Okay so as Aaron has pointed out, one of the most talked about findings in the census was the nation identity question. This is question has a rather volatile history in past surveys (though I think this is the first time it was included as a census question)…
Edward Moxon-Browne had this chart in ‘National Identity in Northern Ireland’ as part of the first report of the Social Attitudes in Northern Ireland survey:
It was for this reason I did not include this aspect in my initial analysis of the Census figures. But I would be interested in your thoughts?
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