Skip the NI Direct Bar
Skip navigation
Dedicated search page with advanced options

Labour Force Survey Religion Reports

The Research Branch 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.

Latest updates

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.
The Labour Force Survey Religion Report 2013 is now available and can be accessed via the link below:

Previous Reports

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

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.

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 Michael Thompson

More useful links