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Postal Code BT43 - Ballymena, Northern Ireland

Primary CityBallymena
Area of Postal Code BT43171.4 km²
Male Population10,799 (48.7%)
Female Population11,378 (51.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +2.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +6.5%
Median Age39.5 years
Male Median Age38.3 years
Female Median Age40.6 years
Area Codes28
Postal Code ExtensionsBT43 5AA | BT43 5AB | BT43 5AD | BT43 5AE | BT43 5AF | BT43 5AG | BT43 5AH | BT43 5AJ | BT43 5AL | BT43 5AN | More
Associated CitiesBroughshane
NeighborhoodsBallymena, Broughshane, Cargan, Cullybackey, Martinstown, Rathkenny
Local TimeSunday 5:25 PM
TimezoneBritish Summer Time
Coordinates54.87480445142713° / -6.275531173535317°
Related Postal CodesBT4BT40BT41BT42BT44BT45

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Postal Code BT43 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density126.6 / km²121.6 / km²121.5 / km²129.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

BT43 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 6.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code BT43+2.2%+6.4%+6.5%
Ballymena (administrative region)+16.5%+16.8%+13.1%
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 BT43 Median Age

Median Age: 39.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code BT4339.5 years40.6 years38.3 years
Ballymena39.5 years40.9 years38 years
Ballymena (administrative region)39.6 years40.6 years38.6 years
United Kingdom39.6 years40.6 years38.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT43 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 57306921,422
85 Plus134343478
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code BT43 Population Density

Population Density: 129.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code BT4322,177171.4 km²129.4 / km²
Ballymena14,4608 km²1,813 / km²
Ballymena (administrative region)66,282631.8 km²104.9 / 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 BT43 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 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 BT43
 Broughshane: 31.4%
 Cullybackey: 19.5%
 Martinstown: 17.8%
 Cargan: 6.8%
 Ballymena: 4.2%
 Rathkenny: 4.2%
 Other: 16.1%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in BT43
 Area Code 28: 87.1%
 Area Code 77: 5.5%
 Other: 7.4%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 27.3%
 Restaurants: 9.6%
 Professional Services: 8.5%
 Industry: 7.9%
 Food: 6.1%
 Home Services: 5.9%
 Other: 34.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair254.21.1
Gas stations134.30.6
Beauty salons344.81.5
Loan companies264.61.2
Convenience stores124.30.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets494.52.2
Street vendors184.40.8
General contractors304.31.4
Real estate164.00.7
Other accommodation134.30.6
Construction of buildings163.90.7
Other membership organizations184.10.8
Tractors and farm equipment184.60.8
Health and medical235.01.0
Lawyers legal204.60.9
Bars, pubs and taverns224.21.0
Fast food restaurants154.10.7
Clothing stores664.03.0
Department stores154.10.7
Electronics stores264.51.2
Furniture stores194.30.9
Gifts, cards and party supplies184.40.8
Household appliances and goods314.41.4
Pharmacies and drug stores244.31.1
Shoe stores234.01.0
Shopping other474.22.1
Women's clothing234.21.0

Business distribution by price for Postal Code BT43

 Moderate: 44.6%
 Inexpensive: 43.1%
 Expensive: 6.9%
 Very Expensive: 5.4%

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 BT43 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code BT43243,948 t11 t1,423 t/km²
Ballymena159,061 t11 t19,953 t/km²
Ballymena (administrative region)729,107 t11 t1,154 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 BT43 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)243,948 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,423 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

/ˌbæliˈmiːnə/ (from Irish: an Baile Meánach, meaning "the middle townland", Irish pronunciation: [ən̪ˠ ˈbˠalʲə ˈmˠaːn̪ˠəx]) is a large town in County Antrim, and the eighth largest in Northern Ireland. It is part of Mid and East Antrim Borough Coun..  ︎  Ballymena Wikipedia Page

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