Northern Ireland is divided into 26 districts for local government purposes. The councils do not carry out the same range of functions as those in the rest of the.
Statistics for the 11 new Local Government Districts are available here. Most Recent Population Estimates for Other Areas of Northern Ireland.
Local government in Northern Ireland has always been complex. An Act of 1898 created a two-tier system of county councils, borough councils. Skip to content Would you like to leave feedback about this page? Population Estimates for Other Areas of Northern Ireland. Lagan Valley: DUP and UUP fight to hold onto seats. Establishing councils with larger catchment areas makes the local authority more distant from its citizens. Former Education and Library Boards.