| Employment from tourism
This page currently displays the values of direct and indirect employment in tourism. We are researching additional datasets to better understand labour supply and labour productivity around tourism.
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List of datasets used in this page: Tourism Satellite Account
List of area levels covered in this page: National
Direct and indirect employment from tourism
This graph shows the number of people directly and indirectly employed by the tourism industry.
This graph shows the number of people directly and indirectly employed by the tourism industry. The data originate from the Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) annual statistics, where each person is allocated to the industry they have generated the most earnings from in a tax year. The data are also part of the Tourism Satellite Account produced by Statistics NZ. The data are available from Infoshare [under Tourism]. A detailed description of the methodology used by Statistics NZ to produce this dataset can be found here.
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How to read this graph:
There are 2 lines or series on this graph, representing the number of people who are employed in tourism directly or indirectly. The x-axis shows the years with available data, and the y-axis shows the number of people employed in the tourism industry in a specific year.