County Leitrim Census 1841-1861
 Census figures for population in County Leitrim
Males
Females

Year
Area in statute acres
Heads of family & children
Visitors
Servants
Total males
Heads of family & children
Visitors
Servants
Total females
Total males and females
1841
393,363
66,830
7,274
3,397
77,501
63,021
10,065
3,910
77,796
155,397
1851
392,363
49,090
5,411
3,610
56,111
46,078
6,578
3,130
55,786
111,897
1861
376,212
46,591
3,715
2,256
52,562
44,874
4,339
2,469
52,182
104,744

 Employment in County Leitrim
Families classified according to their:
Pursuits as chiefly employed in:
Means as chiefly dependent on:

Year
Agriculture
Trades, Manu-facturing, etc
Other pursuits
Vested means, Professions, etc
The direction
of labour
Their own manual labour
Means not specified
1841
21,663
4,067
1,461
508
5,799
20,479
406
1851
14,680
2,702
2,815
879
11,277
7,068
975
1861
12,483
1,881
5,177
1,016
12,024
4,957
1,544

 Literacy in County Leitrim
Education (persons aged 15 years and upwards)
Can read and write
Can read only
Can neither read nor write
Year
Male
Female
Male
Female
Male
Female
Total males
Total females
1841
23,208
7,773
11,995
14,318
31,664
45,165
66,867
67,256
1851
18,460
8,940
9,225
11,395
22,537
29,558
50,222
49,893
1861
20,578
12,044
8,498
12,014
16,109
20,972
45,185
45,030