Population

Castlerock is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 1,000 and 2,250 people).

The 2011 census shows a broad range of ages in the Village.  There are now over 3,000 people living in the village, double of the population of the 2001 census.

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On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,326 people living in Castlerock. Of these:

  • 2% were aged under 16 and 22.3% were aged 60 and over
  • 6% of the population were male and 53.4% were female
  • 5% were from aCatholic background and 82.3% were from a Protestant background
  • 4% of people aged 16–74 were unemployed.