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Home consents fall in April driven by Easter

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for new homes fell in April, partly due to the timing of Easter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Higher dairy, wood, and wine exports lift trade surplus

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:17 am | Statistics New Zealand

More dairy, wood, and wine exports in April 2017 led to a goods trade surplus of $578 million, Stats NZ said today. More >>

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 11:01 am | Statistics New Zealand

The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand (IVA) is now available on the Stats NZ website. More >>

Net migration figures measure up well

Friday, 19 May 2017, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration figures based on arrival and departure cards lined up well with what migrants actually did, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Annual migration and tourism at record highs

Friday, 19 May 2017, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the April 2017 year, 71,900 more migrants arrived in New Zealand than left, Stats NZ said today. The April 2017 annual net migration remained at the same level as in March 2017. Migrant arrivals numbered 129,800 in the April 2017 year, a new annual ... More >>

Ethnic diversity projected to rise

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 11:08 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s population is projected to increase by about 1 million in the next 20 years, with all major ethnic groups growing, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Producer prices continue to climb

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Producer output prices rose 1.4 percent in the March 2017 quarter, while input prices rose 0.8 percent, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Teen birth rate halves since 2008

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

The teen birth rate has dropped each year since 2008, Stats NZ said today. In 2016, the rate was 16 births per 1,000 women aged 15–19 years – half the 2008 rate of 33. More >>

New Zealand Abridged Period Life Table: 2014–16

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

Abridged period life tables for the total New Zealand male and female populations provide an indication of the trends in life expectancy between the construction of complete period life tables. See New Zealand Abridged Period Life Table: 2014–16 ... More >>

Māori Population Estimates

Monday, 15 May 2017, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori Population Estimates provide estimates of the Māori population of New Zealand at a given date. See Māori Population Estimates: Mean year ended 31 December 2016 on our website or download the attached Excel tables for the latest statistics. More >>

Car sales stay in top gear

Monday, 15 May 2017, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Car sales surged in the first quarter of 2017, driving an increase in total retail trade sales, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 11:22 am | Statistics New Zealand

The cost of grocery foods fell in April, partly countered by higher prices for vegetables, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices fell 0.8 percent in April 2017. More >>

Dairy herd up in North Island but down in South Island

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 11:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

After a decrease in 2015, the dairy cattle number increased 2 percent in 2016 to reach 6.6 million, Stats NZ said today. However, this was not back to the 2014 level (6.7 million). More >>

Grocery and liquor retailing lift card spending in April

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 11:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards was $5 billion in April 2017, up $218 million (4.5 percent) from April 2016, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Guest nights fall in March as Easter moves

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 11:44 am | Statistics New Zealand

Guest nights in March 2017 dropped 3.1 percent compared with March 2016, as Easter moved from March last year to April this year, Stats NZ said today. The Easter effect was most noticeable in domestic guest nights, which decreased 5.6 percent compared ... More >>

Big spenders face lowest inflation

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:14 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Beneficiaries experienced the highest inflation in the March 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Their overall costs rose 1.4 percent, almost three times the rate of inflation experienced by the biggest spenders group (up 0.5 percent). More >>

Unemployment under 5 percent as employment grows

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:11 am | Statistics New Zealand

The unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in the March 2017 quarter (down from 5.2 percent in the previous quarter), while employment continued to grow, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Overseas couples match NZ couples in same-sex marriages

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Half of all same-sex marriages and civil unions registered in New Zealand in 2016 were couples living overseas, compared with 11 percent of opposite-sex couples, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Dairy and lamb to China boost March exports

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Exports rose $446 million (11 percent) when compared with March 2016 to reach $4.6 billion in March 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Building consents top $2 billion for the first time

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents reached a record $2 billion in March 2017, boosted by new homes and several big non-residential projects, Stats NZ said today. This was up 37 percent compared with March 2016. More >>

 

 

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