Most of the population of Northern Ireland are at least nominally Christian, mostly Roman Catholic and Protestant denominations. Protestants have a slight majority in Northern Ireland, according to the latest Northern Ireland Census.
What party is in power in Northern Ireland?
Party detailsPartyCurrent leaderPositionSocial Democratic and Labour PartyColum EastwoodCentre-leftUlster Unionist PartyDoug BeattieCentre-rightAlliance Party of Northern IrelandNaomi LongCentreGreen Party in Northern IrelandClare BaileyCentre-left7 more rows
Is Southern Ireland mainly Catholic?
Ireland has two main religious groups. The majority of Irish are Roman Catholic, and a smaller number are Protestant (mostly Anglicans and Presbyterians).
What is the main religion in Northern Ireland?
Christianity is the main religion in Northern Ireland. The 2011 UK census showed 40.8% Catholic, 19.1% Presbyterian Church, with the Church of Ireland having 13.7% and the Methodist Church 5.0%.
What does devolution mean for Northern Ireland?
Devolution in Northern Ireland Devolution means that the United Kingdom government has transferred a wide range of powers to the Northern Ireland Assembly. This means that local politicians, instead of MPs in Westminster, make key decisions on how Northern Ireland is governed.
What percentage of Wales is Catholic?
-- Around 5.2 million Catholics live in England and Wales, or around 9.6 percent of the population there, and nearly 700,000 in Scotland, or around 14 percent.
Is Wales Catholic or Protestant?
Christianity is the majority religion in Wales. From 1534 until 1920 the established church was the Church of England, but this was disestablished in Wales in 1920, becoming the still Anglican but self-governing Church in Wales. Wales also has a strong tradition of nonconformism and Methodism.