I think its just population they will be focusing on. If anything is to be expected its that Northern Ireland's population has increased to about 1.8 million.
Religion and all the other major demographics will be released later this year or early next year.
Last time , there was talk prior to the release of the religious breakdown of results, that they were delayed from the usual date [what ever that was], to be released well after the marching season, which encouraged some nationalist politicians to think the margins would be a lot narrower than they were finally revealed to be.
First release – Phase 1 16 July 2012: Population by age and sex for Northern Ireland
Phase 2 September 2012: Population by age and sex for Local Government District
Second release November 2012 – February 2013: Key and Quick statistic
Usual resident population
Marital and civil partnership status
Country of birth
Health and provision of unpaid care
Time since most recent arrival in Northern Ireland
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