Quarterly Employment Survey
Quarterly Employment Survey Latest Results - Published 17th June 2015
- Seasonal adjusted estimates from the Quarterly Employment Survey showed that there were 721,410 employee jobs in March 2015. This represented an increase 3,180 jobs (0.4%) over the quarter and an annual increase of 8,680 jobs (1.2%).
- Over the latest quarter, seasonally adjusted employee jobs increased in the construction sector (1,620 jobs), in the services sector (880 jobs) and in the manufacturing sector (830 jobs). There was a decrease in the ‘other industries’ sector (-150 jobs). The public sector jobs decreased by 0.2% (-510 jobs) while the private sector jobs remained relatively unchanged (-90 jobs) over the same period.
- The annual increase in jobs (8,680 jobs) was driven primarily by an increase in the service sector jobs (5,640 jobs). There were also increases in the manufacturing sector (1,870 jobs), in the construction sector (1,070 jobs) and in the ‘other industries’ sector (100 jobs). The public sector remained relatively unchanged over the year (+20 jobs) and the figure now stands at 7.0% lower (-15,880 jobs) than the series peak at September 2009. The private sector was up 8,000 jobs over the year, but remains 0.8% (-4,160 jobs) lower than the series peak in March 2008.
Current Press Release
Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) Tables
Industry Split Tables
Public - Private Sector Tables
|Table 5.9||NI Public Sector Jobs (Unadjusted) - March 2015|
|Table 5.10||NI Employee Jobs - Seasonally Adjusted (Public / Private) 1993 - 2015|
|Table 5.11||NI Employee Jobs - Unadjusted (Public / Private) 1993 - 2015|
Other Quarterly Employment Survey Publications
- Labour Market Report (Section 3) - March 2015
- Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) Statistical Bulletin - March 2015
Northern Ireland Quarterly Employment Survey Historical Data
|Table 5.12||NI Employee Jobs June 1971 - March 2015 - by SIC code|
|Table 5.13||NI Employee Jobs June 1978 - March 2015 - by broad industry sector (Excel 57 KB)|
|Table 5.14||NI Employee Jobs - Public Sector - June 1974 - March 2015|
- Quarterly Employment Survey Background Information
- Revisions to Quarterly Employment Survey Estimates
- User Feedback Form (PDF 26 KB)
- Northern Ireland Quarterly Employment Survey Historical and Archived Data
- Discontinuity in Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) Estimates
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