Businesses by size and region

When looking at how employers are engaging with the training system, it is important to understand the mix of business sizes in a sector. The chart below shows the number of businesses in each sector each year. The different colours show businesses with different numbers of employees. The chart can be filtered by region.

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The data is sourced from the IDI. Business information comes from the business register, this includes the industry and the region that the business operates in. The number of employees is determined from IRD tax records. An employee of a business in a given tax year is defined as someone who received wage or salary income from that business in that tax year.


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