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Local Government Districts

The population of all Local Government Districts in Northern Ireland as established in 2015 (→ later population estimates).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1981-04-05
Population
Census
1991-04-05
Population
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
 
Northern IrelandConstituent Country1,481,9591,577,8361,685,2671,810,863
Antrim and NewtownabbeyLocal Government District116,015118,551128,361138,567
Armagh, Banbridge and CraigavonLocal Government District......175,427199,693
BelfastLocal Government District......328,617333,871
Causeway Coast and GlensLocal Government District110,122118,992131,564140,877
Derry and StrabaneLocal Government District118,412131,512143,314147,720
Fermanagh and OmaghLocal Government District92,16799,842105,479113,161
Lisburn and CastlereaghLocal Government District......124,302134,841
Mid and East AntrimLocal Government District111,813118,810127,101135,338
Mid UlsterLocal Government District......119,000138,590
Newry, Mourne and DownLocal Government District......152,881171,533
North Down and ArdsLocal Government District......149,221156,672

Contents: Settlements

The population of all urban areas ("settlements") in Northern Ireland with 1000 inhabitants or more.

Name StatusLocal Government DistrictAgglomerationPopulation
Census
1981-04-05
Population
Census
1991-04-05
Population
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
 
AghagallonVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon.........1,056
AhoghillSettlementMid and East Antrim1,0821,6863,0273,403
AnnahiltVillageLisburn and Castlereagh3571,1101,1311,045
AnnalongVillageNewry, Mourne and Down1,8231,8321,7611,796
AntrimTownAntrim and Newtownabbey22,34220,87819,98623,353
ArdglassVillageNewry, Mourne and Down1,2821,6511,6591,643
ArmaghCityArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon12,70014,26514,51714,749
AughnacloyVillageMid Ulster.........1,041
BallinamallardVillageFermanagh and Omagh6861,0681,3261,432
BallycarryVillageMid and East Antrim.........1,371
BallycastleTownCauseway Coast and Glens3,2844,0055,0735,238
BallyclareTownAntrim and Newtownabbey6,1597,1088,7729,919
BallygowanSettlementNorth Down and Ards1,1232,2892,6702,957
BallyhalbertVillageNorth Down and Ards.........1,026
BallykellyVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,1662,1401,8272,103
BallymenaTownMid and East Antrim28,16628,11228,70429,467
BallymoneyTownCauseway Coast and Glens5,6797,8189,00910,393
BallynahinchTownNewry, Mourne and Down3,7214,5915,3345,715
BallywalterVillageNorth Down and Ards1,0191,0731,4192,027
BanbridgeTownArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon9,65011,44814,74816,653
BangorTownNorth Down and ArdsBelfast46,58552,43758,36861,401
BelfastCityBelfastBelfast295,223279,237276,705280,211
Belfast Southwest (Metropolitan Lisburn)Urban AreaBelfastBelfast.........31,203
BellaghyVillageMid Ulster9051,0411,0711,115
BessbrookSettlementNewry, Mourne and Down.........2,739
BlearyVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon.........1,011
BroughshaneSettlementMid and East Antrim1,5031,8732,3492,851
BushmillsVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,3811,3481,3141,292
CamloughVillageNewry, Mourne and Down.........1,081
CarnloughVillageMid and East Antrim1,4621,4931,4401,512
CarrickfergusTownMid and East AntrimBelfast17,63322,78627,19227,903
CarryduffTownLisburn and CastlereaghBelfast2,6664,2706,5646,947
CastledawsonVillageMid Ulster1,4601,6912,0852,292
CastledergSettlementDerry and Strabane1,7302,5792,7392,985
CastlereaghUrban AreaBelfast / Lisburn and CastlereaghBelfast......54,63655,783
CastlerockVillageCauseway Coast and Glens9991,0231,3261,287
CastlewellanSettlementNewry, Mourne and Down2,1052,1332,3672,792
ClaudyVillageDerry and Strabane9139701,3231,336
Clogh MillsVillageCauseway Coast and Glens9519331,2241,309
ClougheyVillageNorth Down and Ards.........1,075
CoalislandTownMid Ulster3,3243,8024,8725,700
Cogry / KilbrideVillageAntrim and Newtownabbey......1,1671,246
ColeraineTownCauseway Coast and Glens15,96720,72124,04224,630
ComberTownNorth Down and Ards7,6008,3338,9529,078
CookstownTownMid Ulster7,6499,84210,56611,620
CraigavonUrban AreaArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon53,04953,43457,65164,193
CrossgarVillageNewry, Mourne and Down1,2251,2461,5421,892
CrossmaglenVillageNewry, Mourne and Down1,3331,5861,4491,608
CrumlinSettlementAntrim and Newtownabbey1,7081,7624,2485,099
CullybackeySettlementMid and East Antrim2,0982,1672,3882,569
CulmoreSettlementDerry and StrabaneDerry2171,1162,9373,466
CushendallVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,0771,2851,2421,276
Derry (Londonderry)CityDerry and StrabaneDerry62,69772,33483,65283,125
DoaghVillageAntrim and Newtownabbey6899611,1191,390
DollingstownVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon6048771,8302,126
DonaghadeeTownNorth Down and Ards3,8744,4556,4746,869
DonaghcloneyVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon.........1,701
