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Elderly People

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people aged 90 years or over were living in Northern Ireland in each year since 1995. (129781)

The following table gives the official estimates of the population of Northern Ireland of residents aged 90 years and over, from 1995 to 2005.

Northern Ireland mid-year population estimates for residents aged 90 years or over, 1995 to 2005

Registration year

Persons aged 90 and over

1995

6,500

1996

6,900

1997

7,000

1998

7,300

1999

7,300

2000

7,200

2001

7,300

2002

7,400

2003

7,500

2004

8,000

2005

8,300