Latest Quarterly Labour Market Report released
29 November 2012
Quarterly Labour Market Report released
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has today
released the Quarterly Labour Market report for the
September quarter – showing the latest developments and
outlook for the labour market in New Zealand.
issue of the Quarterly Labour Market Report has special
features on permanent and long term migration to Australia
and on Canterbury.
The Quarterly Labour Market
Report also gives insights into employment trends by
industry and region, matching labour supply with demand, and
labour market participation broken down by age, gender and
The report is available at this link http://www.dol.govt.nz/publications/lmr/labour-market-report.asp
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