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Statistics New Zealand

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Statistics New Zealand is a government department and New Zealand's national statistical office.

It administers the Statistics Act 1975, and is the country's major source of official statistics. Its chief executive has the title of Government Statistician.

Prior to December 1994, Statistics New Zealand was known as the Department of Statistics. 




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Sunday, 25 February 2024
Business 7:09AM
Retail spending falls for eighth quarter in a row

The total volume of retail sales fell 1.9 percent in the December 2023 quarter according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Thursday, 8 February 2024
Employment 4:23AM
Unemployment Rate Reaches 4% in Q4 2023

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in the December 2023 quarter, compared with 3.9 percent last quarter, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Saturday, 3 February 2024
Building 4:18AM
Home consents down 25 percent in 2023

There were 37,239 new homes consented in the year ended December 2023, down 25 percent compared with the year ended December 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Friday, 13 October 2023
Food 11:09AM
Food prices increase 8.0 percent annually

Food prices in New Zealand were 8.0 percent higher in September 2023 than in September 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Thursday, 18 May 2023
Deaths 12:12PM
Births and deaths: Year ended March 2023

Births and deaths releases provide statistics on the number of births and deaths of people resident in New Zealand that are registered during a given period, along with selected fertility and mortality rates.

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Thursday, 11 May 2023
Agriculture 12:12PM
Vegetable supplies looking good as winter approaches but weather still the wild card

Vegetables New Zealand says vegetable supplies are looking good as winter approaches but ongoing unsettled weather across the country is still the wild card.

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Economy 12:07PM
Annual food prices increase 12.5 percent

Food prices were 12.5 percent higher in April 2023 than they were in April 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Friday, 5 May 2023
Real Estate 6:56AM
Annual number of homes consented down 7.9 percent

There were 46,924 new homes consented in the year ended March 2023, down 7.9 percent compared with the year ended March 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Weddings 6:55AM
Marriages bouncing back after COVID

The number of marriages celebrated in New Zealand increased in 2022 following lower numbers in the previous two years, according to annual figures released by Stats NZ.

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Tuesday, 2 May 2023
Motoring 2:07PM
Electric vehicle imports continue to climb

Imports of fully electric vehicles more than doubled in value during the 12 months to March 2023, amid a series high for vehicle imports, according to data released by Stats NZ.

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Monday, 1 May 2023
Economy 1:12PM
Cost of living remains high for all household groups

Food and housing costs were the main drivers of inflation for all household groups, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Monday, 17 April 2023
Economy 1:17PM
Grocery food the largest contributor to 12.1 percent annual increase in food prices

Food prices were 12.1 percent higher in March 2023 than they were in March 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Friday, 24 March 2023
Business 6:56AM
Fewer businesses report damage due to ICT attacks

Six percent of businesses experienced a direct ICT security attack resulting in loss or damage in the last two financial years, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Economy 6:55AM
Housing affordability more challenging for renters than homeowners

In the year ended June 2022, 1 in 4 households that were renting were spending more than 40 percent of their disposable income on housing costs, compared with 1 in 5 households that were paying a mortgage, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.

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Friday, 17 March 2023
Economy 6:51AM
GDP decreases 0.6 percent in the December 2022 quarter

Gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.6 percent in the December 2022 quarter, following a 1.7 percent rise in the September 2022 quarter, according to quarterly figures released by Stats NZ.

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Thursday, 16 March 2023
Government 6:09AM
Annual current account deficit widens to $33.8 billion

The annual current account deficit was $33.8 billion (8.9 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)) in the year ended 31 December 2022.

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Monday, 30 January 2023
Government 2:33AM
What you will be asked in the 2023 Census

Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand on Census Day, 7 March 2023, will be asked to answer questions about themselves in the census.

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Friday, 29 April 2022
Economy 11:14AM
Petrol and interest payments drive up cost of living

The three middle-to-high spending household groups experienced the highest increase in annual living costs of all of the 13 household groups.

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Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Food 1:43PM
Highest annual food price increase in over 10 years

Food prices were 7.6 percent higher in March 2022 compared with March 2021, Stats NZ said today.

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Wednesday, 17 June 2020
News 3:31PM
Stats NZ launches data visualisation competition

A competition encouraging Kiwis to create cool visualisations with census data has just been launched, Stats NZ said today.

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Wednesday, 26 June 2013
Employment 2:31PM
Job satisfaction is high among New Zealand workers

The majority of working New Zealanders are satisfied with their jobs, and manage to achieve good work-life balance, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Friday, 31 May 2013
Trade 3:08PM
Terms of trade rise in the March quarter

The merchandise terms of trade rose 4.1 percent in the March 2013 quarter, due to export prices rising and import prices falling, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Friday, 24 May 2013
Trade 11:15AM
Imports rise in April

The value of imported goods rose $263 million (7.4 percent) to $3.8 billion in April 2013, compared with April 2012, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Friday, 10 May 2013
Finance 12:06PM
Card spending increases in most retail industries

Shopping using debit and credit cards in New Zealand increased during April 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Accommodation 12:04PM
Guest nights surge in March

March was a good month for many accommodation providers, with the number of guest nights (after adjusting for seasonal variation) rising 6.7 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Real Estate 12:38PM
How will New Zealand's ageing population affect the property market?

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Migration 12:29PM
International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: March 2013

International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand is produced by Statistics New Zealand and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand.

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Monday, 22 April 2013
Finance 4:33PM
Online spending up as Kiwi dollar goes digital

New Zealanders appear to have taken to online shopping like ducks to water, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Monday, 15 April 2013
Business 1:11PM
Employee regulation a double-edged sword for businesses

One in 10 businesses were helped by employee regulation in 2012, compared with 1 in 5 that were hindered, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Thursday, 11 April 2013
Accommodation 2:37PM
South Island leads guest nights increase

SOUTHLAND — South Island guest nights (after removing seasonal variation) rose 3.7 percent in February 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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