2021 Census Outputs Strategy Consultation

Consultation opened on 18 October 2018. Closing date 08 January 2019 at 23:59.


The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) is responsible for the Census in Northern Ireland and has launched a consultation on the 2021 Census Outputs Strategy. This will allow NISRA to gather the views of users on the proposed strategy for producing and disseminating 2021 Census results.


Consultation description

Further information

For more information and to view supporting documents for the consultation, please visit the 2021 Census Output Strategy Consultation section of the NISRA website.

The information you provide in your response to this consultation, excluding personal information, may be published or disclosed in accordance the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR). If you want the information that you provide to be treated as confidential, please tell us why, but be aware that, under the FOIA, we cannot guarantee confidentiality.

For information regarding the NISRA Privacy Notice following the introduction of GDPR please go to the following link NISRA Privacy notice or phone the Data Protection Office on 028 9052 4961. For further details on confidentiality, the FOIA and EIR please refer to https://www.ico.org.uk

Information events

NISRA have organised three 2021 Census Outputs Strategy Consultation events in November 2018. The events will be held in the following locations:

  • Belfast (Colby House): Monday 26 November 2018: 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • Belfast (Colby House): Monday 26 November 2018: 3.30pm – 5.00pm
  • Derry/Londonderry (City Hotel): Wednesday 28 November 2018: 10.30am – 12.00 noon

If you would like to register to attend an event you can do so by completing the online registration form before 28 November 2018.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.


Ways to respond

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Census Office
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Colby House
Stranmillis Court

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