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Disabled People Fare Worse In Their Home, Economic, And Social Lives

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:08 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Disabled people fare worse than non-disabled people across a range of outcomes relating to their homes and neighbourhoods, as well as their economic and social lives, Stats NZ said today. A new report, Measuring inequality for disabled New Zealanders: 2018 ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: 1 February–21 October 2020 (provisional)

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:06 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world from 1 February 2020. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded ... More >>

Public Sector Holds Up September Job Numbers

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Job numbers rose in September 2020, largely due to an increase in filled jobs in public administration and safety, Stats NZ said today. Filled jobs were up by 7,266 to 2.2 million in September 2020, after a similar rise in August. The number of filled ... More >>

Dairy Exports Dip In September

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 10:51 am | Statistics New Zealand

The value of dairy product exports in September 2020 fell from the same month in 2019, Stats NZ said today. The fall was price-led, as the overall quantity of dairy products exported rose over the same period. “New Zealand exported a greater volume ... More >>

Vaping In Vogue As Kiwis Hang Up On Cordless Phones

Friday, 23 October 2020, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

People are spending more on vaping, including e-cigarettes, but less on fading technology such as cordless phones, CDs, and travel guides, Stats NZ said today. As a result of these changes in what the typical New Zealander buys, the consumers price index ... More >>

Plenty Of People Moving To The Bay

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

Bay of Plenty provisionally had the highest percentage population growth of all regions in the year ended June 2020, Stats NZ said today. “Bay of Plenty’s population grew 2.8 percent in the year ended June 2020, an increase of 9,100 people,” population ... More >>

Consumers Price Index Review: 2020 – Tables

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 11:12 am | Statistics New Zealand

Consumers price index review: 2020 outlines the changes we made to the basket of goods and services as a result of a review of the consumers price index (CPI). We have released the following tables with updated weights to give technical customers ... More >>

World Statistics Day 2020

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 12:05 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Today is World Statistics Day 2020 – connecting the world with data we can trust. To mark the day, Stats NZ looks back on what we measured 100 years ago – from whaling to drunkenness to what we measure now – such as the number of te reo speakers, ... More >>

New Report Shows Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Climate

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Climate change is already happening in New Zealand and could have a profound impact on future generations of New Zealanders, a new report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ says. Our atmosphere and climate 2020 , released today, includes analysis ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: 1 February–7 October 2020 (provisional)

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 12:01 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world from 1 February 2020. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded ... More >>

Card Spending Up As COVID-19 Alert Levels Fall

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 11:05 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail card spending rose in September 2020 compared with August as the Auckland region moved from COVID-19 alert level 3 to alert level 2, with a few extra restrictions, Stats NZ said today. “Retail spending rallied in September as Auckland moved down ... More >>

Accommodation Spending Low But Eating Out Recovers

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 11:02 am | Statistics New Zealand

Spending on hotels, motels, campgrounds, and other accommodation remains well below levels a year ago, before COVID-19, Stats NZ said today. In September 2020 spending on accommodation, was down $54 million (29 percent) compared with September 2019. ... More >>

Courgette Prices Fall Back To Earth

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Courgette prices were down 58 percent in September 2020 as the growing season resumed and more local produce arrived back on the shelves, Stats NZ said today. Courgettes dropped to a weighted average price of $12.36 per kilo in the month, after reaching ... More >>

Monthly Migration Remains Low

Monday, 12 October 2020, 10:53 am | Statistics New Zealand

Since the border closed in late-March 2020, net migration has averaged about 300 a month, Stats NZ said today. In the five months from April to August 2020, overall net migration was provisionally estimated at 1,700. This was made up of a net gain ... More >>

Impacts Of COVID-19 On Methodology For The September 2020 Quarter CPI

Friday, 9 October 2020, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

COVID-19 has created some unprecedented data collection and methodological challenges for the CPI. In the September 2020 quarter, in-person collection of data from stores ceased for one month (from mid-August until mid-September). This compares with just ... More >>

COVID-19 Curtails Cruise Ship Visits And Spending

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

 Last summer’s cruise ship season was cut short by COVID-19, with spending down 3.2 percent to $547 million in the year ended June 2020, Stats NZ said today. The $18.1 million fall in annual cruise spending reflected a truncated number of ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: 1 February–30 September 2020 (provisional)

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:04 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world from 1 February 2020. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. We advise caution in making decisions based on ... More >>

Household Labour Force Survey Estimated Working-age Population: September 2020 Quarter

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

The household labour force survey estimated working-age population table shows the population benchmarks used to produce household labour force survey estimates for the upcoming labour market statistics release. Household labour force survey estimated ... More >>

Effects Of COVID-19 On Trade: 1 February–23 September 2020

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 12:09 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Effects of COVID-19 on trade is a weekly update on New Zealand’s daily goods trade with the world from 1 February 2020. Comparing the values with previous years shows the potential impacts of COVID-19. The data is provisional and should be regarded ... More >>

More Than 10,000 Townhouses, Flats, And Units Consented In The Last Year

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

A record 10,063 townhouses, flats, and units were consented in the August 2020 year, Stats NZ said today. “August 2020 saw the annual number of townhouses, flats, and units consented go over 10,000 for the first time since the series began in the early ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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