There were 11 interceptions containing mosquitoes of overseas origin in 2019. 19 types of high-risk mosquito species of public health concern were caught between 2010–2019.
The domestic transport and the industrial sectors were the main consumers of energy in New Zealand in 2018.
59% of 5-year-olds and 66% of children in school-year 8 were caries-free in 2018.
As of 2019, there are three long-established exotic mosquito species in New Zealand A fourth exotic mosquito species, the Southern Saltmarsh mosquito (Aedes camptorhynchus), first discovered in New Zealand in 1998, was...
In 2018, there were 7,182 asthma-related hospitalisations (including wheeze) among children aged 0–14 years in New Zealand. The number of asthma hospitalisations increased between 2006–2018.
In 2016, 42 children aged less than a year old died from SUDI. The prevalence of SUDI deaths has declined year-on-year between 2000 and 2016.
In 2016, 362 people died from melanoma in New Zealand whilst in 2017 a further 2,550 new cases of melanoma were registered.
Barry Borman, Deborah Read and Steve Haslett are members of the 'Ministry of Health Coronavirus Statistical Advisory Group'.
We have updated the Socioeconomic deprivation profile section on our webpage. This section provides information on socioeconomic deprivation, using the New Zealand Index of Deprivation (NZDep).
Five out of 13 stations exceeded the national standard (one-hour average) for nitrogen dioxide between 2004 and 2016.