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Job advertisements rise again in January 2019


21 February 2019

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.5 per cent in the month of January 2019 and 6.8 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release.

Vacancies increased across all groups (Industry; Occupation; Skill level and Regional).

Jobs Online provides information on the demand for labour by monitoring the number of job advertisements on the main internet job boards – SEEK, Trade Me Jobs, KiwiHealth Jobs and the Education Gazette. Jobs Online is adjusted for seasonal variations.

Detailed charts and data tables for the figures used in this update and seasonally adjusted data can be found at our website.

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