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Lions supporters prop up visitor arrivals

Friday, 21 July 2017, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

A surge in visitors from the United Kingdom and Ireland arriving for the British and Irish Lions rugby tour helped boost total overseas visitor arrivals in June 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Migration reaches another record high

Friday, 21 July 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration in the June 2017 year reached a new record high of 72,300, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals were a record 131,400 and migrant departures were 59,100. More >>

Most Kiwis are satisfied with life

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 4:58 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Most Kiwis are satisfied with life and feel connected to family and Aotearoa – Media release More >>

Not earning or learning – understanding Otago youth in need

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 3:36 pm | Statistics New Zealand

In the 2015 calendar year, 87,650 New Zealanders aged 15–24 years spent more time not in employment, education, or training (NEET) than they did in either education or employment, according to research conducted jointly between Stats NZ, Methodist ... More >>

Household Essential Costs Up, Petrol & Holiday Prices Down

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

18 July 2017 - The consumers price index (CPI) was flat overall in the June 2017 quarter (0.0 percent inflation), down 0.1 percent after seasonal adjustment, Stats NZ said today. The annual inflation rate was 1.7 percent, down from 2.2 percent in ... More >>

Avocado prices near record levels and kumara hits new high

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices rose 0.2 percent in June 2017, Stats NZ said today. The rise was led by higher prices for avocados and soft drinks. The average price for a 200g avocado was $4.52 in June 2017, compared with $3.38 in May 2017. More >>

Guest Nights Up Across The Board In May

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

12 July 2017 - Guest nights were up 7.3 percent in May 2017 compared with May 2016, with increases in all the regions, Stats NZ said today. The biggest rises were in Canterbury, Bay of Plenty, Auckland, and Northland. More >>

Hospitality The 'Mane' Event in June Card Spending

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

11 July 2017 - A rise in card spending in the hospitality industry in June 2017 coincided with the start of the British and Irish Lions rugby tour, Stats NZ said today. This included spending at hotels, motels, bars, and restaurants. More >>

Dwelling and Household Estimates: June 2017 quarter

Friday, 7 July 2017, 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 >>

Home construction – testing what we know

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 12:10 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Ninety-seven percent of new dwelling consents lead to a completed home, experimental figures released by Stats NZ today show. More >>

Home consents pick up in May

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted number of new homes consented rose 7.0 percent in May 2017, following a 7.4 percent fall in April, which was partly due to Easter. More >>

Petroleum and vehicles lift May 2017 imports

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Imports of petroleum products and motor vehicles pushed total imports to $4.8 billion in May 2017, Stats NZ said today. Monthly imports were $635 million (15 percent) higher than for May 2016. More >>

Record new arrivals as net migration tops 72,000

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration reached 72,000 in the May 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Migrant arrivals numbered 130,400 and migrant departures numbered 58,400 in the year ended May 2017. More >>

Abortion Statistics: Year ended December 2016

Monday, 19 June 2017, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of abortions performed in New Zealand decreased in 2016, Stats NZ said today. A total of 12,823 induced abortions were performed, compared with 13,155 in 2015. More >>

Economic growth steady despite building slowdown

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.5 percent in the March 2017 quarter, following an increase of 0.4 percent in the December 2016 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Highest current account deficit since 2008 crisis

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

Record imports in the first three months of 2017 contributed to the largest quarterly current account deficit since December 2008, Stats NZ said today. New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted current account deficit of $2.8 billion for the March 2017 ... More >>

Vegetable prices up 31 percent in year to May

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher lettuce prices helped push vegetable prices up a record 31 percent in the year to May 2017, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices increased 3.1 percent in the year. More >>

Card spending dips in May

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:08 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards dipped in the May 2017 month, Stats NZ said today. This followed a rise in spending in April. More >>

April Easter boosts guest nights

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Easter boosted guest nights in April 2017, up 6.9 percent on the quiet April 2016 when the Easter holiday fell in March, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Meat and dairy driving total manufacturing down

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:16 am | Statistics New Zealand

The volume of meat and dairy product manufacturing fell in the March 2017 quarter, although sales values rose due to higher prices, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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