Catholics could soon outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland

The Deacon's Bench | 4/21/2018 | Staff
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From the BBC:

It is likely Catholics will outnumber Protestants by 2021 in Northern Ireland, according to a leading academic.

Dr - Paul - Nolan - Peace - Process

Dr Paul Nolan, who specialises in monitoring the peace process and social trends, told BBC News NI that there could be more Catholics than Protestants in Northern Ireland by the centenary of the foundation of the state.

However, he says unionists should not be too alarmed because you cannot necessarily equate being a Catholic with supporting a united Ireland.

Census - Protestant - Population - %

The last census in 2011 put the Protestant population at 48%,...
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