Index of Services

The quarterly NI IOS Statistics Bulletin presents the latest seasonally adjusted estimates from the NI Index of Services.


Latest Results (Quarter 1 2022) - Published 16 June 2022

Headline Results

  • Services output in NI saw an increase of 0.7% over the quarter (January - March) and an increase of 12.4% over the year.
  • UK IOS output experienced an increase of 0.4% over the quarter and 9.9% over the year.
  • NI Service output is now 4.9% above the pre-Coronavirus pandemic level seen in Quarter 4 2019, while UK service output is 1.4% above its Quarter 4 2019 level.
  • When the most recent four quarters are compared to the previous four quarters the NI services sector increased by 13.9% while the UK services sector increased by 11.6%.
  • Both the NI services output and UK services output are at series highs.
  • NI services output is 35.2% higher than the lowest point (Quarter 2 2020) since the series began.
  • The annual increase to Quarter 1 2022 is the fourth successive quarter of increase following a period of five consecutive quarters of annual decline in the NI index.

Current publication and tables 

Index of Services Q1 2022 statistical bulletin and data tables

Historical bulletins

Index of Services - historical statistical bulletins

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