Limerick has a population of 191,809 consisting of 95,815 males and 95,994 females.

  • Approximately 100,000 people live in the city and suburban areas.
  • 42% of Limerick’s population is under the age of 30.
  • Figures from the Central Statistic Office show that while the population of Limerick grew by 3.4% (3,187 people) between 2006 and 2011, the number of people aged between 55 and 85 years increased by 13.4%.
  • Furthermore, the average age of a person living in Limerick in 2006 was 35.6 years of age in 2006 compared to 36.5 years of age in 2011.
This service is provided by

Corporate Services and Governance Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90