These statistics and research inform public policy and associated debate in the wider society.
NISRA is an Agency of the Department of Finance and Personnel. More information can be found on the NISRA website.
NISRA is involved in producing National Statistics for Northern Ireland. National Statistics is an official designation that stands for relevance, quality, integrity and freedom from political interference. They provide an up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful description of the UK´s economy and society. National Statistics covers government data produced to the high professional principles and standards set out in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.