Research and Statistics

Information on available rural research and statistics together with other useful information is provided below. Note that DAERA is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any of the following non DAERA linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

DAERA Rural Statistics

Statistics containing rural/urban comparisons across a range of social and economic issues are available on the DAERA Rural Statistics page.

The publication Key Rural Issues, Northern Ireland 2021 is available here.

Other Government Departments (Research and Statistics Elements)

Information on other government departments’ research and statistics is available on their departmental websites.

Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service (NINIS)

The NINIS website contains datasets on a range of socio-economic themes at small-area statistical geographies; area profiles that provide statistical snapshots of an area and mapping facilities that enable statistics to be interpreted readily in a spatial context.

Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures (NIMDM 2017)

The NIMDM 2017 provide a mechanism for ranking areas within Northern Ireland in the order of the most deprived to the least deprived.

Review of the Statistical Classification and Delineation of Settlements, 2015 (NISRA)

Information on the Review of the Statistical Classification and Delineation of Settlements, including the report on the review published in March 2015, is available at the link below

Rural Research and Information Hub

To access the Rural Research and Information Hub please click here.

Research and Statistics Contacts

For details of Research and Statistics Contacts please click here.

Other Useful Links

For details of other useful websites and publications please click here.

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