Data relates to the full-time equivalent staff employed during the last week in July or the first week in August.
To allow comparisons over time, the colleges of education data, and data from polytechnics who have merged with universities, has been included with the universities' data. The four mergers of the colleges of education with the universities took place over the years 2004 to 2007.
Data have been rounded to protect the privacy of individuals and counts may not add to the total.
The original spreadsheet was re-formatted by Figure.NZ due to processing requirements