Population Estimates for Small Areas, Northern Ireland

Population estimates relate to the population as of 30th June each year, and therefore are often referred to as mid-year estimates.

These population estimates provide population totals for the 4,537 Small Areas in Northern Ireland and therefore can be used as building blocks for population estimates for higher level geographies.

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Creation Date January 19, 2018, 13:02 (UTC)
Topic Category Society

These statistics present mid-year population estimates for the 4,537 small areas within Northern Ireland.


Geo_Code: refers to the small area code.

Mid_Year_Ending: Population estimates refer to the number of people in the population at 30th June each year.

Population_Estimate: refers to the estimated population size.

Frequency of Update Annually
Contact Name NISRA – Census Statistics
Contact Email census@nisra.gov.uk
Additional Information

Population estimates for Small Areas break down the Super Output Area estimates using the apportionment method. Further methodological information can be found in the methodology section of the SAPE14

Statistical Bulletin: https://www.nisra.gov.uk/sites/nisra.gov.uk/files/publications/SAPE14-Bulletin.pdf

Estimates are produced using a variety of data sources and statistical models. Therefore small estimates should not be taken to refer to particular individuals. Further information is available in the Limitations section of the statistical bulletin: https://www.nisra.gov.uk/sites/nisra.gov.uk/files/publications/SAPE14-Bulletin.pdf

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