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Appendix 8 Statistical Compendium: Table 3 Employees by sector 1989

Sector All Northern Ireland Rural Northern Ireland (a)
Agricultural (b)
  • 19,180
  • 3.6 %
  • 19,180
  • 15.5 %
Industry (c)
  • 140,750
  • 26.6 %
  • 43,760
  • 35.5 %
Services
  • 368,300
  • 69.7 %
  • 60,470
  • 49.0 %
Total 528,320 123,410
Definition: (a) All of Northern Ireland outside the Belfast Urban Area; (b) Excludes forestry and fishing; (c) Includes forestry fishing and construction.
Source: Unpublished data from Census of Employment, September 1989.
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