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Employment by industry group, 2001

Employment by industry group, 2001

This chart shows the distribution of men and women workers among the major sectors of New Zealand employment. It points up the significance of employment in the service industries, especially for women, and the relatively low levels of employment in manufacturing and agriculture. The figures are based on an annual average for the year ending December 2001.

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Source: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 2002, p. 327

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Workers and incomes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/3730/employment-by-industry-group-2001 (accessed 24 April 2019)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 16 Sep 2016