In December 2015, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published Fair Employment Monitoring Report No.25. An Overview of High Level Trends and Aggregated Monitoring Returns 2014.
This year’s monitoring report shows that people from the Protestant community, at 52.6%, continue to make up the majority of the monitored workforce. The proportion of the workforce comprising people from the Roman Catholic community has continued to increase annually by 0.4% and now stands at 47.4%. This mirrors closely estimates of the composition of those available for work in Northern Ireland.