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Visitor arrivals remain high

Friday, 20 May 2016, 12:12 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals numbered 256,700 in April 2016, to set a new April record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 8 percent from April 2015, with a 40 percent increase in visitor arrivals from China. More >>

Fuel prices keep producer prices down

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the March 2016 quarter, mainly influenced by fuel prices. Output prices fell 0.2 percent, and input prices fell 1.0 percent. More >>

New Zealand Abridged Period Life Table: 2013–15 (final)

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 11:02 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. More >>

Māori Population Estimates: Mean year ended 31 December 2015

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:34 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 2015 on our website or download the attached Excel tables for the latest statistics. More >>

Electrical and electronics power up retail sales

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending has continued to rise in the first quarter of 2016, led by electrical and electronic goods sales, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Avocado and tomatoes lead annual food price rise

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 11:30 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices increased 0.5 percent in the year to April 2016, led by higher prices for fruit and vegetables (up 8.9 percent) than in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Early Easter boosts guest nights

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for March 2016 were 12.3 percent higher than in March 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dairy cattle number falls for first time since 2005

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of dairy cattle in New Zealand fell to 6.5 million in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the first decline after nine years of consecutive increases. More >>

Retail spending up in April

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 1:31 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $4.8 billion in April 2016, up $348 million (7.8 percent) from April 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Analysis of public place assaults and robberies in 2015

Friday, 6 May 2016, 12:21 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics NZ released today an analysis of reported victimisations of assault, sexual assault, and robbery offences, in public places, for the 2015 calendar year. The tables show victimisation counts by area unit and meshblock, and victimisation rates ... More >>

More women in the labour force, fewer stay-at-home parents

Friday, 6 May 2016, 12:13 pm | Statistics New Zealand

More women in the labour force, fewer stay-at-home parents than 1986 – Media release More >>

Unemployment rises as the labour force grows

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 11:30 am | Statistics New Zealand

The unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in the March 2016 quarter (from a revised 5.4 percent), while the labour force grew 1.5 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the largest increase in New Zealand’s labour force since December ... More >>

Fewer Wellingtonians and more Cantabrians tying the knot

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 11:28 am | Statistics New Zealand

Fewer marriages and civil unions were celebrated in 2015, compared with 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. The largest decreases were in the Wellington, Auckland, Waikato, and Manawatu-Wanganui regions. New Zealand residents registered 19,947 marriages ... More >>

Growing ranks of divorced and widowed live alone

Monday, 2 May 2016, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

More and more people are living alone, most often because they are divorced, separated, or widowed, according to new research by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

March drop in dwelling consents reverses February's rise

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:20 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented fell in March after a big rise in the previous month, and a fall in January, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Government Finance Statistics Year ended June 2015

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:18 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Government Finance Statistics (Central Government): Year ended June 2015 – Statistics NZ Information Release More >>

Household Labour Force Estimated Working-age Population

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:21 am | Statistics New Zealand

This table provides 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 >>

Largest annual goods trade deficit in seven years

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

The annual trade balance for March 2016 was a deficit of $3.8 billion, the largest annual trade deficit since April 2009, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Statistics New Zealand website. More >>

Early Easter helps break international travel records

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 12:16 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals numbered 344,400 in March 2016, with an earlier Easter break helping to produce a new March record, Statistics New Zealand said today. Visitor arrivals were up 52,600 (18 percent) from March 2015, with holidaymakers driving the increase. More >>

 

 

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