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Labour charts

Productivity

This is the official annual measure of productivity in New Zealand. Read full story

Benefits Numbers

The data in this chart series is sourced from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly benefit Factsheets, which are released about 4 weeks after the end of each quarter. Read full story

Change in benefits numbers

The data in this chart series is sourced from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly benefit Factsheets, which are released about 4 weeks after the end of each quarter. Read full story

Labour cost

Job vacancies online

This chart set is based on the New Zealand Department of Labour "Jobs Online Monthly Report". Read full story

Kiwisaver membership

This chart tracks data released monthly on the official government Kiwisaver website. Read full story

Misery index

Real income growth

Strikes

Unemployment

According to Statisctics NZ, the labour force category to which a person is assigned depends on their actual activity during a survey reference week. Read full story

Weekly earnings

Data in this set of charts is sourced from Statistics NZ Quarterly Earnings Survey (QES). Read full story

New job ads posted

This chart set is based on the seek.co.nz "new job ads posted" series, not seasonally adjusted. Read full story

National employment indicator

This chart set is from the experimental StatisticsNZ series. It records the seasonally adjusted change for each month, year-on-year. Read full story