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Spending strong in November

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:48 am | Statistics New Zealand

Retail card sales bounced back strongly in November 2019, with much more spent on long-lasting goods such as recreational, hardware, and appliances, as well as food and drink, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Tourism expenditure tops $40 billion

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

Increased spending by international and domestic tourists, saw total tourism spending reach $40.9 billion in the year ended March 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Fatter returns for meat and dairy in September

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Meat and dairy manufacturers received more for their products as prices rose in the September 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Boomers bolster bus drivers’ loyalty

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:07 pm | Statistics New Zealand

On average, bus drivers are the oldest workers of any key industry, and they are also among the most loyal employees, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Dent in metal and timber wholesaling

Friday, 6 December 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

Seasonally adjusted, the basic materials industry sales value fell $182 million (2.8 percent), largely driven by falls in timber and metal. The basic materials industry also includes agricultural products, chemicals, and hardware. More >>

Commercial construction bounces back

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 11:07 am | Statistics New Zealand

The volume of non-residential building work rose in the September 2019 quarter after falling in the June quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

‘First comes marriage then come babies’ not so likely now

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Most people born in the 1980s knew the line ‘first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage’, but that’s not so common for the present generation, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Local authority statistics: September 2019 quarter

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

This release provides the latest data on the performance of core non-trading activities of local authorities. More >>

Crude oil imports from United Arab Emirates worth $2.7b

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 10:44 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s highest valued import from a single trade partner for the year ended September 2019 was crude oil from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), valued at $2.7 billion, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Export prices riding high on meat and dairy

Monday, 2 December 2019, 11:25 am | Statistics New Zealand

Export lamb and beef prices reached new highs in the September 2019 quarter, while forestry products fell sharply, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New stand-alone houses pick up

Friday, 29 November 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for stand-alone houses have made a comeback over the past year after falling slightly during the previous two years, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Employment indicator series introduced

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:47 am | Statistics New Zealand

The new monthly employment indicator series, launched today, is a provisional series and measures filled jobs and gross earnings across the economy, Stats NZ said today. More >>

New monthly snapshot of jobs and wages

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:46 am | Statistics New Zealand

A new monthly indicator for jobs and earnings will give a more up-to-date and accurate picture of employment, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Dairy, beef, and lamb exports rise in October

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:49 am | Statistics New Zealand

Exports of dairy products, beef, and lamb, particularly to China, increased in value in October 2019, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Gadgets give retail sales a charge

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:50 am | Statistics New Zealand

Robust spending on electronics such as appliances, mobile phones, and computers helped to boost total retail sales volumes in the September 2019 quarter, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Stats NZ seeks feedback on classification of ethnicity

Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

We are asking New Zealanders for their views on the New Zealand standard classification of ethnicity, Stats NZ said today. More >>

National accounts (industry production and investment)

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:14 am | Statistics New Zealand

The National accounts (industry production and investment) release contains a full reconciled set of detailed industry data on production, investment, and capital stock. It is used to update and maintain the quality of quarterly GDP statistics. More >>

At your service – the changing face of the economy

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:09 am | Statistics New Zealand

In the 1970s, agriculture made the largest single contribution to New Zealand’s economy, but other industries, especially services, have become more dominant in recent years, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Government finance statistics (general government)

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:06 am | Statistics New Zealand

Households use the lion’s share of petrol in New Zealand – 59 percent – with the balance spread across industries such as construction, trucking, manufacturing, and farming, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Government finance statistics (general government)

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:03 am | Statistics New Zealand

Government finance statistics (general government) gives an economic representation of New Zealand's central and local government financial activity. More >>

 

 

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