Tools and services

Use our data tools and customer services to get the data you want and the support you need to use it.

Find data using our tools


View our changing population

Interactive Population Pyramid for New Zealand
View the past, present, or future age-sex distribution of New Zealand's population.

Find our current population

Population clock
Get a real-time estimate of the current resident population of New Zealand.


Create, customise, and download tables

Extract the data you want from large datasets. Select from a range of subjects and themes. 


Find time-series data

View and download the most up-to-date time-series data from this large statistical database.


Compare your business with competitors

Industry Profiler
Get stats on small businesses by industry and region. Compare numbers of new businesses, worker turnover, survival rates, and average earnings for staff.

Find your target market

Market Mapper
Locate your market by age, sex, income, household, or family type. Zoom in on regions, areas, and suburbs.


View information about areas 

Explore and visualise statistics about New Zealand and its people in map form. Throughout 2014 we will be releasing statistical maps which will visualise the changes in our society, economy, and environment.

Explore geographic information

Geographic areas
Use our Geographic Boundary Viewer or find data, information, and reports for New Zealand and subnational areas.

Download geographic boundary files

Geographic boundary files
Download shapefiles and MapInfo files to use within GIS software. The files contain statistical and administrative geographic boundaries for New Zealand, including general and Māori electoral districts.

Metadata and classifications

Explore our metadata

Search or browse for information about our statistical activities and data.

Find classification codes

Classification Code Finder 
Match a keyword or code to a category in a classification. Browse the classification hierarchy.

Get help to find and use our data


Get fast, friendly help

Information Centre
Contact our information advisers – they'll help you find stats on our website or use our online tools.

Arrange a free seminar about our data, tools, or services

Client Engagement team
Tell our Client Engagement team what you need and they'll customise a seminar to help you understand and use statistics.

Request customised data

Customised data services
Get in-depth data customised to your needs. Contact our data analysts for an obligation-free quote.

Request access to microdata

Access our microdata
Find out how to apply for access to microdata and confidentialised unit record files (CURFs).

Request access to the Data Archive

Data Archive
Find out how to apply for access to archived data on a variety of topics from the 1970s to the present.

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Get our latest stats delivered

Subscribe to our information releases
Receive the latest statistics in your inbox as soon as they are published. Choose what interests you from over 50 different information releases.

Stay up to date with our news and developments

Subscribe for updates on business performance, economic news, community statistics, or news for expert data users.

Receive the publications you want

RSS feeds
Get targeted updates – choose publications by theme or select from our information releases.

Find resources for media


Get quick access to media resources

Media Centre
Find out when media conferences and statistical releases are scheduled, and who Statistics NZ's media contacts are.

Join our media email group to receive media advisories and statistical releases.

Access guides and resources to help you understand statistics.

Find resources for education


Find university resources

For university staff and students
Access the wealth of information we have to support your teaching or learning needs.

Find primary and secondary school resources

Schools Corner
Find curriculum-related information, activities, and interactive games based on statistics for primary and secondary teachers in the classroom.

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