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Road near Ballystrudder, Islandmagee - - 237672.jpg
Road near Ballystrudder in 2006
Population992 (2011 Census)
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT40
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
List of places
Northern Ireland

Ballystrudder or Ballystruder (from Irish: Baile Strudair, meaning "Strudar’s townland")[1] is a small village and townland (of 255 acres)[2] on Islandmagee in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Belfast Lower and the civil parish of Islandmagee.[2] It is part of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council. It had a population of 992 people in the 2011 Census.[3]


2011 Census[edit]

It had a population of 992 people (389 households) in the 2011 Census.[3]

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. ^ "Ballystrudder". Place Names NI. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Ballystrudder". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Ballymena". Census 2011 Results. NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 30 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