close
MENU
Economics
2 mins to read

Unemployment steady at near historic lows

The rate of unemployment remains at 3.3% in September quarter, while wages increase.

Illustration: Michael Hickmott.

Unemployment remained near record low levels in the September quarter at 3.3%.

The unemployment rate did not move from the June quarter, according to Stats NZ data, and missed expectations by economists, who were predicting a fall.

Meanwhile, the underutilisation rate – a broader measure of spare

Want to read more? It's easy.

Choose your best value subscription option

Student

Exclusive offer for uni students studying at a New Zealand university (valued at $499).
Individual
Group membership
NBR Marketplace

Yearly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Monthly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$44.95 / monthly

Smartphone Only Subscription

NZ$24.95 / monthly

Premium Group Membership 10 Users

NZ$350+GST / monthly

$35 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 20 Users

NZ$600+GST / monthly

$30 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 50 Users

NZ$1250+GST / monthly

$25 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 100 Users

NZ$1875+GST / monthly

$18.75 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Yearly Premium Online Subscription + NBR Marketplace

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Already have an account? Login
Contact the Writer: jmitchell@nbr.co.nz
News tip? Question? Typo? Let us know: editor@nbr.co.nz
© All content copyright NBR. Do not reproduce in any form without permission, even if you have a paid subscription.
Unemployment steady at near historic lows
Economics,
96424
true