Key Performance Indicators 2021
Invest NI Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) provide information on the size and performance of Invest NI account managed businesses.
The measures presented include the value of sales, external sales, exports and full-time equivalent employment.
The KPIs show that Invest NI supported businesses account for approximately 75% of NI exports and almost 80% of NI external sales (sales outside NI).
Invest NI supports businesses across a wide range of industry sectors, with more than 36,000 jobs in Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing and more than 33,000 jobs in Financial, Professional and Business Services.
Employment by Sector
Sales by Sector
External Sales account for almost 80% of total sales generated by Invest NI supported businesses, with sales to Great Britain accounting for 56% of external sales.
Exports account for just over a third of total sales by Invest NI supported businesses, with exports to the EU accounting for just over 50% of all exports.
The largest export markets for Invest NI supported businesses are the Republic of Ireland (£2.3bn), the US (£1.6bn) and Germany (£0.4bn).