Births, Deaths and Marriages

The Vital Statistics Team provide statistics on vital events registered by the General Register Office (GRO) for Northern Ireland; these include birth, stillbirth, marriage and death registrations.

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User Requested Data

This section contains data produced in response to ad hoc requests.


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ICD-11 Implementation

This page contains details on the transition of NI Death Statistics from ICD-10 to ICD-11 death coding.  The Vital Statistics Team will be implementing this change and will be posting updates periodically on this page.

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Vital Statistics Documentation

This page contains links to the Vital Statistics publication schedule, policy, guidance and data quality related documents that users may find useful.

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Adoptions and Re-Registrations

While Adoption registers are closed and therefore detailed information is not available, annual headline figures on adoptions and re-registrations of births are available in the Annual Report of the Registrar General.

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This section contains links to annual births statistics from 1887 onwards, provisional monthly totals for births registered and births occurring, and Baby Names statistics from 1997 onwards for Northern Ireland.

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Cause of Death

NISRA are involved in the production of a number of other reports relating to specific causes of death. Information on Alcohol deaths, Drug Related Deaths, Suicide, Winter Mortality (WM), and Covid-19 Related Deaths are available here.

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Civil Partnerships

This section contains links to annual civil partnership statistics and annual civil partnership dissolution statistics as well as links to other relevant outputs.

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This section contains links to annual Death and Infant Death statistics from 1887 onwards for Northern Ireland, as well as Stillbirth statistics from 1974 onwards.  

Provisional monthly totals of deaths registered, excess deaths and weekly death statistics are also available.

Provisional monthly totals of Stillbirths registered are also available.

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Tables on the number of divorces granted each year in Northern Ireland are produced on an annual basis and are available in this section.

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This section contains links to annual data on the number of Marriages celebrated from 1887 onwards.

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Registrar General Annual Report

The Annual Report of the Registrar General provides finalised detailed demographic statistics for Northern Ireland.

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Registrar General Quarterly Report

The Registrar General Quarterly tables provide provisional statistics on births, deaths, stillbirths, marriages and civil partnerships for each 3-month period in Northern Ireland.


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Vital Statistics User Engagement

This page contains details on User Group Events, links to newsletters on recent and upcoming publications.


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Contacts for Births, Deaths and Marriages

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Vital Statistics/Demographic Statistics 
Colby House
Stranmillis Court

Telephone: +44(0)300 200 7836