Active customers of Inland Revenue in New Zealand

By district office location, as at March 2016, thousands

Definitions

An active customer is a customer with any registered activity within a specific period, or a salary and wage earner whose only relationship with Inland Revenue is having PAYE deducted and paid on their behalf within a specific period.

More definitions used in IRD datasets available at https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/tax-statistics-definitions.html

Data calculation/treatment

Geographical allocation is based on registration with Inland Revenue district offices, not on the customer's address. 'Corporates' offices are for customers not allocated to any specific area.

Limitations of the data

Figures for 2017 are provisional, hence they are not shown on the chart.

Data provided by

Inland Revenue

Dataset name

Tax Statistics: Active customers by geographic area 2017

Webpage:

https://www.ird.govt.nz/aboutir/external-stats/customers/act-by-geo-area/

How to find the data

At URL provided, download the Excel data for 'Active customers by geographic areas 2008 to 2017'.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Tax Statistics: Active customers by geographic area 2017

From the dataset Tax Statistics: Active customers by geographic area 2017, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Archives
  • Range: B4:R28
  • Provided: 374 data points

This data forms the table Tax - Active customers by geographical area 2001–2017.

Dataset originally released on:

November 27, 2017

Method of collection/Data provider

Tax statistics include only data collected by Inland Revenue.
Some numbers in the tables are rounded, which means the totals are not always consistent with the sums across the corresponding categories.
Tax statistics are dynamic and are continuously updated due to return filing processes. The data is correct as of the date of extraction.