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December visitor numbers reach new heights

Friday, 15 February 2019, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

There were 529,300 visitor arrivals in December 2018, the highest for any month, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Net migration 48,000 in December 2018 year

Friday, 15 February 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

The provisional estimate of annual net migration in the year ended December 2018 was 48,300 (± 1,800), Stats NZ said today. More >>

Environmental-economic accounts: 2019 – tables

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Environmental-economic accounts show how our environment contributes to our economy, the impacts of economic activity on our environment, and how we respond to environmental issues. More >>

Broccoli and lettuce prices jump in January

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Broccoli prices more than doubled in January 2019, while lettuce prices rose almost 80 percent, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Retail card spending recovers

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail card spending recovered in January 2019 following a drop in December 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Ready-mixed concrete production levels off

Friday, 8 February 2019, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Ready-mixed concrete production was 4.1 million cubic metres in 2018, flattening out after six calendar years of growth, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Overseas home buyers’ share relatively unchanged in December

Friday, 8 February 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

n the December 2018 quarter, 2.3 percent of home transfers were to people who didn’t hold NZ citizenship or a resident visa, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Are we there yet? Heading for a population of 5 million

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 2:02 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Based on recent trends, New Zealand’s estimated resident population could reach 5 million late in 2019 or in 2020, after hitting 4.9 million at the end of September 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Unemployment rate up to 4.3 percent

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.3 percent in the December 2018 quarter, up from 4.0 percent (revised) last quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

NZ exports to China trump sales to Australia and the US

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 2:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s goods and services exports are dominated by three key countries, led by China, then Australia and the United States, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New homes consented reach 14-year high

Monday, 4 February 2019, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 33,000 new homes were consented in the December 2018 year, the highest in any year since mid-2004, Stats NZ said today. More >>

40-year high for home consents issued to government

Monday, 4 February 2019, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Home consents issued to central government agencies reached a 40-year high in the year ended December 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Low-spending households experience a fall in living costs

Friday, 1 February 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The cost of living for low-spending households fell slightly in the December 2018 quarter, the first quarterly drop in three years, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Labour force survey estimated working-age population

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

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

Annual trade deficit at 11-year high

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Fuel imports rose sharply last year, driving up the annual trade deficit to $5.9 billion for the December 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Overseas guests boost South Island accommodation

Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Overseas visitors drove growth in guest nights for the South Island in November 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

International migration uses new official measure

Friday, 25 January 2019, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

The outcomes-based measure of migration, with final and provisional estimates, is now the official way we measure international migration into and out of New Zealand, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Net migration trending down

Friday, 25 January 2019, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

The provisional estimate of annual net migration in the year ended November 2018 was 43,400 (± 1,500), Stats NZ said today. More >>

Australia leads visitor arrivals

Friday, 25 January 2019, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

There were 385,800 visitor arrivals in November 2018, up 25,600 from the same month last year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Inflation stuck in neutral, up 0.1 percent

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) was up 0.1 percent in the December 2018 quarter despite lower petrol prices, and cheaper vegetables and cigarettes, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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