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Raumati Beach East

Industry sector of employment

More Raumati Beach East residents worked in construction in 2018 than any other industry.

Raumati Beach East’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.


Derived from the Census question:

'What is the main activity of (your) business or employer.'

Industry sector of employment
Raumati Beach East20182013Change
Industry sectorNumber%Paraparaumu North %Number%Paraparaumu North %2013 to 2018
Agriculture, forestry and fishing90.91.330.30.9+6
Electricity, gas, water and waste services30.30.460.70.9-3
Wholesale trade242.32.9242.74.00
Retail trade12011.410.99310.712.9+27
Accommodation and food services575.45.2424.84.7+15
Transport, postal and warehousing393.74.1273.14.9+12
Information media and telecommunications212.01.8212.41.30
Financial and insurance services333.14.8333.85.10
Rental, hiring and real estate services181.72.5273.12.4-9
Professional, scientific and technical services10810.310.9849.67.5+24
Administrative and support services242.34.1303.43.5-6
Public administration and safety11410.910.2788.98.9+36
Education and training1029.77.310211.78.20
Health care and social assistance12311.711.19611.09.3+27
Arts and recreation services151.41.8212.41.1-6
Other services575.44.1333.84.7+24
Not elsewhere included------364.12.9--
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.
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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 "Not elsewhere included" category in 2018, and users should use caution when comparing to earlier Census years.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Raumati Beach East in 2018 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (123 people or 11.7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (123 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail trade (120 people or 11.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 366 people in total or 34.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Paraparaumu North employed 11.1% in Construction; 11.1% in Health care and social assistance; and 10.9% in Retail trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Raumati Beach East and Paraparaumu North were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in other services (5.4% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (2.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (3.1% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Raumati Beach East increased by 177 between 2013 and 2018.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2013 and 2018 in Raumati Beach East were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+51 persons)
  • Public administration and safety (+36 persons)
  • Retail trade (+27 persons)
  • Health care and social assistance (+27 persons)

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