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New Zealand Cohort Life Tables

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand cohort life tables track the mortality experience of people born in each year from 1876. These complement the more common period life tables , which show the mortality experience in a specific time period. See New Zealand Cohort Life Tables ... More >>

Building work tops $15 billion in 2014

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

More than $15 billion worth of building work was carried out in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. The latest value was $2.8 billion higher than in 2013, a 23 percent rise. More >>

Lower dairy prices continue to push down terms of trade

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The merchandise (goods) terms of trade fell 1.9 percent in the December 2014 quarter, due to export prices falling and import prices rising, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the second consecutive fall in the terms of trade, following six increases ... More >>

Dwelling consents up in January

Friday, 27 February 2015, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new dwellings consented was 3.6 percent higher in January 2015, compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Excluding apartments, this number was 6.8 percent lower. More >>

Agricultural Production Statistics supplementary tables

Friday, 27 February 2015, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The statistics in this release supplement those in Agricultural Production Statistics: June 2014 (provisional). The additional statistics include: the area of wine grapes grown; the harvested area of peas and potatoes; and the tonnage and area harvested ... More >>

Australia drives record visitor arrivals

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand were up 3 percent in January 2015 (302,400), compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Export values fall despite higher meat and dairy quantities

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total goods exports were down $371 million (9.1 percent) to $3.7 billion in January 2015 compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Less beer available despite growth for craft beer

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The total volume of alcoholic beverage available for consumption in New Zealand fell 9.4 million litres (2.0 percent) to 457 million litres in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows an 8.9 million litre rise in 2013. More >>

Capital goods prices up 1.0 percent

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the December 2014 quarter, the price of purchasing new capital items rose 1.0 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Five of six asset groups measured by the capital goods price index (CGPI) rose, and one remained unchanged. More >>

Population growth in all regions, at least in the short term

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

All 16 regional council areas are projected to increase in population between now and 2028, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Dairy prices push down producer prices

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the December 2014 quarter, due to lower dairy prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Prices received (as measured by the output producers price index (PPI)) and paid (as measured by the input PPI) both fell in the December 2014 ... More >>

Northland region has New Zealand's highest birth rate

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Regional birth rates for 2013 show that Northland had the highest rate in the country, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

New Zealand at a glance

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s population is younger and growing faster than those of the biggest visitors to our shores, according to Statistics New Zealand’s latest yearly review of the country. More >>

Motor-vehicle industry drives retail spending

Monday, 16 February 2015, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending continued to rise in the December 2014 quarter, driven by the motor-vehicle industry, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Food prices rise 1.3 percent in January

Friday, 13 February 2015, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

In January 2015, food prices rose 1.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.3 percent rise in December and a 0.5 percent fall in November. More >>

Guest nights for December show a continuing rise

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 11:39 am | Statistics New Zealand

National guest nights for December 2014 were 7.1 percent higher than in December 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the ninth consecutive month of rises. More >>

Fuel drives retail card spending down

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards decreased by a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent in January 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. This fall follows a 0.1 percent decrease in December 2014. More >>

Time and money biggest hurdles to visiting marae

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

Time, distance, and cost are the main reasons Māori don’t go to their ancestral marae more often, a Statistics New Zealand/Tatauranga Aotearoa infographic released today shows. More >>

Labour force participation reaches record high

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 11:32 am | Statistics New Zealand

The unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent in the December 2014 quarter, while the labour force participation rate reached a record 69.7 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

3 in 4 New Zealand households online

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Three out of every four households at the 2013 Census had Internet access, an increase of 34 percent since 2006, according to census results released by Statistics New Zealand today. More >>

 

 

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