DonaghmoreVillageMid Ulster.........1,122
DownpatrickTownNewry, Mourne and Down8,24510,11310,32010,874
DraperstownVillageMid Ulster1,3001,4091,6261,772
DromaraVillageLisburn and Castlereagh.........1,006
DromoreTownArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon3,0893,4344,9596,011
DromoreVillageFermanagh and Omagh......1,0951,202
DrumanessVillageNewry, Mourne and Down7001,0261,2691,344
DundrumVillageNewry, Mourne and Down1,0371,0041,0621,551
DungannonTownMid Ulster8,2959,19010,98314,332
DungivenSettlementCauseway Coast and Glens2,2492,8122,9883,286
DunloyVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,0891,1191,0441,215
EglintonSettlementDerry and Strabane1,2521,6583,1503,650
EnniskillenTownFermanagh and Omagh10,42911,43613,56013,790
FintonaVillageFermanagh and Omagh1,3531,3241,3441,160
FivemiletownVillageMid Ulster9761,1071,1041,243
GarvaghVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,2141,0911,2781,274
GilfordVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon1,5121,5511,5481,927
GlenavyVillageLisburn and Castlereagh3964971,0711,791
GreenislandTownMid and East AntrimBelfast5,1034,9675,0675,484
GreyabbeyVillageNorth Down and Ards7506971,002939
GreysteelVillageCauseway Coast and Glens9581,0291,2241,454
GroomsportVillageNorth Down and ArdsBelfast1,0381,4361,4011,233
Helen's BayVillageNorth Down and ArdsBelfast1,2491,2681,3561,390
Hillsborough and CulcavySettlementLisburn and Castlereagh1,1902,4073,3963,953
HilltownVillageNewry, Mourne and Down.........1,698
HolywoodTownNorth Down and ArdsBelfast9,4629,25212,02711,332
IrvinestownVillageFermanagh and Omagh1,8271,9061,7972,264
KeadySettlementArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon2,5612,4672,9373,036
Kells / ConnorVillageMid and East Antrim......1,7372,053
KeshVillageFermanagh and Omagh.........1,036
KilkeelTownNewry, Mourne and Down6,0366,0246,2976,521
KillyleaghSettlementNewry, Mourne and Down2,0942,2212,4902,928
KilreaVillageCauseway Coast and Glens1,3201,2711,5091,679
KircubbinVillageNorth Down and Ards1,0811,0981,2181,153
LarneTownMid and East Antrim18,22417,57518,21018,705
Laurelvale / MullavillyVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon.........1,284
LimavadyTownCauseway Coast and Glens8,01510,35012,07512,047
LisbellawVillageFermanagh and Omagh5116321,0411,102
LisburnCityLisburn and CastlereaghBelfast.........45,410
LisnaskeaSettlementFermanagh and Omagh1,5682,3672,7302,960
MaghaberryVillageLisburn and Castlereagh...1,0091,6922,468
MagheraSettlementMid Ulster1,9532,8763,6484,217
MagherafeltTownMid Ulster5,0446,6828,2898,819
MagheralinVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon9111,0751,1341,337
MaguiresbridgeVillageFermanagh and Omagh.........1,038
MarkethillVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon1,2641,3371,2901,652
MayobridgeVillageNewry, Mourne and Down.........1,068
MillisleVillageNorth Down and Ards1,3731,5311,7912,318
MilltownVillageLisburn and CastlereaghBelfast......1,3561,499
MoiraSettlementLisburn and Castlereagh1,4532,7723,6694,584
MoneymoreVillageMid Ulster1,2661,2311,3711,897
MoneyreaghVillageLisburn and Castlereagh.........1,379
MoyVillageMid Ulster8528751,2091,603
NewbuildingsSettlementDerry and StrabaneDerry1,8152,0252,4962,599
NewcastleTownNewry, Mourne and Down6,2467,2147,4317,743
NewryCityNewry, Mourne and Down22,18224,76527,30026,893
NewtownabbeyUrban AreaAntrim and NewtownabbeyBelfast58,66658,23162,02265,555
NewtownardsTownNorth Down and Ards20,53123,86927,79528,039
NewtownstewartVillageDerry and Strabane1,4251,5201,4671,547
OmaghTownFermanagh and Omagh14,62717,28019,83619,682
PortaferrySettlementNorth Down and Ards2,1482,3242,4782,514
PortavogieVillageNorth Down and Ards1,4201,4821,5932,122
PortglenoneVillageMid and East Antrim9691,1931,1911,174
PortrushTownCauseway Coast and Glens5,1145,5986,3456,442
PortstewartTownCauseway Coast and Glens5,3126,4597,8038,029
RandalstownTownAntrim and Newtownabbey3,5913,9254,9445,099
RasharkinVillageCauseway Coast and Glens.........1,114
RathfrilandVillageArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon2,2432,1262,0612,472
RichhillSettlementArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon1,7282,7092,8082,821
RostrevorSettlementNewry, Mourne and Down1,8522,2692,4332,788
SaintfieldSettlementNewry, Mourne and Down1,4192,1682,9553,406
SeahillVillageNorth Down and ArdsBelfast......1,1791,018
Sion MillsVillageDerry and Strabane1,7711,6762,0731,903
StrabaneTownDerry and Strabane10,34011,67013,38013,147
StrathfoyleVillageDerry and StrabaneDerry2,0501,7031,5782,412
TandrageeSettlementArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon2,2242,8713,0183,486
TemplepatrickVillageAntrim and Newtownabbey9911,3831,5511,437
WaringstownSettlementArmagh, Banbridge and Craigavon1,1671,8312,5233,647
Warrenpoint / BurrenTownNewry, Mourne and Down4,7985,4086,9818,721
WhiteheadSettlementMid and East Antrim3,5463,7613,7113,786

Source: The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (web).
The area and density figures refer to the settlement definition of 2001.