New New Zealand data (no, not a typo) - jobs indicator based on tax data

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Stats NZ with a new monthly indicator for jobs and earnings. Its intended to give a more up-to-date and accurate picture of employment in New Zealand. 

  • a new monthly employment indicator series based on tax data
  • indicator will give "a better, faster snapshot of how many people are in paid jobs as well as turning points in demand for workers."
OK, the results for October:
  • (sa) October filled jobs -0.4% m/m, and for the y/y +0.9%
  • actual gross earnings +7% y/y
If you'd like to find out more about this, here is the link to Stats NZ for much more

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