Posts Tagged ‘Statistics New Zealand’

Sallies say beneficiary crackdown won’t solve child poverty

Monday, March 4th, 2024
child poverty

Beneficiary crackdown plans won’t resolve worsening child poverty statistics. Salvation Army policy analyst Ana Ika (pictured) says the Government’s approach is misguided. “In theory, it sounds like it’ll work, but it’s a simple solution for a complex issue” she says. But sanctioning beneficiaries to push them into employment will not resolve our worsening child poverty Read more

Teen pregnancies halved, abortion numbers down

Monday, February 27th, 2023
Teen pregnancies

Teen pregnancies in New Zealand are on the decline at present. Numbers giving birth have more than halved in the past decade. The past ten years has also seen a downward trend in abortions, according to the latest Abortion Services Aotearoa New Zealand annual report . The stats Newly released figures from Stats NZ on Read more

Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: Infection deaths behind New Zealand’s record 2022 mortality rate

Monday, November 21st, 2022

New Zealand has just recorded its highest death count in a 12-month period – driven by the Covid pandemic and our ageing population. Statistics New Zealand today released its year-on-year update on births and deaths between September 2021 and September 2022. It showed a “sharp” 10 per cent increase in the mortality rate, with 38,052 Read more