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Labour Market Statistics: March 2015 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  06 May 2015
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Next release

Labour Market Statistics: June 2015 quarter will be released on 5 August 2015.

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The release calendar lists information releases by date of release.

Past releases

Household Labour Force Survey has links to past releases.

Quarterly Employment Survey has links to past releases.

Labour Cost Index has links to past releases.

Related information

Household Labour Force Survey population rebase from 2013 Census: Includes regional benchmarks for the revised HLFS results, which provides information on the recent population rebase.

A guide to unemployment statistics (second edition) (published 2014) provides guidance to data users on the different features of four unemployment measures.

User guide for wage and income measures has more information on the various Statistics NZ income and wage measures.

Extended region and age series now available (published 2014) introduces two key classifications in response to our users' needs.

Future of the Household Labour Force Survey (published 2014) outlines changes to the HLFS and how these changes will affect the survey from mid-2016 onwards.

New labour market data now available (published 2014) introduces three new time series to the suite of HLFS labour market statistics.

How men and women have fared in the labour market since the 2008 recession (published 2014) describes the effects of the 2008 recession on the labour market outcomes of men and women.

Building a story of Canterbury employment (published 2013) offers advice to technical users of labour market data on how to interpret recent trends in our published Canterbury data.

Introducing ethnic labour force statistics by age (published 2013) presents new time-series data to help users better understand ethnic differences in the HLFS.

Youth labour market dynamics in New Zealand (published 2013) discusses youth movements within the labour market.

New quality measures for the Household Labour Force Survey (published 2013) explains quality measures added to the HLFS information releases from the June 2013 quarter.

Skill levels of New Zealand jobs (published 2013) presents information on the skill levels of jobs done by New Zealanders.

Dynamics of the New Zealand labour market (published 2013) discusses measures of labour market dynamics.

Introducing new measures of underemployment (published 2013) introduces a new underemployment measure, added to the suite of labour market statistics available from the Household Labour Force Survey: March 2013 quarter onwards.

Introducing the youth not in employment, education, or training indicator provides information on youth not in employment, education, or training (NEET).

Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) provides statistics on filled jobs, job flows, worker flows, mean and median earnings for continuing jobs and new hires, and total earnings. LEED information is based on tax data.

New Zealand Income Survey provides information on wages and salaries, self-employment, government transfers, and other transfer income.

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