Statistics about income and self-assessed material living standards.
Insights from the NZ General Social Survey 2012 available in:
Household Economic Survey
Provides information on the incomes and expenditure patterns of private households throughout New Zealand.
New Zealand General Social Survey
Statistics on how well-being outcomes are distributed across different groups within the New Zealand population.
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Confidentialised unit record files (CURF)
Researchers, find CURFs for the NZ General Social Survey.
NZ General Social Survey tables
Find tables from NZ General Social Survey. These tables are available in NZ.Stat.
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Reports and articles
Parents supporting children who do not live with them (March 2012)
Find out about the support parents give their children aged under 18 years who don’t live with them.
Volunteering Fact Sheet: New Zealand General Social Survey (October 2009)
Facts about people’s voluntary or unpaid work, and the relationship between social and economic factors; from the New Zealand General Social Survey 2008.
Vulnerable children and families: Some findings from the New Zealand General Social Survey (October 2012)
Uses data from the NZGSS to look at households with vulnerable children, using 11 economic, housing, health, and social indicators related to poor child outcomes.
Information about data
Get technical information such as classifications used, survey design, and a glossary of statistical terms.
Frequently asked questions about the General Social Survey
Details about how and why we run the survey and how we produce statistics from the information we gather.
New Zealand General Social Survey data dictionary
Descriptions of the variables in the NZ General Social Survey and CURF datasets.
New Zealand General Social Survey questionnaires
View the questions asked for the NZ General Social Survey.