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Introducing the Toitū te Waiora data dashboards — a set of tools designed to provide analysis and visualisation for various sectors. At the bottom of each dashboard, you'll find arrow buttons for easy navigation between different dashboards. To access all the industry dashboards, click on the navigation pane icon represented by three horizontal lines. This feature offers a comprehensive overview and quick access to industry-specific data insights. Click next to the navigation pane icon for information about the underlying data, definitions and disclaimer.

We have seen a steady increase in our workforce size from 474,328 in 2015 increase to 527,877 in 2020 expanding by 53,549. Health continuing to be the highest percentage of self-employed to employee ratio. Community Services having the highest percentage of employees to self-employed ratio. Overall, the workforce size of the four main sectors is Community 35,495, Education 209,945, Health 247,347 and Social Services 35,090.

Data dictionary and caveats to information

Industries were divided between Workforce Development Councils based on Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) class codes.

The ANZSIC is used by Stats NZ for standardized collection, analysis and dissemination of economic data on an industry basis. The ANZSIC is a hierarchical classification with four levels; Divisions (the broadest level), Subdivisions, Groups and Classes (the finest level). Click here to find out more about the ANZSIC.

While ANZSIC class codes are the most detailed industry classification available, these classifications vary in their precision. This can mean it is not always immediately obvious to industries which ANZSIC class code they belong to. A full list of what is included and excluded from each class code is provided as part of the ANZSIC classification. The detailed classification | Australian Bureau of Statistics.

The majority of self-employment data is sourced from annual tax returns. Therefore, 2021 employer number is still incomplete due to the time lag in reporting of employer's tax return. To avoid confusion, the 2021 employer number has been set to zero.