Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency

Statistics and research support


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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 Official 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 room in order to carry out secondary data analysis. 

UK/Ireland Official Statistics

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Other sources for Official Statistics. 

The Chief Executive

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



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

Colby House
Stranmillis Court
Telephone: +44 (0)28 9038 8400
Opening hours: 
Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm (excluding public, bank and all Northern Ireland government holidays).
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