Regional migration sankey of trades workers

From trades workers defined in the census we track where they are living five years after the census. Only 6% of workers were living in a different region in New Zealand, and a further 5% had left overseas.

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Trades workers are taken from the census.

Their 'origin' region is based on where the address where the worker answered the census.

Their 'destination' region is derived from primary region found in the address notification table in 2018. The address notification table summarizes all addresses reported to government agencies, e.g. if you visit the hospital and update your address while there this address will pass through Ministry of Health records through to StatsNZ and be recorded in the address notification table.


Regional migration of trades workers

Investigate how trades workers are moving within, and out of New Zealand

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