Training engagement by firm size

This chart shows the percentage of businesses that have had an employee in training with the relevant ITO in the previous five years. These businesses are considered to have recently engaged with ITOs. The data are averaged over tax years 2008-2017, but this range can be changed with the slider on the right.

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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.

Businesses are considered to be engaged with ITOs if they have had an employee start or successfully finish an ITO qualification in the previous five years.


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.


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