Community Relations: Contact and mixing

Index to tables on this page

  1. % saying they would prefer to live in a mixed-religion neighbourhood
  2. % saying they would prefer to work in a mixed-religion workplace
  3. % saying they would prefer to send their children to a mixed-religion school
  4. % feeling that most people in Northern Ireland would mind if they had a boss of a different religion
  5. % saying that they themselves would mind if they had a boss of a different religion
  6. % feeling that most people in Northern Ireland would mind if a relative married someone of a different religion
  7. % saying that they themselves would mind if a relative married someone of a different religion
  8. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in primary schools
  9. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in grammar or secondary schools
  10. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing where people live
  11. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing where people work
  12. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in people's leisure or sports activities
  13. % saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in people's marriages
  14. % saying that better relations between Protestants and Catholics will only come about through more mixing
  15. % saying that 'all' or 'most' of their friends are the same religion as they are
  16. % saying that 'all' or 'most' of their relatives are the same religion as they are
  17. % saying that 'all' or 'most' of their neighbours are the same religion as they are
  18. % saying that they attended a mixed religion school in Northern Ireland
  19. % saying that their child attended a mixed religion school in Northern Ireland


Variable: MXRLGNGH

Question: If you had a choice, would you prefer to live in a neighbourhood with people of only your own religion, or in a mixed-religion neighbourhood?

% saying they would prefer to live in a mixed-religion neighbourhood

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
70
-
71
75
-
79
81
69
61
73
66
65
73
72
-
78
76
75
75
78
77
78
74
Female
72
-
69
73
-
78
84
72
68
74
73
66
75
73
-
81
82
82
84
82
83
85
70

                 
 
       
18 - 30
70
-
71
70
-
80
81
64
58
65
68
64
73
63
-
73
75
77
72
68
76
74
67
31 - 39
76
-
75
75
-
80
85
71
66
71
72
63
71
72
-
82
79
76
77
82
76
84
67
40 - 59
73
-
69
78
-
80
87
76
70
77
73
66
78
76
-
82
85
80
84
84
84
83
76
60+
68
-
66
69
-
72
77
68
68
79
66
68
72
74
-
80
76
72
82
81
80
84
71

 

 
                 
 
       
Protestant
67
-
64
67
-
73
81
66
62
68
67
59
67
68
-
76
76
75
81
77
78
80
70
Catholic
75
-
76
82
-
83
85
74
67
79
73
72
82
76
-
83
81
80
77
80
80
81
71
No Religion
78
-
80
89
-
87
87
85
77
77
81
79
81
82
-
84
88
87
87
86
88
87
78
                               
All
71
-
70
74
-
78
83
71
65
73
70
66
74
72
-
80
79
79
80
80
80
82
72

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Variable: MXRLGWRK

Question: And if you were working and had to change your job, would you prefer a workplace with people of only your own religion, or a mixed-religion workplace?

% saying they would prefer to work in a mixed-religion workplace

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
83
-
85
89
-
91
94
80
-
86
78
76
86
81
-
88
85
88
91
90
88
93
81
Female
86
-
88
90
-
91
96
83
-
87
84
76
85
84
-
91
91
92
94
94
95
95
82
 
                             
18 - 30
85
-
86
87
-
91
96
78
-
85
82
75
88
78
-
88
85
89
88
89
90
91
78
31 - 39
86
-
88
90
-
94
96
84
-
85
82
74
87
84
-
92
88
89
91
92
92
92
80
40 - 59
86
-
89
93
-
92
97
85
-
88
82
75
87
85
-
91
92
92
95
93
94
95
74
60+
80
-
83
87
-
88
91
76
-
86
80
78
80
83
-
88
86
89
94
92
91
95
81
 
                             
Protestant
82
-
85
87
-
89
95
78
-
82
80
70
81
78
-
87
86
88
94
91
92
94
79
Catholic
86
-
88
94
-
93
97
85
-
91
83
82
89
87
-
92
91
90
92
94
92
94
81
No Religion
89
-
90
97
-
96
93
89
-
89
84
83
93
92
-
93
92
96
94
92
94
95
87
 
                             
All
84
-
87
90
-
91
95
82
-
86
81
76
85
83
-
90
88
90
93
92
92
94
81

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Variable: OWNMXSCH

Question: And if you were deciding where to send your children to school, would you prefer a school with children of only your own religion, or a mixed-religion school?

