Main occupations in New Zealand for skilled migrants from China

Year ended June 2017, number of principal skilled migrants on a residence visa


Skilled migrants: People granted residence through the Skilled Migrant category.

Principal applicant: the person Immigration NZ assess against the criteria for a Resident Visa first.

Data provided by

Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

Dataset name

Migration Trends and Outlook: Residents 2016/17


How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'Residents' from the box at the right-hand side of the page.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Migration Trends and Outlook: Residents 2016/17

From the dataset Migration Trends and Outlook: Residents 2016/17, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: 33
  • Range: F5:G26
  • Provided: 44 data points

This data forms the table Migration - Main occupations of skilled migrants from China 2017.

Dataset originally released on:

March 29, 2018

About this dataset

This annual report is the 17th in a series that examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand. The report updates trends to 2016/17 and compares recent immigration patterns with patterns identified in previous years.