Donegal with a total population of 159,192, almost 73% of whom live in rural areas and just over 27% living in urban areas.Letterkenny, with a population of 19,274, is the largest town in the county. The fastest growing town in percentage terms between 2011 and 2016 was Donegal Town, which experienced 0.42% population growth.Of the 5,542 usual Donegal residents who moved in the year to April 2016, 4,341 moved elsewhere within the county.In total, 2,520 Donegal households moved, 363 of whom bought their new home with a mortgage or loan, while 1,712 rented their accommodation. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Community Enhancement Programme open for applications WhatsApp Previous articleLevel of public consultation on 35km underground power line questionedNext articleJim Sheridan and Finn Harps pay tribute to Eunan ‘Busty’ Blake News Highland Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook By News Highland – May 11, 2017 last_img

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