% saying they would prefer to send their children to a mixed-religion school

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
58
-
52
55
-
63
62
57
48
64
54
59
61
58
51
60
60
64
64
67
60
69
67
Female
53
-
52
57
-
59
66
55
49
67
57
61
59
59
53
63
62
70
65
72
64
69
58
 
                             
18 - 30
60
-
53
54
-
61
60
55
46
63
59
59
62
52
50
63
66
66
66
65
57
66
61
31 - 39
53
-
53
62
-
62
69
56
49
65
53
58
62
58
54
63
64
64
61
71
65
67
64
40 - 59
55
-
52
57
-
63
71
60
54
67
55
61
63
65
53
61
64
72
66
72
67
71
64
60+
52
-
51
51
-
55
58
51
52
66
54
60
53
54
56
59
52
64
64
68
58
71
60
 
                             
Protestant
52
-
51
53
-
59
67
54
64
57
55
55
52
56
56
59
60
66
69
67
54
72
62
Catholic
54
-
49
52
-
56
57
52
64
72
52
63
64
56
56
58
58
63
54
66
63
59
56
No Religion
79
-
70
83
-
83
78
86
84
81
73
79
84
84
84
83
80
85
87
90
86
87
81
 
                             
All
55
-
52
56
-
61
65
56
49
66
55
60
60
59
52
61
61
67
65
69
62
69
62

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Variable: OBOSSRLG

Question: Do you think that most people in Northern Ireland would mind or not mind if a suitably qualified person of a different religion were appointed as their boss?

% feeling that most people in Northern Ireland would mind 'a lot' or 'a little' if they had a boss of a different religion

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
39
-
-
-
-
-
31
30
-
-
-
29
29
39
-
45
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Female
30
-
-
-
-
-
30
27
-
-
-
25
30
33
-
42
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
18 - 30
44
-
-
-
-
-
32
30
-
-
-
31
29
40
-
48
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
31 - 39
34
-
-
-
-
-
32
29
-
-
-
25
29
38
-
45
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
40 - 59
33
-
-
-
-
-
31
30
-
-
-
27
27
35
-
42
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60+
27
-
-
-
-
-
28
24
-
-
-
24
33
32
-
40
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
Protestant
36
-
-
-
-
-
32
32
-
-
-
29
31
44
-
49
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Catholic
30
-
-
-
-
-
32
25
-
-
-
24
28
25
-
38
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
No Religion
43
-
-
-
-
-
22
27
-
-
-
20
28
32
-
34
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
All
34
-
-
-
-
-
31
29
-
-
-
27
29
36
-
43
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

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Variable: SBOSSRLG

Question: And you personally? Would you mind or not mind?

% saying that they themselves would mind 'a lot' or 'a little' if they had a boss of a different religion

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
7
-
-
-
-
-
6
9
-
-
-
12
9
11
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Female
6
-
-
-
-
-
3
7
-
-
-
11
9
8
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
18 - 30
6
-
-
-
-
-
7
10
-
-
-
12
9
15
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
31 - 39
3
-
-
-
-
-
3
11
-
-
-
10
8
10
-
8
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
40 - 59
6
-
-
-
-
-
3
8
-
-
-
13
8
8
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
60+
11
-
-
-
-
-
6
5
-
-
-
10
13
8
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
Protestant
9
-
-
-
-
-
6
10
-
-
-
15
12
13
-
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Catholic
4
-
-
-
-
-
4
7
-
-
-
9
7
5
-
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
No Religion
3
-
-
-
-
-
1
4
-
-
-
5
4
2
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
                             
             
All
7
-
-
-
-
-
4
8
-
-
-
12
9
10
-
7
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

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Variable: OMARRRLG

Question: Do you think that most people in Northern Ireland would mind or not mind if one of their close relatives chose to marry someone of a different religion?

