Census 2021 main statistics for Northern Ireland (phase 3)

Date published: 21 February 2023


These statistics contain the third phase of main statistics results from Census 2021, providing estimates for a number of census topics, including: marital and civil partnership status, household composition and living arrangements, sexual orientation, qualifications, labour market, travel to work or study, communal establishments, and migration.

Data are available for Northern Ireland and the 11 Local Government Districts.

View the first phase of main statistics results, published on 22 September 2022. It provides results for country of birth, passports held, ethnic group, national identity, language, and religion.

View the second phase of main statistics results, published on 15 December 2022. It provides results on health and housing.



View tables in this release:

Download all phase 3 main statistics tables.

You can also download the Census 2021 table lookup to search all Census 2021 tables by topic.

Useful information

Infographics are available for Local Government Districts and Northern Ireland.

Supporting information, including a list of census outputs definitions and a set of frequently asked questions, are available via our Reference materials page.

Area explorer

View key census results for Local Government Districts in Northern Ireland using our census area explorer application.