New Zealand employment expected to increase 2.5% by 2016

April 14, 2015
New Zealand to enhance employment rate to 2.5% by 2016

The Employment rate in New Zealand is anticipated to surge by 2.5% during 2015 and 2016, 1.9% between 2016 and 2017 and 1.6% in 2017-18, as per the new statement of the nations Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Few of the concerned sources of the country are predicting a strong rise in employment sectors of utility, hospitality, wholesale & retail business and trade and construction industries. 

Employment augmentation in highly qualified and skilled professions such as managers and professionals are anticipated to increase by more than 58%. Every year this world-class destination grabs the attention of more number of skilled applicants by offering lucrative career and employment prospects. Moreover, job prospects for low-skilled professionals who can work in food processing, retail, accommodation, business services and construction industries are expected to account to around 28% of overall growth. 

Opportunities for lower-skilled workers are forecast to account for about 28% of overall employment growth, with the food processing, accommodation, construction, business services and retail industries anticipated to create more number of opportunities. Employment development in the Canterbury, Auckland, Otago/Southland and Waikato provinces is expected to increase by two-third in three years. Concerned representatives of the country are also anticipated to make some advancement in industry training and tertiary education to lure more overseas immigrants in next two years.

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