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Population charts

Unemployment

According to Statisctics NZ, the labour force category to which a person is assigned depends on their actual activity during a survey reference week. Read full story

Birth and death rate

Data is as published by Statistics NZ quarterly. The "birth rate" is live births per 1,000 mean estimated resident population. Read full story

Infant mortality and abortions

Data is as published by Statistics NZ, quarterly for the infant mortality rate, but only annually for the abortion rate (and then with about a year's delay). Read full story

Life expectancy

Marriage and divorces

Misery index

A "misery index" is based on the sum of the inflation rate (CPI) and the unemployment rate. Read full story

Net long term migration

Net permanent and long term migration is the difference between ... Read full story

Population

These charts use data from Statistics NZ's quarterly survey of the estimated resident population. Read full story

Visitor arrivals

In-bound tourism is a vital part of the New Zealand economy. Read full story