Northern Ireland has ranked among the bottom two UK nations or regions for employment in all but 12 of the past 115 quarters

80% employment rate, age 16-64

Britain

75

70

65

Northern

Ireland

Other UK nations

and regions

60

55

1995

2000

2005

2010

2015

2020

80% employment rate, age 16-64

Britain

75

70

65

Northern

Ireland

Other UK nations

and regions

60

55

1995

2000

2005

2010

2015

2020