Demographics of Northern Ireland from the 2001 United Kingdom census


Demographics of Northern Ireland from the 2001 United Kingdom census

This article discusses the Demographics of Northern Ireland as presented by the United Kingdom Census in 2001.

See List of United Kingdom nations by population for a breakdown of regional population statistics

  • Population
    • total: 1,685,267
  • Place of birth
    • Northern Ireland: 1,534,268 (91.0%)
    • England: 61,609 (3.7%)
    • Scotland: 16,772 (1.0%)
    • Wales: 3,008 (0.2%)
    • Republic of Ireland: 39,051 (2.3%)
    • Elsewhere in the EU: 10,355 (0.6%)
    • Elsewhere: 20,204 (1.2%)
  • 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%)
  • Religion
    • Protestant and Other Christian: 895,377 (53.1%)
    • Roman Catholic: 737,412 (43.8%)
    • None: 45,909 (2.7%)
    • Other Religions and Philosophies: 6,569 (0.4%)

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