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Australians Boost Record Visitors

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

More Australian tourists and visitors crossing the ditch helped boost total visitor arrivals to a record 3.69 million in the year ended October 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Annual Net Migration Remains High in October

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand saw a net gain of 70,700 migrants for the year ended October 2017, with 131,600 migrant arrivals and 61,000 migrant departures, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Olives Squeeze Out Luncheon Sausage

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Kiwis are spending less on luncheon sausage and more on olives and fresh herbs, Stats NZ said today. As a result, the humble sandwich filler is dropping out of the basket used to measure food price inflation. More >>

Butter at Record $5.67/Block & High Vegetable Prices

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Rising dairy prices have pushed food prices up 2.7 percent in the year to October 2017, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 3.0 percent increase in the year to September 2017. More >>

Dry Winter Pushes up Electricity Prices for Producers

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher electricity and farm-gate milk prices contributed to rises in producer output and input prices, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Māori Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 11:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

The following tables are available from the ‘Downloads’ box. If you have problems viewing the files, see opening files and PDFs . More >>

Kaikoura recovery by the numbers

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 4:32 pm | Statistics New Zealand

On 14 November 2016 a magnitude 7.8 earthquake caused major damage to Kaikōura. Roads and rail were closed, so tourists were evacuated by boat and air – leaving Kaikōura’s tourism and hospitality industry cut off from its flow of travellers ... More >>

Preview of 2017 national accounts improvements

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:20 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Preview of 2017 national accounts improvements presents the improvements we will make to New Zealand's national accounts. It provides information and analysis to help technical users of national accounts and gross domestic product (GDP) data anticipate ... More >>

Eating Out Boosts Retail Card Spending in October

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

People spent more eating out in October 2017, with the hospitality industry up $15 million, Stats NZ said today. This helped nudge retail card spending up 0.3 percent in the month, when adjusted for seasonal effects. More >>

South Island Guest Nights up in September

Friday, 10 November 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

South Island hotels and backpackers had a busy September, while North Island guest nights dipped, Stats NZ said today. Total New Zealand guest nights for September 2017 rose 1.4 percent on September 2016. More >>

Pay Deal for Care & Support Workers Lifts Wages

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 11:36 am | Statistics New Zealand

The impact of the care and support workers’ pay equity settlement was reflected strongly in the September 2017 quarter’s labour market statistics, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Unemployment Rate Down to 4.6%

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent in the September 2017 quarter, down from 4.8 percent in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the December 2008 quarter, when it was 4.4 ... More >>

Home Consents Dip

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new homes fell in September 2017, following a recent run of increases, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Important Information for Quarterly Retail Trade

Monday, 30 October 2017, 11:31 am | Statistics New Zealand

Today we are releasing information on Retail Trade. This includes two things, an error correction for the June 2017 quarter and the information paper for the new design for Retail Trade. These two things are independent from each other. These ... More >>

Poorer Households Face Higher Inflation

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

Living costs for low-spending households increased 2.6 percent in the year to September 2017, Stats NZ said today. This was 1.1 percent more than for high-spending households (up 1.5 percent). More >>

Childless Couple & Empty-Nester Numbers Grow

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Almost a quarter of a million more couples are projected to be living without children by 2038, Stats NZ said today. More >>

More New Zealand businesses go corporate

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

A growing proportion of businesses are limited-liability companies and fewer are sole proprietors, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Overseas Merchandise Trade: September 2017

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

26 October 2017 - Record global butter prices, and higher sales of milk and cream to China, boosted total exports in September 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Three in Four New Zealanders Live in North Island

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

26 October 2017 - The North Island was home to an estimated 3.67 million people at 30 June 2017, Stats NZ said today. This number accounted for 77 percent of New Zealand's total population. More >>

Household Labour Survey Estimated Working-Age Population

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 11:47 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 >>



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