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Topics: Research, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Māori, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Culture, Language
These reports address a substantial gap in the quantitative evidence base about whānau wellbeing. They are also the first to undertake a detailed analysis of self-assessed whānau wellbeing in Te Kupenga, the survey of Māori wellbeing undertaken by Statistics New Zealand following the 2013 Census. It focuses on two key questions: How well...
This analysis uses the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) dataset. Publications for this survey, including the method report and questionnaire, are still in development and are not yet publically available.These preliminary results should be treated with caution. Final results may differ slightly. A comprehensive analysis of the...
Topics: Research, Impact on Education, Secondary Education, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Students’ educational outcomes can be affected by a range of factors from inside and outside of the school grounds. For example, students who are motivated to succeed have high expectations for the future, and those who have a strong sense of belonging at school tend to have better academic outcomes. It is therefore vitally important...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Single Parents, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
Here you’ll find regional data on the wellbeing of families and whānau across the different regions of New Zealand: National Northland Auckland Waikato Bay of Plenty Hawke’s Bay Gisborne Taranaki Manawatu-Whanganui Wellington Marlborough & Nelson West Coast & Tasman Canterbury Otago Southland Our regional data about families and...
Topics: Research, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Ministry's Contemporary Pacific Status Report brings together information from across government into one easily accessible document and highlights the current position of Pacific peoples in New Zealand.
The Household Incomes Report provides information on the material wellbeing of New Zealanders as indicated by their household incomes from all sources from 1982 to 2015. The report uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s 2014-15 Household Economic Survey (HES) to update the previous report in the series which had information to 2014. The...
Topics: Research, Community Development, Migrants, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This report presents the findings from a Community survey designed to measure New Zealanders' attitudes to migrants. The survey was conducted from September to November 2015. Where appropriate, comparisons are made to similar surveys conducted in 2011 and 2013.
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Two’s a crowd: Living alone in New Zealand explores the socio-economic characteristics and social well-being of New Zealanders who live alone, using data from the 1986–2013 Censuses and 2014 New Zealand General Social Survey (NZGSS). In 2013, 11 percent of New Zealand’s population, or 355,000 people, lived alone. Age, marital status,...
This paper analyses a range of factors associated with the subjective wellbeing of New Zealanders. It provides international comparisons based on the Better Life Index developed by the OECD. In addition it draws on data from three waves of the New Zealand General Social Survey (NZGSS). The OECD Better Life Index shows that New Zealand...
When people perceive that heavy drinking is highly prevalent or permissible in their community, they may be more likely to develop risky drinking patterns themselves (Kypri & Langley, 2003; Perkins, 2002). In 2013/14, around 20% of New Zealand adults who drank alcohol reported drinking at a level that might be hazardous to their...
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