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2013 Census ethnic group profiles:
Tuvaluan

2018 Census place summaries has the latest information
Labour force

Labour force

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

  • Of the2,070 people aged 15 years and over, 54.8 percent (1,134 people) were in the labour force. This was lower than in 2006 (63.8 percent).
  • 64.0 percent of men and 46.7 percent of women were in the labour force.
  • Those aged 30–64 years were most likely to be in the labour force (63.2 percent).
  • Those born in New Zealand had a lower rate of labour force participation (51.2 percent) than those born overseas (56.0 percent).
 
Work and labour force status
Tuvaluan and Pacific Peoples ethnic groups, and New Zealand population aged 15 years and over
2006 and 2013 Censuses
 
  Tuvaluan Pacific Peoples NZ population
  2006 2013 2006 2013 2006 2013
Work and labour force status Percent
Employed full-time 46.0 34.2 46.8 42.0 50.1 48.0
Employed part-time 10.1 10.0 11.2 10.7 14.9 14.3
Total people, employed 56.3 44.1 58.0 52.7 65.0 62.3
Unemployed 7.5 10.6 7.0 10.0 3.5 4.8
Total people, labour force 63.8 54.8 65.0 62.7 68.5 67.1
Not in the labour force 36.2 45.1 35.0 37.3 31.5 32.9
Total people 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Source: Statistics New Zealand


Unemployment

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

  • 19.3 percent were unemployed, up from 11.8 percent in 2006.
  • Those aged 15–29 years were most likely to be unemployed (57.5 percent).

Employment

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

  • 77.0 percent (705 people) were employed full time (30 or more hours per week). This was a decrease from 82.1 percent in 2006.
  • 77.1 percent of those born in New Zealand were employed full time, compared with 77.2 percent of those born overseas.
  • Men were more likely than women to be in full-time employment, at 81.6 percent and 71.0 percent, respectively.

Occupation

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

  • The most common occupations were: labourers (35.1 percent or 282 people), community and personal service workers (16.0 percent), and professionals (11.6 percent).
  • Both men and women were most likely to be employed as labourers, at 39.4 percent and 28.9 percent, respectively.

Occupation for employed Tuvaluan 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


Industry

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

  • The most common industries worked in were: manufacturing (16.7 percent or 135 people), health care and social assistance (13.3 percent), and administrative and support services (10.0 percent).
  • Men were most likely to work in the manufacturing industry (17.3 percent), and women were most likely to work in the health care and social assistance industry (23.9 percent).
Industry
Tuvaluan and Pacific Peoples ethnic groups, and New Zealand employed population aged 15 years and over
2013 Census
 
  Tuvaluan Pacific Peoples NZ population
Industry(1) Percent
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8.5 2.9 6.7
Mining 0.4 0.1 0.3
Manufacturing 16.7 17.0 9.8
Electricity, gas, water and waste services 0.0 0.7 0.7
Construction 7.0 6.9 8.0
Wholesale trade 4.1 5.4 5.0
Retail trade 4.8 8.6 9.8
Accommodation and food services 5.6 5.9 5.8
Transport, postal and warehousing 9.6 7.5 4.3
Information media and telecommunications 1.9 1.8 1.8
Financial and insurance services 1.5 3.6 3.6
Rental, hiring and real estate services 1.5 1.7 2.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 2.6 4.5 8.7
Administrative and support services 10.0 5.2 3.4
Public administration and safety 5.9 6.3 5.1
Education and training 4.4 6.9 8.4
Health care and social assistance 13.3 10.1 10.0
Arts and recreation services 0.7 1.8 1.9
Other services 1.5 3.4 4.0
Total people 100.0 100.0 100.0

1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (ANZSIC06 V1.0).
Source: Statistics New Zealand


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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