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High-strength beer available doubles in five years

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

In 2016, 17 percent more high-strength beer was available than in 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise follows a 38 percent increase in 2015. More >>

Population growth expected to slow in most regions

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly all regional council areas (regions) will have more people in 2043 than 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. However, projections suggest the record growth rates seen in recent years will begin to subside. More >>

Milk prices continue to drive producer prices

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer output prices rose 1.5 percent in the December 2016 quarter, and producer input prices rose 1.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Car sales continue to rev up retail

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:48 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Car sales continued to push the volume of total retail trade sales up, with sales rising 1.9 percent in the December 2016 quarter, Statistics NZ said today. More >>

NZ Abridged Period Life Table: 2014–16 (provisional)

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:38 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand abridged period life tables for the total New Zealand male and female populations indicate the trends in life expectancy between the construction of New Zealand complete period life tables . See New Zealand Abridged Period Life Table: ... More >>

Quake causes record fall in Kaikoura guest nights in November

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:14 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Kaikoura had a record 41 percent drop in guest nights at the district’s hotels, motels, backpackers, and campgrounds in November, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Goods & Services Trade by Country: Year ended September 2016

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Due to the Kaikoura Earthquake on 14 November 2016, the full Goods and Services Trade by Country: Year ended September 2016 release was cancelled. We are now able to provide the data from this release in machine-readable zipped csv files. These zipped csv ... More >>

Tourists flock to motels

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

International visitors continued to boost guest-night numbers, particularly for motels, in November, Statistics NZ said today. National guest nights for November 2016 were 5.1 percent higher than in November 2015. More >>

Apple prices up 40 percent to highest level ever

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Record-high apple prices led to a 2.8 percent rise in food prices in January, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise in food prices is the highest monthly increase since June 2009. More >>

Retail card spending up across the board in January

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $5.1 billion in January 2017, up $270 million (5.6 percent) from January 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. All six retail industries had increases. More >>

Annual rent rises hit low-spending households

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Beneficiaries and low-spending households experienced the highest inflation over the past year, Statistics NZ said today. From the December 2015 quarter to the December 2016 quarter their overall costs increased 1.4 percent. This was more than double ... More >>

Housing consents fall at the end of a strong year

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented tailed off towards the end of 2016, but increased overall in the year, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Unemployment rate rises to 5.2 percent as labour force grows

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:27 am | Statistics New Zealand

The unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in the December 2016 quarter (up from 4.9 percent in the previous quarter) while employment and the labour force continued to grow, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Kiwis have an extra helping of eating out

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the last decade, spending on eating out at restaurants has increased almost 57 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

3.5 million visitor arrivals to New Zealand in 2016

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual visitor arrivals for 2016 numbered almost 3.5 million, setting a new record, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was a 12 percent increase from 2015. More >>

Fall in quarterly exports despite rise in dairy

Monday, 30 January 2017, 11:15 am | Statistics New Zealand

A nearly 10 percent rise in dairy product exports in the December 2016 quarter partly offset falls for other products, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Meat and dairy exports fall in 2016

Monday, 30 January 2017, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s top two export commodities, meat and dairy, both fell by value in 2016, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

International visitors drive accommodation rise

Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:18 am | Statistics New Zealand

International visitors have again pushed up guest-night numbers, particularly for motels and hotels, Statistics NZ said today. National guest nights for October 2016 were 6.0 percent higher than in October 2015. More >>

CPI inflation rate back over 1 percent

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) inflation rate was 1.3 percent in the year to the December 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Household Labour Force Survey Est. Working-age Population

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 10:53 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 >>

 

 

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