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Centenary poll: British identity on decline in NI with more young people identifying as Northern Irish

Poll indicates a decline in 'British' identity and a move away from the old orange and green definitions

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Overall, the exclusive Belfast Telegraph-Kantar poll shows a third of all people living in Northern Ireland now consider themselves Northern Irish. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press.

Overall, the exclusive Belfast Telegraph-Kantar poll shows a third of all people living in Northern Ireland now consider themselves Northern Irish. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press.

Centenary Poll age chart

Centenary Poll age chart

Centenary Poll age chart

Centenary Poll age chart

Centenary Poll: Male and female identities

Centenary Poll: Male and female identities

Centenary Poll chart

Centenary Poll chart

Centenary Poll chart

Centenary Poll chart

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Overall, the exclusive Belfast Telegraph-Kantar poll shows a third of all people living in Northern Ireland now consider themselves Northern Irish. Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press.

British identity is on the decline in Northern Ireland with more and more younger people identifying as Northern Irish, a poll reveals today.

While 51% of over-65s here consider themselves British, just 17% of those aged 18-24 feel the same way.


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