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Towns in Northern Ireland with 1,000 or more persons within Local Government Districts (1991 Census)



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Towns in Northern Ireland with 1,000 or more persons within Local Government Districts, total private households and usually resident pupulation - persons, males and females (1991 Census Returns)
There are currently 3 cities in Northern Ireland: Armagh, Belfast, and Derry.

Town

Total private households

Usually resident population

 

 

Persons

Males

Females

Antrim

 

 

 

 

    Antrim

7,100

20,878

10,121

10,757

    Crumlin

575

1,762

854

908

    Randalstown

1324

3,925

1,853

2,072

    Templepatrick

479

1,383

676

707

 

 

 

 

 

Ards

 

 

 

 

    Ballygowan

761

2,289

1,140

1,149

    Ballywalter

411

1,073

512

561

    Comber

2,913

8,333

4,098

4,235

    Donaghadee

1,873

4,455

2,073

2,382

    Millisle

551

1,531

743

788

    Newtownards

8,610

23,869

11,421

12,448

    Portaterry

725

2,324

1,160

1,164

    Portavogie

503

1,482

731

751

 

 

 

 

 

Armagh

 

 

 

 

    Armagh

4,540

14,265

6,875

7,390

    Keady

726

2,467

1,203

1,264

    Markethill

477

1,337

635

702

    Richhill

898

2,709

1,360

1,349

    Tandragee

971

2,871

1,398

1,473

 

 

 

 

 

Ballymena

 

 

 

 

    Ahoghill

590

1,686

825

861

    Ballymena

9,814

28,112

13,605

14,507

    Broughshane

695

1,873

911

962

    Cullybackey

766

2,167

1,026

1,141

    Portglenone

391

1,193

598

595

 

 

 

 

 

Ballymoney

 

 

 

 

    Ballymoney

2,786

7,818

3,735

4,083

 

 

 

 

 

Banbridge

 

 

 

 

    Banbridge

3,959

11,448

5,567

5,881

    Dromore

1,292

3,434

1,618

1,816

    Gilford

540

1,551

787

764

 

 

 

 

 

Belfast *

107,394

279,237

130,820

148,417

 

 

 

 

 

Carrickfergus

 

 

 

 

    Carrickfergus

8,164

22,786

11,059

11,727

    Greenisland

1,862

4,967

2,357

2,610

    Whitehead

1,429

3,761

1,823

1,938

 

 

 

 

 

Castlereagh

 

 

 

 

    Carryduff

1,505

4,270

2,037

2,233

    Dundonald

5,068

12,943

6,135

6,808

 

 

 

 

 

Coleraine

 

 

 

 

    Castlerock

378

1,023

483

540

    Coleraine

7,290

20,721

9,956

10,765

    Garvagh

388

1,091

520

571

    Kilrea

431

1,271

620

651

    Portrush

2,256

5,598

2,592

3,006

    Portstewart

2,628

6,459

3,030

3,429

 

 

 

 

 

Cookstown

 

 

 

 

    Cookstown

3,210

9,842

4,797

5,045

    Moneymore

382

1,231

583

648

 

 

 

 

 

Craigavon

 

 

 

 

    Bleary

332

1,029

491

538

    Craigavon

2,831

9,201

4,436

4,785

    Lurgan

7,387

21,905

10,601

11,304

    Magheralin

369

1,075

523

552

    Portadown

7,728

21,299

10,215

11,084

    Waringstown

637

1,831

896

935

 

 

 

 

 

Derry

 

 

 

 

    Culmore

296

1,116

569

547

    Drumahoe

361

1,146

594

552

    Eglinton

524

1,658

841

817

    Londonderry

21,485

72,334

35,125

37,209

    Newbuildings

597

2,025

969

1,056

    Prehen

324

1,143

578

565

    Strathfoyle

514

1,703

840

863

    Tullyalley

606

1,971

968

1,003

 

 

 

 

 

Down

 

 

 

 

