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Changing UK: BBC Northern Ireland

For the full details of the facts and figures from the Changing UK report see the tables below.

The results of the report have been broken down by BBC TV regions.

Population
Measure Value
Population density (people per sq km) 128
Population 2006 (1,000s) 1742
Population change 1981-2006 (%) 12.9
Aged under 5, 2006 (% ) 6.4
Of pensionable age or over 2006 (%) 16.3
Average age 2006 36.8
Standardised mortality ratio, 2005 (UK=100) 102.0
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births 2005 6.1
Economics
Average dwelling price 2006 (1,000s.) 147
Housing completions, 2006 13,999
Anomie
Higher figures denote a weaker sense of belonging Index
2001 21.1
1991 20.8
Politics
Political apathy: Abstentions %
1945-1950-1951 (%) 25.1
1955-1959-1964 (%) 29.4
1966-1970-1974, Feb (%) 29.1
1974 Oct-1979-1983 (%) 30.6
1987-1992 (%) 31.6
1997-2001-2005 (%) 34.0
The anomie index is a rough way of calculating a lack of a sense of belonging, or social fragmentation. It was calculated in each area using the following criteria. 1. Non-married adults multiplied by a weight of 0.18 2. One-person households multiplied by a weight 0.50 3. People who have moved to their current address within the last year multiplied by 0.38 4. People renting privately multiplied by 0.80


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