Employment indicators: Weekly as at 9 May 2022 – Stats NZ information release

Employment indicators: Weekly as at 9 May 2022 – Information release

12 May 2022

The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more timely manner than the monthly employment indicators series.

Key facts

The 6-day series includes jobs with a pay period equal to or less than 7 days, while the 20-day series covers jobs with pay periods of 14 days or fewer. The 34-day series includes all jobs regardless of their pay period.

The 34-day series indicated that for the latest week, the week ended 3 April 2022:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,339,140 total paid jobs (up 16,280 or 0.70 percent)
    • 105,180 paid jobs in primary industries (up 500 or 0.48 percent)
    • 448,410 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 4,440 or 1.00 percent)
    • 1,725,270 paid jobs in services industries (up 9,380 or 0.55 percent)
    • 60,290 paid jobs in unclassified industries (up 1,970 or 3.38 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,152.58 (up $8.08 or 0.71 percent).

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