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Local Government Districts

The population of all Local Government Districts in Northern Ireland.

NameStatusPopulation
census
1981-04-05
Population
census
1991-04-05
Population
census
2001-04-29
Population
estimate
2008-06-30
 
AntrimLocal Government District44,38444,51648,36653,243
ArdsLocal Government District57,62664,76473,24477,614
ArmaghLocal Government District47,61851,81754,26358,173
BallymenaLocal Government District54,42656,64158,61062,738
BallymoneyLocal Government District22,87324,19826,89430,106
BanbridgeLocal Government District29,88533,48241,39246,966
BelfastLocal Government District295,223279,237277,391268,323
CarrickfergusLocal Government District28,45832,75037,65940,031
CastlereaghLocal Government District60,75760,79966,48866,205
ColeraineLocal Government District46,72750,43856,31557,006
CookstownLocal Government District26,62431,08232,58135,944
CraigavonLocal Government District71,20274,98680,67190,843
DerryLocal Government District83,38495,371105,066109,097
DownLocal Government District53,86958,00863,82869,816
DungannonLocal Government District41,07345,42847,73555,386
FermanaghLocal Government District51,00854,03357,52761,966
LarneLocal Government District28,92929,41930,83231,292
LimavadyLocal Government District26,27029,56732,42234,117
LisburnLocal Government District82,09199,458108,694114,766
MagherafeltLocal Government District30,82536,29339,78043,844
MoyleLocal Government District14,25214,78915,93316,876
Newry and MourneLocal Government District72,24382,94387,05897,289
NewtownabbeyLocal Government District71,63174,03579,99582,744
North DownLocal Government District65,84971,83276,32378,889
OmaghLocal Government District41,15945,80947,95252,115
StrabaneLocal Government District35,02836,14138,24839,614
Northern IrelandConstituent Country1,481,9591,577,8361,685,2671,775,003

