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This page contains statistics produced by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) alongside publications by DETI Analytical Services Unit (ASU).  

Analytical Services

DETI Analytical Services Unit (ASU) provides analysis and research on key economic issues as well as briefing and commentary on the latest economic trends and developments.  ASU publications can be found through the bottom two tabs in left-hand menu or by clicking the below links:

DETI Economic Research                                                    DETI Economic Briefing

Economic and Labour Market Statistics Branch

Economic and Labour Market Statistics Branch (ELMS) is part of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). We produce Business, Economic, Labour Market and Tourism Statistics in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics to monitor the performance of the Northern Ireland Economy, Labour Market and Tourism Sector*. You can keep up-to-date with all our recent publications by following us on twitter: @ELMSNISRA

Guide to Surveys

The Economic and Labour Market Statistics Branch Guide to Surveys (including information from the Inter-Departmental Business Register and the NI Composite Economic Index) can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Economic & Labour Market Statistics ~ Guide to Surveys

Publication Schedule

The Economic and Labour Market Statistics Publication Schedule 2014-2015 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Publication Schedule 2014-2015

Statistics Research Publications

The monthly Labour Market Report (LMR) was published on 16th April 2014 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Labour Market Report April 2014 (PDF 435 KB)

Results for Q4 2013 for the Northern Ireland Composite Economic Index (NICEI) were published on the 16th April 2014 and can be accessed by clicking the link below:

NI Composite Economic Index Statistical Bulletin Q4 2013 (PDF 3.0 MB)

The latest results from the Northern Ireland Index of Services published on 19th March 2014 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland IOS Q4 2013 - March 2014 (PDF 168 KB)

Details from the latest Northern Ireland Index of Production published on 19th March 2014 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland IOP Q4 2013 (PDF 730 KB)

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) October - December 2013 Quarterly Supplement, published on 28th February 2014, can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Labour Force Survey (LFS) Quarterly Supplement October - December 2013 (PDF 474 KB)

The latest "Facts and Figures from the Inter-Departmental Business Register" publication was released on 13 February 2014 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Facts & Figures from the IDBR - Edition 16 (PDF 1.9 MB)

Details of the latest Northern Ireland Research and Development 2012 (R&D) results published on 30th December 2013 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Research and Development (R&D) 2012 (PDF 233 KB)

Details of the first publication on Tourism Statistics at local Government District (LGD) and Key Destination Area (KDA) published on 13th December 2013 can be accessed by clicking on the link below

Northern Ireland Tourism Statistics by LGD 2011-2012 (PDF 173 KB)

Details of the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) for Northern Ireland published on 12th December 2013 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland ASHE 2013 Bulletin (PDF 347 KB)

Details of the latest Northern Ireland Annual Business Inquiry results published on 11th December 2013 can be accessed by clicking in the link below:

Northern Ireland Annual Business Inquiry 2012 (PDF 335 KB)

Headline results for the 2012/13 Manufacturing Sales and Exports Survey published on 4th December 2013 can be accessed by cicking the link below.

Headline Results from The Manufacturing Sales and Exports Survey 2012/13 (PDF 232 KB)

Details of the latest quarterly tourism statistics (Quarter 2 2013) were published on 28th November 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below

Northern Ireland Tourism Statistics July 2012-June 2013 (PDF 613 KB)

The most recent Headline Results for 2012 Research and Development (R&D) published on 29th November 2013, can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

2012 Research and Development (R&D) Headline Results (PDF 87 KB)

The most recent statistics relating to passenger and freight traffic through Northern Ireland ports, published on 28th November 2013, can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Ports Traffic 2012 (PDF 137 KB)

The Labour Force Survey 2012 Local Area Database publication was released on 31st October 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Local Area Database 2012 (PDF 587 KB)

The Northern Ireland Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) was released on 27th September 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below

Northern Ireland BRES 2012 (PDF 2.4 MB)

The quarterly Tourism Statistics Bulletin was published on 27th September 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Tourism Statistics April 2012 to March 2013 (PDF 230 KB)

The Women in Northern Ireland publication was released on 27th September 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Women in Northern Ireland - September 2013 (PDF 668 KB)

Details from the latest Annual Business Inquiry results published on 7th August 2013 can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Northern Ireland Annual Business Inquiry (Experimental) Local Unit based results 2011 (PDF 517 KB)

Northern Ireland annual tourism statistics for 2012 published by NISRA on the 4th July 2013 can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Northern Ireland Tourism Statistics 2012 (PDF 1.0 MB)

The Exporting Northern Ireland Services Study (Experimental) 2011 was released on 29th May 2013 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Exporting Northern Ireland Services Study (Experimental) 2011 (PDF 564 KB)

Details of  the latest Northern Ireland Manufacturing Sales and Exports Survey published on 18th December 2012 can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Manufacturing Sales and Exports Survey 2011/12 (PDF 330 KB)

Details of the latest Northern Ireland Census of Employment Survey results published on 28th September 2012 can be accessed by clicking on the link below

Census of Employment 2011 (PDF 3.2 MB)

The "UK Innovation Survey 2011: Northern Ireland Results" publication, released on 25th July 2012, can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

UK Innovation Survey 2011: NI Results (PDF 236 KB)

The Northern Ireland Access to Finance 2007 and 2010 survey results were published on the 28th October 2011 and can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Northern Ireland Access to Finance Survey 2007 and 2010 (PDF 167 KB)

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) Historical Supplement 2008, released on 29th October 2008, can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Historical Supplement 2008 (PDF 256 KB)

*From 1st April 2011, the responsibility for the collection of data and production of official labour market and economic statistics transferred from the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), an agency of the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP).

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