Northern Ireland Transport System


Northern Ireland residents make, on average, around 901 journeys per person per year over the period 2011-13, 72% by car and 17% walking. There are just over 1 million vehicles licensed in Northern Ireland.

More information

Statistical information comes from four main sources:
1. DRD Statistics Branch website
2. PSNI Road Traffic Statistics
3. DOE Road Safety Statistics: includes the Road Safety Strategy, the Seat Belt Survey and the Road Safety Monitor.
4. Driver and Vehicle Agency Statistics: includes Driver, Vehicle, Operator and Enforcement Statistics, the Driver & Vehicle Agency Customer Satisfaction Survey and the Heavy Goods Vehicle, Taxi and Bus Compliance Surveys.

Interactive content on the Car Registrations can be found here.

Northern Ireland Tourism


During 2015, 4.5 million visitors spent at least one night in Northern Ireland, no change on 2014. Overall, overnight visitors spent 760 million in 2015, an increase of 1% compared with January - December 2014. More information is at Northern Ireland Tourism Statistics.

Detailed Transport and Tourism statistics can also be obtained from the Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service website by clicking here.

Ireland and Northern Ireland - a joint report on tourism statistics

'Visitors to Ireland and Northern Ireland 2014: A Statistical Profile of Tourism' is the result of close collaboration between the statistical services in both Ireland and Northern Ireland - the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in Ireland and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) in Northern Ireland. More information on the report is available at Visitors to Ireland and Northern Ireland 2014: A Statistical Profile of Tourism.