Politics

The new councils

Key numbers on the population and local government finances for the 11 new councils.

Antrim Round Tower Antrim & Newtownabbey

Population: 139,157

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,479

Population percentages

Urban: 82 Children: 24

Rural: 18 Older people: 20

Non-domestic rates

Antrim: 27.67

Newtownabbey: 26.74

Domestic rates

Antrim: 0.37

Newtownabbey: 0.34

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon

Population: 202,398

Councillors: 41

Residents per councillor: 4,937

Population percentages

Urban: 53 Children: 25

Rural: 47 Older people: 19

Non-domestic rates

Armagh: 31.16

Banbridge: 28.36

Craigavon: 25.16

Domestic rates

Armagh: 0.42

Banbridge: 0.38

Craigavon: 0.39

 

© Presseye.com- 19th October 2007-Photo Jonathan Porter.  Bus tour of Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland  - 27 March 2008 -  General view of the Harland and Wolff ship yard in the Titanic Quarter area of Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter / PressEye.com Belfast

Population: 333,962

Councillors: 60

Residents per councillor: 5,566

Population percentages

Urban: 100

Children: 22

Older people: 19

Non-domestic rate: 27.02

Domestic rate: 0.31

 

Giants Causeway 5 Causeway Coast & Glens

Population: 141,434

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,536

Population percentages

Urban: 50 Children: 23

Rural: 50 Older people: 21

Non-domestic rates

Ballymoney: 27.4

Coleraine: 24.3

Limavady: 28.24

Moyle: 31.62

Domestic rates

Ballymoney: 0.35

Coleraine: 0.32

Limavady: 0.41

Moyle: 0.39

 

Derry City and River Foyle. Derry, Northern Ireland. Derry & Strabane

Population: 148,619

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,715

Population percentages

Urban: 74 Children: 26

Rural: 26 Older people: 18

Non-domestic rates

Derry: 29.61

Strabane: 25.91

Domestic rates

Derry: 0.43

Strabane: 0.38

 

Fermanagh Devenish Island Fermanagh & Omagh

Population: 114,230

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 2,856

Population percentages

Urban: 24 Children: 25

Rural: 76 Older people: 20

Non-domestic rates

Fermanagh: 18.42

Omagh: 23.08

Domestic rates

Fermanagh: 0.25

Omagh: 0.38

 

Lisburn City Centre 5 Lisburn & Castlereagh

Population: 136,311

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,408

Population percentages

Urban: 97 Children: 23

Rural: 3 Older people: 21

Non-domestic rates

Lisburn: 20.37

Castlereagh: 18.09

Domestic rates

Lisburn: 0.27

Castlereagh: 0.22

 

Carrickfergus Castle1 Mid & East Antrim

Population: 202,398

Councillors: 41

Residents per councillor: 4,937

Population percentages

Urban: 63 Children: 23

Rural: 37 Older people: 22

Non-domestic rates

Ballymena: 28.07

Carrickfergus: 28.75

Larne: 26.46

Domestic rates

Ballymena: 0.39

Carrickfergus: 0.39

Larne: 0.39

 

Bellaghy Bawn Mid Ulster

Population: 140,357

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,509

Population percentages

Urban: 26 Children: 26

Rural: 74 Older people: 17

Non-domestic rates

Magherafelt: 21.34

Cookstown: 22.74

Dungannon: 20.82

Domestic rates

Magherafelt: 0.27

Cookstown: 0.29

Dungannon: 0.25

 

Do00_Mournes Stonewalls1 Newry, Mourne & Down

Population: 173,691

Councillors: 41

Residents per councillor: 4,236

Population percentages

Urban: 52 Children: 26

Rural: 48 Older people: 18

Non-domestic rates

Newry and Mourne: 24.16

Down: 26.54

Domestic rates

Newry and Mourne: 0.33

Down: 0.35

 

Do93_Pickie Pool North Down & Ards

Population: 157,637

Councillors: 40

Residents per councillor: 3,941

Population percentages

Urban: 77 Children: 21

Rural: 23 Older people: 24

Non-domestic rates

North Down: 21.63

Ards: 23.09

Domestic rates

North Down: 0.29

Ards: 0.28

 

Councils-district-NO-names Northern Ireland summary

Population: 1,823,634

Councillors: 462

Residents per councillor: 3,947

Population percentages

Urban: 69 Children: 24

Rural: 31 Older people: 20

Rates

Non-domestic average: 25.14

Domestic average: 0.33

Mid-year population estimates for 2012. Population percentages from 2011 Census. Children aged under 18 and older people aged 60 and over. Rate poundages for 2014.

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