Derived from the two Census questions:
'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'
Occupation of employment
Occupation statistics identify the occupations in which the Māori population works. This will be influenced by the skill base, socio-economic status and aspirations of the population as well as the employment opportunities available.
|Occupation of employment|
|New Zealand - Rohe||2013||2006||Change|
|Occupations||Number of Māori within New Zealand||% of Māori within New Zealand||New Zealand Māori population %||Number of Māori within New Zealand||% of Māori within New Zealand||New Zealand Māori population %||2006 to 2013|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||28,446||10.8||10.8||31,863||11.8||11.8||-3,417||3003|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||28,215||10.7||10.7||26,679||9.9||9.9||+1,536||3004|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||27,699||10.5||10.5||29,394||10.9||10.9||-1,695||3005|
|Machinery Operators and Drivers||20,463||7.8||7.8||24,159||8.9||8.9||-3,696||3007|
|Not Elsewhere Included||15,243||5.8||5.8||17,811||6.6||6.6||-2,568||3009|
|Total employed population||263,184||100.0||100.0||270,489||100.0||100.0||-7,305|
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings (opens a new window) 2006 and 2013.
There were no major differences in the occupations held by the Māori population in New Zealand Rohe and the New Zealand Māori population in 2013.
The largest changes in the occupations held by the Māori population in New Zealand Rohe between 2006 and 2013 were for those employed as:
- Professionals (+5,232 people)
- Labourers (-4,197 people)
- Machinery Operators and Drivers (-3,696 people)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-3,417 people)