Business statistics give you information you can use to make a decision, develop public policy, or compare your business with others around the country. Our statistics cover both wholesale and retail trade.
Use the links below find the business statistics you’re interested in.
Information about New Zealand businesses, including:
- business type
Information about what businesses earn and spend. Find information about industry group balance sheets, and sales figures by type of store and region.
||Business growth and innovation
Information about business activities and practices that may affect performance and growth. Find out about:
- innovation – including types undertaken, reasons that businesses innovate, barriers, and cooperation with other organisations
- information and communications technology – including computer, Internet, and cellphone use
- topics we survey occasionally:
- business practices
- employment practices
- international engagement
- business strategy and skills
- price and wage setting
- financial conditions.
Research and development
Information about the amount spent on research and development (R&D) in New Zealand. For the business sector, find out about R&D workers, funding sources, and activities. Get information about how businesses work with universities and crown research institutes.