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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
New Zealand
Business

Business demographics

Business demographic data for the year ended February 2013 showed that:

  • There were 507,908 business locations (geographic units) in New Zealand. This is an increase of 3.0 percent from the year ended February 2006.
  • There were 1,941,040 paid employees in New Zealand. This is an increase of 2.6 percent from the year ended February 2006.

Top five industries in New Zealand
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Employee count Percent of total employee count
Manufacturing 211,710 10.9
Health care and social assistance 211,350 10.9
Retail trade 195,870 10.1
Education and training 167,240 8.6
Professional, scientific and technical services 153,120 7.9
 
1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (ANZSIC06 V1.0).
Source: Statistics New Zealand


Note: Business demographic data is sourced from a register of economically significant businesses which is maintained by Statistics New Zealand. See data quality information on business demographics.

Employee count data has been randomly rounded. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs.

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