Total household spending on household contents and services in New Zealand
National accounts, year ended March 1988–2020, NZD billions (nominal)
Household sector: New Zealand-resident individuals, families, whānau, hapū, and subsidiary iwi (not rūnanga iwi) in their role as final consumers and as owners of factors of production.
Final consumption expenditure (FCE): the sum of household spending on consumer goods and services.
Total FCE = Non-durable goods + Durable goods + Services + Imports of low value goods purchased directly by households.
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Limitations of the data
Figures for the year ended March 2020 are provisional. Revisions to the March 2020 estimates next year will result from inclusion of detailed results from the 2020 annual enterprise survey, and more up-to-date information becoming available.
Money spent overseas by New Zealand households is excluded. Expenditure by non-residents in New Zealand is also excluded.
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National Accounts (Income and Expenditure): Household consumption expenditure, Year Ended March 2020
How to find the data
At URL provided, download the 'National accounts (income and expenditure): Year ended March 2020 – CSV' – zipped file and open 'na-nov2020-hce-csv' file.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset National Accounts (Income and Expenditure): Household consumption expenditure, Year Ended March 2020, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 2-571
- Column: 3
- Provided: 549 data points
This data forms the table National Accounts - Household consumption expenditure by item type 1988–2020.
Dataset originally released on:
November 20, 2020
About this dataset
This release is part of the suite of national accounts statistics that reflect the New Zealand economy. It provides production, income and outlay, and capital accounts for the nation and the six sectors of the economy: producer enterprises, financial intermediaries, government, non-profit institutions serving households, households, and the rest of the world.