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Woodridge

Employment status

933 people living in Woodridge in 2018 were employed, of which 85.2% worked full-time and 14.8% part-time.

Woodridge'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
Woodridge20182013Change
Employment statusNumber%Wellington City %Number%Wellington City %2013 to 2018
Employed93395.494.071195.693.5+222
Employed full-time79581.374.861282.374.1+183
Employed part-time13814.119.29913.319.4+39
Total unemployed454.66.0334.46.5+12
Total labour force978100.0100.0744100.0100.0+234
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
Labour force status
Woodridge20182013Change
Labour force statusNumber%Wellington City %Number%Wellington City %2013 to 2018
Total labour force97879.975.974477.071.3+234
Not in labour force24620.124.118619.324.4+60
Employment status unidentifiable------363.74.3-36
Total population aged 15+1,224100.0100.0966100.0100.0+258
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 Woodridge's labour force in 2018 was 978 persons, of which 138 were employed part-time and 795 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Woodridge in 2018 compared to Wellington City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.4% of the labour force was employed, and 4.6% unemployed, compared with 94.0% and 6.0% respectively for Wellington City.

Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in Woodridge in 2018 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (79.9%) compared with Wellington City (75.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2013 and 2018, the number of people employed in Woodridge showed an increase of 222 persons and the number unemployed showed an increase of 12 persons. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 234 persons, or 31.5%.

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