Retention in the food and fibre sector by years worked in prior industry


We gather all new workers between the years 2006 and 2009 in select New Zealand industries. From these new workers we track how long they remain working in their new sector.


Access to the anonymised data used in this study was provided by Statistics New Zealand in accordance with security and confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act 1975, and secrecy provisions of the Tax Administration Act 1994. The findings are not Official Statistics. The results in this paper are the work of the authors, not Statistics NZ, and have been confidentialised to protect individuals, households, businesses, and other organisations from identification. Read our full disclaimer here.


Correlated factors to the retention of new entrants in the food and fibre sector

In this report we test the correlation of various characteristics with retention rates

Retention New entrants