Labour supply forecasting by age, gender and qualification

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New Zealand. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)


This report presents forecasts to 2015 for labour supply, working age population and labour force participation rates. The report describes the methodology and the conceptual framework for the forecasting process. These are designed to enable annual updates. The methodology is new, both because of its level of detail and because it accounts for the qualification profile of the labour force, as well as age and gender profiles. The forecast growth in labour supply in the period to 2013 is supported mainly by increases in working age population. The female working age population increases...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Qualifications; Gender; Demographics; Research; Participation

Keywords: Labour supply; Age; Forecasting technique; Labour force participation

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: MBIE, 2013

Physical description: 44 p.

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ISBN: 9780478413977 (online)

Resource type: Report

Rights: Crown copyright 2013.

Call number: TD/TNC 113.1248

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