This data package comprises 12 tables of New Zealand business demography data, in the form of nine Excel tables and three csv files. All tables provide counts of geographic units (business locations) and employee counts. The tables are available at a variety of geographic area and industry classification levels.
The industry data are classified by the ANZSIC06 industry codes (available at 1, 3, and 6 digit industry classification). The data package is available annually from 2000, at the following geographical levels. The meshblock level is the smallest area used to collect and present statistics.
See Geographic hierarchy for more information.
2013 zipped csv data (28.91MB)
2012 zipped csv data (26.25MB)
Territorial authority level
2013 zipped csv data (1.77MB)
2012 zipped csv data (1.05MB)
2013 zipped csv data (69KB)
2012 zipped csv data (67KB)
The industry data are also available by geographic unit, employee count, and employee size groups at a meshblock and area unit level. These tables are based on the 2013 area boundaries.
See Geographic boundary files for more information.
2013 Geographic units at meshblock level, zipped Excel tables (9.25MB)
2013 Geographic units at area unit level, zipped Excel tables (0.54MB)
2013 Industry by ANZSIC06 codes and by employee size groups (1.8MB)
Employees or employee count (EC): refers to paid employees. It is a head count of salary and wage earners sourced from taxation data. EC data is available on a monthly basis. The EC used for deriving business demography statistics is for the February month.
Employee count size groups: EC data is summarised into seven employment size groups:
Geographic unit or business location: geographic unit is a separate operating unit engaged in New Zealand in one, or predominantly one, kind of economic activity from a single physical location or base.