Census 2021 main statistics language tables

Date published: 22 September 2022


Download the main statistics language tables from the 2021 Census in Northern Ireland. This theme provides estimates for a number of census topics including main language, household language, knowledge of Irish, knowledge of Ulster-Scots, frequency of speaking Irish, frequency of speaking Ulster-Scots, and proficiency in English.

Data are available for Northern Ireland and the 11 Local Government Districts. The full detail table is available for Northern Ireland. Selected tables have been updated to include settlement and electoral ward data – download all main statistics tables available at settlement and electoral ward geographies.

This page was last updated on 30 November 2023.