Working and workless households in NI: January to March 2024

Date published: 18 June 2024

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) household results were released at 9.30am today.

The most common type of households in January-March 2024 were couples with children (34%), couples with no children (25%), and single person households (also 25%).

Over half (57%) of households in Northern Ireland in January-March 2024 were work rich (all household members aged 16 or over were employed) and 14% were workless (where all household members aged 16 or over were unemployed or inactive).

The latest Working and Workless Household tables are available on the Quarterly Labour Force Survey Tables – May 2024 page.

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