The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released a report looking ahead at the employment outlook to 2025.
The report estimates that employment will grow by 1.9 per cent annually, adding an estimated 48,000 workers on average per annum to the workforce over the next 10 years.
Amapola Generosa, from the MBIE says demand for highly-skilled workers will be the strongest over the medium to long-term.“The forecast modelling shows that highly skilled jobs will grow by 2.5 per cent, or 27,400, annually until 2025. This growth will strongest for ICT managers, systems analysts and programmers, and marketing professionals,” says Ms Generosa who also adds that “The construction and utilities industry is forecast to show the strongest gain in employment and will add around 6,800 workers per year in the ten years to 2025”.
For more information, check out the MBIE labour market analysis.
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