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Road near Ballystrudder in 2006

Ballystrudder or Ballystruder[1] (from Irish Baile Strudair, meaning "Strudar's townland")[2] is a small village and townland (of 255 acres)[3] on Islandmagee in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Belfast Lower and the civil parish of Islandmagee.[3] In the 2001 Census it had a population of 781 people. It is within the Larne Borough Council area.

2001 Census[edit]

Ballystrudder is classified as a Small Village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 500 and 1,000 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 781 people living in Ballystrudder. Of these:

  • 26.4% were aged under 16 years and 14.5% were aged 60 and over
  • 46.7% of the population were male and 53.3% were female
  • 3.6% were from a Catholic background and 90.8% were from a Protestant background
  • 3.0% of people aged 16-74 were unemployed

For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service


  1. ^ NI Department of Environment
  2. ^ Placenames NI
  3. ^ a b "Ballystrudder". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 

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Coordinates: 54°46′44″N 5°42′38″W / 54.77889°N 5.71056°W / 54.77889; -5.71056