Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Statistics and research support

Geography

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Welcome to the NISRA Geography web pages where you can access and download a range of maps and digital products that support the use of geography in developing statistics.

Official Statistics

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Official statistics are fundamental to good government, to the delivery of public services and to decision-making in all sectors of society. In this section you can learn more about the Code of Practice for Statistics, Pre-Release Access and find out who produces Official Statistics in Northern Ireland. 

Research Support

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The role of the NISRA Research Support Unit (RSU) is to allow researchers safe access to project specific de-identified data in a secure environment in order to carry out secondary data analysis. For Secure Room bookings, please follow this link* The Secure Environment will be closed from 1st of November, and will reopen on the 8th of November


The Chief Executive

Siobhan Carey joined NISRA as Chief Executive on 1 September 2016.

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About NISRA

NISRA is an Agency of the Department of Finance. NISRA is the principal source of official statistics and social research on Northern Ireland. These statistics and research inform public policy and associated debate in the wider society.


Contact us

If you have a general enquiry for the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), you can contact:

NISRA
Colby House
Stranmillis Court
BELFAST
BT9 5RR

Telephone: +44 (0)300 200 7836

Email: info@nisra.gov.uk

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm (excluding public, bank and all Northern Ireland government holidays).

Census 2021

Queries relating to Census 2021 in Northern Ireland should be directed to the Census 2021 contact us page

Visit the dedicated Census 2021 website to find out more about the census in Northern Ireland.

Media Queries

Members of the media with queries relating to NISRA Statistics can contact the Department of Finance Press Office.

General Register Office for Northern Ireland

Queries relating to the registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions or the production of birth, deaths, marriage, civil partnership and adoption certificates should be directed to the General Register Office for Northern Ireland.

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