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Table 4.1 Share of Equivalised Income by Decile
 201320142015201620172018
Deciles%%%%%%
13.102.973.293.353.323.59
24.894.834.984.994.935.20
35.875.895.925.925.876.09
46.736.756.786.866.697.09
57.727.767.897.967.728.03
69.008.959.099.168.978.99
710.4810.4210.5210.5310.3210.32
812.3612.4412.4612.2212.3112.15
915.2915.3015.1714.7515.2014.59
1024.5624.7023.9024.2524.6823.95
Table 4.2 Sample size by demographic characteristics and year
  Number of households Number of individuals
  201620172018 201620172018
State5,2185,0294,382 13,18212,61211,130
Sex1
Male2,9852,8502,531 6,5096,1685,478
Female2,2332,1791,851 6,6736,4445,652
Age group1
 0-17000 3,3893,1722,875
 18-643,3913,2102,833 7,2296,9016,087
 65+1,8271,8191,549 2,5642,5392,168
Principal Economic Status (aged 16 years and over)1
 At work2,4372,4102,210 4,7434,7194,404
 Unemployed307278182 654570404
 Student576436 881899656
 Home duties649540438 1,3831,152943
 Retired1,3631,3631,213 1,8311,8351,637
 Not at work due to illness or disability361337275 565539451
Highest education level attained (aged 16 years and over)1
Primary or below1,2161,164908 1,7741,6721,294
Lower secondary818772651 1,8011,7121,443
Higher secondary828790704 2,0922,0361,756
Post leaving cert 689622573 1,2991,1921,080
Third level non degree717721642 1,3551,3231,229
 Third level degree or above891906866 1,7321,7651,699
Household composition
 1 adult aged 65+848858715 848858715
 1 adult aged <65679651557 679651557
 2 adults, at least 1 aged 65+832819698 1,6641,6381,396
 2 adults, both aged <65626595527 1,2521,1901,054
 3 or more adults510507420 1,7271,7391,432
 1 adult with children aged under 18244229213 695678611
 2 adults with 1-3 children aged under 181,0881,013912 4,2734,0093,609
 Other households with children aged under 18391357340 2,0441,8491,756
Number of persons at work in the household
 02,2152,0731,683 3,9803,6312,866
 11,5191,4631,291 3,8733,6493,243
 21,2691,2751,177 4,4294,4214,042
3+215218231 900911979
Tenure status
 Owner-occupied3,9313,7873,316 9,6819,2858,272
 Rented at the market rate485437415 1,4801,2731,168
 Rented at below the market rate or rent free802805651 2,0212,0541,690
Urban/rural location
 Urban areas3,2243,1082,744 8,3918,0987,096
 Rural areas1,9941,9211,638 4,7914,5144,034
Region
 Northern and Western1,0221,003898 2,3992,2782,048
 Southern1,9911,8861,603 4,8754,6153,980
 Eastern and Midland2,2052,1401,881 5,9085,7195,102
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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