Perceived group discrimination

The data in this indicator is no longer being updated.

Stats NZ is developing well-being indicators, Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand - Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa, to track New Zealand’s progress. As the well-being indicators have similar aims to the NZ Progress Indicators and NZ Social Indicators, we are reviewing the future of these existing indicators.

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Why is this important for social statistics?

We measure this because freedom from discrimination is vital to democracy. People and groups who are discriminated against may not be able to participate fully in society. Discrimination also affects mental and physical well-being.

This indicator measures the proportion of people (aged 18 years and over) who said selected groups are the targets of ‘some’ or a ‘great deal’ of discrimination.

Downloadable file:

excel icon.  Perceived group discrimination – tables (Excel, 4 sheets, 20kb)

Includes breakdowns by discriminated group in New Zealand (based on prompted and unprompted answers), as well as by discriminated group within the European Union.

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