Our staff profile

Details about staff numbers and staff diversity between 2014 and 2019.
As at 30 June 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Staff numbers (full-time equivalents)
Office of the Auditor-General 71 72 74 68 62 67
Audit New Zealand 247 267 244 256 276 259
Corporate Services* 51 52 43 40 46 47
Total 369 391 361 364 384 373
Gender distribution – all staff
Women 55% 53% 53% 55% 55% 55%
Men 45% 47% 47% 45% 45% 45%
Gender distribution – executive management
Women 42% 36% 42% 33% 33% 33%
Men 58% 64% 58% 67% 67% 67%
Ethnicity distribution
Pākehā/NZ European 48% 44% 47% 28% 28% 24%
NZ Māori 3% 3% 3% 4% 2% 2%
Pasifika 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Asian 13% 15% 17% 20% 18% 18%
Other European 13% 12% 15% 28% 34% 36%
Other ethnic groups 8% 7% 10% 9% 9% 9%
Undeclared 13% 16% 6% 9% 9% 10%
Functional distribution
Audit/assurance 64% 64% 63% 66% 66% 66%
Technical and advisory 11% 11% 14% 12% 12% 12%
Corporate support 22% 22% 20% 19% 19% 19%
Senior management 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3%

* The corporate services function is shared between the Office of the Auditor-General and Audit New Zealand.

Page last updated: 20 November 2019

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