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The Administrative Data Research Network is an ESRC-funded project that ran from October 2013 - July 2018. It is currently at the end of its funding cycle and is no longer taking applications. Administrative data research will be taken forward in a new project, to be launched later in 2018.

Metadata Catalogue

The catalogue contains metadata about the datasets that are readily accessible through the ADRN. For more details on any datasets of the devolved nations (Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland), please contact the local ADRC.

Information about data - Northern Ireland

Background information


  • Birth Registrations (Northern Ireland): The Birth Registration dataset for Northern Ireland contains the administrative records about birth events occurred in Northern Ireland since 1864, while electronic records are available from 1974 onwards.
  • Mortality Records (Northern Ireland): The Death Records dataset of Northern Ireland contains administrative records about mortality events occurred in Northern Ireland since 1974.

2001 Census

2011 Census

General Register Office (GRO)

Data Quality Reports created by the TTP



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