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Migration drives high population growth

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 11:13 am | Statistics New Zealand

The estimated resident population of New Zealand reached 4,885,300 at 30 June 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

More women are over 30, and more men are under 30

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s population is growing in most age groups, with the latest estimates showing more women than men are aged over 30, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Vegetable prices shoot up in July

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher prices for vegetables led food price inflation of 0.7 percent in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

International guest nights fall from Lions tour high

Friday, 10 August 2018, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

International guest nights fell 8.2 percent in June 2018 compared with June 2017, when the Lions rugby tour boosted guest nights, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July

Friday, 10 August 2018, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

Consumers spent more on essentials such as fuel and groceries in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. This contributed to a 0.7 percent rise in total retail card spending in the month, when adjusted for seasonal effects. More >>

Oldest and youngest workers have highest injury rates

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

Oldest workers had the highest rate of work-related injury claims in 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Slight rise in unemployment and underutilisation rates

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.5 percent in the June 2018 quarter, up from 4.4 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Minimum wage pushes up private sector pay rates

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

The rise in the minimum wage helped lift private sector salary and wage rates 2.1 percent in the June 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Employment highest ever for women

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted employment rate for women rose to 62.8 percent in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This follows an employment rate of 62.6 percent last quarter. More >>

Changes recommended for International Visitor Survey

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:26 am | Statistics New Zealand

The International Visitor Survey (IVS) is generally fit for purpose, but some key areas need attention, according to an independent review by Stats NZ. More >>

Record year for new home consents in Wellington region

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented in the Wellington region reached a record high in the year ended June 2018, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Number of new homes consented in June drops from May’s high

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 11:16 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted number of new homes consented fell 7.6 percent in June 2018, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 6.9 percent rise in May. More >>

What does well-being mean to you?

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

A public consultation to find out what well-being means to New Zealand starts today, Stats NZ said. More >>

About 3 percent of home transfers go to overseas people

Friday, 27 July 2018, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2018 quarter, 2.8 percent of home transfers were to people who didn’t hold New Zealand citizenship or resident visas, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Beneficiaries hit hardest by rising rents

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Beneficiaries faced the highest inflation in the June 2018 quarter (up 0.5 percent), Stats NZ said today. More >>

Household labour force survey

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

These tables provide the working-age population estimate of the non-institutionalised, New Zealand resident population aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market each quarter – results from ... More >>

Fuel lifts imports to new June high

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher fuel imports pushed the value of total imports to $5.0 billion in June 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the highest imports value for a June month. More >>

Trade shortfall tops $4 billion in June year

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

The value of annual imports rose $374 million more than exports, pushing the June 2018 annual trade deficit to $4.0 billion, Stats NZ said today. This is the largest trade deficit for a June year in a decade. More >>

Annual net migration down 7,400 from peak in 2017

Friday, 20 July 2018, 11:11 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration eased slightly to 65,000 in the June 2018 year, as fewer migrants arrived and more left, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Visitor numbers retreat in June

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of visitors to New Zealand in June 2018 was 212,200, down 17,800 from June 2017, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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