New Zealand | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Bond 10Y 4.57 4.62 7.67 Percent 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
Currency 0.86 0.87 0.71 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
Stock Market 2732.61 2759.46 2356.14 Index points 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Constant Prices 38717.00 38494.00 28336.44 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 9787.00 9745.00 6245.07 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 40626.00 40741.00 28131.19 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 27769.95 27139.16 18541.94 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 25689.46 25105.92 21511.00 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.90 1.20 0.60 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 3.30 2.26 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP 169.68 159.71 46.05 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Employment Change 1.06 1.20 0.32 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Employed Persons 2297.00 2273.00 1857.24 Thousand 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labour Costs 1083.00 1079.00 868.18 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.90 68.60 66.15 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Productivity 121.12 121.69 106.15 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Unemployed Persons 147.00 149.00 122.57 Thousand 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Wages 28.03 27.99 19.54 NZD 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3278.69 3054.90 2451.29 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Population 4.50 4.45 3.40 Million 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.20 6.29 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 1192.00 1188.00 460.59 Index Points 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 1193.00 1189.00 907.08 Index Points 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Export Prices 1179.00 1185.00 531.06 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Deflator 1484.00 1450.00 1122.83 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 851.00 875.00 513.35 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.08 1.40 Percent 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Producer Prices 1066.00 1074.00 650.32 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.60 4.85 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.45 1.54 2.54 Percent 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Foreign Exchange Reserves 21805.00 22550.00 10429.17 NZD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 3.18 3.05 7.69 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 4964.00 4989.00 2641.17 NZD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 38612.00 37884.00 13794.58 NZD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 120196.00 118096.00 50885.67 NZD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 271975.00 269136.00 96432.33 NZD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 2.75 2.50 8.08 Percent 2014-03-12 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
External Debt 249126.00 249817.00 166670.04 NZD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2347.00 2175.00 1552.04 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Terms of Trade 1387.00 1355.00 1043.24 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 455221.00 530889.00 135225.06 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account -837.00 -2577.00 -1281.02 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.40 -4.10 -4.68 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Balance of Trade 817.77 286.16 -37.93 NZD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 4555.79 4070.39 1147.69 NZD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 3738.02 3784.23 1381.50 NZD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget Value 6925.00 -14897.00 -142.10 NZD Million 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Government Spending 6520.00 6553.00 4920.94 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 35.90 37.00 41.17 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 88.98 Monthly [+]
Government Budget -2.10 -4.40 -0.75 Percent of GDP 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Capacity Utilization 89.40 90.20 90.02 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Car Registrations 3159.00 2862.00 2137.51 Cars 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories -18.00 530.00 189.10 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 58.35 56.50 52.75 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 67.30 70.80 5.50 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Industrial Production 1.90 -1.60 -0.70 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bank Lending Rate 9.70 9.57 10.66 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 24454.00 24154.00 16804.87 NZD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Confidence 121.70 120.10 111.39 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.20 0.20 0.36 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.90 4.70 3.95 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Social Security Rate 11.00 11.00 8.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.00 8.00 5.82 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 3.00 3.00 2.18 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Corporate Tax Rate 28.00 28.00 29.78 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 33.00 33.00 36.41 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15.00 13.61 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Building Permits 726.05 641.75 236.33 NZD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Index 3.40 2.10 0.52 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]





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