Percentage of Population who were members of the Church of Ireland by County 1861-1971 1861 1926 1971 Change 1861-1926 Change 1926-1971 Change 1861-1971 LEINSTER * * * * Carlow 10.9% 7.9% 5.4% -3.0% -2.5% -5.5% Dublin City 19.3% 7.4% 2.9% -11.9% -4.5% -16.4% Rest of Co Dublin 26.2% 16.1% 6.4% -10.1% -9.7% -19.8% Kildare 11.5% 5.5% 3.4% -6.0% -2.1% -8.1% Kilkenny 4.3% 3.3% 2.2% -1.0% -1.1% -2.1% Kings (Offaly) 10.1% 6.5% 3.8% -3.6% -2.7% -6.3% Longford 8.7% 5.0% 3.1% -3.7% -1.9% -5.6% Louth 6.8% 8.7% 1.6% 1.9% -7.1% -5.2% Meath 5.9% 4.6% 2.5% -1.3% -2.1% -3.4% Queens (Laois) 10.7% 8.1% 6.0% -2.6% -2.1% -4.7% Westmeath 7.0% 4.0% 2.2% -3.0% -1.8% -4.8% Wexford 8.9% 5.4% 4.0% -3.5% -1.4% -4.9% Wicklow 17.7% 15.5% 9.7% -2.2% -5.8% -8.0% LEINSTER 12.4% 8.1% 4.0% -4.3% -4.1% -8.4% * MUNSTER * * * * Clare 2.0% 0.9% 1.0% -1.1% 0.1% -1.0% Cork 7.9% 4.6% 3.0% -3.3% -1.6% -4.9% Kerry 3.1% 1.4% 1.2% -1.7% -0.2% -1.9% Limerick City 9.5% 3.2% 1.2% -6.3% -2.0% -8.3% Limerick 3.3% 1.7% 1.2% -1.6% -0.5% -2.1% Tipperary North 6.7% 3.6% 2.8% -3.1% -0.8% -3.9% Tipperary South 3.9% 1.9% 1.2% -2.0% -0.7% -2.7% Waterford 3.9% 2.7% 1.7% -1.2% -1.0% -2.2% MUNSTER 5.3% 3.0% 2.0% -2.3% -1.0% -3.3% * ULSTER (PART OF) * * * * Cavan 15.0% 12.2% 8.6% -2.8% -3.6% -6.4% Donegal 12.6% 9.0% 6.3% -3.6% -2.7% -6.3% Monaghan 14.0% 9.8% 5.3% -4.2% -4.5% -8.7% ULSTER (PART OF) 13.8% 10.1% 6.6% -3.7% -3.5% -7.2% * CONNACHT * * * * Co. Galway 3.0% 1.0% 0.8% -2.0% -0.2% -2.2% Leitrim 9.1% 5.9% 3.9% -3.2% -2.0% -5.2% Mayo 2.6% 1.2% 0.9% -1.4% -0.3% -1.7% Roscommon 3.6% 1.4% 0.9% -2.2% -0.5% -2.7% Sligo 8.4% 6.0% 4.6% -2.4% -1.4% -3.8% CONNACHT 4.4% 2.2% 1.6% -2.2% -0.6% -2.8% * 26 Counties TOTAL 8.5% 5.5% 3.3% -3.0% -2.2% -5.2%
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