Key facts and figures
Northern Ireland is one of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom.
- One of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom
- Has a population of 1.8 million people
- One of the youngest populations in Europe, 53 per cent is under the age of 40
- 13,600 sq km in size, accounting for six per cent of the total UK land area
- The people of Northern Ireland are also among the happiest in the United Kingdom
A high performing education system with the best performing education system for primary maths in Europe, and the sixth-best in the world with: