1861 Irish Religious Census
Total Population Church of Ireland (Anglican) % Roman Catholic % Presbyterian % Other %
LEINSTER
Carlow 57,137 6,229 10.9% 50,539 88.5% 106 0.2% 263 0.5%
Drogheda City 14,740 1,031 7.0% 13,342 90.5% 207 1.4% 160 1.1%
Dublin City 254,808 49,251 19.3% 196,549 77.1% 4,875 1.9% 4,133 1.6%
Dublin Suburbs 50,485 17,668 35.0% 29,639 58.7% 1,724 3.4% 1,454 2.9%
Dublin 104,859 18,914 18.0% 83,556 79.7% 936 0.9% 1,453 1.4%
Kildare 90,946 10,439 11.5% 79,121 87.0% 876 1.0% 510 0.6%
Kilkenny City 14,174 1,242 8.8% 12,769 90.1% 97 0.7% 66 0.5%
Kilkenny 110,341 4,750 4.3% 105,356 95.5% 127 0.1% 108 0.1%
Kings (Offaly) 90,043 9,109 10.1% 79,955 88.8% 327 0.4% 652 0.7%
Longford 70,974 6,196 8.7% 64,081 90.3% 560 0.8% 137 0.2%
Louth 75,975 5,203 6.8% 69,678 91.7% 937 1.2% 157 0.2%
Meath 110,373 6,492 5.9% 103,327 93.6% 428 0.4% 126 0.1%
Queens (Laois) 90,650 9,683 10.7% 80,025 88.3% 240 0.3% 702 0.8%
Westmeath 90,979 6,336 7.0% 83,749 92.1% 343 0.4% 551 0.6%
Wexford 143,954 12,759 8.9% 130,103 90.4% 287 0.2% 805 0.6%
Wicklow 86,479 15,285 17.7% 70,044 81.0% 285 0.3% 865 1.0%
Total Leinster 1,456,917 180,587 12.4% 1,251,833 85.9% 12,355 0.8% 12,142 0.8%
MUNSTER
Clare 166,305 3,323 2.0% 162,612 97.8% 228 0.1% 142 0.1%
Cork City 80,121 10,632 13.3% 67,148 83.8% 881 1.1% 1,460 1.8%
Cork East 286,396 18,279 6.4% 264,754 92.4% 899 0.3% 2,464 0.9%
Cork West 178,301 14,543 8.2% 162,140 90.9% 219 0.1% 1,399 0.8%
Kerry 201,800 6,200 3.1% 195,159 96.7% 243 0.1% 198 0.1%
Limerick City 44,476 4,238 9.5% 39,124 88.0% 418 0.9% 696 1.6%
Limerick 172,799 5,648 3.3% 166,604 96.4% 148 0.1% 399 0.2%
Tipperary North 109,220 7,359 6.7% 101,171 92.6% 194 0.2% 496 0.5%
Tipperary South 139,886 5,441 3.9% 133,710 95.6% 304 0.2% 431 0.3%
Waterford 23,291 1,989 8.5% 20,429 87.7% 234 1.0% 639 2.7%
Waterford 110,959 3,208 2.9% 107,225 96.6% 245 0.2% 281 0.3%
Total Munster 1,513,554 80,860 5.3% 1,420,076 93.8% 4,013 0.3% 8,605 0.6%
ULSTER
Antrim 247,564 45,275 18.3% 61,369 24.8% 131,687 53.2% 9,233 3.7%
Armagh 190,086 58,735 30.9% 92,760 48.8% 30,746 16.2% 7,845 4.1%
Belfast 120,870 29,832 24.7% 41,327 34.2% 42,229 34.9% 7,482 6.2%
Carrickfergus town 9,422 1,821 19.3% 1,046 11.1% 5,582 59.2% 973 10.3%
Cavan 153,906 23,017 15.0% 123,942 80.5% 5,352 3.5% 1,595 1.0%
Donegal 237,395 29,943 12.6% 178,182 75.1% 26,215 11.0% 3,055 1.3%
Down 300,127 60,905 20.3% 97,409 32.5% 133,796 44.6% 8,017 2.7%
Fermanagh 105,768 40,608 38.4% 59,751 56.5% 1,909 1.8% 3,500 3.3%
Londonderry 184,209 31,218 16.9% 83,402 45.3% 64,602 35.1% 4,987 2.7%
Monaghan 126,482 17,721 14.0% 92,799 73.4% 15,149 12.0% 813 0.6%
Tyrone 238,500 52,240 21.9% 134,716 56.5% 46,568 19.5% 4,976 2.1%
Ulster Total 1,914,329 391,315 20.4% 966,703 50.5% 503,835 26.3% 52,476 2.7%
CONNACHT
Galway City 16,967 837 4.9% 15,621 92.1% 189 1.1% 320 1.9%
Co. Galway 254,511 7,365 2.9% 246,330 96.8% 392 0.2% 424 0.2%
Leitrim 104,744 9,488 9.1% 94,006 89.7% 338 0.3% 912 0.9%
Mayo 254,796 6,739 2.6% 246,583 96.8% 961 0.4% 513 0.2%
Roscommon 157,272 5,728 3.6% 151,047 96.0% 277 0.2% 220 0.1%
Sligo 124,845 10,438 8.4% 112,436 90.1% 931 0.7% 1,040 0.8%
Connacht Total 913,135 40,595 4.4% 866,023 94.8% 3,088 0.3% 3,429 0.4%
IRELAND TOTAL 5,797,935 693,357 12.0% 4,504,635 77.7% 523,291 9.0% 76,652 1.3%
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