COVID-19 related analysis

This page provides links to analysis relating to the impacts of COVID-19 on the NI labour market published in response to user requests or as part of a wider ONS publication.

Regular Labour markets outputs and commentary can be found on the Labour Market and Social Welfare page.


Homeworking in the UK labour market (tables published by ONS); Table 6 and Table 7 include breakdowns of the prevalence of homeworking by region.

Travel to work

Usual method of travel to work tables includes disaggregation by occupation groups and industry sections.


Topic paper and accompanying tables addressing the number of and characteristics of the self-employed in Northern Ireland in 2019, providing a baseline before the COVID-19 pandemic available on the self-employment in Northern Ireland topic paper page.

Self-employment by NUTS1 (tables published by ONS) includes analysis of self-employment in UK regions including hours worked per week and tenure.

Key workers

Key workers (tables published by ONS) Table 17 contains estimates of the numbers and characteristics of those who could be considered as potential “key workers” in the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Temporary employees

Ways in which employees are temporarily employed tables published from the LFS by NISRA.

Employed aged 60+

Coronavirus and employment for those aged 70 years and over, 65 years and over, and 60 years and over, in the UK (tables published by ONS). Table 5 contains employment by age by UK region.