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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 9 November 2020

12 November 2020

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 4 October 2020:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,221,160 total paid jobs (up 5,970 or 0.27 percent)
    • 100,670 paid jobs in primary industries (up 1,740 or 1.76 percent)
    • 413,360 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 2,140 or 0.52 percent)
    • 1,649,840 in services industries (up 500 or 0.03 percent)
    • 57,300 in unclassified industries (up 1,610 or 2.89 percent).
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    •  $1,039.65 (down $0.82 or 0.08 percent).

More data

Stats NZ COVID-19 data portal presents the data in graphical format.

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