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Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 5 May 2021

Friday, 14 May 2021, 12:00 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... More >>

Lower Job Security Linked To Lower Life Satisfaction

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 10:41 am | Statistics New Zealand

People who feel their employment is insecure are more likely than other employed people to rate their overall life satisfaction poorly, Stats NZ said today. New survey data from the March 2021 quarter shows that 26 percent of employed people who thought ... More >>

Drought Causes Fall In Sheep Numbers

Friday, 7 May 2021, 10:39 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of sheep fell by three percent in the year ended June 2020, Stats NZ said today. Final figures show that there were 26 million sheep in total – a fall of 800,000 from the previous year and a far cry from the peak of 70 million sheep ... More >>

Consents For New Homes At All-time High

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 10:43 am | Statistics New Zealand

A record 41,028 new homes have been consented in the year ended March 2021, Stats NZ said today. The previous record for the annual number of new homes consented was 40,025 in the year ended February 1974. “Within 10 years the number of new homes ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 28 April 2021 (provisional)

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 11:54 am | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... More >>

Unemployment Declines As Underutilisation Rises

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 10:39 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.7 percent in the March 2021 quarter, continuing to fall from its recent peak of 5.2 percent in the September 2020 quarter but remaining high compared with recent years, Stats NZ said today. ... More >>

Home Transfers Up By A Third

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 11:04 am | Statistics New Zealand

Home transfers in the March 2021 quarter were up by one-third compared with the same period last year, Stats NZ said today. There were 44,586 home transfers in the March 2021 quarter, down from the high of 51,504 seen in the December 2020 quarter ... More >>

Employment Indicators: March 2021

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 10:42 am | Statistics New Zealand

Key facts   Changes in the seasonally adjusted filled jobs for March 2021 (compared with February 2021) were:    all industries – up 0.2 percent (4,688 jobs) primary industries – down 0.6 percent (649 jobs) goods-producing ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 21 April 2021 (provisional)

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 12:03 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... More >>

Updated Statistical Standard For Gender, Sex, And Variations Of Sex Characteristics Released

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 12:19 pm | Statistics New Zealand

An updated statistical standard will inform how agencies collect and report information on gender, sex, and variations of sex characteristics, Stats NZ said today. The refreshed standard makes definitions and measures consistent, provides guidance for collecting ... More >>

Prices For Transport And Housing Rise In March 2021 Quarter

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Higher prices for transport and housing led to a 0.8 percent lift in the consumers price index in the March 2021 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Prices for getting around rose in the March quarter. Transport prices rose 3.9 percent, the biggest quarterly ... More >>

Growth In Life Expectancy Slows

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 11:00 am | Statistics New Zealand

Life expectancy continues to increase, although the change over time has slowed, Stats NZ said today. Life expectancy at birth for the population as a whole is 80.0 years for males, and 83.5 years for females, based on death rates in 2017–2019. ... More >>

New Report Shows Impact Of Demands On Land In New Zealand

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

A new environmental report released today by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ, presents new data on New Zealand’s land cover, soil quality, and land fragmentation. The land cover data in the report, Our land 2021 , provides the most ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 7 April 2021

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 12:21 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... More >>

Update On COVID-19 And Seasonal Adjustment – Methods Paper

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 12:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions have caused abrupt changes to actual values for many time series. Our standard seasonal adjustment method (X13 ARIMA SEATS), was not able to handle the extreme movements in data points resulting from COVID-19-related ... More >>

Net Migration Loss Of Non-New Zealand Citizens

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 10:38 am | Statistics New Zealand

Annual migrant departures exceeded migrant arrivals among non-New Zealand citizens for the first time since the late 1970s, Stats NZ said today. In the February 2021 year, a provisional net loss of 1,400 non-New Zealand citizens and a net gain of ... More >>

March Card Spending Rebounds Despite COVID

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

There was a lift in retail card spending in March following a fall in the lockdown-disrupted February month, Stats NZ said today. Seasonally adjusted retail card spending rose by $53 million (0.9 percent), compared with February 2021. Visit our website to read ... More >>

Dwelling And Household Estimates: March 2021 Quarter

Friday, 9 April 2021, 10:41 am | Statistics New Zealand

Key facts At 31 March 2021:   private dwellings estimate – 1,954,000 households estimate – 1,865,300. Visit our website to read this information release and to download CSV files: Dwelling and household estimates: March 2021 quarter CSV ... More >>

Transport Drives Down Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions In 2020 – Media Release

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

New experimental figures show New Zealand’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were down 4.8 percent (3,931 kilotonnes) in the year ended December 2020, largely driven by a fall in transport emissions reflecting the impact of COVID-19 on the economy ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: At 31 March 2021 (provisional)

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 11:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded as an early, indicative ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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