Northern Ireland Economy and Employment Figures

23rd March 2018

Northern Ireland records its equal lowest unemployment figures and the lowest across all the UK Regions.The percentage of 16+ age group that are unemployed

3.2% - Northern Ireland

4.3% - UK Average

6.2% - Republic of Ireland

7.3% - EU Average

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NISRA released figures on Northern Ireland Output records for 2016 reveal

- Total Manufacturing and Services Sales of £68.9bn

- Main external and export markets

--- £14.0bn - GB

--- £  3.4bn - Republic of Ireland

--- £  2.3bn - Rest of EU (excluding RoI and UK)

--- £  1.9bn - North America

--- £  0.9bn - Asia

--- £  0.7bn - Switzerland

--- £ 0.9 bn - Remainder of the World

Manufacturing accounts for £6.1bn of the £10.1bn of exports:

- 10% Employment

- 14% GVA

- 60% Export Sales

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