% feeling that most people in Northern Ireland would mind 'a lot' or 'a little' if a close relative married someone of a different religion

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
68
-
-
-
-
-
64
55
-
-
-
54
56
67
-
69
67
55
64
60
63

59

54
Female
66
-
-
-
-
-
63
47
-
-
-
52
51
63
-
63
61
54
65
57
60
53
48
 
                             
18 - 30
66
-
-
-
-
-
69
52
-
-
-
57
53
67
-
66
62
55
66
62
58
49
54
31 - 39
70
-
-
-
-
-
64
52
-
-
-
50
56
67
-
65
71
56
61
58
61
53
46
40 - 59
70
-
-
-
-
-
65
52
-
-
-
54
54
66
-
66
66
53
66
61
66
58
51
60+
62
-
-
-
-
-
54
45
-
-
-
52
51
60
-
66
59
54
64
53
59
60
50
 
                             
Protestant
75
-
-
-
-
-
72
61
-
-
-
57
59
74
-
73
70
65
67
69
69
66
58
Catholic
54
-
-
-
-
-
55
39
-
-
-
50
46
54
-
57
66
44
49
49
54
43
44
No Religion
75
-
-
-
-
-
57
48
-
-
-
45
57
53
-
58
64
45
56
49
61
56
49
 
                             
All
67
-
-
-
-
-
64
51
-
-
-
53
53
65
-
66
64
54
65
58
62
56
51

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Variable: SMARRRLG

Question: And you personally? Would you mind or not mind?

% saying that they themselves would mind 'a lot' or 'a little' if a close relative married someone of a different religion

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
30
-
-
-
-
-
28
29
-
-
-
27
24
28
-
26
27
23
25
23
25
21
18
Female
30
-
-
-
-
-
22
22
-
-
-
28
21
25
-
20
24
18
23
19
19
17
19
 
                             
18 - 30
21
-
-
-
-
-
20
23
-
-
-
21
19
22
-
19
21
15
20
21
15
12
13
31 - 39
23
-
-
-
-
-
17
24
-
-
-
25
17
23
-
18
22
18
18
17
19
16
17
40 - 59
35
-
-
-
-
-
30
25
-
-
-
32
21
71
-
22
27
17
25
19
20
18
17
60+
40
-
-
-
-
-
28
31
-
-
-
30
31
30
-
30
33
31
29
27
31
28
25
 
                             
Protestant
44
-
-
-
-
-
37
36
-
-
-
39
33
37
-
33
39
30
36
32
33
27
28
Catholic
16
-
-
-
-
-
16
17
-
-
-
18
13
14
-
13
13
13
15
14
13
11
12
No Religion
11
-
-
-
-
-
7
6
-
-
-
12
9
10
-
9
8
8
5
5
8
10
9
 
                             
All
30
-
-
-
-
-
25
25
-
-
-
28
23
26
-
23
26
20
24
21
22
19
18

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Variable: MIXDPRIM

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation in primary schools?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in primary schools

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
72
-
70
72
78
77
80
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
73
74
80
82
78
86
84
Female
67
-
71
72
78
74
77
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
80
76
82
84
86
84
81
 
                               
18 - 30
71
-
69
73
85
76
83
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
72
80
82
80
79
77
31 - 39
74
-
71
73
72
76
83
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
76
77
79
81
85
84
81
40 - 59
69
-
72
76
78
76
77
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
80
81
84
86
85
88
83
60+
65
-
72
64
73
72
71
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
70
70
80
80
80
86
87
 
                               
Protestant
65
-
68
68
77
75
77
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
73
70
81
77
79
83
81
Catholic
68
-
74
75
76
73
75
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
77
77
86
83
84
83
No Religion
89
-
80
90
92
87
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
90
98
92
93
94
87
 
                               
All
69
-
71
72
78
75
78
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
77
75
81
83
83
85
82

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Variable: MIXDGRAM

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation in secondary and grammar schools?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in secondary and grammar schools

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
75
-
76
72
80
81
80
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
77
75
81
82
80
85
86
Female
71
-
73
74
80
77
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
84
79
84
84
87
85
83
 
                               
18 - 30
70
-
72
72
85
77
85
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
84
73
78
81
82
81
81
31 - 39
76
-
75
75
76
80
85
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
83
78
82
82
87
84
82
40 - 59
76
-
77
78
80
82
79
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
81
85
85
87
87
86
60+
70
-
76
63
76
73
77
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
76
74
82
81
79
84
86
 
