Sector reports series
The Sectors Reports Series and the New Zealand Sectors Dashboard provides up-to-date information on all the industry sectors that make up the New Zealand economy.
Together, the reports and dashboard pull together the most recent official economic data (at the time of publication of each report) and discuss the challenges and opportunities that face New Zealand’s industry sectors.
New Zealand Sectors Dashboard
The New Zealand Sectors Dashboard is a 1-stop shop for all information about New Zealand's economy by sectors. We update it about 4 times a year.
It brings together a range of economic datasets we produce jointly with Statistics New Zealand into one easy-to-use tool. Information is presented using dynamic graphs and summary tables.
New Zealand Sectors Report 2014
The New Zealand Sectors Report was the first ever comprehensive overview of the economic performance of all the sectors that make up New Zealand’s economy.
Information and Communications Technology
This report profiles New Zealand’s fast growing information technology software and services sector.
IT product and services firms tend to pay higher wages and export more than other ICT firms. They also invest more in R&D than any other industry and play a key role in the digitisation and diversification of New Zealand’s economy.
Through expansion off-shore, they support New Zealand’s integration into global value chains and markets.
The Manufacturing Sector Report 2018 provides a comprehensive picture of New Zealand’s total manufacturing sector, bringing together facts and figures from Statistics New Zealand, commentary and insights from interviews with 30 industry stakeholders, as well as findings from other research.
It focuses on a number of topics including contribution to GDP, employment, labour market and skills, as well as performance in productivity, innovation and exports.
High Tech Manufacturing report
The High Tech Manufacturing Report provides data and analysis on New Zealand's high and medium high technology manufacturers.
Petroleum and Minerals report
The Petroleum and Minerals Report takes and in-depth look into how New Zealand’s petroleum and minerals sector is performing.
The construction report takes an in-depth look into how New Zealand’s construction sector is performing.
Knowledge Intensive Services report
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The Knowledge Intensive Services report takes an in-depth look into a broad and diverse range of New Zealand’s services with varying degrees of knowledge intensity. It includes businesses providing post, telecommunications, finance, insurance, computer systems design, and professional, scientific and technical services.
Small businesses are defined as those with less than 20 employees. They make up 97% of all businesses in New Zealand and make a significant contribution to our economy and society.
The Small Business Sector Report takes an in-depth look at how New Zealand’s small businesses are performing. It will help people better understand the nature of small businesses.
Small Business factsheet
This factsheet is a good reference guide which complements the Small Business Sector Report. It brings together previously released data from a range of Statistics New Zealand business surveys and summarises the results relating to small businesses.
Forestry and wood processing spotlight reports
This series of spotlight reports provides information, insights and an international perspective into New Zealand’s forestry and wood processing sector, with a particular focus on how the sector can increase domestic processing of logs and add value to volume.
Please note these reports are not an official part of the sectors report series, and statements or advice contained within do not necessarily reflect government policy.