    Ardglass

455

1,651

803

848

    Ballynahinch

1,533

4,591

2,203

2,388

    Castlewellan

602

2,133

1,061

1,072

    Crossgar

406

1,246

615

631

    Downpatrick

3,015

10,113

4,901

5,212

    Dundrum

318

1,004

483

521

    Killyleagh

802

2,221

1,108

1,113

    Newcastle

2,451

7,214

3,425

3,789

    Saintfield

761

2,168

1,046

1,122

 

 

 

 

 

Dungannon

 

 

 

 

    Coalisland

1,066

3,802

1,848

1,954

    Dungannon

3,005

9,190

4,407

4,783

    Fivemiletown

393

1,107

533

574

    Moygashel

421

1,178

551

627

 

 

 

 

 

Fermanagh

 

 

 

 

    Enniskillen

3,840

11,436

5,470

5,966

    Irvinestown

661

1,906

911

995

    Lisnaskee

781

2,367

1,120

1,247

 

 

 

 

 

Larne

 

 

 

 

    Ballycarry

346

1,010

504

506

    Carnlough

454

1,493

737

756

    Larne

6,432

17,575

8,337

9,238

 

 

 

 

 

Limavady

 

 

 

 

    Ballykelly

489

2,140

1,291

849

    Dungiven

747

2,812

1,420

1,392

    Greysteel

280

1,029

521

508

    Limavady

3,332

10,350

5,021

5,329

 

 

 

 

 

Lisburn

 

 

 

 

    Derriaghy

573

1,696

831

865

    Dunmurry

4,492

12,771

6,056

6,715

    Hillsborough

856

2,407

1,161

1,246

    Lisburn

14,741

42,110

20,489

21,621

    Magheraberry

335

1,009

512

497

    Moira

950

2,772

1,368

1,404

 

 

 

 

 

Magherafelt

 

 

 

 

    Bellaghy

293

1,041

501

540

    Castledawson

551

1,691

817

874

    Draperstown

414

1,409

689

720

    Maghera

855

2,876

1,413

1,463

    Magherafelt

2,105

6,682

3,191

3,491

 

 

 

 

 

Moyle

 

 

 

 

    Ballycastle

1,304

4,005

1,915

2,090

    Bushmills

501

1,348

655

693

    Cushendall

386

1,285

633

652

 

 

 

 

 

Newry and Mourne

 

 

 

 

    Annalong

595

1,832

903

929

    Bessbrook

851

3,132

1,781

1,351

    Cloughreagh

438

1,484

733

751

    Crossmaglen

480

1,586

780

806

    Kilkeel

1,881

6,024

2,923

3,101

    Newry

6,631

21,633

10,501

11,132

    Rathfriland

732

2,126

1,030

1,096

    Rostrevor

692

2,269

1,119

1,150

    Warrenpoint

1,763

5,408

2,612

2,796

 

 

 

 

 

Newtownabbey

 

 

 

 

    Ballyclare

2,615

7,108

3,431

3,677

    Mossley

511

1,420

684

736

    Newtownabbey

20,395

56,811

27,298

29,513

 

 

 

 

 

North Down

 

 

 

 

    Bangor

19,526

52,437

24,913

27,524

    Craigavad

565

1,669

821

848

    Helens Bay

487

1,268

609

659

    Holywood

3,475

9,252

4,430

4,822

 

 

 

 

 

Omagh

 

 

 

 

    Fintona

469

1,324

661

663

    Omagh

5,473

17,280

8,448

8,832

 

 

 

 

 

Strabane

 

 

 

 

    Castlederg

844

2,579

1,221

1,358

    Newtownstewart

496

1,520

751

769

    Sion Mills

550

1,676

833

843

    Strabane

3,364

11,670

5,624

6,046

* Figures for the District Council Area of Belfast

Source: Department of Health and Social Services. Registrar General Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Census 1991: Summary Report. Belfast: HMSO. (pp.14-17)


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