Employee retention by region
Explore our dashboard displaying employee retention by region
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In this dashboard, we find that employers in the Northland region had the highest retention rates of new employees, while the Tasman region had the lowest.
Region is defined by the regional council associate with the employer linked through the business registry.
The retention curve is calculated by taking all new employees (first start earning income in a month) to employers within an sector in the IRD tax years of 2005 to 2009. Of these new employees we track how many months they were earning income from that employer. The results are summarised as a percentage of new employees still earning income from the same employer each month after starting. Only employers who had at least three employees concurrently at one point in time during our search period are included in our analysis.
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