What's happening in the job market?

Learn about work and labour market trends in New Zealand.

Labour market situation

Get a snapshot of labour market trends in New Zealand in the year to December 2015.

What are skill shortages?

Find out what skill and labour shortages mean, and how these affect your career opportunities.

Jobs in skill shortage

Find out what jobs are currently on Immigration New Zealand's long term, immediate and Canterbury skill shortage lists, within the following industries.

Careers and opportunities in Canterbury

Find out about work and training options in Canterbury, the local labour market, and sources of help and support in the region.

Who earns what?

Find out which jobs in New Zealand pay the most and the least, and how your qualifications can affect your earnings.

Mature workers in the labour market

Mature workers – those aged 55 and over – are expected to play an increasingly key role in the economy as the number of young people entering the workforce falls.

The future of work

Find out where the jobs will be in the future, and what skills and knowledge you'll need to do them.

A look at the labour market – then and now

Find out how the job market has changed over the past 40 to 50 years.

Occupation outlook report

Find out about 50 key occupations identified by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Updated 13 Apr 2016