Official Statistics

Sickness Absence in the Northern Ireland Civil Service, 1 Apr 2014 to 31 Mar 2015

Analysis of sickness absence levels in the Northern Ireland Civil Service.


Sickness Absence in the Northern Ireland Civil Service: 2014/2015


This publication gives a detailed analysis of sickness absence in the Northern Ireland Civil Service from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 and includes comparisons to the previous 5 years.

Includes analyses of:

  • Average working days lost
  • Spells of absence
  • Reason for sickness absence
  • Long-term sickness absence
  • Trends in sickness absence

Also includes information about absence targets, definitions and calculations of absence statistics.

*Figures were revised at 11:00am on 10th September 2015 to amend the Departmental Long-term Frequency figures for 2014/2015 on Page 39 of the report (41st page of the PDF). The change reduced the Departmental Frequency Rates leading to one additional Department meeting its target.

Published 10 September 2015
Last updated 10 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. First published.