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Table 4.1 Share of Equivalised Income by Decile
 201220132014201520162017
Deciles%%%%%%
12.913.102.973.293.353.32
24.854.894.834.984.994.93
35.925.875.895.925.925.87
46.816.736.756.786.866.69
57.857.727.767.897.967.72
69.059.008.959.099.168.97
710.5410.4810.4210.5210.5310.32
812.4412.3612.4412.4612.2212.31
915.3415.2915.3015.1714.7515.20
1024.2824.5624.7023.9024.2524.68
Table 4.2 Sample size by demographic characteristics and year
  Number of households Number of individuals
  201520162017 201520162017
State5,4525,2185,029 13,79313,18212,612
Sex1
Male3,0292,9852,850 6,7986,5096,168
Female2,4232,2332,179 6,9956,6736,444
Age group1
 0-17200 3,6293,3893,172
 18-643,6723,3913,210 7,6747,2296,901
 65+1,7781,8271,819 2,4902,5642,539
Principal Economic Status (aged 16 years and over)1
 At work2,5712,4372,410 4,9484,7434,719
 Unemployed366307278 756654570
 Student675764 856881899
 Home duties714649540 1,5241,3831,152
 Retired1,3311,3631,363 1,7371,8311,835
 Not at work due to illness or disability357361337 578565539
Highest education level attained (aged 16 years and over)1
 Primary or below1,2411,2161,164 1,8301,7741,672
 Lower secondary860818772 1,8271,8011,712
 Higher secondary918828790 2,2392,0922,036
 Post leaving cert 708689622 1,3401,2991,192
 Third level non degree754717721 1,4071,3551,323
 Third level degree or above896891906 1,7401,7321,765
Household composition
 1 adult aged 65+831848858 831848858
 1 adult aged <65750679651 750679651
 2 adults, at least 1 aged 65+797832819 1,5941,6641,638
 2 adults, both aged <65691626595 1,3821,2521,190
 3 or more adults498510507 1,6831,7271,739
 1 adult with children aged under 18284244229 788695678
 2 adults with 1-3 children aged under 181,1921,0881,013 4,6404,2734,009
 Other households with children aged under 18409391357 2,1252,0441,849
Number of persons at work in the household
 02,2902,2152,073 4,1093,9803,631
 11,6291,5191,463 4,1843,8733,649
 21,3311,2691,275 4,6544,4294,421
 3+202215218 846900911
Tenure status
 Owner-occupied4,0213,9313,787 10,0119,6819,285
 Rented at the market rate646485437 1,8291,4801,273
 Rented at below the market rate or rent free785802805 1,9532,0212,054
Urban/rural location
 Urban areas3,3103,2243,108 8,5738,3918,098
 Rural areas2,1421,9941,921 5,2204,7914,514
Region
 Northern and Western1,0471,0221,003 2,4502,3992,278
 Southern2,1081,9911,886 5,1964,8754,615
 Eastern and Midland2,2972,2052,140 6,1475,9085,719
1Sex, age group, Principal Economic Status and highest education level attained refers to that of the head of household.
Note: The composition of the NUTS regions changed in 2016 and took effect for the SILC survey from 2017. Data from 2012 to 2016 has also been revised to reflect these changes. Please see background notes of the 2017 SILC release for additional information.

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