Agriculture - Farm Expense Price Index by industry and category 1982 Q4–2016 Q4

Stats NZ

Data calculation/treatment

Input indexes: measure changes in prices paid by producers for goods and services they use. Statistics NZ weight and price goods and services used by New Zealand producers to present an input price index for each industry. Inputs can either be domestically supplied or imported.

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Changes to data collection/processing

From 19 May 2014, Statistics NZ made all FEPI indexes available each quarter, published along with the PPI information releases.
Statistics NZ also separated some input categories at the request of users.
- Fertiliser, lime, and seeds has been split into three separate indexes.
- In dairy cattle farms, animal health and breeding has been split into two separate categories.
- In dairy cattle farms, feed, grazing, cultivation, and harvesting has been split into two categories – stock grazing; and cultivation, harvest, and purchase of animal feed.

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Stats NZ

Dataset name

Farm Expense Price Index: Expense categories (Quarterly) December 2016


How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'Industry sectors > Farm Inputs - FPI > Farm expense price index - Expense categories (Qrtly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec)'. All variables were selected to create this dataset.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Farm Expense Price Index: Expense categories (Quarterly) December 2016

From the dataset Farm Expense Price Index: Expense categories (Quarterly) December 2016, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 4-140
  • Columns: 2-177
  • Provided: 24,112 data points

Dataset originally released on:

February 20, 2017

Purpose of collection

The farm expenses price index (FEPI) tables provide information on changes in input costs for the New Zealand farming industry.