industry charts

Producer price index (PPI)
Producer prices are a core metric of how private sector enterprises are performing, one that is watched closely by the RBNZ. "Input prices" measure the cost of things businesses buy, while "Output... Read full story
Readymix concrete
This is one of Statistics NZ "secondary production" benchmarks, and would be a valuable leading indicator of construction activity if it was published in a more timely manner. Currently, data is... Read full story
Performance of services index
The Performance of Services Index is a monthly survey of the New Zealand services sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story
Performance composite index
The Performance Composite Index is a monthly survey combining both the PMI and PSI indexes.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ who also provide expert commentary. A PCI reading... Read full story
Performance of manufacturing index
The Performance of Manufacturing Index is a monthly survey of the manufacturing sector providing an early indicator of activity levels.  It is produced by Business NZ, and sponsored by BNZ, who also... Read full story
Business debt
These charts report the growth in credit used by the business sector in New Zealand, other than rural business. The data is provided by the RBNZ about one month after the end of each period. Data... Read full story
Productivity
This is the official annual measure of productivity in New Zealand. Economists and statisticians agonise over the correct measures for national productivity, and the arguments get very technical, very... Read full story
Building work completed
This Statistics NZ series measures the value of building work completed in each quarter. In this chart, we focus on the growth or otherwise of each category. The official series includes a much... Read full story
Tourism accommodation
Occupancy rates for New Zealand's accommodation industry are the key marker for our tourism industry. This chart tracks data released monthly by Statistics NZ, and is updated about six weeks after the... Read full story
Manufacturing
This Statistics NZ series measures the fortunes of our manufacturing industry. In this chart, we focus on revenue growth ("income"), and finished goods stock levels. The official series includes a... Read full story
New vehicles sold
This monthly data is supplied by the NZTA and records the new registrations for each month. It includes new registrations of used imports, but does not include any re-registration or change-of-... Read full story
Retail sales
Retail sales data is published by Statistics NZ about six weeks after the end of each month. It is one of the important components of our economy. This chart also tracks some key sections of the... Read full story
Wholesale trade
This is quarterly data from Statistics NZ, from an extensive survey. About 1,300 units have been selected for a postal sample, and the data for approximately 13,500 units is modelled from tax data.... Read full story
ANZ commodity price index
This chart series tracks the monthly ANZ commodity price indexes, as published by the economics service of ANZ Bank. It is a long-running series and one of the most respected data sources for New... Read full story
Insurance premiums
Insurance premium costs are surveyed by Statistics NZ in both their consumer price series and their producer price series. They also survey insurance premium costs in the Farm Expenses series. This... Read full story

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