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The 2001 PES was a sample survey of individuals in permanent private dwellings and was undertaken two weeks after the 2001 Census of Population and Dwellings (held on 6 March).
The objective of the PES was to measure the level of coverage (undercount/overcount) in the 2001 Census. The survey did not aim to check the general accuracy or quality of the responses to specific questions in the census.
The 2006 PES was a sample survey of individuals in private dwellings. The main objective of the PES was to measure the level of national coverage (undercount and overcount) in the 2006 Census of Population and Dwellings. The survey did not aim to check the general accuracy or quality of the responses to specific questions in the census.
Census information is used by government agencies, local authorities, businesses, community organisations, and the public for developing and implementing new policies, research, planning, and decision-making. It helps us make decisions about how to best use public funding, especially in areas of health, education, housing, and transport.
The census is also the primary source of information used for deciding the number of general and Māori electorates, along with data from the corresponding Māori Electoral ...
The main objective of the 2013 Post-enumeration Survey (PES) was to measure the level of national coverage (undercount and overcount) in the 2013 Census. Counting more than four million people throughout New Zealand is a major undertaking, and inevitably some people will be missed or counted more than once by the census. Many countries conduct surveys to estimate the number of people who were not enumerated or were overcounted by their censuses. Experience from previous PESs in New Zealand, access to new ...
In April 2019 Stats NZ announced that it would not release official statistical counts of iwi due to the number of census records missing iwi affiliation data and the lack of alternative government data sources to fill the gaps. Since then, Stats NZ and iwi data technicians from the Data Iwi Leaders Group (Data ILG) have looked at methods to reduce the impact of missing iwi data. This work has led to the release of the 2018 iwi estimates on [**Te Whata**](http://www.tewhata.io/) and on the Stats NZ website ...
The main purpose of the Post Enumeration Survey (PES) is to measure the level of coverage (undercount and overcount) in the Census.
Coverage measures are used as key performance indicators for the 2018 Census, with the PES constituting a major part of the evaluation component for the 2018 Census. This evaluation component is a government requirement when requesting funding for large programmes. The 2018 PES maintained the sample size that was increased for the 2013 PES, along with other planned quality imp ...
Induced abortion in New Zealand is regulated under the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion Act 1977. This act established the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) to oversee the operation of the Act. One of the roles of the ASC is "to obtain, monitor, analyse, collate, and disseminate information relating to the performance of abortions in New Zealand". Stats NZ is responsible for collating, analysing and disseminating abortion statistics on behalf of the ASC.
The objective of the Accommodation Survey is to provide an authoritative set of information on accommodation supply and demand for use in policy planning at the national and regional level.
The survey began in 1996 with the initial sponsor being the then Ministry of Tourism, then later the Ministry of Economic Development, and currently Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE).
The Accommodation Survey has statistics on numbers of guest nights (split into domestic and international), stay- ...
The purpose of the Agricultural Production Statistics is to collect and provide up-to-date, robust statistics on livestock, arable farming, horticulture and forestry activity in New Zealand.
The surveys collect information about:
- land use
- livestock farming (including sheep, pigs, beef and dairy cattle and deer)
- arable farming (including grain and seed crops)
- horticulture (including fruit and vegetables)
- farm practices (including fertiliser use).
The purpose of Alcohol Available for Consumption series is to provide statistical information on the volume of alcoholic beverages (including wine, beer, spirits and spirit-based drinks) available for consumption in New Zealand, on a quarterly and annual basis.
Institutional sector balance sheets are useful to policy agencies and financial institutions for
• economic and fiscal planning,
• understanding how and what finance has been used to invest in productive assets, and
• monitoring structural changes in the economy that have been brought about by events affecting asset volatility, such as the global financial crisis.
The main objective of the AES is to provide annual data for financial performance and financial position by broad industry groups and institutional sectors. This annual overview of the economy provides:
- a measure of industry performance and financial structure, including economic ratios such as the return on assets and equity,
- economic intelligence for the analysis of movements in different industries within the national economy,
- the main accounting aggregates needed to compile the National Accoun ...
The main purpose of balance of payments statements is to produce and publish information on the value of New Zealand's transactions with the rest of the world in goods, services, income, transfers including seasonally adjusted trend measures of the current account. It provides detailed changes in New Zealand’s investment flows and level of investment on assets and liabilities with the rest of the world.
The international investment position and balance of payments statistics are used:
- domestically, by th ...
Under the provisions of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995, every birth occurring in New Zealand must be registered.
Birth statistics provide local authorities, health authorities, and research institutions with information needed to plan future and current social services. Within Stats NZ, births data are used to calculate population estimates, population projections and fertility rates.
Building consents data reflect an intention to build, and is seen as a indicator of confidence in the domestic economy. Building consents is also an early indicator of building activity, estimated in the quarterly release, Value of Building Work Put in Place.
Business demography statistics are used for the research purposes and support policy analysis on regional, national and international level.
It provides indicators of sales, purchases, salaries and wages, and operating profit. This data feeds into the current quarterly measures of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and will be used to assist in producing a new quarterly income measure of GDP (GDPI).
The Business Frame (BF) is a statistical business register of New Zealand businesses. It records details such as business names and addresses, predominant type of industrial activity performed, institutional sector, employment levels, and the degree of overseas ownership. The primary purpose of the BF is as a statistical register or frame for the statistical outputs produced by Statistics NZ. Using a single centralised frame for all Statistics NZ business and economic outputs facilitates the integration of ...
The main objective of the survey is to collect information on the operations of New Zealand businesses in order to quantify business behaviour, capacity, and performance. In addition, each module in the survey has its own specific objectives. The modules included in the Business Operations Survey and their objectives are listed below.
**Module A: Business Operations**
This module aims to provide a longitudinal series of information relating to business performance. This will assist in the development of m ...