Ministry of Social Development fact sheets
Benefit fact sheets
This section provides quarterly information on numbers of working-age people (aged 18-64 years) receiving main benefits.
It includes national information, as well as a range of information that breaks New Zealand down geographically.
Trends in numbers receiving a benefit are more reliably shown by comparison between the same quarter 12 months apart than by comparison between consecutive quarters.
Budget fact sheets
Fact sheets outlining changes in funding and intiatives as announced in the Government's Budgets since 2005.