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Visitors from China top 300,000

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 2.96 million in the April 2015 year, which is the highest-ever annual total, Statistics New Zealand said today. This total was 7 percent higher than the April 2014 year. More >>

Ethnic populations projected to grow

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

An increasing proportion of New Zealanders will identify with Māori, Asian, and Pacific ethnicities according to new ethnic population projections released by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Lower fuel prices push down producer prices

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the March 2015 quarter, due to lower fuel prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Prices received (as measured by the output producers price index (PPI)) and paid (as measured by the input PPI) both fell in the March 2015 ... More >>

Statistics NZ seeks views on 2018 Census

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 9:40 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealanders are speaking loud and clear that they want the census to keep asking about religion More >>

New Zealand abridged period life table: 2012–14 (final)

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Abridged period life tables for the total New Zealand male and female populations provide an indication of the trends in life expectancy between the construction of complete period life tables. See New Zealand abridged period life table: 2012–14 ... More >>

Māori Population Estimates

Friday, 15 May 2015, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori Population Estimates provide estimates of the Māori population of New Zealand at a given date. See Māori Population Estimates: Mean year ended 31 December 2014 on our website or download the attached Excel table for the latest statistics. More >>

Big March quarter for retailers

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

March was a boom quarter for retailers, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Food prices fall 0.3 percent in April

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

In April 2015, food prices fell 0.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.1 percent rise in March and a 0.7 percent fall in February. More >>

Sheep number lowest since 1943

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand had 29.8 million sheep at 30 June 2014, Statistics NZ said today. More >>

Guest nights rise in March

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for March 2015 were 7.5 percent higher than in March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the 12th consecutive month of rises. More >>

More New Zealanders with qualifications

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly four in five New Zealanders have formal qualifications, according to new 2013 Census analysis released today by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Mixed results for retail card spending in April

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $4.5 billion in April 2015, up $167 million (3.9 percent) from April 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

New Zealand life expectancy increasing

Friday, 8 May 2015, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Life expectancy at birth has increased 1.0 years for females and 1.5 years for males since 2005–07, Statistics New Zealand said today. Life expectancy at birth was 83.2 years for females and 79.5 years for males, based on death rates in 2012–14. ... More >>

Unemployment rate unchanged

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

The unemployment rate remained at 5.8 percent in the March 2015 quarter (from a revised 5.8 percent in the December 2014 quarter), while the labour force participation rate reached an all-time high of 69.6 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Same-sex couples opt for marriage over civil union

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 11:35 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of same-sex couples entering into civil unions dropped significantly in 2014, with couples opting to join in marriage instead, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the first full year of same-sex marriage registrations since the Marriage ... More >>

Government Finance Statistics

Friday, 1 May 2015, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the year ended June 2014: • Central government net operating balance increased to a $0.1 billion surplus. More >>

Nationwide conversation about 2018 Census kicks off

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 12:39 pm | Statistics New Zealand

For the first time, New Zealanders are being encouraged to go online to say what they think should be asked in the next census, with a new online discussion forum on www.stats.govt.nz . More >>

Highest March for dwelling consents since 2006

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented was 14 percent higher in March 2015 than in March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the highest number of new dwellings consented in a March month since 2006. More >>

Have your say about Census 2018

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 4:58 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZ wants to hear your views about the next census and is inviting you to take part in an online discussion forum open from 30 April to 10 June 2015 via www.statistics.govt.nz More >>

Annual exports to China dip below Australia

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 1:41 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The value of goods exports to Australia ($8.7 billion) surpassed those to China for the year ended March 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

 

 

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