Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar

The Tier 1 Release Calendar below sets out the Ministry Tier 1 statistics due to be published within the next 6 months.

What are Tier 1 statistics?

Tier 1 statistics are the most important official statistics, essential to understand how well New Zealand is performing, as they measure the performance and progress of the economy, society and the environment.

All agencies producing Tier 1 statistics are required to comply with the Principles and Protocols for Producers of Tier 1 Statistics.

More information on Tier 1 statistics is available at statisphere.govt.

Previous releases:


Tier 1 indicator Data source Publication date Publication Frequency
2017 Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar - next 6 months
Cancer: New registrations 2015 New Zealand Cancer Registry 14 December 2017 Cancer: New registrations 2015 online tables Yearly
Causes of death: 2015 (provisional) New Zealand Mortality Collection 21 December 2017 Mortality 2015 online tables (provisional) Yearly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 1 January 2018 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly
Immunisation coverage: quarter two 2017/18 National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 February 2018 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Notifiable Diseases National surveillance system (EpiSurv) 27 February 2018 2017 Annual Notifiable Disease Tables Yearly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 1 April 2018 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly
Tier 1 indicator Data source Publication date Publication Frequency
2017 Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar - released statistics
Current smoking: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Obesity: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Self-rated health status: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Mental health status: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Current drinker: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Hazardous drinker: 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Unmet need for GP due to cost New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Unfilled prescription due to cost New Zealand Health Survey 16 November 2017 Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey Yearly
Immunisation coverage: quarter one 2017/18 National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 November 2017 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Infant mortality: 2014 New Zealand Mortality Collection 31 October 2017 Fetal and infant deaths 2014 Yearly
Hospital Discharges Publicly funded National Minimum Dataset 27 October 2017 Publicly funded hospital discharges 2014/15 Yearly
Hospital Discharges Privately funded National Minimum Dataset 27 October 2017 Privately funded hospital discharges 2014/15 Yearly
Causes of death: 2014 (final) New Zealand Mortality Collection 26 October 2017 Mortality 2014 data tables Yearly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment 15 October 2017 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly
Immunisation coverage: quarter four 2016/17 National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 August 2017 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment 17 July 2017 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly
Infant mortality: 2013 New Zealand Mortality Collection 30 June 2017 Fetal and infant deaths 2013 Yearly
Immunisation coverage: quarter three 2016/17 National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 May 2017 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 April 2017 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 January 2017 PHO Enrolment Demographics Quarterly

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