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High levels of exports continue in April

Friday, 24 May 2019, 11:19 am | Statistics New Zealand

Goods exports in April have remained at high levels, just below the record levels seen in March this year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Exports to China top $15 billion as appetite for meat grows

Friday, 24 May 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual goods exports to China have reached $15 billion for the first time, with rising demand for beef and lamb, as well as logs and dairy products, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Retail spending holds up in March

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher spending at department stores and on hardware and building supplies this summer helped boost overall spending by 0.7 percent in the March 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Electricity prices retreat from recent high

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

A fall in electricity generation prices from unusually high levels late last year mainly influenced the fall in both input and output producers’ prices in the March 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Māori population estimates: Mean year ended 31 December 2018

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

Māori population estimate s provides estimates of the Māori ethnic population of New Zealand by age and sex. See Māori population estimates: Mean year ended 31 December 2018 on our website. More >>

Visitor arrivals dip down in March

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 11:24 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals in March 2019 were down 10,100 compared with the same month last year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

March guest nights lack last Easter’s lift

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Total guest nights spent in hotels, motels, backpackers, and holiday parks fell 4.0 percent in March 2019 compared with a busy March 2018, due to the timing of Easter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Net migration provisionally at 56,100

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Migrant arrivals were provisionally estimated at 152,200 (± 1,400) and migrant departures at 96,100 (± 1,200) in the 12 months ended March 2019, Stats NZ said today. This resulted in a provisional estimate of annual net migration of 56,100 ... More >>

Rental price indexes: April 2019

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

In April 2019 compared with March 2019: • The index for the stock measure of rental property prices rose 0.3 percent. • The index for the flow measure of rental property prices rose 0.1 percent. More >>

Egg prices crack $4.43 a dozen

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

The price of eggs reached a record high of $4.43 a dozen in April 2019, after rising for the past nine months, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Easter holiday sales bounce

Friday, 10 May 2019, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

People spent more on groceries, eating out, and taking holidays away from home this April, after Easter and the school holidays coincided, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Canterbury lamb gives way to dairy

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Canterbury has seen a 42 percent increase in livestock per hectare in the past 15 years, though Waikato and Taranaki are the most intensively farmed regions, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New tool compares household wealth

Friday, 3 May 2019, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Kiwis can see how their wealth measures up against the rest of New Zealand in a new simple to use online tool, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Marriage and divorce continue downward trend

Friday, 3 May 2019, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

The marriage rate for New Zealand residents in 2018 was the lowest since the peak in 1971, continuing a long downward trend, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Auckland leads regional home consents

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 11:29 am | Statistics New Zealand

For the year ended March 2019, 13,874 new homes were consented in Auckland, up 24 percent from the March 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Drop in home transfers to overseas buyers

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 11:11 am | Statistics New Zealand

Home transfers to people who didn’t hold New Zealand citizenship or a resident visa fell over 80 percent in the March 2019 quarter compared with the same quarter a year ago, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Unemployment rate edges down to 4.2 percent

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in the March 2019 quarter, down from 4.3 percent in the December 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

2018 Census – real data about real people

Monday, 29 April 2019, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

There are now records for about 4.7 million people in the 2018 Census dataset, with real data about real people used to fill the gaps after fewer people took part in the census than expected, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Beneficiaries hit hardest by price rises

Monday, 29 April 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

The cost of living rose the most for beneficiary households in the March 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

March exports hit a record $5.7 billion

Friday, 26 April 2019, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

Exports hit a new high in March, driven by higher exports of dairy, meat, and forestry products, especially to China, Stats NZ said today. More >>

 

 

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