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2013 Census ethnic group profiles:
Cornish

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Labour force

Labour force

For people aged 15 years and over identifying with the Cornish ethnic group and living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • Of the people aged 15 years and over, 67.5 percent were in the labour force. This was lower than in 2006 (68.8 percent).
  • 66.7 percent of men and 72.2 percent of women were in the labour force.
  • Those aged 30–64 years were most likely to be in the labour force (77.8 percent).
  • Those born in New Zealand had a lower rate of labour force participation (61.5 percent) than those born overseas (73.1 percent).
 
Work and labour force status
Cornish and European ethnic groups, and New Zealand population aged 15 years and over
2006 and 2013 Censuses
 
  Cornish European NZ population
  2006 2013 2006 2013 2006 2013
Work and labour force status Percent
Employed full-time 50.0 47.5 50.4 49.3 50.1 48.0
Employed part-time 15.6 15.0 15.6 15.2 14.9 14.3
Total people, employed 68.8 62.5 65.9 64.5 65.0 62.3
Unemployed 0.0 7.5 2.7 3.7 3.5 4.8
Total people, labour force 68.8 67.5 68.7 68.2 68.5 67.1
Not in the labour force 31.3 32.5 31.3 31.8 31.5 32.9
Total people 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Source: Statistics New Zealand


Employment

For employed people aged 15 years and over identifying with the Cornish ethnic group and living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • 80.0 percent were employed full time (30 or more hours per week). This was an increase from 76.2 percent in 2006.
  • 83.3 percent of those born in New Zealand were employed full time, compared with 77.8 percent of those born overseas.
  • Men were more likely than women to be in full-time employment, at 92.3 percent and 66.7 percent, respectively.

Occupation

For employed people aged 15 years and over identifying with the Cornish ethnic group and living in New Zealand on 5 March 2013:

  • The most common occupations were: professionals (33.3 percent), managers (20.8 percent), and community and personal service workers (16.7 percent).
  • Men were most likely to be employed as professionals, and community and personal service workers (25.0 percent each), while women were most likely to be employed as professionals (41.7 percent).

Occupation for employed Cornish ethnic group aged 15 years and over
By sex
2013 Census
Occupations (ANZSCO) for employed specified ethnic group aged 15 years and over, by sex, 2013 Census


Note: Work and labour force information relates to the seven days ending 5 March 2006 and 3 March 2013.

This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in text, tables, and graphs. The accuracy of percentages may be affected by this rounding, particularly for ethnic groups with small populations.

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