This section provides data and statistics about air quality and health in New Zealand. Find out about sources of air pollution, levels of air pollution, and human health effects.
Information about air quality and how it can affect health.
Summary of the latest indicators for air quality and health: wood and coal fires, motor vehicles, air pollution levels, and health effects.
Sources of air pollution
Statistics on the numbers of households using wood and coal fires for home heating in New Zealand.
Statistics on motor vehicle numbers and average ages of vehicles in New Zealand.
Air pollution levels
Monitoring data on particulate matter (PM10) levels in New Zealand.
Monitoring data for nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide, at selected New Zealand sites.
Human health effects
Summary of the health effects of air pollution in New Zealand, including burden of disease estimates.