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Riverview

Employment status

996 people living in Riverview in 2018 were employed, of which 70.5% worked full-time and 29.5% part-time.

Riverview'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).

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Derived from the Census question:

'In the 7 days that ended on Sunday 4 March, which of these did you do?'.

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Employment status
Riverview20182013Change
Employment statusNumber%Far North District %Number%Far North District %2013 to 2018
Employed99694.389.280493.488.5+192
Employed full-time70266.564.355564.564.2+147
Employed part-time29427.824.924928.924.4+45
Total unemployed605.710.8576.611.5+3
Total labour force1,056100.0100.0861100.0100.0+195
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: High
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Labour force status
Riverview20182013Change
Labour force statusNumber%Far North District %Number%Far North District %2013 to 2018
Total labour force1,05661.461.386159.954.5+195
Not in labour force66338.638.751936.136.0+144
Employment status unidentifiable------574.09.5-57
Total population aged 15+1,719100.0100.01,437100.0100.0+282
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Stats NZ data quality rating: High
Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Please note that in the 2018 Census, where data are not provided, responses are sourced from administrative datasets, in line with the procedures developed by Statistics New Zealand to supplement the 2018 dataset. Due to this, there is no "Employment status unidentifiable" category in 2018, and users should use caution when comparing to earlier Census years.

Dominant groups

The size of Riverview's labour force in 2018 was 1,056 persons, of which 294 were employed part-time and 702 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Riverview in 2018 compared to Far North District shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.3% of the labour force was employed, and 5.7% unemployed, compared with 89.2% and 10.8% respectively for Far North District.

Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in Riverview in 2018 shows that there was a similar proportion in the labour force (61.4%) compared with Far North District (61.3%).

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people employed in Riverview showed an increase of 192 persons and the number unemployed showed an increase of 3 persons. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 195 persons, or 22.6%.

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