social indicators charts

Bankruptcies

This data is published weekly in a Public Notice by the Insolvency and Trustee Service of the Ministry of Economic Development.

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Benefits Numbers

The data in this chart series is sourced from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) quarterly benefit Factsheets, which are released about 4 weeks after the end of each quarter.

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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.

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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).

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Life expectancy
Marriage and divorces
Crime and fraud

Crime data is published by the NZ Police, as "Reported Crime". Note that the sub-areas of "violence" and "fraud" are both included in the overall "crime" data.

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Road deaths

Data for this chart is sourced from the NZTA. It is subject to revision when the badly injured subsequently die from those injuries.