This page continues from the Housing page, which has the most-recent information.
Reports and articles
Severe crowding in New Zealand since 1921: "A challenge to health and decency" (published 2012)
Read an overview of changes in crowding patterns since the 1920s and some of the reasons that crowding has declined over time.
Household crowding in New Zealand compared with selected countries (published 2012)
Compare household crowding rates in New Zealand with those in similar countries overseas.
Crowded housing in New Zealand 1986–2006 (published 2012)
Examine levels of household crowding in New Zealand over 20 years
Progress report for the 2009 Review of Housing Statistics: December 2011 (published 2012)
Find out about progress with implementing recommendations from the 2009 Review of Housing Statistics.
House price measurement in New Zealand and Australia (published 2012)
Stocktake of the different house-price measures available in the two countries. We summarise and compare teh measures for: quality adjustment, timing of data, weighting scheme, and coverage.
Apartment Dwellers: 2006 Census (published 2010)
Reports on the people who live in New Zealand's three main cities and analyses aspects of the apartments themselves.
Review of Housing Statistics Report 2009 (published 2009)
Information about our review of New Zealand's housing statistics and the 12 recommendations that came from the research.
Downtown Dwellers 2005 (2001 Census)
Find out about New Zealand's inner-city apartment dwellers.
What is the extent of crowding in New Zealand? (based on 2001 Census data) (published 2003)
Analysis of crowding in New Zealand, which discusses cultural and international concepts of housing.
Statistics on Housing Affordability (based on 2003/04 data)
Information from time-series data that relates to housing affordability in New Zealand. The statistics in this report concentrate on the ongoing costs aspect of housing affordability.