Statistics about people's perceptions and experiences of the quality of the natural and built environment where they live, including council services and infrastructure.
Insights from the NZ General Social Survey 2012 available in:
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 the NZ General Social Survey. These tables are available in NZ.Stat.
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Reports and articles
Explore information we've gathered from research and analysis.
More New Zealanders prepared for a natural disaster – media release (February 2014)
How prepared are New Zealanders for a natural disaster? (June 2012)
This report outlines preparations New Zealand households have made for a natural disaster, using information from the 2010 New Zealand General Social Survey.
New Zealand General Social Survey 2008 Fact Sheet: Natural disaster preparation at home
Three groupings of natural disaster preparations are used to assess how prepared New Zealand household are for a natural disaster.
New Zealand households unprepared for natural disasters – media release (March 2010)
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.