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Census 2021

Overview

The population of Mid Ulster was 150,293 at the time of the 2021 Census, which made it the 6th largest area. An increase of 8.4% 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
150,293
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
54,005
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 22%
15-39 years 32%
40-64 years 31%
65+ years 15%
Sex
  • Females 50%
  • Males 50%
The number of usual residents in the household. Statistical bulletins
  • 1 person 25%
  • 2 people 27%
  • 3 people 17%
  • 4 people 16%
  • 5 or more people 15%

Country of Birth and Nationality Statistics Mid Ulster - Census 2021

The country in which a person was born. Statistical bulletins
  • Northern Ireland 86%
  • England 2%
  • Scotland <1%
  • Wales <1%
  • Republic of Ireland 2%
  • Other countries 9%
Passport or passports that an individual holds. Statistical bulletins
  • UK only 33%
  • Ireland only 34%
  • UK & Ireland 4%
  • Other passport(s) 9%
  • No passport 19%
The nationality or nationalities that the person identifies with. Statistical bulletins
  • British only 22%
  • Irish only 41%
  • Northern Irish only 19%
  • British & Irish only <1%
  • British & Northern Irish only 5%
  • Irish & Northern Irish only 2%
  • British, Irish & Northern Irish only <1%
  • Other national identities 11%

Language Statistics Mid Ulster - 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 92%
  • Other languages 8%
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 80%
  • Some ability in Irish 20%
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 Mid Ulster - Census 2021

Religion, religious denomination or body the person indicated they belong to. Statistical bulletins
  • Catholic 62%
  • Presbyterian 10%
  • Church of Ireland 11%
  • Methodist <1%
  • Other Christian religions 5%
  • Other religions <1%
  • No religion/Not stated 9%
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 65%
  • Protestant & other Christian religions 30%
  • Other religions <1%
  • None 4%
Person’s ethnic group as declared in the Census. Statistical bulletins
  • White 96%
  • Other ethnic groups 4%

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