World of Work in Northern Ireland

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Interactive Timeline

The Big PictureFind out how the Northern Ireland economy has evolved over the years by using this interactive timeline tool.


Employment Sectors

The Big PictureExplore some of the main employment sectors in Northern Ireland by viewing clips drawn from the BBC Archive


Interactive Quiz

The Big PictureHow much have you learned about the local economy, the key business sectors and the impact of globalisation?


BBC Resources

The Big PictureYou can learn more about globalisation, economic models, useful phrases and business sectors by accessing some of the many resources available on the BBC and external sites.

  • Interactive Timeline

    economy evolves

    The Northern Ireland economy went through many changes since the end of WWII, with the impact of 'The Troubles' being keenly felt.

  • Employment Sectors

    The Key SectorsUnderstanding Northern Ireland's key business sectors can help you gain an important insight into the strength of our local economy.

  • BBC Resources

    BBC ResourcesLearn more about by accessing some of the many resources available on the BBC and external sites.

  • Interactive Quiz

    Interactive QuizHow much have you learned about the local economy, the key business sectors and the impact of globalisation?

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