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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Wellington Region
Business

Business demographics

Business demographic data for the year ended February 2013 showed that:

  • There were 52,058 business locations (geographic units) in Wellington Region compared with 507,908 for all of New Zealand. This is an increase of 4.5 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Wellington Region.
  • There were 236,840 paid employees in Wellington Region compared with 1,941,040 for all New Zealand. This is an increase of 1.5 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Wellington Region.

Top five industries in Wellington Region
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Wellington Region New Zealand
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee count Percent of total employee count
Public administration and safety 32,380 13.7 110,900 5.7
Professional, scientific and technical services 27,290 11.5 153,120 7.9
Health care and social assistance 24,330 10.3 211,350 10.9
Retail trade 21,560 9.1 195,870 10.1
Education and training 21,010 8.9 167,240 8.6
 
1. Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (ANZSIC06 V1.0).
Note: Some regions, territorial authorities, and local boards may have more than one industry with the same employee count but the table has been restricted to five industries.
Source: Statistics New Zealand


Note: Business demographic data is sourced from a register of economically significant businesses which is maintained by Statistics New Zealand. See data quality information on business demographics.

Employee count data has been randomly rounded. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs.

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