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Statistical Resources: NZ Social Statistics

Sources for locating statistical series about countries, economic and social topics

New Zealand Statistics



Statistics New Zealand provides many free sources of statistical data.

Census (1996 - 2018)

figureNZ - a trust which cumulates NZ statistics from any sources

Pātaka Raraunga - Data for and about Māori

Pacific Data Fale o Aotearoa - Data for and about Pasifika

NZ Customised Statistics

New Zealand universities have an agreement with Statistics New Zealand for the supply of New Zealand statistical data, some of which is not publicly available through the Statistics NZ website. More information about how to place a request for this data.


The Social Report (Ministry of Social Development) - Statistics on a range of social indicators

New Zealand Official yearbook - The section on society has information on crime, education, NZ life and technology. Yearbooks from 1893-present can be found online.

Family violence

Family violence statistics - New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse

Family Court statistics

Child, Youth and Family - key statistics

Children and Youth affected by Family Violence - New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse