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NISRA will release person and household estimates, at 9.30 am on 21 February 2023, to accompany the publication of the new statistical output geographies created for Census 2021.

Data will be available for Data Zones, Super Data Zones, and District Electoral Areas, and users will be able to download digital boundaries for Data Zones and Super Data Zones on the same day.

Information relating to how the new geographies have been developed will accompany the release and will include information on how other Northern Ireland geographies can be approximated.

More information on future releases is available in our outputs prospectus.

Previous news

Census 2021 main statistics for Northern Ireland (phase 2) released

On 15 December 2022, the second phase of main statistics results from Census 2021 statistics were released.

These statistics cover a number of census topics, at Northern Ireland and Local Government District level, including:

  • health, disability and unpaid care
  • housing and accommodation

More information on future releases is available in our outputs prospectus.

Census 2021 main statistics for Northern Ireland (phase 1) released

On 22 September 2022, the first phase of main statistics results from Census 2021 were released. These statistics provide estimates from Census 2021 for a number of census topics, including passports held, ethnic group, national identity, language, and religion.

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

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