Stats NZ

20 Dec 18, 11:11am
Economic growth slows more than expected; GDP growth falls to 0.3% in the September quarter, while annual growth falls to 3.0%
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10 Dec 18, 11:10am
Stats NZ says property assets owned by Kiwis increased in value by more than $300 billion over a 10-year period
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7 Nov 18, 11:12am
Stats NZ says unemployment rate now lowest since June 2008; Employment rate at 68.3% is highest since the series began 30 years ago; wage growth remains subdued
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16 Oct 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says prices rose 0.9% in the September quarter, giving an annual inflation rate of 1.9%; economists expected just a 0.7% quarterly rise
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20 Sep 18, 10:59am
Stats NZ says June quarter GDP surged 1% against expectations of 0.8% rise; biggest increase in 2 years; size of the rise means OCR cuts may now be off the table
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1 Aug 18, 3:52pm
The Finance Minister says it will take time for NZ to transition into a more sustainable economy, but National's Amy Adams says Grant Robertson is dismissing some concerning data
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1 Aug 18, 11:15am
Figures from Stats NZ show unemployment is up slightly, but overall wage inflation has seen a sizeable boost
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17 Jul 18, 11:16am
Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation came in at 1.5% in the year to June 2018, up 0.4% on the quarter before led by higher housing costs and fuel prices
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3 Jul 18, 12:03pm
David Hargreaves crunches the building consents numbers - particularly for Auckland - and wonders whether this is as good as it gets or whether activity can go to a higher level still
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21 Jun 18, 11:06am
GDP growth dropped by 0.1% compared to the previous two quarters, coming in at just 0.5%; Per capita growth remains flat
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19 Apr 18, 11:02am
CPI falls to the bottom of the Reserve Bank’s inflation target, as the Government’s fees-free education policy drags on overall price gains over the quarter
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30 Jan 18, 4:08pm
David Hargreaves tries to make sense of the various conflicting factors influencing the housing market as 2018 gets into swing
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25 Jan 18, 11:01am
Statistics New Zealand says inflation for 2017 was just 1.6%, versus market expectations of 1.9%, after a virtually flat December quarter; Kiwi dollar falls
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22 Jan 18, 2:20pm
Most homeowners still look 'reasonably well placed to meet mortgage commitments', ASB economists say; they see 'mild' house price rises this year
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19 Dec 17, 11:44am
Statistics New Zealand says investment in houses made up nearly a third of all kiwis' investment in the past year - the highest share of total investment since records began 45 years ago
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1 Nov 17, 10:55am
Unemployment rate falls to 4.6%, lowest since late-2008, Stats NZ says; Construction jobs up 10% from a year ago; Wages boosted by govt pay equity deal
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19 Oct 17, 11:29am
Statistics New Zealand says housing costs increased 50.5% in the past decade, while household income rose just 42%
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17 Oct 17, 10:59am
Housing, insurance and food price pressures have CPI inflation near RBNZ’s 2% target band – annual rate of 1.9% slightly above market expectation, above RBNZ’s 1.6% pick
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3 Sep 17, 6:02am
With GDP and immigration numbers due two days before the election, Alex Tarrant looks at which party is set to gain the most from media reaction to the figures. He reckons it's Labour
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1 Sep 17, 1:17pm
Keeping warm a hardship for almost three in ten households, Stats NZ survey finds; Renters and those on low incomes more likely to report energy hardship; Alex Tarrant says how this could feed into the Election 2017 campaign & policies
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