Employment indicators: August 2022 – Stats NZ information release

Employment indicators: August 2022 – Information release

28 September 2022

Employment indicators provide an early indication of changes in the labour market.

Key facts

Changes in the seasonally adjusted filled jobs for the August 2022 month (compared with the July 2022 month) were:

  • all industries – up 0.4 percent (10,312 jobs) to 2.32 million filled jobs
  • primary industries – down 1.1 percent (1,145 jobs)
  • goods-producing industries – up 0.7 percent (3,094 jobs)
  • service industries – up 0.5 percent (8,265 jobs).

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