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

The number of unemployed persons in New Zealand decreased to 126 Thousand in the third quarter of 2017 from 128 Thousand in the second quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in New Zealand averaged 121.28 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 4.60 4.80 11.20 3.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2593.00 2535.00 2593.00 1499.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 126.00 128.00 189.00 69.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 2.20 -0.20 2.40 -1.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.10 70.00 71.10 63.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 1152.00 1145.00 1152.00 699.62 Index Points [+]
Productivity 166.68 164.21 171.61 117.96 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 198.00 186.70 198.20 55.20 Index Points [+]
Job Advertisements 42883.37 42940.15 43303.77 14139.40 [+]
Wages 30.51 30.15 30.51 13.07 NZD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 29.11 28.47 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 [+]
Part Time Employment 555.00 536.00 555.00 264.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.20 11.20 15.30 10.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.80 66.70 67.80 56.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2038.00 2004.00 2038.00 1177.00 Thousand [+]


New Zealand Unemployed Persons

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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
126.00 128.00 189.00 69.00 1986 - 2017 Thousand Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 1011.00 Nov/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17