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Economic Insights

Explore our Live Economic Data

ChristchurchNZ is an authoritative city voice for economic development, insight, and analysis.

Through regular publications and live monitoring of the Christchurch and Canterbury economy, ChristchurchNZ provides guidance and direction to ensure sustained prosperity for those that call this place home.

See below for interactive economic data, as well as links to our regular reports and research.

Latest Economics Updates

Canterbury Economic Activity Index

The Index compares Canterbury’s economic indicators to national performance, helping inform the socio-economic recovery plan for the city. Read more.

Quarterly Reporting

Market View Data

Economic Research

Perceptions Research

ChristchurchNZ has identified perception as an important area of work and in May 2019 began regular research into the perception of Ōtautahi Christchurch among our residents and other Kiwis.

ChristchurchNZ Central City Economic Update 2019

Tourism Research

Visitor Perceptions of Sustainability

Visitor perceptions of sustainability in New Zealand and the Canterbury region.

Airbnb Final Report

The University of Canterbury and ChristchurchNZ jointly investigated the Canterbury Airbnb sector. ChristchurchNZ undertook a quantitative analysis of Airbnb and formal accommodation sector while the University of Canterbury interviewed a range of stakeholders to understand the perceptions of the Airbnb sector and its impact on the formal accommodation sector.

Visitor Trends May 2020

Presentation highlighting the latest visitor arrivals, guest nights, accommodation types and spend.

Tourism Factbook 2020

The Tourism Factbook has been designed to give a sleek overview of tourism movements and spending at different levels of the economy, giving a comparison point for city and region, with highlight summaries of the strengths of each. 

Get In Touch

Media Enquiries

Please contact the following below email address for all media enquiries, or contact our economics team directly.

Media Enquiries
Peter Fieger
Senior Economist, ChristchurchNZ