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Typical Lifespan A Decade Longer Than In Late 1940s

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

The median lifespan of people who passed away in 2019 was about 13 years longer than for those who died 70 years ago, Stats NZ said today. “Even in the past 20 years, the median lifespans for both men and women have increased by a couple of ... More >>

Visitor Arrivals From China Down In 2019

Monday, 17 February 2020, 10:55 am | Statistics New Zealand

Visitor arrivals from China fell 9 percent to 407,100 in the December 2019 year compared with the December 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. The annual number of visitor arrivals from China has been falling since early 2019. “Recent travel restrictions ... More >>

Rental price indexes: January 2020

Friday, 14 February 2020, 12:43 pm | Statistics New Zealand

The rental price indexes measure the changes in prices that households pay for housing rentals. More >>

Meaty Increases Push Up Annual Food Prices

Friday, 14 February 2020, 12:01 pm | Statistics New Zealand

Higher prices for meat, poultry, and fish contributed to a 3.5 percent increase in food prices for the year ended January 2020, the largest annual rise in food prices in over eight years, Stats NZ said today. “Meat, poultry, and fish prices have ... More >>

Labour productivity grows 0.5 percent

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 11:11 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s labour productivity rose 0.5 percent in the year ended March 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Lower Spending On Food And Beverage Dampens Retail Card Sales

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 11:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

  12 February 2020 Retail card spending dipped in January with less spent on food and beverage (hospitality) and groceries and liquor (consumables), Stats NZ said today. When adjusted for seasonal effects, retail spending fell 0.1 percent ... More >>

New Homes Around 20 Percent Smaller

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 11:10 am | Statistics New Zealand

  12 February 2020 The average floor area of new homes consented in 2019 was about 21 percent (42 square metres) smaller than the peak of 200 square metres in the December 2010 year, Stats NZ said today. “The drop in new home size is primarily ... More >>

Beneficiaries feel greater impact of rent rises

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

Rising rents affected beneficiaries and lowest-spending households the most in the December 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today More >>

Unemployment rate down to 4.0 percent

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in the December 2019 quarter, down from 4.1 percent (revised) last quarter, Stats NZ said today. “The unemployment rate has largely been tracking down since late 2012, but has remained stable at around ... More >>

Over 15,000 new homes intended for Auckland

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 11:27 am | Statistics New Zealand

The number of new homes consented in Auckland reached a new high of 15,154 in the December 2019 year, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Prison building intentions triple in 2019

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 11:23 am | Statistics New Zealand

About three times the value of building work for prisons was consented in the December 2019 year ($229 million) than in 2018 ($75 million), Stats NZ said today. More >>

1 in 4 Akl Upper Harbour homes go to resident-visa holders

Friday, 31 January 2020, 10:52 am | Statistics New Zealand

A quarter of all home transfers in Auckland’s Upper Harbour were to NZ-resident-visa holders in the year ended December 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Records all round for dairy and meat exports

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 10:57 am | Statistics New Zealand

The first four months of the 2019/20 dairy export season has set records, boosted by higher prices and volumes, Stats NZ said today. More >>

China overtakes the US as top beef market

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 10:56 am | Statistics New Zealand

China overtook the United States as the biggest market for New Zealand beef exports in 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Household labour force survey estimated working-age

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 10:51 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. More >>

Too cold in winter and too warm in summer - Stats

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

Data from the 2018 General Social Survey (GSS) shows a third of New Zealand homes are too cold in winter, and over a third are too warm in summer, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Household labour force survey population reweight

Monday, 27 January 2020, 10:58 am | Statistics New Zealand

Household labour force survey reweight, September 2013–September 2019 quarters outlines the effect of subnational population estimate revisions on the Household labour force survey (HLFS) for the September 2013–September 2019 quarters. More >>

Higher airfares and rents boost inflation

Friday, 24 January 2020, 10:45 am | Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.5 percent in the December 2019 quarter due to rising prices for both international and domestic airfares, rent, and petrol, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Rugby World Cup boosts travel to Japan

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

The Rugby World Cup in Japan boosted trips home by New Zealand residents in November 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Net migration high but down from peak

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:43 am | Statistics New Zealand

Today’s release of updated migration estimates indicates New Zealand’s annual net migration for the year ended May 2019 was 46,100 (± 800), Stats NZ said today. This is down 9,400 from the estimate released in December 2019 due to improved linking. More >>

 

 

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