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 16th January 2020:

  • Northern Ireland’s economic output decreased in real terms over the quarter (0.1%) but increased over the year (0.3%) to Quarter 3 2019.
  • UK GDP grew at a faster rate than NI Economic activity, increasing over the quarter (0.4%) and the year (1.1%).
  • UK GDP grew at a faster rate than NI Economic activity, increasing over the quarter (0.4%) and the year (1.1%).
  • There was an increase in public sector growth over the quarter (0.4%) and the year (1.4%) to Q3 2019.  Over the same period, the private sector contracted by 0.3% over the quarter and remained flat over the year (0.0%).

Fact sheet Q3-2019
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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