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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vegetables New Zealand says vegetable supplies are looking good as winter approaches but ongoing unsettled weather across the country is still the wild card.
Food prices were 12.5 percent higher in April 2023 than they were in April 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.
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.
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.
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.
Food and housing costs were the main drivers of inflation for all household groups, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.
Food prices were 12.1 percent higher in March 2023 than they were in March 2022, according to figures released by Stats NZ today.
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.
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.
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.
The annual current account deficit was $33.8 billion (8.9 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)) in the year ended 31 December 2022.
Everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand on Census Day, 7 March 2023, will be asked to answer questions about themselves in the census.
The three middle-to-high spending household groups experienced the highest increase in annual living costs of all of the 13 household groups.
Food prices were 7.6 percent higher in March 2022 compared with March 2021, Stats NZ said today.
A competition encouraging Kiwis to create cool visualisations with census data has just been launched, Stats NZ said today.
The majority of working New Zealanders are satisfied with their jobs, and manage to achieve good work-life balance, Statistics New Zealand said today.
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.
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.
Shopping using debit and credit cards in New Zealand increased during April 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today.
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.
International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand is produced by Statistics New Zealand and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand.
New Zealanders appear to have taken to online shopping like ducks to water, Statistics New Zealand said today.
One in 10 businesses were helped by employee regulation in 2012, compared with 1 in 5 that were hindered, Statistics New Zealand said today.
SOUTHLAND — South Island guest nights (after removing seasonal variation) rose 3.7 percent in February 2013, Statistics New Zealand said today.
During 2008–11, labour productivity in the agriculture industry increased 3.4 percent a year, Statistics New Zealand said today.
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