Prices - Change in cost of living by household group 2008 Q2–2020 Q4

Stats NZ

Definitions

All households: All private New Zealand-resident households. This is the target population for the Household Economic Survey (HES).
Beneficiary: Households where the highest-income recipient receives a benefit payment, classified as a ‘main benefit’ in the Household Economic Survey.
Equivalisation: A technique that adjusts expenditure/income information to help compare economic standard of living across households.
Expenditure (quintiles): Equivalised household expenditure. Five groups from low to high.
Income (quintiles): Equivalised household disposable income. Five groups from low to high.
Māori: Households where at least one member has reported Māori ethnicity (as one of their ethnicities).
Superannuitant: Households where the highest-income recipient received a New Zealand government pension.

For more information

http://datainfoplus.stats.govt.nz/Item/nz.govt.stats/a46a6353-947a-4062-89e7-c6faef4fece1/?_ga=2.212705428.1880314164.1549847580-321851374.1528776322

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

Household Living-cost Price Index: All groups for New Zealand, percentage change (Qtrly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec) December 2020

Webpage:

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

How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'Economic Indicators' > 'Household living-costs price Indexes - HPI' > 'HLPI All groups (Qrtly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec)'. All variables were selected to generate this dataset. Figure.NZ has calculated the quarter-on-quarter percentage changes and the year-on-year percentage changes based on the index provided by Stats NZ.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Household Living-cost Price Index: All groups for New Zealand, percentage change (Qtrly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec) December 2020

From the dataset Household Living-cost Price Index: All groups for New Zealand, percentage change (Qtrly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec) December 2020, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 5-55
  • Columns: 2-45
  • Provided: 2,072 data points

Dataset originally released on:

February 05, 2021

About this dataset

The household living-costs price index (HLPI) provides insights into the inflation experienced by 13 different household groups: beneficiaries, Māori, income quintiles (five groups), expenditure quintiles (five groups), and superannuitants. An all-households HLPI is published for comparison.

Purpose of collection

This series was created to better reflect the inflation experienced by different demographic groups, according to their respective consumption of goods and services.