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Northern Irish people


Northern Irish people

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The people of Northern Ireland (or Northern Irish people) are "all persons born in Northern Ireland and having, at the time of their birth, at least one parent who is a British citizen, an Irish citizen or is otherwise entitled to reside in Northern Ireland without any restriction on their period of residence,"[1] under the Belfast Agreement of the British and Irish Governments.


According to the Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey,[2] individuals from Northern Ireland identify as (best preference choice):

In the 2007 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey,[3] the question was asked, "thinking about each of these national identities in turn, how strongly do you feel yourself to be [Irish/British/Northern Irish/Ulster?]" Individuals responded for each of the identities as follows:

Northern Irish

  • Very strongly 50%
  • Not very strongly 34%
  • Not at all 15%
  • Don't know 0%


  • Very strongly 37%
  • Not very strongly 41%
  • Not at all 22%
  • Don't know 0%


  • Very strongly 36%
  • Not very strongly 41%
  • Not at all 23%
  • Don't know 0%


  • Very strongly 31%
  • Not very strongly 40%
  • Not at all 28%
  • Don't know 1%

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