Dáil debates

Wednesday, 8 March 2006

Ceisteanna — Questions.

Household Statistics.

11:00 am

Photo of Fergus O'DowdFergus O'Dowd (Louth, Fine Gael)
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Question 2: To ask the Taoiseach the number of households here broken down by type of dwelling; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9494/06]

Photo of Tom KittTom Kitt (Minister of State (Government Chief Whip), Department of An Taoiseach; Minister of State, Department of Defence; Dublin South, Fianna Fail)
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The most recent information comes from the results of the 2002 census. Based on that source, the information requested by the Deputy is as follows:

Private households by type of accommodation — Census 2002
Detached house 562,818
Semi-detached house 343,301
Terraced house 236,422
Flat or apartment in a purpose-built block 70,474
Flat or apartment in a converted or shared house 29,258
Flat or apartment in a commercial building 10,726
Caravan, mobile or other temporary structure 8,341
Not stated 26,618
Total 1,287,958