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Employment highest ever for women – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, jobs, Labour Force, Labour Market Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Part-Time Work, Statistics, Under-Employment, Underutilisation, Underutilization, Unemployment, Women Employment Statistics  /  Comments Off on Employment highest ever for women – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Employment highest ever for women – 1 August 2018 The seasonally adjusted employment rate for women rose to 62.8 percent in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This follows an employment rate of 62.6 percent last quarter. “The overall employment rate has remained unchanged at 67.7 percent for three consecutive quarters,” […]

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Minimum wage pushes up private sector pay rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, jobs, Labour Force, Labour Market Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, Minimum wage, New Zealand, Part-Time Work, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Minimum wage pushes up private sector pay rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Minimum wage pushes up private sector pay rates – 1 August 2018 The rise in the minimum wage helped lift private sector salary and wage rates 2.1 percent in the June 2018 year, Stats NZ said today. On 1 April 2018, the Government raised the minimum wage by 75 cents to $16.50 an […]

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Slight rise in unemployment and underutilisation rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, Household Sector, Household Spending, Housing Sector, Labour Force, Labour Market Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Underutilisation, Underutilization, Unemployment  /  Comments Off on Slight rise in unemployment and underutilisation rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Slight rise in unemployment and underutilisation rates – 1 August 2018 The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 4.5 percent in the June 2018 quarter, up from 4.4 percent last quarter, Stats NZ said today. “The slight rise in the unemployment rate follows five consecutive falls, from 5.3 percent in the December 2016 […]

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Changes recommended for International Visitor Survey – Stats NZ Media Release

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holidays, Hospitality Sector, Hotel Occupancy, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Pacific,, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Changes recommended for International Visitor Survey – Stats NZ Media Release

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Changes recommended for International Visitor Survey – 31 July 2018 The International Visitor Survey (IVS) is generally fit for purpose, but some key areas need attention, according to an independent review by Stats NZ. “The extensive review showed the survey works but it should be improved. It needs a tune-up, not a complete […]

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Number of new homes consented in June drops from May’s high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: June 2018

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Construction Statistics, Dwelling and household estimates, Economic Statistics, Economics, Home Transfers, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Home Consents, New Zealand, Pacific,, Poverty Statistics, Property Statistics, Real Estate, Residential Building Activity, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Number of new homes consented in June drops from May’s high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Number of new homes consented in June drops from May’s high – 31 July 2018 The seasonally adjusted number of new homes consented fell 7.6 percent in June 2018, Stats NZ said today. This followed a 6.9 percent rise in May. “The number of new homes consented fell in June, when adjusted for […]

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Record year for new home consents in Wellington region – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: June 2018

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Home Consents, New Zealand, Property Prices, Property Statistics, Property Values, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Record year for new home consents in Wellington region – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Record year for new home consents in Wellington region – 31 July 2018 The number of new homes consented in the Wellington region reached a record high in the year ended June 2018, Stats NZ said today. There were 2,781 new homes consented in the region, up 29 percent from the previous year […]

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Stats NZ Information Release: Household labour force survey estimated working-age population: June 2018 quarter

By   /  July 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment Statistics, Household Economic Survey, Household Labour Force Survey, Household Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Stats NZ Information Release: Household labour force survey estimated working-age population: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Household labour force survey estimated working-age population: June 2018 quarter – 25 July 2018 These tables provide the working-age population estimate of the non-institutionalised, New Zealand resident population aged 15 years and over. This estimate is the benchmark figure for the number of people in the labour market each quarter – results from […]

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Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: June 2018 quarter

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Construction Statistics, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Dwelling and household estimates, Economic Statistics, Economics, Entertainment Statistics, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Home Consents, New Zealand, New Zealand CPI, New Zealand Regional Statistics, Regional Economics, Residential Building Activity, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Consumers price index: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Housing costs lead annual 1.5 percent inflation – 17 July 2018 The consumers price index (CPI) inflation rate was 1.5 percent in the June 2018 year, mainly influenced by higher prices for housing, Stats NZ said today. This follows a 1.1 percent annual inflation rate in the March 2018 year. For the June 2018 […]

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2018 Census will deliver reliable data for New Zealand – Stats NZ Media Release

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Census, Data Analysis, Demographics, Economic Statistics, Economics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on 2018 Census will deliver reliable data for New Zealand – Stats NZ Media Release

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions 2018 Census will deliver reliable data for New Zealand – 12 July 2018 New Zealanders can be confident the 2018 Census will produce accurate and high-quality data which can be relied on by communities and decision-makers, Stats NZ said today. “The digital-first approach we used for this year’s census exceeded our expectations, with […]

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Seeing the big picture on travel – Stats NZ Media Release

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Economic Statistics, Economics, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Pacific,, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics  /  Comments Off on Seeing the big picture on travel – Stats NZ Media Release

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Seeing the big picture on travel – 12 July 2018 New Zealanders will be able to easily create simple graphs showing international travel trends, with the launch of a new online tool for tourism and migration figures, Stats NZ said today. By using the tool’s filters, anyone can create graphs based on a […]

