Filled jobs by employment status in the retail trade industry in New Zealand
1998 Q4–2018 Q4, thousands of filled jobs
Filled jobs: The number of full-time employees + part-time employees + working proprietors. A filled job in this survey is the total of all the employees at each business location, plus the number of working proprietors counted by the survey. If an individual is employed at more than one location, then that person will be counted at each location. Filled jobs are a count of jobs, not people. This measure excludes positions held by those in ‘working proprietor’ only businesses.
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Limitations of the data
Compositional effects between industries can affect the Quarterly Employment Survey when industries with higher or lower earnings than the average total hourly earnings for all industries change in relative importance (eg make up a bigger share of the total hours).
Compositional changes within industries can affect the Quarterly Employment Survey, as the composition of the paid workforce is reflected (eg the occupations that firms hire).
Because this survey collects data from employers, jobs filled by overseas workers resident in New Zealand for less than 12 months are included. This is different from the Household Labour Force Survey.
This data includes full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and working proprietors.
The Quarterly Employment Survey does not include data from the agriculture, fisheries, and several smaller industries, or earnings from self-employment.
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Quarterly Employment Survey: Filled Jobs by Industry (ANZSIC06) by Sex and Status in Employment (Quarterly) December 2018
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Work income and spending > Earnings and Employment Survey (QES) - QEX > Filled Jobs by Industry (ANZSIC06) by Sex and Status in Employment'. All variables were selected to create this dataset.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset Quarterly Employment Survey: Filled Jobs by Industry (ANZSIC06) by Sex and Status in Employment (Quarterly) December 2018, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 5-124
- Columns: 2-205
- Provided: 24,480 data points
This data forms the table Employment - Filled jobs by industry by sex and status in employment 1989 Q1–2018 Q4.
Dataset originally released on:
February 07, 2019
About this dataset
The Quarterly Employment Survey data provides information about employment, earnings and hours paid at industry and national levels. Data is obtained from economically significant businesses for the reference period of the pay week ending on, or before the 20th of the middle month of the quarter. Use this dataset when wanting to measure the number of filled jobs from a business’s perspective, or when wanting to measure the number of hours businesses pay for.
Method of collection/Data provider
The Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) is a sample of approximately 18,000 business locations selected from the population of economically significant enterprises in surveyed industries. Weights are allocated to each of the selected business locations. These represent the population weights based on employee counts sourced from the Business Frame.