The number of unemployed persons in New Zealand decreased to 117 Thousand in the second quarter of 2021 from 135 Thousand in the first quarter of 2021. source: Statistics New Zealand

Unemployed Persons in New Zealand averaged 121.95 Thousand from 1986 until 2021, 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 December of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in New Zealand is expected to be 120.00 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 2022, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Unemployed Persons

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Unemployment Rate 3.40 4.00 percent Sep/21
Unemployed Persons 98.00 117.00 Thousand Sep/21
Employed Persons 2830.00 2775.00 Thousand Sep/21
Employment Change 2.00 1.00 percent Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.20 70.50 percent Sep/21
Labour Costs 1254.00 1244.00 points Sep/21
Productivity 132.01 129.63 points Jun/21
Wages 35.30 34.80 NZD/Hour Sep/21
Wages in Manufacturing 33.08 32.58 NZD/Hour Sep/21
Population 5.11 4.95 Million Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.01 10.92 percent Sep/21
Part Time Employment 561.00 564.00 Thousand Sep/21
Full Time Employment 2267.00 2216.00 Thousand Sep/21
Employment Rate 68.80 67.60 percent Sep/21
New Zealand Unemployed Persons
In New Zealand, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.