Data and analysis

We deliver a range of data, statistics, modelling, research and analytical papers.

Data and statistics


Managed isolation and quarantine data Daily updates of statistics covering managed isolation and quarantine occupancy, projected occupancy over the next 14 days, total returnees to New Zealand, incident reports and Ministry of Health testing data.
COVID-19 data MBIE has been sourcing, analysing and interpreting a wide range of data related to the impact of COVID-19 and on recovery options. This includes real time and historic data about the economy across a range of areas.


Energy in New Zealand Annual publication analysing data from New Zealand’s energy sector
Coal statistics Data tables for coal production in New Zealand
Oil statistics Data tables for oil production in New Zealand
Gas statistics Data tables for gas production in New Zealand
Renewables statistics Data tables for renewable energy resources in New Zealand
Electricity statistics Data tables for electricity production in New Zealand
Energy prices Real and nominal price data relating to New Zealand’s energy prices
Electricity cost and price monitoring Household sales-based electricity cost data and publicly advertised retail electricity tariff data
New Zealand energy sector greenhouse gas emissions Data tables showing greenhouse gas emissions from New Zealand's energy sector
Energy balances Latest energy balance tables for New Zealand, showing how energy supply and demand by sector varies by energy fuel type
Weekly fuel price monitoring Data from weekly monitoring of importer margins for regular petrol and automotive diesel
Petroleum reserves data Data detailing New Zealand’s petroleum reserves


Tourism Evidence and Insights Centre(external link) Brings together tourism data, research and reports from a wide range of sources into one easy-to-use tool
International Visitor Survey Measures of the expenditure, characteristics and behaviours of international visitors to New Zealand
Tourism Electronic Card Transactions An interim replacement to Monthly Regional tourism Estimates (MRTEs) that provide insights into monthly tourism spend
Accommodation Data Programme Information about short-term accommodation activity in New Zealand at national, regional, and lower levels
Tourism and the economy Also called Tourism Satellite Account (TSA), this data shows the impact of tourism on the economy in terms of expenditure and employment


Jobs Online Measures of changes in job vacancies advertised by businesses on 3 internet job boards
Labour Market Dashboard(external link) Self-service tool which displays labour market information from many different sources

Economic development

Regional Economic Activity Web Tool(external link) Tool allow to compare a wide range of economic indicators for the various regions of New Zealand
New Zealand Sectors Dashboard(external link) Range of datasets on the New Zealand economy, by sector, with data from MBIE and Stats New Zealand
Modelled Territorial Authority GDP Explore the data and compare the GDPs of different territorial authorities and industries in New Zealand


Migration trends data explorer (external link) The migration trends data explorer enables users of migration data to easily access the data they need to address the overarching research themes and enduring questions that relate to migration in New Zealand.


Award notice data New Zealand award notice data published by government agencies on the Government Electronic Tender Service (GETS).

Research and analysis

This section has analysis of trends in the data we have been collecting ourselves, or from other organisations.

Economic development

Economic trends in the screen sector Data and analysis of economic trends within New Zealand’s screen sector.


Energy in New Zealand Annual publication analysing data from New Zealand’s energy sector


Tourism data insights Rich information and analysis of a range of tourism issues
International Visitor Survey Measures of the expenditure, characteristics and behaviours of international visitors to New Zealand


Labour Market Statistics Snapshot A quarterly update of labour market statistics, providing an overview of the current state of the labour market.
Quarterly Labour Market Report Combines our labour market monitoring programme with the latest developments in the labour market to paint a summary of labour market trends up to the latest quarter.
Māori labour market trends  Statistical and report-based information about Māori in the labour market and in business.
Pacific Peoples labour market trends Provides information on national employment by industry, occupation, and regional employment for Pacific Peoples.


Migration trends reports Annual report series
Examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand
Pacific migrants trends report Migration trends of migrants from the Pacific over the last 5 years using Immigration New Zealand data
Regional migration trends reports Annual report
Overview of migrant population and the impact migrants have on each region’s labour market
Migrant and community experience of migration Regular survey of migrants and their experiences of life in New Zealand and New Zealanders about their perceptions of migrants.
Immigration New Zealand advisers' survey Survey evaluating the level of customer service provided by Immigration NZ branches worldwide.
Migrant Youth Information Project One-off research project resulting in 2 publications in 2017.

Research, Science and Innovation

Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report(external link) — Shinyapps The Research Science and Innovation System Performance Report provides a snapshot of how the New Zealand science and innovation system is performing in major areas. It covers: people; skills; knowledge; infrastructure and funding across government; education and business.
Diversity Data Dashboard - Science System Investment and Performance(external link) — Shinyapps Our Diversity Data Dashboard allows you to view the diversity data we have collected and gain an oversight into the diversity of applicants that have applied for MBIE science funding since 2019. You can use it to see a picture of the diversity of our funding applications, whether successful or not, by fund, year, and information type.

Modelling and forecasting

In this section are in-depth analytical pieces of research into projecting how markets operate.


Our Energy modelling work programme produces projections of future energy supply, demand, prices and emissions.

The Energy publications and technical papers page lists energy statistics and modelling publications and technical papers, reports and guides, produced by or for us.

Energy modelling

Publications and technical papers


Our International tourism forecasts are based on econometric modelling, current trends and forecasts of international factors, and are developed with tourism industry input.

International tourism forecasts


Short-term employment forecasts (3 years) 

Medium to long-term employment forecasts (5-10 years) 


The International Visitor Survey methodology page includes information about the survey's purpose, quality targets, population, sampling, data processing, analysis and outputs.

Occasional papers

These papers have been produced or commissioned by us and contain important insights on issues relevant to our policy portfolios.

Our most recent occasional papers 

Last updated: 08 March 2024