Country at a Glance

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New Zealand, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

20.42 23.38 24.77

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

17.29 19.70 20.87

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

2.37 2.69 2.85

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

0.76 0.99 1.05

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

6.5 6.5 6.9

Unemployment rate - Youth (under 25)

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

17.1 17.3 17.6

Unemployment rate - Men

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

6.2 6.3 6.5

Unemployment rate - Women

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

6.9 6.7 7.3

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

63.6 63.9 63.5

Employment-population ratio - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

69.8 69.9 69.2

Employment-population ratio - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

57.8 58.3 58.0

Labor force participation rate - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

68.1 68.4 68.2

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

74.4 74.6 74.0

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

62.1 62.5 62.6

Women's share of the labor force

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

46.9 46.9 47.1

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013