prices charts

Consumer prices index
The consumers price index (CPI) measures the rate of price change of goods and services purchased by households. The CPI all groups index is prepared quarterly. The food group is the only commodity... Read full story
Electricity prices, Retail
Retail electricity prices are surveyed quarterly by the Ministry of Economic Development, from where the data for this chart set is sourced. It is presented in two components - the lines charges, and... Read full story
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
PPI inputs: some components
Producer prices are a core metric of how private sector enterprises are performing, one that is watched closely by the RBNZ. This chart traces the prices of a selected range of costs. "Input prices"... Read full story
Trade prices, goods
This quarterly series tracks the prices New Zealand exporters and importers get or pay in international trade transactions. The relative position between these two measures determines the "terms of... Read full story
Trade prices, services
This quarterly series tracks the prices New Zealand exporters and importers get or pay in international trade service transactions. The relative position between these two measures determines the "... Read full story
Semi-precious metals
The data for these two commodities are from the London Metals Exchange, end of day pricing in US$ per tonne, quoted on a next-day basis. Copper is considered the benchmark semi-precious metal, and... Read full story
Median house price growth
This chart tracks the change in the monthly median house price, from its level one year ago. The data is sourced from the REINZ, and is disclosed regionally. The 'median price' is the middle price.... Read full story
Wholesale electricity
Wholesale electricity is sold and priced in a formal real-time market. These charts record the average monthly price for each of three reference points, Otahuhu in Auckland, Benmore in the South... Read full story
Misery index (NZ/AU)
A "misery index" is based on the sum of the inflation rate (CPI) and the unemployment rate. It is a measure that has been around for decades, originally made popular by US President Jimmy Carter.... Read full story
Farm expense index
This is a measure of the changes in farm operating costs - a sort of inflation index for farming businesses. These charts are not tracking livestock costs, only operating expenses. Data for this... Read full story
Consumer price index
The consumers price index (CPI) measures the rate of price change of goods and services purchased by households. The CPI all groups index is prepared quarterly. The food group is the only commodity... Read full story
Consumer Price Inflation by Country I
Consumer Price Index (CPI) series produced by national statistics institutions may use differing methodologies and thus are not entirely comparable. The OECD prepares a CPI series that is comparable... Read full story
Consumer Price Inflation by Country II
This chart set records the headline CPI rate as announced by each country we monitor. The rates recorded may not be consistent with the New Zealand CPI definitions, nor between each of them. We... Read full story
Consumer Price Inflation by Group
This chart set gives a detailed breakdown of the eleven price Groups used by Statistics NZ. For an even finer analysis into sub-groups, see the details released by them. We also include a separate... Read full story
Precious metals
This chart series tracks the price of gold, silver and platinum, as quoted on the London market. Prices are end-of-day fixings, in US$ per Troy ounce. The NZ$ equivalents are converted using the... Read full story
Grocery price monitor
The same basket of groceries is priced each week using the Countdown in NZ and Woolworths in Australia online facilities. The basket is a 'healthy food' shopping list as published by Good Food... Read full story
Oil and Petrol
These charts follow the weekly prices for crude oil, New Zealand pump prices for unleaded 91 petrol and automotive diesel, as well as the amount of the retail petrol price that is tax, and the oil... Read full story
Food prices index
Food prices are the only CPI component that is published monthly. Food prices are collected from about 650 outlets in the 15 surveyed urban areas. Of these, about 75 are supermarkets, 30 greengrocers... 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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