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Census 2021

Overview

The population of Fermanagh and Omagh was 116,812 at the time of the 2021 Census, which made it the smallest area. An increase of 3.2% since the 2011 Census.
Population is based on the number of usual residents. A usual resident is anyone who, on 21 March 2021 is in the UK, and staying in the UK for a period of 3 months or more; or has a permanent UK address and is outside the UK and is staying outside the UK for less than 12 months. Statistical bulletins
116,812
A household is either one person living alone or a group of people living at the same address who share cooking facilities and share a living room, sitting room or dining area. Statistical bulletins
45,715
A grouping of ages where a person’s age is their age at their last birthday on or prior to census day. Statistical bulletins
0-14 years 20%
15-39 years 29%
40-64 years 33%
65+ years 18%
Sex
  • Females 50%
  • Males 50%
The number of usual residents in the household. Statistical bulletins
  • 1 person 31%
  • 2 people 28%
  • 3 people 15%
  • 4 people 14%
  • 5 or more people 12%

Country of Birth and Nationality Statistics Fermanagh and Omagh - Census 2021

The country in which a person was born. Statistical bulletins
  • Northern Ireland 85%
  • England 4%
  • Scotland <1%
  • Wales <1%
  • Republic of Ireland 5%
  • Other countries 5%
Passport or passports that an individual holds. Statistical bulletins
  • UK only 34%
  • Ireland only 37%
  • UK & Ireland 5%
  • Other passport(s) 5%
  • No passport 19%
The nationality or nationalities that the person identifies with. Statistical bulletins
  • British only 23%
  • Irish only 41%
  • Northern Irish only 22%
  • British & Irish only <1%
  • British & Northern Irish only 4%
  • Irish & Northern Irish only 2%
  • British, Irish & Northern Irish only <1%
  • Other national identities 6%

Language Statistics Fermanagh and Omagh - Census 2021

Person's main language as declared in the Census. Statistics for all language questions are restricted to persons aged 3 and over. Statistical bulletins
  • English 96%
  • Other languages 4%
A person has some ability in Irish if they can understand, speak, read or write Irish. Statistics for all language questions are restricted to persons aged 3 and over. Statistical bulletins
  • No ability in Irish 82%
  • Some ability in Irish 18%
A person has some ability in Ulster-Scots if they can understand, speak, read or write Ulster-Scots. Statistics for all language questions are restricted to persons aged 3 and over. Statistical bulletins
  • No ability in Ulster-Scots 92%
  • Some ability in Ulster-Scots 8%

Religion and Ethnicity Statistics Fermanagh and Omagh - Census 2021

Religion, religious denomination or body the person indicated they belong to. Statistical bulletins
  • Catholic 61%
  • Presbyterian 6%
  • Church of Ireland 16%
  • Methodist 3%
  • Other Christian religions 4%
  • Other religions <1%
  • No religion/Not stated 10%
The religious group the person belongs to or for people with no current religion their religious group of upbringing. People with no current religion and no religion of upbringing are labelled 'None'. Statistical bulletins
  • Catholic 64%
  • Protestant & other Christian religions 31%
  • Other religions <1%
  • None 4%
Person’s ethnic group as declared in the Census. Statistical bulletins
  • White 98%
  • Other ethnic groups 2%

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