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Export volumes fall, while import volumes rise

Monday, 1 September 2014, 11:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2014 quarter, seasonally adjusted export volumes fell 5.3 percent, while import volumes rose 3.6 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Construction underpins 2013 business performance

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total sales for New Zealand businesses increased 1.4 percent (to $531.5 billion) in the 2013 financial year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This followed a 4.2 percent increase in the 2012 financial year. More >>

Dwelling consents trend continues to rise

Friday, 29 August 2014, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Food prices fall 0.7 percent in July

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

Food prices fell 0.7 percent in the month of July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a 1.4 percent rise in June and a 0.6 percent rise in May. More >>

Monthly exports fall for first time since August 2013

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

The value of exported goods was $3.7 billion in July 2014, down $125 million (3.3 percent) compared with More >>

Decision made on CPI recommendations

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:24 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Two new initiatives for the consumers price index (CPI) will occur as part of decisions published by Statistics New Zealand. These initiatives will help to ensure we continue to meet customer needs. More >>

Visitor arrivals reach record high in July

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of visitor arrivals to New Zealand in July 2014 (196,900) was the highest ever for a July month, Statistics New Zealand said today. It surpassed the previous July high of 183,700 in 2013. More >>

Refusal to complete census results in 46 convictions

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Failing to fill out a census form has resulted in the convictions of 46 people, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Capital goods prices up 0.7 percent

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2014 quarter, the price of purchasing new capital items rose 0.7 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Four of six asset groups measured by the capital goods price index (CGPI) rose. More >>

Producer prices fall in June 2014 quarter

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the June 2014 quarter, due to decreases in dairy prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Prices received by New Zealand producers, as measured by the output producers price index (PPI), fell 0.5 percent in the June 2014 quarter. More >>

Motor-vehicle industry drives retail spending rise

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:05 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending has continued to rise in the June 2014 quarter, led by an increase in the motor-vehicle and parts retailing industry, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Highest population growth since 2003

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's population is growing at its fastest rate for over a decade, according to new estimates released by Statistics New Zealand today. More >>

Guest nights trend still rising

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for New Zealand guest nights continued to rise in June, Statistics New Zealand said today. "All trend series for guest nights rose in June," business indicators manager Neil Kelly said. More >>

Retail card spending flat in July

Monday, 11 August 2014, 11:16 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was flat in July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. When adjusted for seasonal effects, retail spending was unchanged this month, as it also was in June 2014. More >>

Household Labour Force Survey: June 2014 quarter correction

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 5:26 pm | Statistics New Zealand

On 6 August 2014 we corrected the figure in the Key facts section for the working age population. The figure was wrongly reported at 3,559, 000. This has now been corrected to 3,579,000. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. More >>

Labour market continues to improve

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 11:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

More people are working and unemployment has fallen to 5.6 percent according to the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. “We continue to see more people move into employment and although the participation rate has dropped from a peak last ... More >>

Labour market continues to improve

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

More people are working and unemployment has fallen to 5.6 percent according to the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Dwelling consents trend rising

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Labour Force Survey Estimated Working-age Population

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:57 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 >>

Medal-laden weekend but NZ pipped on population medal table

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:20 pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's athletes scooped 18 medals across the weekend competition in Glasgow, but one solitary silver from the Isle of Man means it's top of Statistics New Zealand’s population-based medal table. More >>

 

 

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