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Appendix 8 Statistical Compendium: Table 2 Northern Ireland Age Structure 1971 - 1991

Years of Age 1971 1981 1991
0 - 15 Years
  • 413,900
  • 31.5 %
  • 443,200
  • 28.9 %
  • 409,900
  • 26.0 %
16 - 60 Years
  • 814,200
  • 53.0 %
  • 837,100
  • 54.6 %
  • 898,700
  • 57.0 %
Over 60 Years
  • 238,000
  • 15.5 %
  • 251,900
  • 16.4 %
  • 268,400
  • 17.0 %
Total 1,536,100 1,532,200 1,577,000
Source: Census of Population. 1981 figures adjusted to compensate for non-enumeration.
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