Employment in New Zealand increased by 0.80 in June of 2019. Employment Change in New Zealand averaged 0.38 percent from 1986 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.60 percent in the second quarter of 2016 and a record low of -1.80 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

Employment Change in New Zealand is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in New Zealand to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-06 09:45 PM Employment Change QoQ Q3 1.1% 0.5% 0.5% 1.1%
2019-02-06 09:45 PM Employment Change QoQ Q4 0.1% 1.0% 0.3% 0.5%
2019-04-30 10:45 PM Employment Change QoQ Q1 -0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 0.4%
2019-08-05 10:45 PM Employment Change QoQ Q2 0.8% -0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
2019-11-05 09:45 PM Employment Change QoQ Q3


New Zealand Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.20 11.20 3.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2680.00 2658.00 2680.00 1499.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 109.00 115.00 189.00 69.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.80 -0.20 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.40 70.40 71.00 63.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 1192.00 1184.00 1192.00 698.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 124.27 123.02 126.86 86.54 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 200.05 200.67 207.35 55.20 Index Points [+]
Wages 32.42 32.04 32.42 13.07 NZD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 30.68 30.64 30.68 12.44 NZD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 17.70 16.50 17.70 10.25 NZD/Hour [+]
Population 4.93 4.84 4.93 2.37 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 13.10 15.30 10.20 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 537.00 527.00 554.00 264.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 67.70 67.50 68.20 56.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2147.00 2130.00 2147.00 1177.00 Thousand [+]


New Zealand Employment Change

In New Zealand, Employment Change measures the quarter-on-quarter change in the number of employed people. This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 -0.20 2.60 -1.80 1986 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Australia 41127.00 Jul/19
Canada -24.20 Jul/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 3.30 Jun/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 115.00 May/19


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