Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013

City wide

Labour Force Status

2006

2013


 

Number

%

Number

%

Employed Full Time

134,286

48.5

133,404

48.4

Employed Part Time

43,806

15.8

40,206

14.4

Unemployed

8,478

3.1

9,303

3.4

Not in Labour Force

90,102

32.6

86,010

30.4

Total Stated

282,765

100.0

268,923

100.0

Unidentifiable

6,096

 

11,688

 

  • Population aged 15 years and over.
  • Full-time equals people working 30 hours or more per week. Part-time equals people working 1-29 hours per week. Population aged over 15 years.

Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.

More information on labour force status:  Christchurch labour force status, 1991 - 2013 [PDF, 20 KB] 

Employment Status

2006

2013 


 

Number

%

Number

%

Paid Employee

143,997

82.8

142,542

76.1

Employer

10,785

6.2

9,711

7.2

Self Employed

17,220

9.9

16,452

11.8

Unpaid Family Work

1,851

1.1

1,512

2.0

Total

178,092

100.0

170,214

100.0

Not Stated 4,239   3,393  
  • Population aged 15 years and over.

Note: Some totals may differ between tables due to rounding.


Ward and area unit

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