New Zealand: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: Statistics New Zealand)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in New Zealand, March 1986 - September 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for New Zealand from March 1986 to September 2021. The average value for New Zealand during that period was 5.9 percent with a minimum of 3.2 percent in December 2007 and a maximum of 11.4 percent in March 1992. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: Statistics New Zealand



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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