Northern Ireland Labour Market

Theme Overview

Seasonally adjusted estimates for the period June-August 2015 showed that there were 816,000 people in employment in Northern Ireland.

It is also estimated that at June-August 2015 the unemployment rate was 6.0%. The seasonally adjusted number of people claiming unemployment benefits stood at 40,700 in September 2015.

In April 2014 the median gross weekly earnings for all employees was 358.

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.