Statistics resources

Welcome to your guide to finding statistical resources.

Statistics for university staff and students

Statistics for university staff and students provides you with a collection of unique and comprehensive data sets, that can be used to answer a range of social, demographic, and economic questions about New Zealand’s population.

Here are some examples of data sets currently available for use:

Resources for researchers and teaching staff

The following resources are available for research and teaching purposes.

Learn how to use statistics


New Zealand Data Sources

The following resources are useful for assignment work and research. You can also use the Te Waharoa search tool to find textbooks and journal articles on using statistics. For help on using Te Waharoa, see the video tutorials on the left.


Infoshare is a free online tool that gives you access to a range of time-series data such as:

  • Economic information (eg price indexes and production figures)
  • Demographic measures (eg births and deaths) 
  • Arrival and departure data 
  • Wholesale and retail trade information 
  • Exports and imports data 
  • Building consents data

Infoshare data sets can be browsed, downloaded and customised to meet your needs.

Other statistical resources