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Linked Employer-Employee Data: September 2007 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  20 November 2008
Highlights

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

  • Manufacturing, the largest industry by filled jobs, was the only industry to decrease for two successive years, over the September 2005–07 years, dropping 3.4 percent from 234,340 filled jobs in 2005 to 226,280 in 2007.
  • The construction industry had the greatest increase in the number of filled jobs (up 42,390 to 118,420 jobs, or 55.8 percent) in the five years to September 2007.
  • Average mean quarterly earnings for all industries in the September 2007 year were $11,030, up 4.8 percent from the September 2006 year.
  • The arts and recreation services industry had the highest growth in mean quarterly earnings (7.5 percent) in the year to September 2007.
  • The mining industry had the highest mean quarterly earnings ($18,300) in the September 2007 year.

 

Geoff Bascand 20 November 2008
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0533
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