Demography of Northern Ireland


Demography of Northern Ireland

Population

1,685,267

The population of Northern Ireland has increased annually since 1978.[1]

Summary of vital statistics since 1900 [2][3][4]

Average population (x 1000) Live births Deaths Natural change Crude birth rate (per 1000) Crude death rate (per 1000) Natural change (per 1000)
1901 30 782 23 954 6 828
1902 30 707 23 171 7 536
1903 31 290 23 096 8 194
1904 31 550 23 536 8 014
1905 31 405 22 949 8 456
1906 31 389 23 039 8 350
1907 30 969 23 754 7 215
1908 30 600 23 133 7 467
1909 30 640 22 275 8 365
1910 1 246 30 219 22 576 7 643 24.3 18.1 6.1
1911 1 249 30 407 21 326 9 081 24.3 17.1 7.3
1912 1 248 30 301 21 698 8 603 24.3 17.4 6.9
1913 1 243 29 880 22 510 7 370 24.0 18.1 5.9
1914 1 242 29 704 21 671 8 033 23.9 17.4 6.5
1915 1 210 28 082 22 438 5 644 23.2 18.5 4.7
1916 1 205 26 623 20 764 5 859 22.1 17.2 4.9
1917 1 208 24 949 21 011 3 938 20.7 17.4 3.3
1918 1 214 26 212 25 013 1 199 21.6 20.6 1.0
1919 1 250 27 496 22 836 4 660 22.0 18.2 3.8
1920 1 258 32 521 21 017 11 504 25.8 16.7 9.1
1921 1 264 29 710 19 301 10 409 23.7 15.4 8.3
1922 1 269 29 531 19 795 9 736 23.2 15.6 7.6
1923 1 259 30 097 18 790 11 307 23.9 14.9 9.1
1924 1 258 28 496 20 299 8 197 22.7 16.1 6.5
1925 1 257 27 686 19 784 7 902 22.0 15.8 6.3
1926 1 254 28 162 18 827 9 335 22.5 15.1 7.4
1927 1 250 26 676 18 216 8 460 21.4 14.6 6.8
1928 1 247 25 963 18 004 7 959 20.9 14.4 6.4
1929 1 240 25 410 19 822 5 588 20.5 16.0 4.4
1930 1 237 25 879 17 148 8 731 20.9 13.9 7.0
1931 1 243 25 673 18 049 7 624 20.7 14.5 6.2
1932 1 251 25 107 17 812 7 295 20.1 14.2 5.8
1933 1 258 24 601 18 154 6 447 19.6 14.5 5.1
1934 1 265 25 365 17 521 7 844 20.1 13.9 6.2
1935 1 271 24 742 18 592 6 150 19.5 14.6 4.8
1936 1 276 25 909 18 429 7 480 20.3 14.4 5.9
1937 1 281 25 412 19 282 6 130 19.8 15.1 4.8
1938 1 286 25 742 17 649 8 093 20.0 13.7 6.3
1939 1 295 25 240 17 542 7 698 19.5 13.5 5.9
1940 1 299 25 363 18 941 6 422 19.5 14.6 4.9
1941 1 308 26 887 20 034 6 853 20.6 15.3 5.2
1942 1 329 29 645 17 570 12 075 22.3 13.2 9.1
1943 1 341 31 521 17 720 13 801 23.5 13.2 10.3
1944 1 357 30 900 16 980 13 920 22.8 12.5 10.3
1945 1 359 29 007 16 432 12 575 21.3 12.1 9.3
1946 1 350 30 134 16 706 13 428 22.3 12.4 9.9
1947 1 350 31 254 16 944 14 310 23.2 12.6 10.6
1948 1 362 29 532 15 145 14 387 21.7 11.1 10.6
1949 1 371 29 106 15 670 13 436 21.2 11.4 9.8
1950 1 377 28 794 15 839 12 955 20.9 11.5 9.4
1951 1 373 28 477 17 628 10 849 20.7 12.8 7.9
1952 1 375 28 760 14 812 13 948 20.9 10.8 10.1
1953 1 384 28 984 14 813 14 171 20.9 10.7 10.2
1954 1 387 28 803 15 124 13 679 20.8 10.9 9.9
1955 1 394 28 965 15 407 13 558 20.8 11.1 9.7
1956 1 397 29 489 14 858 14 631 21.1 10.6 10.5
1957 1 399 30 108 15 187 14 921 21.5 10.9 10.7
1958 1 402 30 301 15 132 15 169 21.6 10.8 10.8
1959 1 408 30 809 15 403 15 406 21.9 10.9 10.9
1960 1 420 31 989 15 296 16 693 22.5 10.8 11.8
1961 1 427 31 915 16 108 15 807 22.4 11.3 11.1
1962 1 435 32 565 15 226 17 339 22.7 10.6 12.1
1963 1 446 33 414 15 899 17 515 23.1 11.0 12.1
1964 1 458 34 345 15 354 18 991 23.6 10.5 13.0
1965 1 469 33 890 15 551 18 339 23.1 10.6 12.5
1966 1 478 33 228 16 441 16 787 22.5 11.1 11.4
1967 1 491 33 415 14 671 18 744 22.4 9.8 12.6
1968 1 502 33 173 15 933 17 240 22.1 10.6 11.5
1969 1 513 32 428 16 338 16 090 21.4 10.8 10.6
1970 1 525 32 086 16 551 15 535 21.0 10.9 10.2
1971 1 540 31 765 16 202 15 563 20.6 10.5 10.1
1972 1 539 29 994 17 032 12 962 19.5 11.1 8.4
1973 1 530 29 200 17 669 11 531 19.1 11.5 7.5
1974 1 527 27 160 17 327 9 833 17.8 11.3 6.4
1975 1 524 26 130 16 511 9 619 17.1 10.8 6.3
1976 1 524 26 361 17 030 9 331 17.3 11.2 6.1
1977 1 523 25 437 16 921 8 516 16.7 11.1 5.6
1978 1 523 26 239 16 153 10 086 17.2 10.6 6.6
1979 1 528 28 178 16 811 11 367 18.4 11.0 7.4
1980 1 533 28 582 16 835 11 747 18.6 11.0 7.7
1981 1 543 27 302 16 256 11 046 17.7 10.5 7.2
1982 1 545 27 025 15 918 11 107 17.5 10.3 7.2
1983 1 551 27 225 16 039 11 186 17.6 10.3 7.2
1984 1 557 27 693 15 692 12 001 17.8 10.1 7.7
1985 1 565 27 635 15 955 11 680 17.7 10.2 7.5
1986 1 574 28 152 16 065 12 087 17.9 10.2 7.7
1987 1 582 27 865 15 334 12 531 17.6 9.7 7.9
1988 1 585 27 767 15 813 11 954 17.5 10.0 7.5
1989 1 590 26 080 15 844 10 236 16.4 10.0 6.4
1990 1 596 26 499 15 426 11 073 16.6 9.7 6.9
1991 1 607 26 265 15 096 11 169 16.3 9.4 7.0
1992 1 623 25 572 14 988 10 584 15.8 9.2 6.5
1993 1 636 24 909 15 633 9 276 15.2 9.6 5.7
1994 1 644 24 289 15 114 9 175 14.8 9.2 5.6
1995 1 649 23 860 15 310 8 550 14.5 9.3 5.2
1996 1 662 24 582 15 218 9 364 14.8 9.2 5.6
1997 1 671 24 277 14 971 9 306 14.5 9.0 5.6
1998 1 678 23 668 14 993 8 675 14.1 8.9 5.2
1999 1 679 22 957 15 663 7 294 13.7 9.3 4.3
2000 1 683 21 512 14 903 6 609 12.8 8.9 3.9
2001 1 689 21 962 14 513 7 449 13.0 8.6 4.4
2002 1 697 21 385 14 586 6 799 12.6 8.6 4.0
2003 1 703 21 648 14 462 7 186 12.7 8.5 4.2
2004 1 710 22 318 14 354 7 964 13.0 8.4 4.7
2005 1 724 22 328 14 224 8 104 12.9 8.2 4.7
2006 1 742 23 272 14 532 8 740 13.4 8.3 5.0
2007 1 759 24 451 14 649 9 802 13.9 8.3 5.6
2008 1 775 25 631 14 907 10 724 14.4 8.4 6.0
2009 1 789 24 910 14 413 10 497 13.9 8.1 5.9
2010