Contents: Settlements

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
estimate
2008-06-30
 
AhoghillSettlementBallymena1,0821,6863,0273,335
AnnahiltVillageLisburn3571,1101,1311,115
AnnalongVillageNewry and Mourne1,8231,8321,7611,919
AntrimTownAntrim22,34220,87819,98621,819
ArdglassVillageDown1,2821,6511,6591,605
ArmaghCityArmagh12,70014,26514,51715,020
BallinamallardVillageFermanagh6861,0681,3261,490
BallycastleTownMoyle3,2844,0055,0735,480
BallyclareTownNewtownabbey6,1597,1088,7729,729
BallygowanSettlementArds1,1232,2892,6702,828
BallykellyVillageLimavady1,1662,1401,8271,872
BallymenaTownBallymena28,16628,11228,70429,782
BallymoneyTownBallymoney5,6797,8189,00910,355
BallynahinchTownDown3,7214,5915,3345,633
BallywalterVillageArds1,0191,0731,4191,647
BanbridgeTownBanbridge9,65011,44814,74815,989
BangorTownNorth DownBelfast46,58552,43758,36860,260
BelfastUrban AreaBelfastBelfast295,223279,237276,705267,742
BellaghyVillageMagherafelt9051,0411,0711,107
BroughshaneSettlementBallymena1,5031,8732,3492,746
BushmillsVillageMoyle1,3811,3481,3141,343
CarnloughVillageLarne1,4621,4931,4401,464
CarrickfergusTownCarrickfergusBelfast17,63322,78627,19228,853
CarryduffTownCastlereaghBelfast2,6664,2706,5646,566
CastledawsonVillageMagherafelt1,4601,6912,0852,342
CastledergSettlementStrabane1,7302,5792,7392,935
CastlereaghUrban AreaCastlereaghBelfast......54,63654,394
CastlerockVillageColeraine9991,0231,3261,324
CastlewellanSettlementDown2,1052,1332,3672,909
ClaudyVillageDerry9139701,3231,445
CloughmillsVillageBallymoney9519331,2241,391
CoalislandTownDungannon3,3243,8024,8725,555
Cogry KilbrideVillageNewtownabbey......1,1671,297
ColeraineTownColeraine15,96720,72124,04224,455
ComberTownArds7,6008,3338,9528,933
CookstownTownCookstown7,6499,84210,56612,006
Craigavon and BlearyUrban AreaCraigavon53,04953,43457,65165,136
CrossgarVillageDown1,2251,2461,5421,860
CrossmaglenVillageNewry and Mourne1,3331,5861,4491,592
CrumlinSettlementAntrim1,7081,7624,2485,117
CullybackeySettlementBallymena2,0982,1672,3882,595
CulmoreSettlementDerryDerry2171,1162,9373,858
CushendallVillageMoyle1,0771,2851,2421,363
DoaghVillageNewtownabbey6899611,1191,296
DollingstownVillageCraigavon6048771,8302,081
DonaghadeeTownArds3,8744,4556,4746,856
DownpatrickTownDown8,24510,11310,32010,737
DraperstownVillageMagherafelt1,3001,4091,6261,815
DromoreTownBanbridge3,0893,4344,9595,602
DromoreVillageOmagh......1,0951,258
DrumanessVillageDown7001,0261,2691,300
DundrumVillageDown1,0371,0041,0621,522
DungannonTownDungannon8,2959,19010,98314,380
DungivenSettlementLimavady2,2492,8122,9883,244
DunloyVillageBallymoney1,0891,1191,0441,263
EglintonSettlementDerry1,2521,6583,1503,821
EnniskillenTownFermanagh10,42911,43613,56013,757
FintonaVillageOmagh1,3531,3241,3441,407
FivemiletownVillageDungannon9761,1071,1041,356
GarvaghVillageColeraine1,2141,0911,2781,322
GilfordVillageBanbridge1,5121,5511,5481,893
GlenavyVillageLisburn3964971,0711,597
GreenislandUrban AreaCarrickfergusBelfast5,1034,9675,0675,498
GreyabbeyVillageArds7506971,0021,037
GreysteelVillageLimavady9581,0291,2241,504
Groomsport and CrawfordsburnVillageNorth DownBelfast1,0381,4361,4011,676
Helens BayVillageNorth DownBelfast1,2491,2681,3561,447
HillsboroughSettlementLisburn1,1902,4073,3963,738
HolywoodUrban AreaNorth DownBelfast9,4629,25212,02712,131
IrvinestownVillageFermanagh1,8271,9061,7972,081
KeadySettlementArmagh2,5612,4672,9373,262
Kells ConnorVillageBallymena......1,7372,066
KilkeelTownNewry and Mourne6,0366,0246,2976,574
KillyleaghSettlementDown2,0942,2212,4903,028
KilreaVillageColeraine1,3201,2711,5091,544
KircubbinVillageArds1,0811,0981,2181,188
LarneTownLarne18,22417,57518,21018,323
LimavadyTownLimavady8,01510,35012,07512,669
LisbellawVillageFermanagh5116321,0411,277
LisburnUrban AreaLisburnBelfast......71,40372,315
LisnaskeaSettlementFermanagh1,5682,3672,7302,880
LondonderryCityDerryDerry62,69772,33483,65285,016
MaghaberryVillageLisburn...1,0091,6922,363
MagheraSettlementMagherafelt1,9532,8763,6483,886
MagherafeltTownMagherafelt5,0446,6828,2898,881
MagheralinVillageCraigavon9111,0751,1341,403
MarkethillVillageArmagh1,2641,3371,2901,594
MillisleVillageArds1,3731,5311,7912,089
MilltownVillageLisburnBelfast......1,3561,453
MoiraSettlementLisburn1,4532,7723,6694,221
MoneymoreVillageCookstown1,2661,2311,3711,877
MoyVillageDungannon8528751,2091,621
NewbuildingsSettlementDerryDerry1,8152,0252,4962,626
NewcastleTownDown6,2467,2147,4317,723
NewryCityNewry and Mourne22,18224,76527,30029,946
NewtownabbeyUrban AreaNewtownabbeyBelfast58,66658,23162,02261,713
NewtownardsTownArds20,53123,86927,79528,437
NewtownstewartVillageStrabane1,4251,5201,4671,541
OmaghTownOmagh14,62717,28019,83621,297
PortaferrySettlementArds2,1482,3242,4782,514
PortavogieVillageArds1,4201,4821,5932,042
PortglenoneVillageBallymena9691,1931,1911,261
PortrushTownColeraine5,1145,5986,3456,640
PortstewartTownColeraine5,3126,4597,8037,368
RandalstownTownAntrim3,5913,9254,9445,356
RathfrilandVillageBanbridge2,2432,1262,0612,575
RichhillSettlementArmagh1,7282,7092,8082,679
RostrevorSettlementNewry and Mourne1,8522,2692,4332,556
SaintfieldSettlementDown1,4192,1682,9553,445
SeahillVillageNorth DownBelfast......1,1791,183
Sion MillsVillageStrabane1,7711,6762,0731,933
StrabaneTownStrabane10,34011,67013,38013,875
StrathfoyleVillageDerryDerry2,0501,7031,5782,011
TandrageeSettlementArmagh2,2242,8713,0183,249
TemplepatrickVillageAntrim9911,3831,5511,528
WaringstownSettlementCraigavon1,1671,8312,5233,196
WarrenpointTownNewry and Mourne4,7985,4086,9817,605
WhiteheadSettlementCarrickfergus3,5463,7613,7113,869

Source: The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (web).