Northern Ireland Labour Market

Theme Overview

At the end of 2012 it is estimated that just under 800,000 persons were in employment.

It is also estimated that at Winter 2012 the unemployment rate was 8.5%. In April 2012 the median gross weekly earnings for all employees was 360.


More information

Statistics on the NI labour market are available from:
1. Labour Market Report monthly report on the NI labour market
2. Labour Market Bulletin annual bulletin on the NI labour market


Other key publications

Detailed Labour Market small area statistics can be obtained from the NINIS website

Official statistical publications on this theme can be found here

Interactive content on Employee Jobs can be found here.