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.
Cold and damp houses
Statistics on the number of households with no source of home heating.
Statistics on health conditions related to cold and damp houses: asthma, respiratory infections, bronchitis and rheumatic fever.
Statistics on the number of people living in crowded households.
Statistics on health conditions related to household crowding: bronchiolitis, pneumonia, gastroenteritis, meningococcal disease, serious skin infections, rheumatic fever.
Statistics on the number of people exposed to second-hand smoke in their home.
Statistics on health conditions related to second-hand smoke: sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, middle ear infections.