Regional migration of trades workers by employment status

Employees are more mobile. However this is likely due to age differences between self-employed and employed trades workers. See the full report for more detail.

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Methodology

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.

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Regional migration of trades workers

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