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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Nelson Region
Business

Business demographics

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

  • There were 5,622 business locations (geographic units) in Nelson Region compared with 507,908 for all of New Zealand. This is an increase of 6.1 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Nelson Region.
  • There were 24,940 paid employees in Nelson Region compared with 1,941,040 for all New Zealand. This is an increase of 2.2 percent from the year ended February 2006 for Nelson Region.

Top five industries in Nelson Region
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) Nelson Region New Zealand
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee count Percent of total employee count
Health care and social assistance 3,950 15.8 211,350 10.9
Retail trade 2,900 11.6 195,870 10.1
Manufacturing 2,770 11.1 211,710 10.9
Education and training 2,200 8.8 167,240 8.6
Accommodation and food services 1,930 7.7 134,440 6.9
 
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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