New Zealand Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1980 - 2027 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

Key information about New Zealand Unemployment Rate Forecast

  • New Zealand Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 3.648 % in Dec 2022 as reported by International Monetary Fund
  • It records an increase from the last reported number of 3.775 % in Dec 2021
  • Looking ahead, New Zealand Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 4.383 % in Dec 2027
  • The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate

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New Zealand Forecast: Unemployment Rate

What is New Zealand's Forecast: Unemployment Rate in 2027?

New Zealand Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 3.648 % in Dec 2022 as reported by International Monetary Fund See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4.383 2027 4.272 2026 3.625 2007 10.675 1992 % yearly 1980 - 2027

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%) 0.000 yearly -
Albania (%) 10.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Algeria (%) 3.464 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Andorra (%) 1.675 2027 yearly 2010 - 2027
Angola (%) 0.000 yearly -
Antigua and Barbuda (%) 0.000 yearly -
Argentina (%) 8.100 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Armenia (%) 16.500 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Aruba (%) 5.091 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Australia (%) 4.703 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Austria (%) 4.800 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Azerbaijan (%) 5.564 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Bahamas (%) 11.431 2027 yearly 1986 - 2027
Bahrain (%) 3.951 2027 yearly 2007 - 2027
Bangladesh (%) 0.000 yearly -
Barbados (%) 9.392 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Belarus (%) 3.754 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Belgium (%) 5.522 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Belize (%) 7.404 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Benin (%) 0.000 yearly -
Bhutan (%) 5.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 4.000 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.545 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Botswana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Brazil (%) 10.415 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Brunei (%) 6.822 2027 yearly 2011 - 2027
Bulgaria (%) 4.200 2027 yearly 1989 - 2027
Burkina Faso (%) 0.000 yearly -
Burundi (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cambodia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Cameroon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Canada (%) 5.009 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Cape Verde (%) 8.500 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Central African Republic (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chad (%) 0.000 yearly -
Chile (%) 6.808 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
China (%) 3.600 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Colombia (%) 9.490 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Comoros (%) 0.000 yearly -
Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Costa Rica (%) 9.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (%) 6.265 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Cyprus (%) 5.523 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Czech Republic (%) 2.300 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Democratic Republic of Congo (%) 0.000 yearly -
Denmark (%) 5.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Djibouti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominica (%) 0.000 yearly -
Dominican Republic (%) 6.000 2027 yearly 1991 - 2027
Ecuador (%) 3.644 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Egypt (%) 6.402 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
El Salvador (%) 7.000 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Equatorial Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Eritrea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Estonia (%) 4.828 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Swaziland (%) 25.000 2016 yearly 1995 - 2016
Ethiopia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Fiji (%) 4.500 2027 yearly 1986 - 2027
Finland (%) 6.500 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
France (%) 7.399 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Gabon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Gambia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Georgia (%) 20.015 2027 yearly 1996 - 2027
Germany (%) 3.142 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Ghana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Greece (%) 10.610 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Grenada (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guatemala (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guinea-Bissau (%) 0.000 yearly -
Guyana (%) 0.000 yearly -
Haiti (%) 0.000 yearly -
Honduras (%) 4.398 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 2.971 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Hungary (%) 3.805 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Iceland (%) 4.000 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
India (%) 0.000 yearly -
Indonesia (%) 5.100 2027 yearly 1984 - 2027
Iran (%) 10.819 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Iraq (%) 0.000 yearly -
Ireland (%) 4.955 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Israel (%) 3.700 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Italy (%) 8.900 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Ivory Coast (%) 0.000 yearly -
Jamaica (%) 7.700 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Japan (%) 2.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Jordan (%) 24.425 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 4.775 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Kenya (%) 0.000 yearly -
Kiribati (%) 0.000 yearly -
South Korea (%) 3.597 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Kosovo (%) 25.700 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Kuwait (%) 1.276 2021 yearly 1981 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 6.605 2027 yearly 1994 - 2027
Laos (%) 0.000 yearly -
Latvia (%) 6.559 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Lebanon (%) 0.000 yearly -
Lesotho (%) 0.000 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Liberia (%) 0.000 yearly -
Libya (%) 0.000 yearly -

