Northern Ireland Labour Market

Theme Overview

Seasonally adjusted estimates for the period April-June 2015 showed that there were 814,000 people in employment in Northern Ireland.

It is also estimated that at April-June 2015 the unemployment rate was 6.5%. The seasonally adjusted number of people claiming unemployment benefits stood at 43,500 in July 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.