Migration - Permanent & long-term migration by every country of residence and citizenship (Annual-Dec) 1979–2016

Stats NZ

Definitions

Permanent and long-term arrivals include overseas migrants who arrive in New Zealand intending to stay for a period of 12 months or more (or permanently), plus New Zealand residents returning after an absence of 12 months or more.
Permanent and long-term departures include New Zealand residents departing for an intended period of 12 months or more (or permanently), plus overseas visitors departing New Zealand after a stay of 12 months or more.
For arrival series, the country of residence is the country where a person arriving in New Zealand last lived for 12 months or more (country of last permanent residence).
For departure series, the country of residence is the country where a person departing New Zealand intends to live for the next 12 months or more (country of next permanent residence).

Limitations of the data

Actual series are counts derived from a sample of records from April 1975 to August 1997, and hence may contain sample error for these periods.

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

International Travel and Migration: Permanent & long-term migration by EVERY country of residence and citizenship (Annual-Dec) December 2016

Webpage:

http://www.stats.govt.nz/infoshare/

How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'Tourism', then 'International Travel and Migration', then 'Permanent & long-term migration by EVERY country of residence and citizenship (Annual-Dec)'. Select desired variables, then select desired export format.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: International Travel and Migration: Permanent & long-term migration by EVERY country of residence and citizenship (Annual-Dec) December 2016

From the dataset International Travel and Migration: Permanent & long-term migration by EVERY country of residence and citizenship (Annual-Dec) December 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 5-42
  • Columns: 2-2,278
  • Provided: 86,526 data points

Dataset originally released on:

January 31, 2017

About this dataset

International travel and migration statistics produced by Statistics New Zealand measure the number and characteristics of international arrivals into New Zealand, and international departures from New Zealand. This is obtained from electronic passport and flight records, along with details from arrival and departure cards for every passenger, supplied to Statistics NZ by the New Zealand Customs Service.