Research and 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 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 environment in order to carry out secondary data analysis. For Secure Room bookings, please follow this linkThe NISRA secure environment will be closed for the week commencing Monday 30th August and will reopen on week commencing Monday 6th September.