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Annual Net Migration Remains High

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual net migration was 72,100 in the August 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. This compared with 69,100 in the August 2016 year. Migrant arrivals reached 132,200, a new annual record, and migrant departures were 60,100 in the year ended August 2017. More >>

Economy Grows 0.8% in June Quarter

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.8 percent in the June 2017 quarter, following a revised 0.6 percent rise in the March quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Tourism spurs services surplus to a record $1.3 billion

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

20 September 2017 - New Zealand’s current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This smaller deficit was due to a record high $1.3 billion services surplus and a smaller primary income deficit. More >>

Te Reo-Speaking Parents Likely to Enrol Kids in Māori Ed

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Te reo-speaking parents are more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education More >>

Butter Prices Reach Record High of $5.39/Block

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Butter prices rose 11 percent in August 2017, to a record high of $5.39 a block, Stats NZ said today. The previous record was $5.05 in June 2017. More >>

July guest nights up 1.4 percent on a year ago

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

There were 39 million guest nights spent in short-term commercial accommodation in the year ended July 2017, an increase of 1.3 million on the previous July year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Quiet month in retail card spending

Monday, 11 September 2017, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Electronic card spending in retail industries fell 0.2 percent in August 2017 when adjusted for seasonal effects, Stats NZ said today. This follows a 0.6 percent fall in July 2017. More >>

Disabled Employees Earn $200/wk Less Than Non-Disabled

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:20 am | Statistics New Zealand

• Disabled people with wage or salary income earn, on average, $4.61 per hour less from this source than non-disabled people. More >>

One in five employed disabled people want to work more hours

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

• The underutilisation rate for disabled people was more than double that of non-disabled people. More >>

42% of Disabled Youth Not Earning or Learning

Friday, 8 September 2017, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

• The not in employment, education, or training (NEET) rate for disabled youth was over four times that of non-disabled youth. More >>

Meat & Dairy Product Sales Lift Manufacturing

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

The volume of meat and dairy product manufacturing rose in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said. Sales values also rose, coinciding with high prices. More >>

Wholesale stocks of vehicles and parts up 19 percent

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Wholesale stocks of cars, trucks, and parts in the June 2017 year rose at the fastest pace since 2008, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Disabled People Twice As Likely To Be Unemployed

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the June 2017 quarter, disabled people were more likely to be unemployed and their average weekly incomes were just over half those of non-disabled people, Stats NZ said today. More >>

From Millions to Billions – 50 Years of Trade with ASEAN

Monday, 4 September 2017, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s two-way trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was $15.2 billion in the June 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. Goods and services exported to ASEAN countries totalled $6.3 billion, and imports totalled $8.9 billion. ... More >>

Keeping Warm A Hardship for Almost Three in Ten Households

Friday, 1 September 2017, 12:12 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Renters and poorer families are much more likely to say it is hard to keep warm than those who own their own homes or earn more money, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Gender pay gap smallest since 2012

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

The gender pay gap was 9.4 percent in the June 2017 quarter, down from 12.0 percent in the June 2016 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the smallest gender pay gap in five years, after women’s hourly pay rose at a faster pace than men’s in the ... More >>

Terms of trade just shy of all-time high

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Record butter prices and high prices for meat helped lift the merchandise terms of trade by 1.5 percent in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This was just shy of the all-time high set 44 years ago in the June 1973 quarter. More >>

Measuring international migration using travel histories

Friday, 1 September 2017, 10:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Estimates of international migration that use a new outcomes-based measure, the ‘12/16-month rule’, are now updated, Stats NZ said today. More >>

East coast workers top injury rates

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

31 August 2017 - Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay region workers had the highest work-related injury rate in 2016, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Arts and recreation services industry: highest injury rate

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

31 August 2017 - Arts and recreation workers, such as those who work in sports, had the highest rate of injury in 2016, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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