What is the Transport Industry

Transport sub-industry
(ANZSIC level 2)

Employees

Enterprises

Share of employees

Road Transport

40300

9132

40%

Transport Support Services

19900

1563

20%

Air and Space Transport

15800

363

16%

Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services

10100

3504

10%

Warehousing and Storage Services

5200

591

5%

Rail Transport

3900

3

4%

Other Transport

3050

1083

3%

Water Transport

1500

177

2%

Total

99750

16416

100%

Does not include self-employed. Headline employment figure of 108,000 includes self-employed based on Stats NZ LEED data source. Data source: Stats NZ BDS

Most transport firms operated as essential services during COVID 19 lockdowns with 60% of the total workforce deemed essential workers.

Currently the Transport Industry has a shortage of workers.

Transport can be a rewarding and interesting career and many employees go on to own their own business.