People, Places and Culture

This theme covers statistics on people, their lifestyles and activities, the communities and neighbourhoods in which they live.

In addition, the theme covers statistics relating to people's language, and their culture and identity.

Related statistics

Wellbeing in Northern Ireland

The Wellbeing in Northern Ireland report provides estimates across four areas which reflect wellbeing, and was produced for the first time in 2020/21.

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Culture and Arts Statistics

Statistics on engagement with the arts

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Good Relations

Good Relations, Together: Building a United Community, Racial Equality

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Heritage and Languages

Statistics on engagement with the arts and knowledge and use of Irish and Ulster-Scots and participation in Irish and Ulster-Scots culture and heritage.

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Factors associated with feeling lonely in Northern Ireland

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Personal Wellbeing

Personal (subjective) wellbeing includes estimates of life satisfaction, worthwhile, happiness and anxiety in Northern Ireland.


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Sports, Museums and Libraries

Statistical publications on participation in sport, attendance at museums and science centres and use of the public libraries service in Northern Ireland by adults and young people.

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The Department for Communities produces statistics on experience of volunteering based on findings from the Continuous Household Survey.

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Digital Skills

Digital Skills in Northern Ireland examines the level of digital skills of people aged 16 and over in Northern Ireland.

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Most recent documents

Contacts for People, Places and Culture

Analytical Unit, The Executive Office

Analytical Unit, The Executive Office

Analytical Unit
The Executive Office
Castle Buildings
Belfast BT4 3SR