Household Labour Force Survey December 2013 quarter
Household Labour Force Survey estimated working-age
population: December 2013 quarter –
29 January 2014
Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) estimated working-age
population is based on national resident population
estimates that are adjusted to be consistent with the scope
of the HLFS.
The working-age population is an estimate
of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian
population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. It
provides the benchmark figure for the number of people in
the labour market each quarter – results from the HLFS are
then summed to this figure. It is based on 2006 Census data
and is updated using early estimates of births, deaths, and
net permanent and long-term migration.
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Gordon Campbell: On The Wage Hike For MPs (and Paul Robeson)
Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on the already bloated salaries of MPs, or their pantomime of outrage at being gifted with such a wonderful back-dated bonanza?
As usual, Prime Minister John Key has busily tried to distance himself from the political fallout, even though he happens to be the main beneficiary of the Remuneration Authority’s generosity. Finance Minister Bill English says with a straight face that it would actually be very hard to give the money back...
Even if it were true, it would actually be very easy for English and any other guilty colleagues, to give the extra money away. There are any number of food banks or homeless shelters who would be able to put the money to good use. More>>