As per Stats NZ, the numbers continue to recover in both May and June after a significant decline of 35,000 jobs in April. The overall number of filled jobs increased by 2,053 in June 2020, to 2.2 million and May 2020 noted a rise of 14,399 jobs.
Amongst significantly impacted industries by job loss;
- Accommodation and food services witnessed a decline of 2,766 jobs since March 2020.
- Arts and recreation services filled fewer jobs of 2,008 in June 2020 than in March 2020.
Furthermore, gross salaries and wages for the quarter ended June 2020 (June quarter) were $32.8 billion, while noting a decrease of 0.9% ($304 million) on earnings in the March quarter.