Northern Ireland Census 2021 - MS-E19: Tenure where Household Reference Person (HRP) aged 66 and over

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates for the number of households where the HRP is aged 66+ years in Northern Ireland by tenure. The estimates are as at census day, 21 March 2021.

The census collected information on the usually resident population of Northern Ireland on census day (21 March 2021). Initial contact letters or questionnaire packs were delivered to every household and communal establishment, and residents were asked to complete online or return the questionnaire with information as correct on census day. Special arrangements were made to enumerate special groups such as students, members of the Travellers Community, HM Forces personnel etc. The Census Coverage Survey (an independent doorstep survey) followed between 12 May and 29 June 2021 and was used to adjust the census counts for under-enumeration.


  • Owner occupied: either owns outright or owns with a mortgage or loan;
  • Shared ownership: pays part rent and part mortgage;
  • Private rented: rented from a private landlord or letting agency, employer of a household member, relative or friend of a household member, or other person.

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Field Value
Last Updated June 2, 2023, 13:58 (BST)
Created June 2, 2023, 13:58 (BST)
Visibility Public
Year 2021
Topics Accommodation and housing
Units Households
Geographic Layer Countries
Local Government Districts
Frequency Decennial
Citation Office for National Statistics; National Records of Scotland; Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency; UK Data Service. DOI:
Geographical Coverage Location Northern Ireland
Granularity Country level down to Local Government District
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