Industry facts & figures
Ards and North Down boasts a skilled workforce, thriving economy and is home to a number of successful companies.
Currently, during the Coronavirus Pandemic, the claimant count in Ards and North Down is 4.5% of the working age population. The Northern Ireland rate is 6.3% of the working age population.
In 2019, Ards and North Down had an annual average claimant count of 2,160 (2.2% of the working age population), lower than the Northern Ireland average of 2.5%
In 2020, Ards and North Down had 500 confirmed redundancies (13.8% of the Northern Ireland total)
|NI Price House Index||In the third quarter of 2020, Ards and North Down had a standardised price of £163,456|