14/08/2020 - Essential Maintenance

NINIS and NISRA websites unavailable 23-August

Due to essential maintenance across the NICS network many websites including NINIS and the NISRA website may be unavailable between 12 PM and 8:00 PM on Sunday 23rd August 2020. If you try to access NINIS or the NISRA website during this period you may get an error message indicating that the site can’t be found. Normal service will resume thereafter, apologies for any inconvenience.

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11/06/2020 - Population Estimates 2019

Mid-Year Population Estimates for Areas within Northern Ireland as of 30 June 2019 were published on 11 June 2020.

The Northern Ireland 2019 mid-year population is estimated to be 1.894 million people.

Datasets by age and sex, Interactive Maps and an Infographic are available on NINIS under the Population Theme.

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10/06/2020 - User Engagement Strategy

NISRA users feedback.

Are you a user of NINIS statistics and data? If so, we invite you to fill out our short :

User Engagement Survey

Your views will help shape a Statistics User Engagement Strategy - ensuring the statistics we produce best meet your evolving user needs and expectations

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20/05/2020 - Section 75 Guidance

S75: Using evidence in policy making - a signposting guide

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) have produced a new guide which provides signposts to Section 75 information sources, to assist those working in this area to ensure that their policy making is evidence based and complies with their Section 75 requirements in this regard. The guide was developed in partnership with NISRA and aims to be a starting point for those policymakers who are not sure where to look for Section 75 information relevant to the policy/decision they are equality assessing or monitoring.

Section 75: Using Evidence in Policy Making - a signposting guide

NISRA have also put together a short information paper (referenced in the above guide) for users which highlights Section 75 data that is available through the NINIS website and how to access it. This paper is available on the NISRA website:

Accessing NISRA population level-section 75 data

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09/04/2020 - NINIS E-Zine

An April 2020 edition of the NINIS E-Zine has been published

This edition provides an update on NISRA's response to Covid-19.

It also provides information on the latest updates to NINIS and highlights some of the updated datasets and interactive content on NINIS.

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31/03/2020 - Area Profiles

Economic Area Profiles have been updated.

Economic Area Profiles provide some high level statistics on the Economy, Labour Market, Businesses and Tourism.

NI and Local Council (LGD2014) Area Profiles were updated in February 2020 with the most up to date data.

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08/01/2020 - Neighbourhood Renewal

NRA maps and Area Profiles have been updated

36 urban neighbourhoods across Northern Ireland have been designated as Neighbourhood Renewal Areas (NRAs). These communities are experiencing the highest levels of deprivation and are the focus of urban regeneration programmes.

All NRA maps and Area Profiles were updated in November 2019 with the most up to date data.

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