The Quarterly Supplement provides a more detailed range of statistics from the Labour Force Survey than is available from the monthly Labour Market Report including information disaggregated by gender, age and by Local Government District.
- In April - June 2017, the unemployment rate for males was 7.1% compared with 2.9% for females.
- There were an estimated 809,000 persons, aged 16-64, in employment in Northern Ireland in April – June 2017.
- At 78%, the 16-64 economic activity rate for males in April - June 2017 was 10 percentage points higher than that for females (68%). The current differential between the activity rates of males and females has decreased from a 15 percentage point gap ten years ago.
- The April - June 2017 economic inactivity rate (16-64) was higher for females (32%) than males (22%).
- In April - June 2017, there were 25,000 young people (aged from 16 to 24) in Northern Ireland who were NEET.
- The qualification levels of those aged 16-64 who were economically active were consistently higher than those who were economically inactive.
- Just over one in five persons (22%) of working age in Northern Ireland had a disability.
- The number of self-employed people increased by 10,000 (9%) in the period 2007 to 2017.
- The number of Northern Ireland graduates has increased by 11% in the last five years, to 260,000 in April - June 2017.
- Northern Ireland had the highest proportion of working age workless households (21%) among the UK regions. This compared to 15% in the UK as a whole.
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- Labour Market Report May 2018 15 May 2018
- 2016-based Population Projections for Areas Within Northern Ireland 26 April 2018
- Labour Market Report April 2018 17 April 2018
- Construction Output Statistics: Q4-2017 12 April 2018