Statistics & GIS

Statistics & GIS

A map showing an analysis of West Strand in Portrush

Is it possible to socially distance on our beaches?

Reading Time: 2 minutes With many international travel restrictions still in place, more people than ever will be opting for ‘staycations’ in Northern Ireland. This article provides the results of a spatial analysis looking at whether social distancing is

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Image of a bar graph showing the rise in domestic abuse incidents reported during the COVID-19 lockdown

The impact of COVID-19 on Northern Ireland

Reading Time: < 1 minute By Keara McKay & Thomas Procter Our new visualisation based on figures and analysis published in the public domain by Ulster Bank, Danske Bank, NISRA, PSNI and Google Mobility Reports, looks at the potential impact

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Where are we on the COVID-19 curve?

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Most of us by now understand the need to ‘flatten the curve’ in order to reduce the number of overall cases of COVID-19 and to keep the peak of infections below the threshold of

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Visualisation of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland

Reading Time: < 1 minute By Keara McKay & Thomas Procter This is a visualisation prepared and maintained by the Northern Ireland Assembly Research and Information Service (RaISe). It presents the spread of COVID-19 infection and the number deaths where

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A demographic profile of Northern Ireland in 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes This paper presents a brief demographic profile of Northern Ireland, updating a previous article on this subject in 2016. It shows emerging trends in the population, and comparisons with other UK countries, Ireland, and the

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