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Over 12,000 new homes consented in first half of 2015

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

More homes were consented in the first six months of 2015 than a year previously, Statistics New Zealand said today. Between January and June 2015, 12,057 new dwellings, worth almost $4 billion, were consented. More >>

Household Labour Force Survey

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide the working-age population estimate of the usually resident, non-institutionalised, civilian population of New Zealand aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market ... More >>

Life expectancy increasing in all New Zealand regions

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Life expectancy at birth has increased in all regions since 2005–07, with Hawke's Bay increasing the most, Statistics New Zealand said today. Life expectancy at birth was highest for females in the Tasman region (84.1 years) and males in the Auckland ... More >>

Annual fruit exports hit $2 billion for first time

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

The annual value of fruit exports reached an all-time high of $2 billion in the year ended June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Exports to China rise for first month since August 2014

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Goods exports to China rose $20 million from June 2014 to reach $699 million in June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise was over a range of commodities including logs, meat, and fruit. More >>

More visitors from China, Australia, and the US

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 177,000 in June 2015, up 9 percent on June 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. In the June 2015 year, visitor arrivals totalled 2.99 million, up 7 percent from the previous year. More >>

Farmers get online survey option

Monday, 20 July 2015, 2:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Farmers get online survey option Farmers are for the first time this month completing their annual Agricultural Production Survey online. Every year Statistics New Zealand surveys about 30,000 farmers about their land, livestock and crops, and farming practices. ... More >>

Gender identity standard world-first in New Zealand

Friday, 17 July 2015, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

‘Gender diverse’ will join ‘male’ and ‘female’ categories in a new gender-identity classification released today by Statistics New Zealand. This new classification records the identity of all people, including those who see themselves as different ... More >>

CPI up 0.4 percent on higher petrol prices

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent in the June 2015 quarter, following falls of 0.3 percent and 0.2 percent in the March 2015 and December 2014 quarters, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Story of the century – changes in housing and population

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

The size of New Zealand’s households has halved – but it’s taken over a century to do it, according to new analysis from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Food prices down 0.1 percent in year to June

Monday, 13 July 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the year to June 2015, food prices decreased 0.1 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This drop follows eight consecutive food price increases since the year to October 2014. More >>

Overseas visitors push guest nights up in May

Friday, 10 July 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for May 2015 were 5.5 percent higher than in May 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Retail card spending up in June – Statistics NZ

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $4.3 billion in June 2015, up $206 million (5.0 percent) from June 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Census gives insights into alternative forms of housing

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 1:13 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Over 98,000 people lived in alternative forms of private housing or communal (non-private) dwellings in New Zealand in 2013, according to new 2013 Census analysis released today by Statistics New Zealand. This was 2.3 percent of the population. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates: June 2015 quarter – tables

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling and Household Estimates provide estimates of all private dwellings in New Zealand at a given date, and estimates of all households usually living in New Zealand at a given date. More >>

65+ population on the rise

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:38 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The 65-years-and-over age group nearly doubled in number between 1981 and 2013 – from 309,795 to 607,032 people – according to 2013 Census results released by Statistics New Zealand today. The 65+ age group increased from 9.9 percent to 14.3 percent of ... More >>

Labour productivity increases 1.4 percent

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

Labour productivity increased 1.4 percent in the year ended March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dwelling consents decrease in Canterbury

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

“Canterbury dwelling consents more than tripled between 2011 and 2014, but have been decreasing since then,” business indicators manager Neil Kelly said. More >>

Local government taxation revenue increases

Friday, 26 June 2015, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Local government finance statistics (GFS) had a net operating surplus of $0.9 billion for the June 2014 year, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Total goods exports fall in May

Friday, 26 June 2015, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total goods exports fell $214 million (4.7 percent) to $4.4 billion in May 2015 compared with May 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Milk powder, butter, and cheese exports led the fall, down 28 percent ($346 million). More >>

 

 

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