These releases provide an annual snapshot of the structure and characteristics of New Zealand businesses.
The latest releases contain tables on:
- enterprises, geographic units, and employee count, by industry and employment size group.
Until 2003, statistics used full-time equivalent (FTE) persons engaged as the business-size measure. From 2003 onwards, FTE was replaced by employee count (EC). Business demography statistics showing EC are available for 2000 onwards.
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Business demography tables
Source: Annual Business Frame Update Survey
Available from: February 1998
Geographic coverage: Regional
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Updated 9 March 2017