Ten Most Godless Urban Irish Places

January 22, 2008 at 12:03 am 1 comment

One in every five people in the North City area of Dublin has no religion, and eight of the ten most godless urban Irish areas are in Dublin. Here are the top ten, based on the recently-released Small Area Census Statistics. >>>

Ten Most Godless Urban Irish Places

  • 20.3% – North City, Dublin (3,867 people, 786 of no religion)
  • 20.0% – Royal Exchange A, Dublin (3,602 people, 719 of no religion)
  • 19.5% – South Gate A, Cork (1,715 people, 334 of no religion)
  • 18.9% – Merchants Quay B, Dublin (3,901 people, 736 of no religion)
  • 18.8% – Arran Quay B, Dublin (3,692 people, 695 of no religion)
  • 18.7% – Wood Quay B, Dublin (3,507 people, 655 of no religion)
  • 18.4% – Arran Quay C, Dublin (3,714 people, 685 of no religion)
  • 17.8% – Centre A, Cork (791 people, 141 of no religion)
  • 17.7% – Rotunda A, Dublin (4,672 people, 827 of no religion)
  • 17.6% – Rathmines West F, Dublin (2,849 people, 49 of no religion)

The average for the State is 4.4% (approx 4.2m people, approx 70,000 of no religion). The actual average is probably higher, for reasons explained here.


Entry filed under: Culture, Ireland, Religion.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. ashling  |  January 17, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    you need to update this


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