Place of birth

Ethnicity

  • White: 1,670,988 (99.15%)
  • Chinese: 4,145 (0.25%)
  • Mixed: 3,319 (0.20%)
  • Irish Traveller: 1,710 (0.10%)
  • Indian: 1,567 (0.09%)
  • Other Ethnic Group: 1,290 (0.08%)
  • Pakistani: 666 (0.04%)
  • Black African: 494 (0.03%)
  • Other Black: 387 (0.02%)
  • Black Caribbean: 255 (0.02%)
  • Bangladeshi: 252 (0.01%)
  • Other Asian: 194 (0.01%)

source: Northern Ireland Census 2001
See also Ethnic Minorities in Northern Ireland

Life expectancy at birth:[5]
Men: 76 years
Women: 80.8 years

Age structure:[1]
0–15 years:
398,056
16–17 years:
53,458
Total under 18 years:
451,514 (26.8%)
18–64 years:
1,010,428 (60%)
65–74 years:
123,193 (7.3%)
75 years and over:
100,150 (5.9%)

Sex ratio:
at birth:
1.05 m/f
0–14 years:
1.05 m/f
15–64 years:
1.025 m/f
65 years and over:
0.75 m/f
total population:
0.98 m/f (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:[1]
6.4 deaths/1,000 live births (1999)

Total Period Fertility Rate (TPFR)[1]: 2.02 children born/woman (2000)

HIV/AIDS prevalence rate:[6]
0.024% (2005 est.)

People living with HIV/AIDS:[6]
408 (2005)

See also

References


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