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List of localities in Northern Ireland by population

This is a list of settlements in Northern Ireland by population. The fifty largest settlements are listed. This list has been compiled from data published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), based on the 2011 Census.[1] Settlements with city status are shown in bold. Districts are local government districts as established in April 2015.

# Settlement District County Population
1 Belfast Belfast County Antrim
County Down
280,138
2 Derry Derry City and Strabane County Londonderry 83,163
3 Newtownabbey
(Metropolitan)
Antrim and Newtownabbey County Antrim 65,646
4 Craigavon Urban Area
(including Aghacommon)
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Armagh 64,323
5 Bangor Ards and North Down County Down 61,011
6 Castlereagh
(Metropolitan)
Lisburn and Castlereagh County Down 55,857
7 Lisburn (City) Lisburn and Castlereagh County Antrim
County Down
45,370
8 Ballymena Mid and East Antrim County Antrim 29,551
9 Newtownards Ards and North Down County Down 28,050
10 Carrickfergus Mid and East Antrim County Antrim 27,998
11 Newry Newry, Mourne and Down County Armagh
County Down
26,967
12 Coleraine Causeway Coast and Glens County Londonderry 24,634
13 Antrim Antrim and Newtownabbey County Antrim 23,375
14 Omagh Fermanagh and Omagh County Tyrone 19,659
15 Larne Mid and East Antrim County Antrim 18,755
16 Banbridge Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Down 16,637
17 Armagh Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Armagh 14,777
18 Dungannon Mid Ulster County Tyrone 14,340
19 Enniskillen Fermanagh and Omagh County Fermanagh 13,823
20 Strabane Derry City and Strabane County Tyrone 13,172
21 Limavady Causeway Coast and Glens County Londonderry 12,032
22 Cookstown Mid Ulster County Tyrone 11,599
23 Holywood Ards and North Down County Down 11,257
24 Downpatrick Newry, Mourne and Down County Down 10,822
25 Ballymoney Causeway Coast and Glens County Antrim 10,402
26 Ballyclare Antrim and Newtownabbey County Antrim 9,953
27 Comber Ards and North Down County Down 9,071
28 Magherafelt Mid Ulster County Londonderry 8,805
29 Warrenpoint
(including Burren)
Newry, Mourne and Down County Down 8,732
30 Portstewart Causeway Coast and Glens County Londonderry 8,003
31 Newcastle Newry, Mourne and Down County Down 7,672
32 Carryduff Lisburn and Castlereagh County Down 6,961
33 Donaghadee Ards and North Down County Down 6,869
34 Kilkeel Newry, Mourne and Down County Down 6,541
35 Portrush Causeway Coast and Glens County Antrim 6,454
36 Dromore Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Down 6,003
37 Ballynahinch Newry, Mourne and Down County Down 5,703
38 Coalisland Mid Ulster County Tyrone 5,682
39 Greenisland Mid and East Antrim County Antrim 5,486
40 Ballycastle Causeway Coast and Glens County Antrim 5,237
41 Crumlin Antrim and Newtownabbey County Antrim 5,140
42 Randalstown Antrim and Newtownabbey County Antrim 5,126
43 Moira Lisburn and Castlereagh County Down 4,591
44 Maghera Mid Ulster County Londonderry 4,220
45 Hillsborough
(including Culcavy)
Lisburn and Castlereagh County Down 3,952
46 Whitehead Mid and East Antrim County Antrim 3,802
47 Waringstown Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Down 3,683
48 Eglinton Derry and Strabane County Londonderry 3,679
49 Tandragee Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon County Armagh 3,486
50 Culmore Derry and Strabane County Londonderry 3,465

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census 2011 Key Statistics: Usual Resident Population" (PDF). Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). Retrieved 2 September 2019.