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More visitors from Australia in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International visitor arrivals to New Zealand: July 2018

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Australia, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holiday Makers, Holidays, Hotels, Immigration Impact, 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 More visitors from Australia in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International visitor arrivals to New Zealand: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions More visitors from Australia in July – 23 August 2018 More visitors arrived from Australia in July compared with the same month in 2017, Stats NZ said today. The increase in visitors from Australia in July coincided with the ski season in New Zealand. It also brought the total number of visitors to […]

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Retail spending hums along in June – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Retail trade survey: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Business, Business price indexes, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Retail spending hums along in June – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Retail trade survey: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Retail spending hums along in June – 22 August 2018 Strengthened spending in most retail industries lifted total sales for the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. After adjusting for seasonal effects the total retail sales volume rose 1.1 percent, after a modest 0.3 percent rise in the March 2018 quarter. “This […]

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Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Exports, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Crude Oil Statistics, Dairy Sector, Economic Statistics, Economics, Export Statistics, Import Statistics, Imports of Capital Goods, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Oil Prices, Produce Statistics, Producer Output Prices, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Business price indexes: June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Crude oil pumps up fuel prices – 17 August 2018 Higher fuel prices contributed to rises in producer output prices (up 0.9 percent) and input prices (up 1.0 percent) in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. Higher prices received for whole milk powder also contributed to the increase in overall output […]

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Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Cruise ship traveller and expenditure statistics: Year ended June 2018

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Annual Net Migration, Asia Pacific, Business, Business Confidence, Cruise Ship Visits, Cruise Ships, Data Analysis, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holidays, Hospitality Sector, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Pacific,, Retail Spending, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Cruise ship traveller and expenditure statistics: Year ended June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Buoyant cruise season boosts spending – 16 August 2018 An increase in the number of cruise voyages and passengers boosted cruise ship expenditure to $434.0 million in the year ended June 2018, Stats NZ said today. Total cruise expenditure was up 18.3 percent ($67.1 million) following a 9.9 percent increase in the June […]

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Gender pay gap is second-smallest – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics (income): June 2018 quarter

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia Pacific, Demographics, 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, Women Employment Statistics  /  Comments Off on Gender pay gap is second-smallest – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Labour market statistics (income): June 2018 quarter

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Gender pay gap is second-smallest – 15 August 2018 The gender pay gap was 9.2 percent in the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the second-smallest gap since the series began 20 years ago. In comparison, the gender pay gap was 9.1 percent in 2012 (the lowest on record) and […]

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More women are over 30, and more men are under 30 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National population estimates: At 30 June 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Annual Net Migration, Asia Pacific, Census, Cultural Changes, Demographics, Economic Statistics, Economics, Immigration Impact, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Statistics, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on More women are over 30, and more men are under 30 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National population estimates: At 30 June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions More women are over 30, and more men are under 30 – 14 August 2018 New Zealand’s population is growing in most age groups, with the latest estimates showing more women than men are aged over 30, Stats NZ said today. In contrast, men outnumber women at all ages under 30 years. The […]

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Migration drives high population growth – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National population estimates: At 30 June 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Annual Net Migration, Asia Pacific, Census, Cultural Changes, Economic Statistics, Economics, Immigration Impact, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Statistics, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Migration drives high population growth – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: National population estimates: At 30 June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Migration drives high population growth – 14 August 2018 The estimated resident population of New Zealand reached 4,885,300 at 30 June 2018, Stats NZ said today. New Zealand’s population change is a result of natural increase (births minus deaths) and net migration (international migrant arrivals minus departures). “Net migration has been the […]

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Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture, Agriculture Statistics, Asia Pacific, Consumer Goods Statistics, Consumer News, Consumer Price Index, Economic Statistics, Economics, farming, Food Price Index, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Regional Economics, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Vegetable prices shoot up in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Food price index: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Vegetable prices shoot up in July – 13 August 2018 Higher prices for vegetables led food price inflation of 0.7 percent in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. Vegetable prices rose 9.2 percent in the month, with higher prices for fresh lettuce (up 77 percent), tomatoes (up 30 percent), and broccoli (up 24 […]

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International guest nights fall from Lions tour high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: June 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Asia Pacific, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holidays, Hospitality Sector, Hotel Occupancy, Hotels, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Pacific,, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics  /  Comments Off on International guest nights fall from Lions tour high – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: June 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions International guest nights fall from Lions tour high – 10 August 2018 International guest nights fell 8.2 percent in June 2018 compared with June 2017, when the Lions rugby tour boosted guest nights, Stats NZ said today. Falling international guest nights caused a 1.8 percent decrease in total guest nights spent in short-term […]

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Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: July 2018

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Consumer News, Economic Statistics, Economics, Household Spending, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Produce Statistics, Retail Card Spending, Retail Spending, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Electronic card transactions: July 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Fuel and grocery retailing boosts card spending in July – 10 August 2018 Consumers spent more on essentials such as fuel and groceries in July 2018, Stats NZ said today. This contributed to a 0.7 percent rise in total retail card spending in the month, when adjusted for seasonal effects. “With a third […]

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Oldest and youngest workers have highest injury rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Injury statistics – work-related claims: 2017

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Demographics, Economic Statistics, Economics, Employment Statistics, Fulltime Work, Health, Health Sector, jobs, Labour Force, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Pacific,, Part-Time Work, Statistics  /  Comments Off on Oldest and youngest workers have highest injury rates – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Injury statistics – work-related claims: 2017

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Oldest and youngest workers have highest injury rates  – 2 August 2018 Oldest workers had the highest rate of work-related injury claims in 2017, Stats NZ said today. The second-highest rate was for young people aged 15 to 24 years. The oldest age group (75+ years) had the highest incidence rate for […]

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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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