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December 11th, 2012
New Zealand’s Geospatial Skills Shortage

There is broad agreement that the geospatial industry is a growth industry. Additionally, a current shortage of geospatial professionals has been identified in the U.S. and Australia. In Australia alone, this figure has been estimated at between 3,000-4,000 currently unfilled positions. It is also estimated that this shortage will grow. A similar geospatial skills shortage in New Zealand was identified through an online survey of 157 organisations in the geospatial industry. The number of current geospatial professionals in the industry was estimated by this report as 1,600 – 2,500. Read the Report