Total employment in New Zealand

Year ended March 1987–2017, thousands of people


This data is an extract from the Household Labour Force Survey (Year ended March).

Data provided by

AI Forum of New Zealand

Dataset name

Digital Nation New Zealand: Labour market data 2018

How to find the data

This data was supplied to Figure.NZ directly from the organisation who undertook the research.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Digital Nation New Zealand: Labour market data 2018

From the dataset Digital Nation New Zealand: Labour market data 2018, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: hlfs
  • Range: B5:C35
  • Provided: 62 data points

This data forms the table Employment - People employed and unemployment rate (Annual-Mar) 1987–2017.

Dataset originally released on:

April 11, 2018

Purpose of collection

Sapere Research Group, an economic consultancy, undertook an analysis of broad potential impacts of Artificial Intelligence technology in New Zealand to calculate estimates of net economic benefits. This particular dataset was put together to describe the size and composition of New Zealand's labour market.

Method of collection/Data provider

This dataset brings together labour data from the Census, the Household Labour Force Survey, and the LEED.