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,461.465 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 78,790.666 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 31.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 81,700.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NZD bn) 178.995 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NZD bn) 216.386 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NZD bn) 179.475 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
General Government: ytd: Expenses (NZD mn) 109,965.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government: ytd: Revenue (NZD mn) 101,888.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
General Government: ytd: Borrowings (NZD mn) 197,057.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.638 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -676.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,137.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 15.6 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1952 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 850,608.917 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 140,904.694 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 257,727.910 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 4,814.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 26.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1961 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 813,617.094 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 651,415.800 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 412.377 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 429.572 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,167.112 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,051.017 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1982 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: SITC: Manufacturing: Machinery & Transport Equipment (NZD mn) 393.997 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: SITC: Food & Live Animals (NZD mn) 4,155.145 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: SITC: Mineral Fuels (NZD mn) 25.089 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: SITC: Manufacturing: Goods (NZD mn) 337.361 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: SITC: Crude Materials (NZD mn) 687.354 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Australia (NZD mn) 719.869 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Japan (NZD mn) 414.215 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: United Kingdom (NZD mn) 125.809 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: Australia: sa (NZD mn) 686.906 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: United States (NZD mn) 665.553 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: China: sa (NZD mn) 1,883.654 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 1981 - Jul 2022
Exports: fob: China (NZD mn) 1,802.091 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1951 - Jul 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 540.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,629.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,658.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -796.942 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1995 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1995 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -960.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 163.675 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1995 - Jun 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 208,823.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 87.9 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 68,439.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 30.5 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 587.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -14.344 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -111,300.620 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods (NZD mn) -27.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account (NZD mn) 8,260.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Portfolio Investment (NZD mn) -1,455.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account (NZD mn) -5,224.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Capital Account: Debit (NZD mn) 272.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods: Debit (NZD mn) 19,473.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Reserve Assets (NZD mn) -4,283.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (NZD mn) 2,384.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets (NZD mn) -2,748.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities (NZD mn) 5,513.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Financial Derivatives (NZD mn) -1,183.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Direct Investment (NZD mn) 2,453.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (NZD mn) -1,227.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services (NZD mn) -2,012.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (NZD mn) -3,158.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods: Credit (NZD mn) 19,446.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Capital Account: Credit (NZD mn) 5.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1996 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services: Debit (NZD mn) 6,110.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (NZD mn) 5,314.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Other Investment (NZD mn) -1,139.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment: Net Errors and Omissions (NZD mn) 1,770.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services: Credit (NZD mn) 3,417.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Direct Investment (NZD mn) 832.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (NZD mn) 3,342.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income (NZD mn) -2,931.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Capital Account (NZD mn) -267.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1996 - Jun 2022
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services (NZD mn) -2,039.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services: Debit (NZD mn) 6,217.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa (NZD mn) -7,127.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods: Credit (NZD mn) 17,937.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods: Debit (NZD mn) 20,116.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods (NZD mn) -2,179.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services: Credit (NZD mn) 4,454.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services (NZD mn) -1,763.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
IIP: Net (NZD mn) -179,313.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
IIP: Assets (NZD mn) 344,277.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
International Investment Position: Liabilities (NZD mn) 523,590.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Net (NZD mn) -149,667.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: United Kingdom (NZD mn) 958.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: United States of America (NZD mn) 6,973.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Australia (NZD mn) 15,306.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock (NZD mn) 29,451.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (NZD mn) 130,884.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United States of America (NZD mn) 8,753.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (NZD mn) 5,713.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Australia (NZD mn) 66,112.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Japan (NZD mn) 5,553.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (NZD mn) 3,880.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.5 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 98.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 84,860.057 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2016 - Jul 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 245,400.901 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1988 - Jul 2022
M2 Growth (%) 4.8 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1989 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 10,008.3 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 5.153 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2005 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.1 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Jul 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 1950 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 268,143.439 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2016 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.0 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2017 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 366,365.8 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1988 - Jul 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.1 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1989 - Jul 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 235.619 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 408.978 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 221,980.2 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Jul 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 336,767.258 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2016 - Jul 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.17 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2017 - Jul 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 149.23 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Depository Corp: Money Supply: Broad Money (NZD mn) 390,828.000 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1988 - Jul 2022
Depository Corp: Domestic Credit (NZD mn) 583,478.000 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 1988 - Jul 2022
Depository Corp: Money Supply: Broad Money: Narrow Money (NZD mn) 135,149.000 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2016 - Jul 2022
Official Reserve Assets (NZD mn) 21,161.034 Jul 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Jul 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 30.9 Aug 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Aug 2022
House Price Inflation: Net Percent Expecting Higher (%) -12.400 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2022 - Sep 2022
House Price Inflation: Net Percent Expecting (%) 85.500 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 2011 - Sep 2022
Performance Manufacturing Index (NA) 50.600 Jul 2022 monthly Aug 2002 - Jul 2022
Business Outlook Survey: Manufacturing: Business Confidence Index (Point) -62.000 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Jul 2022
Business Outlook Survey: Construction: Business Confidence Index (Point) -70.800 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022
Business Outlook Survey: All Industries: Business Confidence Index (Point) -47.800 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022
Business Outlook Survey: Retail: Business Confidence Index (Point) -44.700 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022
Business Outlook Survey: Service: Business Confidence Index (Point) -42.200 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 1991 - Aug 2022

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