                               
Protestant
69
-
69
69
78
76
78
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
77
72
80
77
78
81
82
Catholic
73
-
82
77
79
79
81
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
84
79
81
86
88
88
86
No Religion
93
-
81
87
91
86
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
89
91
97
91
95
92
87
 
                               
All
73
-
75
73
80
79
81
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
77
82
83
84
85
84

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Variable: MIXDLIV

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation where people live?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing where people live

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
78
-
70
78
79
82
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
77
76
81
80
79
83
84
Female
70
-
74
79
79
80
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
80
79
82
83
84
87
83
 
                               
18 - 30
74
-
74
74
78
77
83
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
83
73
79
80
77
80
78
31 - 39
80
-
81
83
78
84
88
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
76
78
78
78
82
82
81
40 - 59
75
-
78
81
82
84
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
83
85
85
87
88
85
60+
68
-
76
75
77
75
74
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
73
75
83
79
78
86
86
 
                               
Protestant
67
-
70
73
76
74
78
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
73
73
78
74
77
82
81
Catholic
79
-
87
88
81
88
84
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
80
84
87
84
88
85
No Religion
93
-
77
82
86
86
89
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
88
95
87
90
87
86
 
                               
All
74
-
77
79
79
81
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
79
78
82
81
82
85
83

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Variable: MIXDWORK

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation where people work?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing where people work

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
83
-
84
84
86
85
86
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
83
78
83
85
82
82
87
Female
77
-
85
81
88
86
86
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
83
85
88
88
87
87
 
                               
18 - 30
82
-
83
80
86
84
84
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
79
83
87
78
81
85
31 - 39
83
-
88
86
86
86
91
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
79
80
83
87
82
83
40 - 59
81
-
88
83
90
90
88
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
86
86
88
90
88
89
60+
74
-
79
80
86
81
81
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
84
78
85
86
83
84
87
 
                               
Protestant
72
-
80
76
81
80
82
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
80
76
81
80
80
81
84
Catholic
85
-
93
92
94
93
90
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
92
85
86
94
87
89
89
No Religion
94
-
87
88
83
91
94
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
91
90
95
90
93
87
89
 
                               
All
80
-
84
82
87
86
86
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
85
81
84
87
85
85
87

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Variable: MIXDLEIS

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation in people's leisure or sports activities?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in in people's leisure or sports activities

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
83
-
86
87
87
88
84
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
85
76
86
89
84
88
88
Female
77
-
85
84
87
87
86
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
84
84
88
89
88
86
 
                 
18 - 30
79
-
84
82
86
86
86
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
89
78
81
89
85
85
84
31 - 39
82
-
88
89
82
91
92
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
84
77
83
86
87
84
84
40 - 59
81
-
88
89
92
90
85
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
87
86
86
90
89
91
89
60+
77
-
82
79
86
82
78
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
80
88
88
85
89
88
 
                 
Protestant
74
-
81
81
83
84
81
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
83
77
84
84
83
86
84
Catholic
84
-
93
92
92
92
89
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
92
84
85
93
90
91
89
No Religion
93
-
84
91
90
91
93
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
90
90
93
92
92
91
89
 
                 
All
80
-
85
85
87
88
85
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
86
81
85
89
87
88
87

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Variable: MIXDMARR

Question: And are you in favour of more mixing or more separation in people's marriages?

% saying that they are in favour of 'much more' or 'a bit more' mixing in people's marriages

647 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
47
-
51
50
51
51
48
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
53
55
57
59
60
66
73
Female
44
-
43
49
52
52
52
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
62
65
64
64
67
62
72
 
                 
18 - 30
54
-
56
51
62
58
58
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
66
58
63
67
68
68
73
31 - 39
59
-
56
62
56
58
65
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
62
64
62
63
69
66
74
40 - 59
43
-
43
50
50
54
49
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
61
67
64
65
70
66
74
60+
30
-
31
34
35
34
29
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
43
51
51
54
49
58
67
 
                 
Protestant
35
-
35
40
39
42
36
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
50
50
51
50
52
56
63
Catholic
54
-
61
60
62
59
59
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
63
67
67
72
71
70
78
No Religion
73
-
67
69
81
72
81
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
88
76
84
74
76
79
82
 
                 
All
46
-
46
49
51
51
50
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
58
60
60
62
64
64
72

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Variable: PROTRCMX

Question: Some people think that better relations between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland will only come about through more mixing of the two communities. Others think that better relations will only come about through more separation. Which comes closest to your views?

