This section provides statistics about housing and health in New Zealand.
Information about how housing and the indoor environment affects our health.
Summary of indicators about lack of home heating, household crowding, second-hand smoke, and related health effects.
The indoor environment
Statistics on the number of people living in crowded households.
Statistics on the number of people exposed to second-hand smoke in their home.
Statistics on the number of households with no source of home heating.
Health effects of the indoor environment
Statistics about asthma deaths, hospitalisations and prevalence in New Zealand.
Statistics about lower respiratory tract infection hospitalisations and deaths in New Zealand.
Statistics about sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in New Zealand.
Statistics about meningococcal disease deaths and notifications in New Zealand.
Estimates of the health burden (in deaths and DALYs) due to second-hand smoke exposure in New Zealand.