2013 Census products and services release schedule

2013 Census products and services will be released progressively over an 18-month period from 15 October 2013 to June 2015. We will update the release schedule quarterly, with more detailed information provided closer to a product’s release date. For example, products released within the first six months have specific release dates, but products released towards the end of the schedule initially have 3-month release windows indicated.

Background to 2013 Census products and services release schedule 
Information on how we decided the order of the products and their release dates.

2013 Census table finder 
Detailed information about the variables covered in each of the 2013 Census tables. The table finder is available on request.

2013 Census products and services release schedule

First releases 
2013
Product name Description
15 Oct 2013 2013 Census Usually Resident Population Counts Excel tables that provide usually resident population counts for 2001, 2006, and 2013 by regional council areas, territorial authority areas, and area units.
3 Dec 2013

Population and dwelling tables

Excel tables that provide counts of people and dwellings by regional council areas, territorial authority areas, and area units. The tables show changes between 2001, 2006, and 2013 Censuses.

QuickStats about national highlights

Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as age, sex, location, and ethnicity.
New Zealand as a village of 100 people – infographic National highlights from the 2013 Census in pictures.

QuickStats about Māori

Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables of Māori, by Māori ethnic group and Māori descent, with information such as age, language, income, qualifications, work, and iwi.
Tatauranga 2013 Ngā Tauanga Tere mō te Māori  Tuhinga, ngā tūtohi māmā noa iho, ngā kauwhata me ngā tūtohi Excel mō ngā Māori mātāwaka, whakapapa rānei.
Regional summary tables – part 1 Excel tables covering a wide range of topics, such as age, sex, and ethnicity, broken down by regional council area and territorial authority area. These tables contain 2006 and 2013 data.
StatsMaps: 2013 Census population and dwelling map Maps showing facts about geographic areas in New Zealand, such as numbers of people and dwellings.

Customised data requests available

A service providing customised requests for data from the 2013 Census.

Information by variable

Useful information that helps with understanding our census data, covering matters such as non-response rates, comparability over time, and data quality.
10 Dec 2013

Census totals by topic

Excel tables of national-level counts of all census topics.

March 
quarter 2014
Product name Description
4 Feb 2014

Regional summary tables – part 2

Excel tables covering a wide range of topics, such as religious affiliation, relationship status, and occupation, broken down by regional council area and territorial authority area. These tables contain 2006 and 2013 data.
18 Feb 2014 

QuickStats about greater Christchurch

Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables about  greater Christchurch and how the population and housing have changed since the Canterbury earthquakes.
11 Mar 2014

NZ.Stat: Population

Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as age, sex, internal migration, marital status, and number of children born.
18 Mar 2014 QuickStats about housing Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as housing occupancy, number of rooms and bedrooms, home ownership, and heating fuels.
25 Mar 2014 
Meshblock dataset Tables available for download with counts starting at the lowest level of geography (meshblock) covering a range of topics from the 2001, 2006 and 2013 Censuses.

June
quarter
2014
Product name Description
8 Apr 2014  2013 Census standard dataset Dataset covering a wide range of census topics. This dataset is available for use in the Statistics NZ Data Lab. 2013 Census standard datasets: user guide is available.
15 Apr 2014  QuickStats about culture and identity Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as ethnic group, birthplace, language spoken, and religion.
29 Apr 2014  District health board tables Excel tables covering a wide range of topics broken down by district health board areas. These tables have 2006 and 2013 data.

13 May 2014 

QuickStats about area units Text, simple tables, and graphs covering a range of topics for each area unit. This product will be linked to maps in StatsMaps.
13 May 2014  QuickStats about regional council/territorial authority areas Text, simple tables, and graphs covering a range of topics for each regional council area and territorial authority area. This product will be linked to maps in StatsMaps.
27 May 2014 NZ.Stat: Culture and identity

Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority and often area unit level. This module has information such as such as ethnic group, birthplace, language spoken, and religion.

24 Jun 2014 Electorate tables Excel tables covering a wide range of topics broken down by general electorates and Māori electorates. These tables have only 2013 data and are based on the 2014 electorate boundaries.

September quarter
2014
Product name Description
5 Aug 2014 NZ.Stat: Housing Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as such as housing occupancy, number of rooms and bedrooms, home ownership, and heating fuels.
19 Aug 2014 Ethnic group profiles Text, simple tables, and graphs covering a range of topics for each ethnic group with a population of 100 or more in the 2013 Census.
19 Aug 2014 Iwi profiles Text, simple tables, and graphs covering a range of topics for each iwi and iwi grouping. Individual profiles are available for each iwi.
9 Sep 2014 QuickStats about income  Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables covering total income and sources of income for individuals, families, and households. 

December quarter
2014
Product name Description
7 Oct 2014 NZ.Stat: Income Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module covers total income and sources of income for individuals, families, and households.
2 Nov 2014 QuickStats about families and households Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as family type, children, type of couple, extended families, and household composition.
2 Dec 2014 NZ.Stat: Families and households Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as family type, children, type of couple, extended families, and household composition.
 9 Dec 2014 Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) Unit record dataset containing a sample of census data for research and academic users.

March 
quarter
2015
Product name Description
Jan–Mar 2015 QuickStats about transport and communications Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as the main means of travel to work, number of motor vehicles, and access to telecommunication systems.
Jan–Mar 2015 NZ.Stat: Transport and communications Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as the main means of travel to work, number of motor vehicles, and access to telecommunication systems.
Jan–Mar 2015 Commuting patterns in New Zealand 1996–2013 report Detailed report focused on the main means of travel to work data, and location of usual residence and workplace address. This will be an update of the previous report.
Jan–Mar 2015 Commuting patterns in New Zealand (interactive) Includes interactive maps with dynamic visualisations of the main means of travel to work.

June 
quarter 2015
Product name Description
Apr–Jun 2015 QuickStats about work and unpaid activities Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as occupation, industry, hours worked, and unpaid activities.
Apr–Jun 2015 NZ.Stat: Work and unpaid activities Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as occupation, industry, hours worked, and unpaid activities.
Apr–Jun 2015 QuickStats about education and training Text, simple tables, graphs, and Excel tables with information such as educational qualifications and participation in study.
Apr–Jun 2015 NZ.Stat: Education and training Detailed tables that can be modified to contain only the variables the user requires, including geographic breakdowns to territorial authority area and often area unit level. This module has information such as educational qualifications and participation in study.

Updated 15 April 2014