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Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for first time since its creation

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Long-awaited data from Northern Ireland's 2021 census published Thursday found that 45.7 percent of residents are Catholic, marginally higher than in the 2011 census. The Protestant community has now declined to just 43.5 percent, five points lower than a decade ago. Nearly a third of the population now hold Irish passports, a 63 percent surge recorded largely since Brexit.
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Census 2021: More from Catholic background in NI than Protestant

For the first time there are more people from a Catholic background (45.7%) than Protestant (43.48%).

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Northern Ireland has more Catholics than Protestants for first time

Northern Ireland has more Catholics than Protestants for the first time, census results showed on Thursday, a historic shift that some see as likely to help drive support for the region to split from Britain and join a united Ireland.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for first time

Demographic shift shown in census was expected but will still deliver psychological blow to unionists

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for the first time

As for national identity, 31.9 per cent of population said ‘British-only’

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Northern Ireland has more Catholics than Protestants for first time

BELFAST (Reuters) -Northern Ireland has more Catholics than Protestants for the first time, census results showed on Thursday, a historic shift that some see as likely to help drive support for the region to split from Britain and join a united Ireland. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Northern Ireland census 2021 shows more Catholics than Protestants for first time

Catholics have outnumbered Protestants in Northern Ireland for the first time, the latest census results have revealed.

2 months ago·Ireland
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