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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 14 December 2020

17 December 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 8 November 2020:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,231,830 total paid jobs (up 1,540 or 0.07 percent)
    • 107,200 paid jobs in primary industries (up 390 or 0.37 percent percent)
    • 415,880 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (down 1,450 or 0.35 percent)
    • 1,653,260 in services industries (up 5,350 or 0.32 percent)
    • 55,490 in unclassified industries (down 2,750 or 4.72 percent).
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    •  $1,057.69 (down $5.73 or 0.54 percent).

More data

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

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