Key Statistics

Key Statistics (KS) tables provide summary statistics for the majority of census questions and topics, mainly presented as percentages of population totals.

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Key Statistics from the 2011 Census are available at a number of geographical levels including Local Government District (2014), District Electoral Area (2014), Settlement 2015, Assembly Area, Super Output Area and Small Area.

You can search all 2011 Census tables by topic using our 2011 Census table lookups.

Key Statistics for Northern Ireland

Publication date: 11 December 2012

Release number: 2.1

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This release comprises all Key Statistics tables for Northern Ireland, Local Government Districts (LGDs), Health and Social Care Trusts (HSCTs), Education and Library Boards (ELBs) and NUTS level III (European Union Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics), as at census day, 27 March 2011.

Key Statistics for wards and small areas for Northern Ireland

Publication date: 30 January 2013

Release number: 2.2

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This release included the Key Statistics tables for the remaining geographical levels, this included Assembly Areas (AAs), Electoral Wards, Super Output Areas (SOAs) and Small Areas (SAs).

Additional releases

Key Statistics for new 11 districts in Northern Ireland

Publication date: 30 January 2014

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New local government structures (LGD2014), based on 11 districts composed of 462 wards, were approved by the Northern Ireland Assembly through the Local Government (Boundaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012. These will be the basis of new council administrations from 2015 onwards.

This release included 45 Key Statistics tables for settlements with 500 or more usual residents. Statistics for the 11 Districts (LGD2014) are exact aggregates of information available at the Small Area level.

Key Statistics summary report

Publication date: 25 September 2014

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This release provides a report on Key Statistics for the majority of census questions and topics for Northern Ireland and a number of geographical levels including:

  • Local Government District (LGD)
  • Assembly Area (AA)
  • Local Government District 2014 (LGD2014)

Key Statistics for Settlements in Northern Ireland

Publication date: 30 July 2015

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This release comprised Key Statistics for Settlements (Settlement2015) with 500 or more usual residents in Northern Ireland.

Key Statistics for District Electoral Areas in Northern Ireland

Publication date: 08 March 2016

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This release consisted of 45 Key Statistics tables for all 80 DEAs in Northern Ireland.

Bulk download files

Key Statistics bulk download files are available to download from our NINIS website: