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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
West Coast Region
Business

Business demographics

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

  • There were 3,848 business locations (geographic units) in West Coast Region compared with 507,908 for all of New Zealand. This is a decrease of less than one percent from the year ended February 2006 for West Coast Region.
  • There were 15,320 paid employees in West Coast Region compared with 1,941,040 for all New Zealand. This is an increase of 9.5 percent from the year ended February 2006 for West Coast Region.

Top five industries in West Coast Region
By employee count
For year ended February 2013
 
Industry (ANZSIC06)(1) West Coast Region New Zealand
Employee count Percent of total employee count Employee count Percent of total employee count
Accommodation and food services 1,830 11.9 134,440 6.9
Health care and social assistance 1,630 10.6 211,350 10.9
Retail trade 1,630 10.6 195,870 10.1
Manufacturing 1,610 10.5 211,710 10.9
Construction 1,460 9.5 124,870 6.4
 
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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