2014-based Population Projections for Areas within Northern Ireland

Date published: 25 May 2016


National population projections by age and sex are produced every two years for the UK and its constituent countries by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Following the publication of Northern Ireland level population projections, NISRA produces official sub-national population projections for areas within in Northern Ireland. Projections are available for local government districts (the current 11 and former 26), Health and Social Care Trusts, former Education and Library Boards and NUTS III areas.



This release includes the following documents:

  • Statistical bulletin
  • Press notice
  • Methodology paper
  • Assumptions consultation report
  • UK methodology and comparison paper
  • Pre-release access list.

The following statistical tables are available for each of the areas:

  • Population totals
  • Population by sex and single year of age
  • Population by sex and five year age band
  • Components of population change