Migration research and evaluation

This section contains the most recent editions of our set of ongoing migration monitoring reports.

In this section

Migration trends data explorer

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.

Migrant Youth Information Project

The Migrant Youth Information Project was a one-off research project which resulted in 2 publications in 2017.

Migration Trends report

Migrant Trends 2016-2017 is the 17th in an annual report series examining trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand.

Pacific Migrants Trends report

This report looks at the migration trends of migrants from the Pacific over the last 5 years using Immigration New Zealand data.

Regional Migration Trends report

The Regional Migration and Labour Force Trend reports provide an annual overview of migrant population and the impact migrants have on each region’s labour market.

Immigration New Zealand customer satisfaction survey

Immigration New Zealand undertakes monthly surveys of visa applicants to help evaluate and improve its customer service.

Immigration New Zealand advisers' survey

Immigration New Zealand undertakes an annual survey of immigration advisers and lawyers to help evaluate and improve its customer service.

Migrant and community experience of migration

We survey migrants about their experiences of life in New Zealand and report on their settlement outcomes.

Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship Category Evaluation

In June 2016, Cabinet approved the piloting of the Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship Category (CORS) as an alternative form of admission for up to 25 refugees in 2017/18.