New Zealand Unemployed Persons  1986-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in New Zealand decreased to 128 Thousand in the second quarter of 2017 from 131 Thousand in the first quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in New Zealand averaged 121.24 Thousand from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 189 Thousand in the third quarter of 1991 and a record low of 69 Thousand in the second quarter of 1986.

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New Zealand Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.90 11.20 3.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2535.00 2538.00 2538.00 1499.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 128.00 131.00 189.00 69.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -0.20 1.10 2.40 -1.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.00 70.60 70.60 63.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 1146.00 1141.00 1146.00 699.62 Index Points [+]
Productivity 164.21 166.55 171.61 117.96 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 195.60 150.40 195.60 55.20 Index Points [+]
Job Advertisements 42366.20 41894.64 43303.77 14139.40 [+]
Wages 30.15 29.96 30.15 13.07 NZD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 28.47 29.22 3382.74 28.21 NZD Million/Quarter [+]
Minimum Wages 15.75 15.25 15.75 10.25 NZD/Hour [+]
Population 4.75 4.65 4.75 2.37 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 66.70 67.10 67.10 56.40 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 536.00 546.00 546.00 264.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 12.70 15.30 10.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2004.00 1992.00 2004.00 1177.00 Thousand [+]


New Zealand Unemployed Persons Notes

In New Zealand, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - New Zealand Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
128.00 131.00 189.00 69.00 1986 - 2017 Thousand Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.33 Jul/17
Canada 1226.60 Aug/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14749.00 Jul/17
France 3518.10 Jul/17
Germany 2544.85 Aug/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2949.68 Jul/17
Japan 1900.00 Jul/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 436.00 Jul/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1043.00 Aug/17
Spain 3488.55 Aug/17
Switzerland 143674.50 Jul/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 806.30 Aug/17
United States 7132.00 Aug/17