Census 2021 update

Date published: 01 February 2024

Postcode data for Census 2021 in Northern Ireland will be available on 29 February 2024.

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Census 2021 person and household estimates for postcodes in Northern Ireland will be available at 9.30 am on 29 February 2024.

Data will include Census 2021 estimates of usual residents by sex and households for unit level postcodes, postcode sectors and districts in Northern Ireland.

Things you might have missed

Census 2021 Grid Square product for Northern Ireland

On 14 December 2023, Census 2021 Grid Square product for Northern Ireland was published. The product provides census statistics on a range of topics for populated 1 kilometre and 100 metre grid squares in Northern Ireland.

Census 2021 main statistics for settlements and wards in Northern Ireland

On 30 November 2023, Census 2021 main statistics for settlements and wards in Northern Ireland was published. This release contains data for settlement and electoral ward geographies for selected main statistics tables. Most census topics are covered, including passports held, ethnic group, national identity, language, religion, qualifications, and labour market.

Census 2021 approximated social grade for Northern Ireland

Data on approximated social grade from Census 2021 was published on 30 November 2023.

Useful Census 2021 links

Flexible Table Builder

Use the Flexible Table Builder to build your own Census 2021 custom tables, or browse a selection of ready-made tables.

Census area explorer

Use the census area explorer to view a range of Census 2021 data for Northern Ireland, Local Government Districts, and down to Data Zone.

Keeping up to date

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