PfG Analytics produces a National Statistic publication, The Labour Force Survey Religion Report. The annual report provides information regarding the labour market characteristics of Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland.

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The Labour Force Survey Religion Report 2016 is now available and can be accessed via the link below:


Previous Reports

Publications pre-2011 can be accessed via the PRONI website.

Northern Ireland legislation is in place to allow pre-release access to Official Statistics. All departments have published Statements of Compliance with the legislation.

Labour Force Survey Religion report 2015: Local Government District bulletin

This bulletin provides labour market analysis by religion for the 11 Local Government Districts in Northern Ireland.

Summary Quality Report for the Northern Ireland Labour Force Survey Religion reports

The Summary Quality Report is intended to provide users with information on how the statistics in the Labour Force Survey Religion Report have been compiled and upon the quality of the data on which it is based.

Labour Force Survey Religion Report – User Feedback Survey

We are interested in understanding more about how the Labour Force Survey Religion Report and accompanying data are used, and the decisions they inform.

This is important, as it will help us provide a high quality service which meets users’ needs. We would be extremely grateful if you could spend a couple of minutes answering a few questions via the link below:

For more details, or for help in completing the survey, please contact:

In writing:

Room E4.03
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast BT4 3SR

Breach of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics

Prior to the publication, the Labour Force Survey Northern Ireland Religion Report 2013 was shared in error with officials not on the agreed pre-release access list, contrary to Protocol 2 Practice 8 of the code. This breach has been reported to the Chief Executive of NISRA's office and remedial action has been taken.

Assessment report

An assessment report compiled by the UK Statistics Authority on the LFS Religion Report 2011 can be downloaded at link below:


If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Paul Flynn: or Adele McCauley:

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