The Labour Force Survey latest results published 12th April 2017
- The latest NI seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the period December - February 2017 was 5.2%, representing a decrease of 0.4 percentage point (pps) from the previous quarter and of 1.1 pps over the year (from 6.4%).
- There was a decrease (0.5 pps) in the employment rate (68.8%) over the quarter but no change over the year. The economic inactivity rate (27.3%) increased by 0.8 percentage points over the quarter and 0.9 pps over the year.
- The latest NI unemployment rate (5.2%) was above the UK average of 4.7% however, it was below the European Union (8.1%) rate for January 2017 and Republic of Ireland (6.6%) rate for February 2017.
Labour Market Report
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