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Fuel and rent drive inflation

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.6 percent in the June 2019 quarter, due to higher prices for petrol and rent, Stats NZ said today. More >>

International travel quiet in May

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

May 2019 saw 219,300 visitor arrivals and 235,200 New Zealand resident arrivals, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Migration remains high in 2018

Monday, 15 July 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration was provisionally estimated at 50,200 (± 800) in the year ended December 2018 compared with 52,600 in the previous year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fall in international guest nights continues

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

For the sixth consecutive month, international guests spent fewer nights in hotels, motels, backpackers, and holiday parks compared with the same month a year ago, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Spending flat as petrol prices drop

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total retail card spending was flat in June 2019, with a bounceback in some industries offset by a drop in spending on fuel, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Rental price indexes: June 2019

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

The rental price indexes measure the changes in prices that households pay for housing rentals. More >>

Sweet spot for cakes and biscuits sends food prices down

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

“A number of specials on biscuits sent June prices crumbling,” consumer prices manager Gael Price said. More >>

Dwelling and household estimates: June 2019 quarter

Friday, 5 July 2019, 10:48 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 >>

Over half of employees in NZ have flexible work hours

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Over 50 percent of employees in New Zealand have flexible work hours, allowing them to start and finish work at different times each day, and one-third have worked from home, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Townhouses boost monthly consents to 45-year high

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 11:11 am | Statistics New Zealand

Townhouses helped drive the number of new homes consented to the highest level since 1974, Stats NZ said today. More >>

One in 20 employed New Zealanders are contractors

Monday, 1 July 2019, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 144,000 New Zealanders work as self-employed contractors, which is just over 5 percent of all employed people, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Agriculture profits grow

Friday, 28 June 2019, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Operating profit for the agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries combined increased $1.0 billion (up 22.1 percent) to $5.6 billion in the 2018 financial year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Small businesses record sales of $153 billion in 2018

Friday, 28 June 2019, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Small businesses contributed $153.1 billion, or 25.3 percent, to total industry sales in the 2018 financial year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Kei te pēhea tātou? Tracking NZ’s wellbeing and development

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:02 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Wellbeing is about how happy, healthy, wealthy, and sustainable we are, and figures for what matters most to Kiwis are now being held in one place, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New report shows household emissions increasing

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Household emissions of greenhouse gases increased 19.3 percent from 2007 to 2017, mainly due to rising emissions from road transport, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Renters less satisfied with their housing

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 12:45 pm | Statistics New Zealand

One in three New Zealand households rent their homes and are less likely to be satisfied with their housing compared to home owners, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New sexual identity wellbeing data reflects diversity

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

For the first time, wellbeing data for people of different sexual identities has been collected as part of the 2018 General Social Survey (GSS), Stats NZ said today. More >>

Slight fall in overall life satisfaction

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Self-rated life satisfaction remains high in New Zealand, despite a slight decrease in the average rating, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Primary sector drives increase in May exports

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Exports remained at high levels in May, driven by increases in primary sector exports including dairy, fruit, and fish, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Gender inclusive questions introduced

Monday, 24 June 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

The gender diversity of New Zealanders will be better reflected in future statistics with new information collected in household surveys, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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