The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency conducts the census in Northern Ireland on the same date as the rest of the UK; describes the programme, with links to results from previous censuses.
Department for Communities
The department has strategic responsibility for equality, anti-poverty, sports, arts and culture, languages, finding employment, historic environment, housing, regeneration, benefits and pensions, community and voluntary sector development, social legislation and child support.
Department of Finance and Personnel
Responsible for finance, the Northern Ireland Civil Service, land and property, building regulation, and procurement. Offers an A-to-Z of services, profile, and news.
General Register Office for Northern Ireland
Responsible for the administration of marriage and civil partnership law and civil registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions. Also maintains computerised indexes for family history research.
NI Direct Government Services
Provides a comprehensive guide to the government of Northern Ireland, and access to a range of online government services.
Northern Ireland Executive
The government institution which deals with significant issues, and cross-department issues. Includes the ministerial code, statements, publications, and links to government departments.
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
An independent statutory body set up to promote awareness of human rights, review law and practice, and advise government. Includes information about their structure and members, advice sections for the public, and contact details.