Northern Ireland

British exports to other EU countries
from across the UK in 2014 from Northern Ireland in 2014
£229 billion
in goods and services
£3.6 billion
in goods alone
(source: Office for National Statistics, 2015) (source: HMRC regional trade statistics)

 

Jobs linked to EU trade
across the UK in Northern Ireland
4.5 million
jobs
111,480
jobs
(source: House of Commons Library, 2016) (source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

Breakdown of jobs in Northern Ireland
Sector Jobs linked to EU trade
Manufacturing 53,614
Business administration & support 7502
Motor trades 7098
Agriculture, forestry & fishing 5994
Acommodation & food services 5366
Finance & insurance 4693
Transport & storage 4333
Public admin 4261
Professional, scientific & technical 3982
Health 3293
Education 2442
Construction 2330
Mining, quarrying & utilities 2052
Information & communication 1824
Property 288
Others 2409

(source: Centre for Economics & Business Research, 2011)

 

European arrest warrant
across the UK since 2010 in Northern Ireland since 2010
5000+
alleged criminals deported
150
alleged criminals deported
675
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
27
wanted men & women
brought back to face justice
(source: National Crime Agency) (source: National Crime Agency)

 

Economic benefits from EU students
across the UK in 2011-2012 in Northern Ireland in 2011-2012
£3.7 billion
contributed to the local economy
£78 million
contributed to the local economy
(source: Universities UK) (source: Universities UK)

 

PEACE programme
funding in Northern Ireland
£119 million
to support projects promoting peace, community dialogue and local decision-making

(source: European Parliament)

Structural funding
funding across the UK funding in Northern Ireland
£8.3 billion
to create jobs and support development
£390 million
to create jobs and support development
(source: HM Government) (source: HM Government)

 

Rural & agricultural development
funding in Northern Ireland
£173 million
to support agriculture, infrastructure and services in rural areas

(source: DEFRA)

 

Research and development
across the UK in Northern Ireland
£8.3 billion
boost to research funding by 2020
£66 million
boost to research funding by 2020
(source: Horizon 2020, European Commission) (source: Horizon 2020, European Commission)

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