Business - Enterprises and employees by employee count size and business type 2000–2020
Business type: Business type is the legal status of a business unit. More detail can be found at http://www.stats.govt.nz/methods/classifications-and-standards/classification-related-stats-standards/business-type.aspx
Enterprises: A business or service entity operating in New Zealand. It can be a company, partnership, trust, estate, incorporated society, producer board, local or central government organisation, voluntary organisation or self-employed individual.
Employee Count (EC): Employee count is a head-count of all salary and wage earners for the February reference month.
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Limitations of the data
There are a number of limitations associated with business demography data. These limitations include:
- Non-coverage of 'small' enterprises that fall below the economic significance criteria on Stats NZ's Business Register (BR).
- Lags in recording business births and deaths.
- Difficulties in maintaining industrial and business classifications for smaller firms (that are primarily maintained using administrative data).
Business demography statistics are limited to economically significant individual, private-sector and public-sector enterprises that are engaged in the production of goods and services in New Zealand.
Changes to data collection/processing
Up to 2015 business demography series was based on the Stats NZ Longitudinal Business Frame (LBF).
From 2016 business demography series is based on the Stats NZ Business Register (BR).
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Business Demography Statistics: Enterprises by business type and employee count size 2020
How to find the data
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Import & extraction details
From the dataset Business Demography Statistics: Enterprises by business type and employee count size 2020, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 2-2,494
- Column: 4
- Provided: 2,493 data points
Dataset originally released on:
October 29, 2020
About this dataset
Business demographic statistics give an annual snapshot (as at February) of the structure and characteristics of New Zealand businesses.