Labour market information

Statistics on labour market profiles and key employment related data. Analysis is also presented for employment vacancy statistics notified to the Department.


The Department for Communities provides statistics on vacancies that have been notified to JobCentres / Jobs & Benefits offices (JBO) of the Department for Communities. The statistics do not represent the total unsatisfied demand for staff by employers within Northern Ireland, but are only those vacant positions notified by employers to the Department.

Publication Schedule

The Statistical Fact Sheets and Annual Bulletin present information on employment vacancies. The Factsheets are published in January, July and October of each year and the data and provide key information for the preceding quarter. The Bulletin published in May presents a more detailed picture for the preceding financial year. 

Statistical Bulletins


Fact Sheets

Labour Market Statistics

Labour Market and Business statistical information is published on the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency website and can be accessed at the links below.

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Related to Labour market information

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for Communities including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme. You may also request your own personal information, via a Right of Access Request.

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