Pockets of disadvantaged areas
tion is educated to primary level only wile 15.57 per cent of people have a third level education. 14.86 per cent of people are living in rented local authority homes.
The unemployment rate between men and women is very similar with 23.91 per cent of men and 23.54 per cent of women unemployed.
The electoral district of Kilmokea is the final area in the county which is classed as disadvantaged with a deprivation index of -10.35. The area experienced a 0.05 per cent increase in population since the 2011 Census leaving it with a population of 853 in 2016.
The age dependency ration is 39.87 per cent while the lone parent ratio is 28.25 per cent.
A quarter of the population are educated to primary level while 18.14 per cent have a third level education.
21.55 per cent of people live in local authority homes which are rented.
There is a slight difference between the unemployment rate between men and women with a total of 23.27 per cent of men and 19.51 per cent of women unemployed.
Of the 20 areas within the county classed as marginally above average Carrick fares the best with a deprivation index of 7.20 per cent.
The area experienced a drop of 0.02 per cent in population since 2011 leaving it with a population of 1,779.
The age dependency ratio is 37 per cent while the lone parent ratio is 13.67 per cent.
Less than ten per cent (9.67) of the population only have a primary level education while 44 per cent of the population has a third level education.
1.21 per cent of the population live in a rented local authority home.
More women are in employment than men in the area with an unemployment rate of 3.7 per cent for women and 7.47 for men. This contrasts sharply with Taghmon, the most disadvantaged area in the county, where the unemployment rate is 27.75 per cent for men and 27.38 per cent for women.
Ballynestragh in North Wexford has a deprivation index of 5.05 per cent making it the second most affluent area in the county followed by Oldcourt (4.5 per cent), Kilpatrick (3.42 per cent) and Glynn (3.26 per cent).
Marked differences in Wexford town (guide to colours top of page).