Tables About West Coast Region



Labour force status

2006 Census

Labour Force Status of People in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Employed full time
 12,282  1,531,020
Employed part time
 3,957  454,758
Unemployed
 558  106,500
Not in the labour force
 7,401  961,788
Status unidentifiable
 738  106,308
Total  24,927  3,160,374

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 5 March 2006.

Employment and Unemployment Rates of People in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1)(2)(3) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ District (%)New Zealand (%)
Employed full time
73.173.2
Employed part time
23.521.7
Unemployed
3.35.1

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 5 March 2006.
3. The calculation of employment and unemployment rates for categories with very small populations will be affected by the way the data has been randomly rounded. 

Labour Force Status of Māori in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Employed full time
 906  175,548
Employed part time
 312  49,812
Unemployed
 93  27,876
Not in the labour force
 510  112,173
Status unidentifiable
 0  0
Total  1,821  365,406

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.  
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 5 March 2006.

Employment and Unemployment Rates of Māori in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1)(2)(3) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ District (%)New Zealand (%)
Employed full time
69.169.3
Employed part time
23.819.7
Unemployed
7.111.0

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.  
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 5 March 2006.
3. The calculation of employment and unemployment rates for categories with very small populations will be affected by the way the data has been randomly rounded. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Labour Force Status of People in West Coast Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Employed full time
 10,647  10,473  12,282
Employed part time
 3,546  3,474  3,957
Unemployed
 1,152  996  555
Not in the labour force
 8,697  7,911  7,398
Status unidentifiable
 711  630  738
Total  24,753  23,487  24,930

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 3 March 1996, 4 March 2001 or 5 March 2006.

Employment and Unemployment Rates of People in West Coast Region,(1)(2)(3) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
1996 (%)2001(%)2006 (%)
Employed full time
69.470.173.1
Employed part time
23.123.223.6
Unemployed
7.56.73.3

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 3 March 1996, 4 March 2001 or 5 March 2006.
3. The calculation of employment and unemployment rates for categories with very small populations will be affected by the way the data has been randomly rounded. 

  

Labour Force Status of Māori in West Coast Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Employed full time
 702  648  906
Employed part time
 261  249  312
Unemployed
 180  138  93
Not in the labour force
 549  483  507
Status unidentifiable
 0  0  0
Total  1,695  1,515  1,821

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 3 March 1996, 4 March 2001 or 5 March 2006.

Employment and Unemployment Rates of Māori in West Coast Region,(1)(2)(3) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
1996 (%)2001 (%)2006 (%)
Employed full time
61.362.669.1
Employed part time
23.024.124.0
Unemployed
16.013.37.1

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. Labour force status relates to the week ending 3 March 1996, 4 March 2001 or 5 March 2006.
3. The calculation of employment and unemployment rates for categories with very small populations will be affected by the way the data has been randomly rounded. 

Occupation

Occupation(1) of Employed People in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Managers
 2,856  340,530
Professionals
 2,052  374,328
Technicians and trades workers
 1,893  241,857
Community and personal service workers
 1,392  156,471
Clerical and administrative workers
 1,512  240,813
Sales workers
 1,128  186,060
Machinery operators and drivers
 1,533  114,324
Labourers
 2,682  218,991
Not elsewhere included(3)
 1,191  112,404
Total  16,239  1,985,778

1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO V1.0).
2. All figures are for the employed census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
3. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'.

Occupation(1) of Employed Māori in West Coast Region and New Zealand,(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Managers
 141  23,937
Professionals
 126  28,977
Technicians and trades workers
 147  25,626
Community and personal service workers
 126  22,617
Clerical and administrative workers
 93  22,452
Sales workers
 93  17,610
Machinery operators and drivers
 117  21,630
Labourers
 267  43,749
Not elsewhere included(3)
 105  18,759
Total  1,221  225,360

1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO V1.0).
2. All figures are for the employed Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
3. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable', 'response outside scope' and 'not stated'. 

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 tables.