Where to start looking ...
This guide offers links to key print and online statistical sources.
Do you need :
- historical or current statistics
- long term series of statistics
- census information
- tools that help you visualise statistics
- maps & atlases
- NZ statistics compared with International
Check out the guide tabs.
Consult your Subject Librarian for help with locating and using statistics.
Mashblock - stats on every block; see what real estate agents know about your block!
StatsMaps - visualise our society, economy and environment through maps
Integrated Data Infrastructure - remote access to longitudinal datasets
New Zealand in Profile 2014 - overview of our people, economy & environment
DataInfo+ - search/browse for information about statistical activities and data
Data Archive Collections - tap into datasets from 1970+
Wiki New Zealand - non-profit organisation making data about NZ accessible for everyone - search by keyword, filters or tags
Greater access to Microdata:
Parliament has recently amended sections of the Statistics Act 1975 to provide wider access to Statistics NZ microdata (unit record files of individuals and businesses). Anyone who has a statistical or bone fide research proposal can now apply for access to microdata.
Enquire at email@example.com or phone 04 931 4178, or visit access our microdata.
Subject specific statistics
Subject Guides often contain specific statistical sources.
Consult these guides:
Welcome to the New Zealand Statistics Subject Guide.
Find relevant statistical resources for your research.
Researchers in the humanities, social sciences, commerce, health sciences and sciences will want to explore this guide.
Statistics for your research
Access to various types and levels of data for your research include:
Contact Statistics NZ HelpDesk on 0508 525 525 or your Contact Officer, Thelma Fisher on 03 479 9020, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Government publications are kept on the Central Library first floor area behind the Journals Collection.
Check the Library Catalogue as some titles are also housed in the Hocken Collections, or other branches. Since 2000 many former titles in print are now available, or continue online.
Try a Subject search using 'statistics' as a subject keyword:
tourism arrival new zealand statistics
education new zealand statistics
transport new zealand statistics
Alternatively use an Advanced Keyword search. Enter the topic keywords, as well as the word 'statistics' as a Subject heading.
Standard classification guides
To enable international comparisons to be made, industrial, occupational and trade statistics are now organised by classification schedules based on those prepared by the United Nations.
A guide to New Zealand standard statistical classifications 1991 - Central Library HA 3184 .NH33
New Zealand standard classification of occupations - Central Library HB 2782.5 .NH33
Australian and New Zealand standard industrial classification: NZ version 2006. Classifies all economic activity from manufacturing to public administration - Central Library HC 662 .AX646 2006