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Household Labour Force Survey Population Rebase From 2018 Estimated Resident Population – Report

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 8:35 am | Stats NZ

Household labour force survey population rebase from 2018 estimated resident population outlines the effect of estimated resident population (ERP) revisions on the household labour force survey (HLFS) for the September 2006–June 2020 quarters. Key points ... More >>

Fall In Imports Drives Current Account Surplus

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 4:12 pm | Stats NZ

New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown saw imports fall more than exports, leading to a record current account surplus of $0.5 billion in the June 2020 quarter, Stats NZ said today. “New Zealand earned more than it spent in transactions with the ... More >>

Net International Investment Position Remains Steady

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 4:07 pm | Stats NZ

New Zealand’s net international liability position was steady at $180 billion at 30 June 2020, Stats NZ said today. “Global financial markets saw large changes in valuation, while investment portfolios continued to adjust to the volatility COVID-19 ... More >>

Migration Flows Down To A Trickle

Monday, 14 September 2020, 4:03 pm | Stats NZ

COVID-19 travel and border restrictions have reduced migrant arrivals and departures to low levels in recent months, Stats NZ said today. April to July 2020 were months under full border restrictions imposed by the New Zealand government in response ... More >>

Manufacturing Sales Shrink During COVID-19 Lockdown

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 4:16 pm | Stats NZ

Manufacturing sales volumes fell a record 12 percent in the June 2020 quarter, after many businesses temporarily stopped production during the COVID-19 lockdown, Stats NZ said today. “This is the largest fall in manufacturing sales since the series ... More >>

Retail Sales Plummet In Lockdown

Monday, 24 August 2020, 4:05 pm | Stats NZ

Retail sales values fell a historic 15 percent in the June 2020 quarter during the COVID-19 lockdown, the biggest drop on record in figures going back 25 years, Stats NZ said today. Spending on eating out, accommodation away from home, vehicles, and ... More >>

Health Care Spending Revives In June

Friday, 10 July 2020, 4:38 pm | Stats NZ

Monthly card spending on medical and other health care services reached a record high in June 2020, Stats NZ said today. In actual terms, spending on medical and other health care services was $261 million in June 2020, up 20 percent ($43 million) ... More >>

Positive Trends For Māori And Pacific Peoples’ Employment After The Global Financial Crisis (GFC)

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 4:27 pm | Stats NZ

Census data shows employment recovery post 2008 global financial crisis Newly released data from the 2018 Census shows positive trends for Māori and Pacific peoples’ employment after the global financial crisis (GFC), Stats NZ said today. The data, ... More >>

Impacts Of The COVID-19 Lockdown On Methodology For Food Price Index April 2020 – Stats NZ

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 4:49 pm | Stats NZ

Lockdown conditions under alert level 4 in April have made in-store price collection impossible due to widespread business closures and the emphasis on physical distancing to limit the spread of the virus. Stats NZ has adopted different approaches to methodology ... More >>

COVID-19 Lockdown And Labour Market Statistics For March And June 2020 Quarters – Stats NZ

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 5:16 pm | Stats NZ

Changes in the way New Zealanders are currently working won’t be immediately reflected in the labour market statistics we produce, Stats NZ said today. The COVID-19 lockdown resulted in an uncertain future for some industries, widespread wage subsidies, and ... More >>