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Guest nights up 1.6 percent in May – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: May 2018

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Business, Economic Statistics, Economics, Hospitality Sector, Hotel Occupancy, Hotels, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Guest nights up 1.6 percent in May – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: May 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Guest nights up 1.6 percent in May – 11 July 2018 Over 2.5 million nights were spent in commercial accommodation in May 2018, Stats NZ said today. This number is up 1.6 percent from May 2017. “This month’s increase builds on the stronger guest night growth we saw last May, when it rose […]

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Card spending up across the board in the June month – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: June 2018

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, Business Confidence, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Finance, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Card spending up across the board in the June month – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Card spending up across the board in the June month – 10 July 2018 Consumers spent more across all industries in June, from food and drink to petrol, Stats NZ said today. When adjusted for seasonal effects, retail card spending rose 0.8 percent in June 2018. This follows a 0.6 percent increase in […]

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Stats NZ Information Release – Dwelling and household estimates: June 2018 quarter

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Dwelling and household estimates, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Stats NZ Information Release – Dwelling and household estimates: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Dwelling and household estimates: June 2018 quarter – 6 July 2018 – Dwelling and household estimates provide estimates of all private dwellings in New Zealand at a given date, and estimates of all households usually living in New Zealand at a given date. See Dwelling and household estimates: June 2018 quarter on our website or download […]

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Return on assets highest since global financial crisis – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Annual enterprise survey: 2017 financial year (provisional)

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Asset Returns, Assets, Business, Business Confidence, Economic Statistics, Economics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Return on assets highest since global financial crisis – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Annual enterprise survey: 2017 financial year (provisional)

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Return on assets highest since global financial crisis – Increased profitability across the economy in 2017 contributed to the highest return on assets since the global financial crisis, Stats NZ said today. For all industries combined, the return on assets in the 2017 financial year was 4.4 percent. Statistics released today from the […]

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Business assets reach almost $2.0 trillion – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Annual enterprise survey: 2017 financial year (provisional)

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Business Confidence, Business Expansion, Business price indexes, Economic Statistics, Economics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Business assets reach almost $2.0 trillion – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Annual enterprise survey: 2017 financial year (provisional)

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Business assets reach almost $2.0 trillion – At the end of the 2017 financial year, New Zealand businesses held assets valued at almost $2.0 trillion ($1,969 billion), Stats NZ said today. “The value of business assets continued to increase in 2017, up 2.9 percent,” national accounts senior manager Gary Dunnet said. This rate […]

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New home consents in Auckland reach 15-year high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: May 2018

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Economic Statistics, Economics, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Home Consents, New Zealand, Property Prices, Property Statistics, Property Values, Statistics  /  Comments Off on New home consents in Auckland reach 15-year high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Building consents issued: May 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions New home consents in Auckland reach 15-year high – In Auckland, 1,530 new homes were consented in May 2018, the highest number since October 2002, Stats NZ said today. “Auckland consented more new homes in May 2018 than in any other month in over 15 years,” construction statistics manager Melissa McKenzie said.  “Almost half […]

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Rising property prices boost household assets – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National accounts (change in assets): 2008–16

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Asia Pacific, Building Consents, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Sector, Housing Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Property Prices, Property Statistics, Property Values, Real Estate, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Rising property prices boost household assets – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National accounts (change in assets): 2008–16

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Rising property prices boost household assets – Rising property prices from 2013 to 2016 boosted the New Zealand household sector’s assets by $184 billion, Stats NZ said today. The sector’s net worth reached $1,312 billion in March 2016. The growth in property values over the four years contributed 51 percent of the $364 […]

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Lamb exports set new record – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: May 2018

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Beef Exports, Business, Business Confidence, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, farming, Lamb Exports, Meat and Dairy Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Statistics, Trade, Trade Statistics  /  Comments Off on Lamb exports set new record – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Overseas merchandise trade: May 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Lamb exports set new record – The value of lamb exports hit a new record of $369 million in May 2018, Stats NZ said today. Higher prices and more quantities of lamb exported boosted this month’s level. The previous high for lamb exports was $340 million in February 2009. “It has been a […]

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Young people choose to earn, not learn – Stats NZ Media Release

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Demographics, Economic Statistics, Economics, Education, Employment Statistics, Labour Force, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tertiary Sector, Working Age Population  /  Comments Off on Young people choose to earn, not learn – Stats NZ Media Release

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Young people choose to earn, not learn – People in their early twenties are more likely to be earning and less likely to be learning, Stats NZ said today. Since 2004 (when the series began), 20–24-year-olds have been the key contributors to the number of young men and women not in employment, education, or […]

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Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: May 2018

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Economic Statistics, Economics, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Pacific,, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel  /  Comments Off on Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: May 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand – The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand May 2018 (IVA) is now available on the Stats NZ website. IVA is a monthly report produced by Stats NZ and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand. It contains detailed tables and graphs of monthly and annual data, showing […]

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