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Household Economic Survey (Income): Year ended June 2014
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  27 November 2014
Key facts

Household income: Between the two years ending 30 June 2012 and 30 June 2014, average annual household income from:

  • total regular sources of income rose – from $81,227 to $88,579 (up 9.1 percent)
  • wages and salaries rose – from $82,029 to $88,357 (up 7.7 percent)
  • New Zealand Superannuation and war pensions rose – from $22,342 to $23,654 (up 5.9 percent).

Housing costs: For the same period, average weekly:

  • total housing costs increased from $256 to $284 (up 11.1 percent)
  • mortgage payments increased from $357 to $389 (up 9.1 percent)
  • spending on property rates increased from $42 to $47 (up 12.5 percent). 

 

 

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0478
27 November 2014

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