New international standards introduced in the national accounts statistics in November 2014 affect our measures of productivity.
The 2015 productivity statistics release contains new international standards and other improvements. We've also included interpretation and analysis of the effects of the changes to help our customers understand the improvements.
See Productivity Statistics – information releases.
Improving macroeconomic statistics contains links to papers that explain the revisions and improvements we’ve made to New Zealand’s national accounts and balance of payments.
Preview of 2014 national accounts improvements outlines the improvements to New Zealand’s national accounts, which we published on 21 November 2014.
Some changes to our macroeconomic statistics affect productivity statistics, such as treating research and development spending as capital, rather than current, expenditure.
Page updated 30 June 2015