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The Whangarei District Quarterly economic monitor (Dec 2018) stated
"The Whangarei economy grew strongly over the 12 months to December 2018, expanding at a rate of 2.5%pa. This growth was faster than the Northland average of 2.2%pa, and only a touch behind the New Zealand average of 2.7%pa."
"The unemployment rate fell to its lowest since the start of 2009, sitting at 5.6% over the last year. Although Jobseeker numbers in Whangarei grew 2.6%pa over the last 12 months, this growth was slower than the national average of 4.8%pa."
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