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Te Tari Taake Inland Revenue people by ethnicity as at June 2023
Ethnicity Te Tari Taake Inland Revenue New Zealand, from 2018 census data
European 63.0% 70.2%
Asian 21.1% 15.1%
Māori 12.4% 16.5%
Pacific Peoples 9.2% 8.1%
Middle Eastern, Latin American, African 3.0% 1.5%
Other ethnicity 0.7% 1.2%
Te Tari Taake Inland Revenue leadership by ethnicity as at June 2023
Ethnicity Team leader Management Senior management
European 75.6% 88.2% 92.9%
Asian 9.0% 6.4% 3.6%
Māori 13.6% 9.1% 10.7%
Pacific Peoples 10.0% 3.6% 3.6%
MELAA 2.3% 1.8% 0.0%
Other 1.0% 3.0% 0.0%

Ethnic pay gap as at 30 June 2023

Ethnic pay gaps are calculated by comparing the average salaries of people identifying with a group and the average salaries of everyone else who has declared an ethnicity.

A negative percentage means the group is paid above the overall average salary, and a positive percentage that they are paid less.

  • European -22.0%
  • Asian 13.0%
  • Māori 8.6%
  • Pacific Peoples 13.6%
  • MELAA 9.4%
  • Other -14.9%

Because our people can identify with multiple ethnicities, figures may add up to over 100%.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2023
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