Wages in New Zealand increased to 36.24 NZD/Hour in the first quarter of 2022 from 35.65 NZD/Hour in the fourth quarter of 2021. source: Statistics New Zealand

Wages in New Zealand averaged 22.43 NZD/Hour from 1989 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 36.24 NZD/Hour in the first quarter of 2022 and a record low of 13.07 NZD/Hour in the first quarter of 1989. This page provides - New Zealand Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Average Hourly Wages - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Wages in New Zealand is expected to be 35.50 NZD/Hour by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the New Zealand Average Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 36.70 NZD/Hour in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Average Hourly Wages

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.20 3.20 percent Mar 2022
Employed Persons 2826.00 2824.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Unemployed Persons 94.00 93.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Change 0.10 0.10 percent Mar 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.90 71.10 percent Mar 2022
Labour Costs 1271.00 1261.00 points Mar 2022
Productivity 127.41 127.23 points Mar 2022
Wages 36.24 35.65 NZD/Hour Mar 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 34.17 33.46 NZD/Hour Mar 2022
Population 5.11 4.95 Million Dec 2020
Full Time Employment 2277.00 2270.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Rate 68.60 68.80 percent Mar 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.59 8.83 percent Mar 2022
Part Time Employment 547.00 567.00 Thousand Mar 2022

New Zealand Average Hourly Wages
In New Zealand, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36.24 35.65 36.24 13.07 1989 - 2022 NZD/Hour Quarterly
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