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Employment

Compared to the national average, a large proportion of the adult population (15 years plus) of Central Otago is in full or part time employment.

Central Otago Employment Percentage
(Source: Census) 

Throughout 2011 there were generally less than 150 people registered as unemployed in Central Otago, an unemployment rate of about 3%. This is at a time when national unemployment is in the order of 6.5%.
Unemployment in Central Otago has been lower than the national level for a number of years. While this highlights that there are many opportunities for people to work there are also a number of implications for new or expanding businesses in Central Otago:

  1. There may be a shortage of skilled or experienced labour to fill new roles. This is definitely so in the skilled trades area.
  2. Although the mean income is less than the national average, a large spread of the adult population will have some disposable income
Great careers available in Central Otago - Surveying
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