This guide offers links to key print and online statistical sources.
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Consult your Subject Librarian for help with locating and using statistics.
Te Whata - Iwi Data Platform
Electorate Profiles 2020. Find historical electorate profiles here.
How Stats NZ supports and empowers government to use data more effectively - short video series (May 2019)
2018 annual Geographic boundary files (.zip), used in mapping and GIS, plus Meshblock files available from Stats NZ’s Datafinder on 7 December 2017.
NZ Police Data - new website launched Nov 30 2016
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
DataInfo+ - search/browse for information about statistical activities and data
figure.nz - non-profit organisation making data about NZ accessible for everyone - search by keyword, filters or tags
Greater access to Microdata:
Parliament has 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 04 931 4253, or visit access our microdata.
2018 Census data is now available - https://www.stats.govt.nz/2018-census/
2018 Census – real data about real people provides an update on how we’ve created the 2018 Census dataset, initial commentary on data quality, and content released on 23 September 2019.
A tutorial video has been developed to showcase how to use key 2018 Census tools and products. The tutorial covers the following:
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.
|Free search for official New Zealand statistics on the Census, Business, Education, Agriculture, Households, Industry and much more.
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Access to various types and levels of data for your research includes:
SURFs - for research teaching
Contact the Statistics NZ HelpDesk on 0508 525 525 or our Library Research Support Unit, email@example.com.
Check government departments and crown entities for official statistics.
Statisphere - New Zealand's new official statistics portal, links to Statistics NZ and other agencies, under development
Government publications are kept on the Central Library first floor area at the end of the Journals Collection.
Check Library Search as some titles are also housed in the Hocken Collections, or other library locations. 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.
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 Books HA 3184 .NH33
New Zealand standard classification of occupations - Hocken and Storage Central Library Books HB 2782.5 .NH33
Australian and New Zealand standard industrial classification: NZ version 2006. ANZSIC classifies all economic activity from manufacturing to public administration - Online or Central Library Books HC 662 .AX646 2006
Australian and New Zealand standard classification of occupations, v1.2 (2013) and ebook
Subject Guides often contain specific statistical sources.
Consult these guides: