New Zealand Average Hourly Wages  1989-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Wages in New Zealand increased to 30.15 NZD/Hour in the second quarter of 2017 from 29.96 NZD/Hour in the first quarter of 2017. Wages in New Zealand averaged 20.66 NZD/Hour from 1989 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 30.15 NZD/Hour in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 13.07 NZD/Hour in the first quarter of 1989.

New Zealand Average Hourly Wages
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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 166.68 164.21 171.61 117.96 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 198.20 195.60 198.20 55.20 Index Points [+]
Job Advertisements 42544.27 42366.20 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 Average Hourly Wages

In New Zealand, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings. This page provides - New Zealand Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Average Hourly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
30.15 29.96 30.15 13.07 1989 - 2017 NZD/Hour Quarterly
Current prices, NSA




wages by Country

Last
Australia 1179.00 Jun/17
Brazil 2105.00 Aug/17
Canada 24.02 Jul/17
China 67569.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 1681.00 Mar/14
France 2957.00 Dec/14
Germany 3745.00 Dec/16
India 272.19 Dec/14
Italy 2167.84 Dec/11
Japan 301.70 Aug/17
Mexico 336.24 Aug/17
Netherlands 2245.00 Dec/10
Russia 38040.00 Aug/17
South Korea 3332086.00 Jun/17
Spain 1942.01 Jun/17
Switzerland 6257.26 Dec/16
Turkey 1512.00 Dec/10
United Kingdom 507.00 Aug/17
United States 22.23 Sep/17