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Census 2021

Overview

The population of Lisburn and Castlereagh was 149,106 at the time of the 2021 Census, which made it the 5th smallest area. An increase of 10.6% 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
149,106
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
60,147
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 19%
15-39 years 30%
40-64 years 33%
65+ years 18%
Sex
  • Females 51%
  • Males 49%
The number of usual residents in the household. Statistical bulletins
  • 1 person 28%
  • 2 people 33%
  • 3 people 16%
  • 4 people 15%
  • 5 or more people 8%

Country of Birth and Nationality Statistics Lisburn and Castlereagh - Census 2021

The country in which a person was born. Statistical bulletins
  • Northern Ireland 87%
  • England 4%
  • Scotland <1%
  • Wales <1%
  • Republic of Ireland 2%
  • Other countries 6%
Passport or passports that an individual holds. Statistical bulletins
  • UK only 60%
  • Ireland only 16%
  • UK & Ireland 8%
  • Other passport(s) 4%
  • No passport 12%
The nationality or nationalities that the person identifies with. Statistical bulletins
  • British only 41%
  • Irish only 16%
  • Northern Irish only 21%
  • British & Irish only <1%
  • British & Northern Irish only 11%
  • Irish & Northern Irish only 2%
  • British, Irish & Northern Irish only 2%
  • Other national identities 6%

Language Statistics Lisburn and Castlereagh - 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 97%
  • Other languages 3%
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 93%
  • Some ability in Irish 7%
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 91%
  • Some ability in Ulster-Scots 9%

Religion and Ethnicity Statistics Lisburn and Castlereagh - Census 2021

Religion, religious denomination or body the person indicated they belong to. Statistical bulletins
  • Catholic 24%
  • Presbyterian 19%
  • Church of Ireland 16%
  • Methodist 4%
  • Other Christian religions 10%
  • Other religions 2%
  • No religion/Not stated 25%
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 27%
  • Protestant & other Christian religions 58%
  • Other religions 2%
  • None 13%
Person’s ethnic group as declared in the Census. Statistical bulletins
  • White 96%
  • Other ethnic groups 4%

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