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1,191 people living in Featherston in 2018 were employed, of which 77.6% worked full-time and 22.4% part-time.
Featherston'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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|Employment status||Number||%||South Wairarapa District %||Number||%||South Wairarapa District %||2013 to 2018|
|Total labour force||1,299||100.0||100.0||1,119||100.0||100.0||+180|
|Labour force status|
|Labour force status||Number||%||South Wairarapa District %||Number||%||South Wairarapa District %||2013 to 2018|
|Total labour force||1,299||64.3||68.4||1,119||61.1||65.8||+180|
|Not in labour force||720||35.7||31.6||651||35.6||30.5||+69|
|Employment status unidentifiable||--||--||--||60||3.3||3.7||-60|
|Total population aged 15+||2,019||100.0||100.0||1,830||100.0||100.0||+189|
The size of Featherston's labour force in 2018 was 1,299 persons, of which 267 were employed part-time and 924 were full time workers.
Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Featherston in 2018 compared to South Wairarapa District shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 91.7% of the labour force was employed (0.0% of the population aged 15+), and 8.3% unemployed (0.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 96.0% and 4.0% respectively for South Wairarapa District.
Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in Featherston in 2018 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (64.3%) compared with South Wairarapa District (68.4%).
Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people employed in Featherston showed an increase of 189 persons and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 9 persons. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 180 persons, or 16.1%.
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