% saying that better relations between Protestants and Catholics will only come about through more mixing

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
92
-
92
92
93
93
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
82
76
87
91
84
87
88
Female
86
-
92
89
94
93
94
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
87
82
87
89
90
88
87
 
                 
18 - 30
88
-
91
88
94
95
96
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
83
71
82
90
85
78
82
31 - 39
96
-
93
91
94
95
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
87
84
83
89
86
88
86
40 - 59
94
-
94
94
94
94
93
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
89
85
90
91
91
89
90
60+
84
-
90
86
93
87
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
76
88
89
85
93
88
 
                 
Protestant
86
-
87
88
92
91
94
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
81
77
84
85
84
89
88
Catholic
93
-
98
93
96
95
97
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
91
79
88
95
90
87
87
No Religion
99
-
94
96
94
95
94
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
89
88
96
91
93
83
86
 
                 
All
90
-
92
91
94
93
95
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
85
79
87
90
88
87
87

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Variable: FRENDRLG/SRELFRND

Question: About how many of your friends would you say are the same religion as you - that is, Protestant or Catholic? (responses exclude responsendents with no religion)

% saying that all or most of their friends are the same religion as they are

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
64
-
64
63
-
54
-
-
59
-
65
-
-
-
-
-
69
72
63
67
67
66
67
Female
67
-
60
60
-
59
-
-
56
-
67
-
-
-
-
-
64
64
65
62
66
63
66
 
         
18 - 30
65
-
66
68
-
60
-
-
62
-
60
-
-
-
-
-
62
67
67
67
67
76
72
31 - 39
62
-
59
65
-
55
-
-
55
-
66
-
-
-
-
-
75
71
66
67
66
62
60
40 - 59
62
-
57
54
-
51
-
-
53
-
64
-
-
-
-
-
63
63
62
63
64
60
65
60+
73
-
67
63
-
63
-
-
58
-
73
-
-
-
-
-
72
73
65
64
70
65
66
 
         
Protestant
71
-
67
67
-
60
-
-
59
-
60
-
-
-
-
-
69
72
69
68
70
66
66
Catholic
63
-
59
56
-
57
-
-
58
-
69
-
-
-
-
-
63
63
59
59
63
64
66
No Religion
46
-
46
45
-
38
-
-
42
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
         
All
65
-
62
61
-
56
-
-
57
-
66
-
-
-
-
-
66
68
64
64
67
65
66

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Variable: RELATRLG/SRELREL

Question: What about your relatives, including relatives by marriage? About how many are the same religion as you? (responses exclude responsendents with no religion)

% saying that all or most of their relatives are the same religion as they are

 

1989

1990

1991

199390

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
84
-
83
88
-
84
-
-
77
-
-
-
-
-
86
-
90
88
88
85
90
83
-
Female
84
-
83
85
-
84
-
-
76
-
-
-
-
-
84
-
87
84
83
81
86
81
-
 
 
 
18 - 30
81
-
78
91
-
85
-
-
79
-
-
-
-
-
87
-
93
84
88
88
88
84
-
31 - 39
83
-
84
84
-
82
-
-
80
-
-
-
-
-
81
-
91
90
86
85
88
85
-
40 - 59
84
-
82
84
-
82
-
-
71
-
-
-
-
-
85
-
85
84
84
79
88
80
-
60+
85
-
89
88
-
83
-
-
78
-
-
-
-
-
87
-
89
87
83
85
87
83
-
 
 
 
Protestant
88
-
87
90
-
87
-
-
77
-
-
-
-
-
89
-
90
89
87
86
90
81
-
Catholic
82
-
78
83
-
84
-
-
80
-
-
-
-
-
81
-
86
83
83
80
85
83
-
No Religion
69
-
72
73
-
68
-
-
66
-
-
-
-
-
77
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
 
 
All
83
-
83
87
-
84
-
-
76
-
-
-
-
-
85
-
88
86
85
83
88
82
-

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Variable: NEIGHRLG/SRELNGH

Question: What about your neighbours? About how many are the same religion as you? (responses exclude responsendents with no religion)

