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Thames-Coromandel District

Employment status

11,475 people living in the Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 were employed, of which 69.0% worked full-time and 31.0% part-time.

The Thames-Coromandel District's employment statistics are an important indicator of socio-economic status. The levels of full or part-time employment, unemployment and labour force participation indicate the strength of the local economy and social characteristics of the population. Employment status is linked to a number of factors including Age Structure, which influences the number of people in the workforce; the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area and; the education and skill base of the population (Occupations, Industries, Qualifications).

Derived from the Census question:

'In the 7 days that ended on Sunday 3 March, which of these did you do?'.

Persons aged 15 years and over

Employment status
Thames-Coromandel District20132006Change
Employment statusNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
Employed full-time7,92365.070.58,77269.572.6-849
Employed part-time3,55229.222.03,38126.822.1+171
Employed11,47594.292.512,15396.294.7-678
Unemployed7055.87.54773.85.3+228

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Thames-Coromandel District20132006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Waikato Region %Number%Waikato Region %2006 to 2013
Total in labour force12,18055.663.812,63059.166.3-450
Not in labour force8,91040.731.68,19638.329.9+714
Employment status unidentifiable8163.74.65582.63.7+258

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2013
Employment status, 2013 Employed, Waikato Region: 92.5% Employed full-time, Waikato Region: 70.5% Employed part-time, Waikato Region: 22.0% Unemployed, Waikato Region: 7.5% Employed, Thames-Coromandel District: 94.2% Employed full-time, Thames-Coromandel District: 65.0% Employed part-time, Thames-Coromandel District: 29.2% Unemployed, Thames-Coromandel District: 5.8%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2013
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2013 Employed, Thames-Coromandel District: -678 Employed full-time, Thames-Coromandel District: -849 Employed part-time, Thames-Coromandel District: +171 Unemployed, Thames-Coromandel District: +228
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of the Thames-Coromandel District's labour force in 2013 was 12,180 persons, of which 3,552 were employed part-time and 7,923 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in the Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 compared to the Waikato Region shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.2% of the labour force was employed (52.4% of the population aged 15+), and 5.8% unemployed (3.2% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.5% and 7.5% respectively for the Waikato Region.

Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in the Thames-Coromandel District in 2013 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (55.6%) compared with the Waikato Region (63.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2013, the number of people employed in the Thames-Coromandel District showed a decrease of 678 persons and the number unemployed showed an increase of 228 persons. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 450 persons, or 3.6%.

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