NI Composite Economic Index

The NICEI is an experimental quarterly measure of the performance of the NI economy based on available official statistics.

Headline results

Latest results - published 8th October 2020:

  • The NICEI indicates that economic output decreased by 13.6% in real terms over the quarter to June 2020.  Meanwhile economic output in the year to June 2020 decreased by 17.8% compared to the same period in the previous year.
  • UK GDP fell by 19.8% over the quarter and 21.5% over the year to Q2 2020.
  • Private sector output decreased over the quarter (18.0%) and over the year (23.3%) to June 2020. The Public sector jobs index increased by 0.6% over the quarter and 1.4% over the year.

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Contacts for NI Composite Economic Index

Composite Economic Index

David Leonard
Tel: 028 9052 9385
Email: David.Leonard@nisra.gov.uk
Twitter: @NISRA