% saying that all or most of their neighbours are the same religion as they are

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
58
-
58
61
-
62
-
-
56
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
64
67
64
62
55
56
59
Female
66
-
67
65
-
61
-
-
57
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
62
63
63
63
63
57
62
 
             
18 - 30
60
-
65
66
-
63
-
-
58
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
66
61
67
60
55
64
61
31 - 39
67
-
59
62
-
63
-
-
59
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
66
60
64
59
59
52
52
40 - 59
60
-
60
61
-
57
-
-
51
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
59
66
61
63
58
56
61
60+
64
-
70
65
-
68
-
-
61
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
64
70
63
65
65
57
62
 
             
Protestant
65
-
68
67
-
64
-
-
58
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
63
69
64
64
59
57
61
Catholic
62
-
59
62
-
64
-
-
59
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
63
61
63
60
60
57
59
No Religion
47
-
52
48
-
43
-
-
46
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
 
             
All
62
-
63
63
-
62
-
-
57
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
63
65
63
62
59
57
60

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Variable: SLFMXSCH

Question: Did you ever attend a mixed or integrated school in Northern Ireland, that is, a school with fairly large numbers of both Catholic and Protestant children? (Note: these are not necessarily formally or planned integrated schools)

% saying that they attended a mixed religion school in Northern Ireland

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
20
16
21
16
13
16
19
14
16
9
12
9
11
12
13
15
15
9
10
13
15
16
16
Female
22
16
21
17
17
16
22
14
14
10
12
10
12
14
16
19
19
10
13
14
14
14
14
 
18 - 30
23
16
25
17
14
19
26
17
17
11
18
12
23
13
26
29
23
14
19
17
21
21
19
31 - 39
17
15
19
16
15
16
18
14
18
7
12
8
12
12
10
22
11
12
12
15
13
12
12
40 - 59
22
19
20
18
16
14
22
13
13
10
11
9
7
13
14
12
17
8
9
11
15
14
13
60+
21
14
20
15
16
15
19
12
13
11
9
10
10
14
11
11
14
6
9
13
10
13
15
 
Protestant
22
16
21
17
16
17
21
15
17
10
11
10
14
14
18
17
19
8
12
12
15
16
15
Catholic
21
17
22
13
15
14
17
12
12
9
13
8
8
10
11
15
12
11
10
12
14
12
13
No Religion
20
15
18
23
11
16
28
17
20
11
17
13
15
20
9
23
19
11
17
20
15
13
18
 
All
21
16
21
17
15
16
20
14
15
10
12
10
12
13
15
17
17
10
12
13
15
15
15

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Variable: CHDMXSCH

Question: Has any child in your care ever attended a mixed or integrated school in Northern Ireland, with fairly large numbers of both Catholics and Protestants attending? (Note: these are not necessarily formally or planned integrated schools)

% saying that their child attended a mixed religion school in Northern Ireland

 

1989

1990

1991

1993

1994

1995

1996

1998

1998a

1999

2000
2001
2002
2003
2003a
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

2012

 
Percentages %
Male
22
15
18
22
18
18
23
21
17
14
14
12
15
16
-
16
17
12
12
20
21
19
21
Female
22
12
10
18
17
19
26
19
21
13
16
16
16
18
-
19
25
14
19
20
22
24
21
 
 
18 - 30
*
*
19
6
9
12
*
17
*
3
11
10
10
7
-
6
12
12
8
*
16
*
21
31 - 39
10
9
13
15
11
16
18
16
25
15
17
20
15
16
-
19
29
20
19
17
25
27
23
40 - 59
30
17
14
31
25
24
32
24
22
17
20
17
20
21
-
23
26
16
20
25
27
27
23
60+
*
*
6
40
22
17
22
17
13
11
7
9
11
15
-
15
14
7
11
17
14
13
18
 
 
Protestant
21
13
13
22
18
19
27
20
18
15
15
14
15
16
-
19
23
13
15
20
21
23
23
Catholic
22
15
9
16
15
17
24
19
18
10
11
14
14
17
-
17
20
11
12
19
19
17
19
No Religion
*
*
*
*
27
22
22
23
*
21
26
18
21
25
-
18
21
20
36
26
26
30
19