Migration research and evaluation
Our migration research includes research, evaluation and monitoring of, immigration and settlement issues facing New Zealand in a globally competitive environment.
Migrant youth (aged 12 – 24 years) are a sub-set of recent migrants in New Zealand who may face particular settlement challenges related to their age and developmental stage.
Migration Trends is an annual report that examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand as well as migration pathways and retention. The report updates trends and compares recent immigration patterns with patterns identified in previous years.
The Migration Trends Key Indicators Report summarises key indicators of migration trends for the current financial year. The report’s main focus is on two areas: the New Zealand Residence Programme (NZRP) and temporary visa entry.
Conducted by Gravitas Research and Strategy for the Research and Evaluation team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Latest reports on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s bi-annual stakeholders survey on the level of customer service provided by Immigration New Zealand branches worldwide in relation to its visa business.
The Regional Migration and Labour Force Trend reports provide an annual overview of migrant population, migration and labour outcome trends, specifically looking at the impact migrants have on each region’s labour market.
MBIE runs an annual survey of migrants about their experiences of life in New Zealand and an annual survey of the New Zealand community and their perceptions of migrants.