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Research and statistics

Welcome to the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister Research Branch website. We provide a research and statistical resource to the Equality Division.

About us

Research functions

The Branch comprises of seven professional research staff from Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) who are out-posted into OFMDFM to provide professional research and statistical advice.
The branch is responsible for the following work areas:

Latest publications

The latest research and statistical publications published are listed below:
Recession, resilience and rebalancing social economies in Northern Ireland’s neighnourhoods: findings from a baseline survey of residents

Latest consultations

  • Consultation on Good Relations Indicators Review - deadline for response extended to 31 March 2014

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