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Latest results published 29 October 2019
The key points from the Northern Ireland ASHE 2019 show that:
- Weekly earnings increased over the year to April 2019 in nominal (3.3%) and real terms (1.2%) to £535.
- In the UK, weekly earnings were £585, an increase of 2.9% from 2018 (£568). Real UK weekly earnings increased by 0.9% over the year.
- Private sector weekly earnings increased by 3.4% over the year, while public sector weekly earnings increased by 0.7%. Public sector weekly earnings (£625) were 31% higher than private sector earnings (£479).
- Median hourly earnings (excluding overtime) for full-time females (£13.13) was 2.9% greater than those for full-time males (£12.76). NI remains the only region in the UK where full-time females earn more per hour on average than full-time males.
- Headline statistics for Northern Ireland
- Industry, occupation, age, public/private sector and skill level
- NI geographies, by place of work and place of residence
- Low pay analysis
- All tables in Open Document Spreadsheet (ODS) format
Earnings distribution chart
Explanation of gender pay gap
The provisional results from the pensions element of the Northern Ireland ASHE 2019 were published on 4th March 2020.
Geographically data refers to place of work.
NI ASHE Background Information
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