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Linked Employer-Employee Data: June 2007 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  22 August 2008
Highlights

This release focuses on labour market dynamics for New Zealand by region.

In the year to June 2007:

  • The Auckland region held one-third of all filled jobs (592,140 jobs) – more than the Canterbury (238,330 jobs) and Wellington (221,330 jobs) regions combined.
  • Bay of Plenty and Hawke’s Bay regions had the highest filled job growth rate (up 3.4 and 2.4 percent, respectively).
  • Gisborne, Taranaki and Northland regions had the highest growth rate in earnings (up 5.8, 5.6 and 5.6 percent, respectively).

Between June 2002 and June 2007:

  • Greatest growth in filled jobs was in the Northland and Waikato regions (up 19.6 and 18.9 percent, respectively).
  • Northland and Gisborne regions had the greatest regional growth in earnings (up 29.8 and 26.4 percent, respectively).
  • The national average quarterly worker turnover rate decreased from 17.6 percent to 17.0 percent.

 

Geoff Bascand 22 August 2008
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0533
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