Economic Issues In New Zealand

Stats NZ states the following

Statistics about the economy measure:

  • the goods and services New Zealand consumes and produces
  • changes in prices (inflation)
  • our economic relationship with the rest of the world.

We provide several indicators of the state of New Zealand’s economy.

These include:

  • gross domestic product (GDP)
  • consumers price index (CPI)
  • the unemployment rate, and other labour market statistics
  • balance of payments (BOP)
  • statistics about the national accounts
  • overseas trade indexes
  • imports and exports
  • overseas cargo
  • overseas debt
  • productivity statistics.