April 2019

Did you know that in 2016, there were 27,522 males and 54,871 females aged 65 years or over who were living alone? By 2041, it is estimated that these figures will rise to 43,9072  for males (an increase of 60%) and 70,482 for females (an increase of 28%).

For more information, see the Northern Ireland Household Projections (2016 based) bulletin published on the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research (NISRA) website.