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Postal Code BT12 - Belfast, Northern Ireland

Primary CityBelfast
Area of Postal Code BT129.5 km²
Male Population14,158 (47.6%)
Female Population15,598 (52.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -7.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +2.1%
Median Age31.5 years
Male Median Age30.6 years
Female Median Age32.3 years
Area Codes28
Postal Code ExtensionsBT12 4AA | BT12 4AB | BT12 4AD | BT12 4AE | BT12 4AF | BT12 4AG | BT12 4AH | BT12 4AJ | BT12 4AL | BT12 4AN | More
NeighborhoodsBeechmount, Belfast, City Centre, Clonard, The Gaeltatch Quarter
Local TimeMonday 11:42 AM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Coordinates54.592275442370024° / -5.9542793078202845°
Related Postal CodesBT1BT10BT11BT13BT14BT15

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Postal Code BT12 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density3,396 / km²3,151 / km²3,079 / km²3,143 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

BT12 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code BT12-7.5%-0.2%+2.1%
United Kingdom+15.2%+13.3%+9.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BT12 Median Age

Median Age: 31.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code BT1231.5 years32.3 years30.6 years
Belfast35.3 years36.5 years33.9 years
BFS35.3 years36.5 years33.9 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT12 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,0619912,052
85 Plus109272382
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT12 Population Density

Population Density: 3,143 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code BT1229,7569.5 km²3,143 / km²
Belfast333,454137.6 km²2,422 / km²
BFS333,454137.6 km²2,422 / km²
United Kingdom64.5 million247,916.6 km²260.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code BT12 Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in BT12
 Beechmount: 18.2%
 The Gaeltatch Quarter: 17.3%
 City Centre: 16.4%
 Belfast: 15.5%
 Clonard: 10%
 Other: 22.7%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 22.9%
 Professional Services: 10.1%
 Restaurants: 9.1%
 Industry: 7.1%
 Automotive: 6.6%
 Medical: 6.1%
 Hotels & Travel: 5.6%
 Food: 5.5%
 Other: 27%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts444.11.5
Car repair614.22.1
New car dealers434.01.4
Used car dealers354.01.2
Beauty salons294.71.0
Government agencies414.51.4
Public administration204.30.7
Secondary education194.00.6
Loan companies244.10.8
Convenience stores184.20.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets354.31.2
Street vendors304.01.0
General contractors324.01.1
Buses and trains164.10.5
Other accommodation174.00.6
Other membership organizations744.52.5
Wholesale of machinery224.10.7
Health and medical573.81.9
Physicians and surgeons243.60.8
Corporate management264.30.9
Lawyers legal183.40.6
Technical construction services254.40.8
Bars, pubs and taverns264.20.9
Fast food restaurants163.90.5
Clothing stores374.21.2
Electronics stores414.31.4
Furniture stores474.01.6
Hardware stores654.22.2
Household appliances and goods504.01.7
Office supplies and stationery stores153.30.5
Pharmacies and drug stores314.31.0
Shopping other564.21.9
Women's clothing164.20.5

Business distribution by price for Postal Code BT12

 Moderate: 45.6%
 Inexpensive: 42.3%
 Expensive: 8.1%
 Very Expensive: 4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code BT12 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code BT12327,318 t11 t34,581 t/km²
Belfast3,341,548 t10 t24,277 t/km²
BFS3,341,548 t10 t24,277 t/km²
United Kingdom735,672,543 t11.4 t2,967 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code BT12 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)327,318 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)34,581 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Primary City

(/ˈbɛl.fɑːst/ or /ˈbɛl.fæst/; from Irish: Béal Feirste, meaning "mouth of the sandbanks") is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. Most of Belfast, including the city centre, is in County Antrim, but parts of East and South Belfast are ..  ︎  Belfast Wikipedia Page

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