Northern Ireland Composite Economic Index (NICEI)

Latest results - published 24 July 2015. Provisional results for the first quarter (Jan - Mar) of 2015 show that the NICEI increased by 1.1 per cent from Quarter 4 2014 to Quarter 1 2015

Headline results

  • the NICEI increased by 2.5 per cent over the year, from Quarter 1 2014 to Quarter 1 2015
  • annual output (averaged over the four quarters to Quarter 1 2015) increased by 1.6 per cent compared to the previous four quarters
  • private sector output grew by 1.5 per cent over the quarter to Quarter 1 2015 and by 3.4 per cent compared to the same quarter one year ago 
  • public sector jobs fell by 0.2 per cent over the quarter and remained flat compared to Quarter 1 2014

Current publication, press release and tables

NICEI Q1 2015 bulletins and tables; NICEI & IOS Q1 2015 combined statistical press release

Archive data

Previous NICEI publications and methodology paper

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