QuickStats About Belfast



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 3,966 people usually live in Belfast. This is an increase of 369 people, or 10.3 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Belfast has 0.8 percent of Canterbury Region's population.

Population of Belfast and Canterbury Region, 2006 Census
 BelfastCanterbury Region
Male1,923254,685
Female2,043267,147
Total3,966521,832

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Number of occupied dwellings counted

  • There are 1,545 occupied dwellings in Belfast.
  • For Canterbury Region as a whole, there are 202,698 occupied dwellings.

Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs. For areas with small populations, the data may not look as expected because of this rounding.