Stats NZ information release: Employment indicators: Weekly as at 20 June 2022

Employment indicators: Weekly as at 20 June 2022 – information release

23 June 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 15 May 2022:    

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,326,100 total paid jobs (down 2,030 or 0.09 percent)
    • 101,450 paid jobs in primary industries (down 740 or 0.72 percent)
    • 443,900 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (down 700 or 0.16 percent)
    • 1,721,660 paid jobs in services industries (down 950 or 0.06 percent)
    • 59,090 paid jobs in unclassified industries (up 370 or 0.63 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,155.57 (down $4.43 or 0.38 percent).

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