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with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
Contents Minister's foreword Introduction The issues What we have learned Children and young people charged in court Apprehension rates of children and young people The...
This report focuses on the destinations of young domestic graduates. It complements our recent publication 'What young graduates earn when they leave study' which looks at the earnings of young graduates who remain in New Zealand. In this report, we focus on differences in what graduates do rather than what they earn...
2 Aug 2010
Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006 provides specific information about the unequal distribution of cancer outcomes for Māori and Non-Māori. Produced as the follow on to the first cancer chart book 'Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori...
16 Apr 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Obesity is New Zealand’s leading modifiable risk factor for health loss. A number of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic stroke and some cancers, are associated with excess body weight. Health loss can lead to premature death; life expectancy for the extremely obese is shortened by 8 to10...
2 Nov 2010
This report provides an overview of tobacco use in New Zealand, predominantly for the year 2009. It includes findings from the 2009 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey (NZTUS) and other relevant sources of data. There have been three comprehensive national tobacco use surveys conducted in New Zealand: in 2006, 2008...
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) measures trends in mathematics and science achievement at the fourth and eighth grades (Years 5 and 9) as well as monitoring curricular implementation and identifying the most effective instructional practices from around the world. This is the fifth cycle of...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Community Development, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Women, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Gender, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
This site provides social indicators for New Zealand society. The indicators are used to measure social outcomes and monitor trends over time, and to make comparisons with other countries.
The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12’ presents key findings about adults’ health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey. Results are available by sex, age group, ethnic group and neighbourhood deprivation. Regional results will be available in early 2013...
with: Statistics New Zealand
This study describes the employment patterns and work-to-retirement transitions of New Zealanders who were who were born between 1 April 1936 and 31 March 1940 and aged in their 60s during the 1999–2007 period, using longitudinal data from the Linked Employer-Employee Dataset. The study has two main parts. The...
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
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