Other labour market reports

This section has older reports that we are no longer updating or producing regularly including reports on the Canterbury labour market, low pay and labour market trends for Māori and Pacific peoples.

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Canterbury labour market and skills shortage data

This page provides the Quarterly Canterbury Job Matching Report and Skills Shortage list for the Canterbury rebuild and wider recovery.

Low pay in New Zealand report

This exploratory report uses the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) to investigate the make-up and size of the low pay sector in New Zealand between 2006 and 2015.

Māori labour market trends

This page provides statistical and report-based information about Māori in the labour market and in business.

Pacific Peoples labour market trends

The Pacific Peoples labour market trends report provides information on national employment by industry, occupation, and regional employment for Pacific Peoples.


The aims of the underutilisation work programme are to better understand the social, economic, demographic and work-related characteristics of underutilised workers in New Zealand and the barriers these workers face, as well as to expand our knowledge of the scale and prevalence of labour underutilisation.