Economy & Finance

Economy & Finance


Northern Ireland trade in goods, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post provides an overview of Northern Ireland’s (NI) current position with regard to trade in goods and updates our previous blog on NI’s trade in goods in 2017. It uses the most recent

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Employment & Labour Market

A graph comparing Northern Ireland median hourly pay by industry and gender for 2019
Northern Ireland Gender Pay Gap – 2020 update

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Michael Scholes & Aidan Stennett To highlight International Women’s Day, the following article updates our previous blog article examining the Gender Pay Gap in Northern Ireland, presenting the latest available data.The UK Government defines

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Image showing the word 'wages' spelled out with some cash behind.
National Minimum Wage: Effects and future

Reading Time: 7 minutes Do you know the hourly minimum wage rates for workers in Northern Ireland? Currently, the rates are determined under three separate schemes: the ‘National Living Wage’; the ‘National Minimum Wage’; and, the ‘Real Living Wage’.

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Selected graphic from a bar graph showing Nov 2020 forecasting and outturn data
Departmental forecasting and analysis (November update)

Reading Time: < 1 minute This dashboard visually presents departmental Total Forecast Outturn (TFO) data for capital and resource spending in two parts: departmental expenditure profiles; and departmental forecast performance. This dashboard has been compiled by the Public Finance Scrutiny

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A summary of COVID-19 funding
A snapshot of COVID-19 funding (updated)

Reading Time: < 1 minute This visualisation provides a series of interactive graphs compiled by the Assembly’s Research and Information Service (RaISe), which offer a snapshot of government funding allocated to address key challenges arising from the effects of the

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