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Abortion statistics: Year ended December 2017

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 11:33 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of abortions performed in New Zealand rose slightly in 2017, Stats NZ said today. A total of 13,285 induced abortions were performed, compared with 12,823 in 2016. However, the number of abortions has been generally decreasing since 2003. More >>

Information and communication technology supply survey

Monday, 18 June 2018, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Supply Survey measures the sale of goods and services from businesses associated with ICT industries. In 2017, the survey was reduced in size and coverage to cover the sales of software and services, ... More >>

Te Kupenga 2018: Survey of Māori well-being begins

Friday, 15 June 2018, 1:53 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Stats NZ has launched a survey that will give a better picture of the social, cultural and economic well-being of Māori. More >>

Guest nights cool in April

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Guest nights fell 0.9 percent in April 2018, to 3.43 million, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Avocado prices smash records

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Avocado prices rose 37 percent in May to record levels after a small harvest, Stats NZ said today. However, prices fell for other fruit and vegetables, such as mandarins and broccoli. More >>

Retail card spending nudges up in May

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail card spending nudged up for the month of May, Stats NZ said today. The modest 0.4 percent increase was led by consumer spending on household essentials such as groceries and fuel. More >>

Transport equipment and machinery boost manufacturing

Monday, 11 June 2018, 11:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

A seven-year high in sales volumes for transport equipment and machinery manufacturing helped boost the total volume of manufacturing in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Transport equipment and machinery boost manufacturing

Monday, 11 June 2018, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

A seven-year high in sales volumes for transport equipment and machinery manufacturing helped boost the total volume of manufacturing in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Wholesale Trade Has Flat March Quarter

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

Wholesale trade sales had just a modest rise in the March 2018 quarter, after seven consecutive quarterly rises, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Just Over 3% of Home Transfers Go to Overseas Buyers

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the March 2018 quarter, just over 3 percent of home transfers were to people who didn’t hold New Zealand citizenship or resident visas, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Statiticss NZ Release Notification

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:41 am | Statistics New Zealand

Below you can find Stats NZ's information releases for the next week. For more information about these releases go to Insights and make your selections in the drop down options. More >>

Local authority statistics: March 2018 quarter

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 11:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

This release provides the latest data on the performance of core non-trading activities of local authorities. See Local authority statistics: March 2018 quarter on our website. More >>

Volume of building activity falls in March quarter

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Residential and non-residential building activity volumes fell in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. The fall in building activity takes into account the effects of higher construction costs and typical seasonal patterns. More >>

Trade deficit increases with EU – Media release

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s two-way trade with the European Union (EU) was $22.2 billion for the year ended March 2018, Stats NZ said today. The EU is New Zealand’s third-largest market for trading goods and services. More >>

Lower dairy prices drive terms of trade fall

Friday, 1 June 2018, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

A fall in dairy prices helped push total export prices down more than import prices, resulting in a fall in the terms of trade for the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Both export and import prices fell, down 2.2 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively. More >>

2018 Census update

Friday, 1 June 2018, 10:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

The online census system was switched off last week, so it’s now time to bring together the data we’ve received from millions of New Zealanders who took part in the 2018 Census, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Homes consented dips in April

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted number of new homes consented fell 3.7 percent in April 2018, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 13 percent increase in March. More >>

Kiwifruit monthly exports soar to new high

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Kiwifruit exports rose $197 million (82 percent) in April 2018 compared with April 2017, to reach $438 million, Stats NZ said today. This is a new high for any month. More >>

Visitor numbers down, but arrivals from China grow

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the April 2018 month, visitor arrivals fell 28,000 to 283,900, compared with April last year, Stats NZ said today. As reported in International travel and migration: April 2018 , this fall was due to a record April month last year and seasonal changes ... More >>

Electronics spending up, clothing falls in March quarter

Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Consumers spent more on electronics and appliances, but less on clothing and footwear in the March 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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