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Household Labour Force Survey: March 2009 quarter - Revised 11 June 2009 - See attached erratum
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  07 May 2009
Erratum

Corrections have been made to the Household Labour Force Survey: March 2009 quarter, originally released on 7 May 2009.

March 2009 was the first quarter in which we attempted to apply Māori benchmarks via the usual production system. However, an error in grouping ages meant the benchmark was applied incorrectly.

Although there is a minor impact on all published estimates for the March 2009 quarter, as well as the last several observations in seasonally adjusted and trend data, revisions to the March 2009 quarter data are not substantive at a national level.

Difference Between Originally Published and Revised High Level Estimates
Seasonally adjusted March 2009
quarter originally published
March 2009
quarter revised
Difference
Unemployment rate 5.0% 5.0% 0
Unemployed 115,000 114,000 -1,000 
Employed 2,182,000 2,181,000 -1,000
Not in the labour force 1,061,000 1,062,000 +1,000
Labour force participation rate 68.4% 68.4% 0

The corrected tables have been republished to the website. Infoshare will be updated with the corrected numbers at 10.45am 11 June 2009.

Statistics New Zealand regrets any inconvenience caused by these errors.

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