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New Zealand Labor Force Unemployment Rate SA

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The Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) is conducted on a quarterly basis to provide a comprehensive portrayal of New Zealand's labour force. The target (working age) population for the HLFS is the civilian usually resident non-institutionalised population aged 15 and over. The HLFS sample contains around 15,000 private households and around 30,000 individuals each quarter. Statistics New Zealand series code is HLFQ.S1F3S The unemployment rate is defined as the number of unemployed persons expressed as a percentage of the labor force. (For statistical purposes, the labor force is classed as the non-institutionalised civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over who are either employed or unemployed at the time of survey.)