Tables About Canterbury Region

Work



Labour force status

2006 Census

Labour Force Status of People in Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Employed full time
 203,562  1,531,020
Employed part time
 66,135  454,758
Unemployed
 11,106  106,497
Not in the labour force
 130,089  961,788
Status unidentifiable
 8,454  106,311
Total  419,346  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 Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1)(2)(3) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ District (%)New Zealand (%)
Employed full time
72.573.2
Employed part time
23.621.7
Unemployed
4.05.1

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 Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Employed full time
 12,180  175,545
Employed part time
 3,687  49,812
Unemployed
 1,377  27,873
Not in the labour force
 6,411  112,176
Status unidentifiable
 0  0
Total  23,655  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 Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1)(2)(3) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ District (%)New Zealand (%)
Employed full time
70.669.3
Employed part time
21.419.7
Unemployed
8.011.0

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 Canterbury Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Employed full time
 165,558  176,394  203,559
Employed part time
 54,006  57,822  66,135
Unemployed
 15,669  14,838  11,109
Not in the labour force
 131,172  128,199  130,089
Status unidentifiable
 6,504  6,621  8,454
Total  372,909  383,874  419,343

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 Canterbury Region,(1)(2)(3) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
1996 (%)2001(%)2006 (%)
Employed full time
70.470.872.5
Employed part time
23.023.223.6
Unemployed
6.76.04.0

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 Canterbury Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Employed full time
 9,108  9,456  12,180
Employed part time
 2,820  2,913  3,687
Unemployed
 1,896  1,812  1,377
Not in the labour force
 6,207  5,760  6,414
Status unidentifiable
 0  0  0
Total  20,031  19,941  23,655

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 Canterbury Region,(1)(2)(3) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
1996 (%)2001 (%)2006 (%)
Employed full time
65.966.770.6
Employed part time
20.420.521.4
Unemployed
13.712.88.0

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 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 Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Managers
 43,611  340,530
Professionals
 46,926  374,328
Technicians and trades workers
 34,569  241,857
Community and personal service workers
 23,088  156,471
Clerical and administrative workers
 31,059  240,816
Sales workers
 26,214  186,060
Machinery operators and drivers
 17,169  114,324
Labourers
 32,622  218,991
Not elsewhere included(3)
 14,433  112,404
Total  269,694  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 Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Managers
 1,653  23,937
Professionals
 1,905  28,974
Technicians and trades workers
 2,070  25,629
Community and personal service workers
 1,818  22,617
Clerical and administrative workers
 1,356  22,455
Sales workers
 1,431  17,610
Machinery operators and drivers
 1,515  21,630
Labourers
 3,003  43,749
Not elsewhere included(3)
 1,110  18,759
Total  15,867  225,357

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.