The number of unemployed persons in New Zealand increased to 96 Thousand in the second quarter of 2022 from 94 Thousand in the first quarter of 2022. source: Statistics New Zealand

Unemployed Persons in New Zealand averaged 121.16 Thousand from 1986 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 189 Thousand in the third quarter of 1991 and a record low of 69 Thousand in the first quarter of 1987. This page provides - New Zealand Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in New Zealand is expected to be 119.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the New Zealand Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 117.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Unemployed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.20 percent Jun 2022
Unemployed Persons 96.00 94.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Employed Persons 2820.00 2820.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Employment Change 0.00 0.00 percent Jun 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.80 70.90 percent Jun 2022
Productivity 129.80 127.41 points Jun 2022
Labour Costs 1291.00 1275.00 points Jun 2022
Wages 37.04 36.24 NZD/Hour Jun 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 35.25 34.17 NZD/Hour Jun 2022
Population 5.12 5.10 Million Dec 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.10 9.59 percent Jun 2022
Part Time Employment 525.00 547.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Full Time Employment 2297.00 2277.00 Thousand Jun 2022
Employment Rate 68.50 68.60 percent Jun 2022

New Zealand Unemployed Persons
In New Zealand, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
96.00 94.00 189.00 69.00 1986 - 2022 Thousand Quarterly
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