Story: Furniture

Industry growth

These graphs show the growth of the furniture industry in terms of total employees and its importance as a proportion of total manufacturing. Of particular interest is the increasing number of women who entered the sector over time.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand

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William Cottrell, 'Furniture - Early manufacturing and retailing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/37475/industry-growth (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by William Cottrell, published 5 Sep 2013