Northern Ireland Index of Services (IOS)
Index of Services Latest Results - Published 19th March 2014
- Provisional results from the Index of Services for the fourth quarter of 2013 showed that output in NI increased by 1.6% in real terms over the quarter compared with an increase of 0.8% for the UK as a whole. The IOS has now seen three consecutive quarterly increases during 2013.
- Over the quarter, all four sub sectors contributed to the increase in the index, with the Other services sector increasing by 4.6%, the Business services and finance sector increasing by 1.3%, the Transport, storage, information & communication sector increasing by 3.0% and the Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; accommodation and food service activities sector increasing by 0.2%.
Current Press Release
Northern Ireland Index of Services (IOS) Press Release -Quarter 4 2013 (PDF 111 KB)
Index of Services Bulletin and Tables
Index of Services Background Notes
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