QuickStats About Wellington City



Total population aged 15 years and over

  • The unemployment rate in Wellington City is 4.8 percent for people aged 15 years and over, compared with 5.1 percent for all of New Zealand.
  • The most common occupational group in Wellington City is 'Professionals', and 'Professionals' is the most common occupational group in New Zealand.

Occupation(1) for Employed People Aged 15 Years and Over
Wellington City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Occupation for People Aged 15 Years and Over

(1) Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO V1.0). 

Māori ethnic population aged 15 years and over

  • The unemployment rate of Māori aged 15 years and over in Wellington City is 7.7 percent, compared with 11.0 percent for New Zealand's Māori population.
  • The most common occupational group for Māori in Wellington City is 'Professionals', and 'Labourers' is the most common occupational group for Māori in New Zealand.

Occupation(1) for Employed Māori Aged 15 Years and Over
Wellington City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Occupation for Māori Aged 15 Years and Over

(1) Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO V1.0).

Note: The Māori ethnic population is the count for people of the Māori ethnic group. It includes those people who stated Māori as being either their sole ethnic group or one of several ethnic groups.

Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality.  Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs.