## What does statistics New Zealand do?

## What does statistics New Zealand do?

Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa is New Zealand’s official data agency. We collect information from people and organisations through censuses and surveys. We use this information to publish insights and data about New Zealand, and support others to use the data.

**Is Stats NZ a reliable source?**

As New Zealand’s national statistical office, Statistics NZ has a strong reputation as a trusted supplier to the Government of social and economic statistics, with considerable expertise in data collection, management and analysis.

### What is Idi NZ?

The Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) is a large research database. It holds microdata about people and households. The data is about life events, like education, income, benefits, migration, justice, and health. It comes from government agencies, Stats NZ surveys, and non-government organisations (NGOs).

**Where is Stats NZ?**

Stats NZ has offices in Wellington, Auckland, and Christchurch.

#### What do u mean by statistics?

Statistics is the study and manipulation of data, including ways to gather, review, analyze, and draw conclusions from data. The two major areas of statistics are descriptive and inferential statistics. Statistics can be used to make better-informed business and investing decisions.

**Do I have to answer Stats NZ?**

Statistics NZ does not publicly release information that could identify individuals, households, or businesses. If an interviewer authorised by Statistics NZ asks you to provide information in relation to one of these surveys, you are obliged to respond under the Statistics Act 1975.

## What does it mean by stats?

Stats are facts which are obtained from analyzing information expressed in numbers. Stats is an abbreviation for statistics.

**When did NHI numbers start in NZ?**

What year did NHI numbers start being issued, as my patient has been overseas for some time? NHI numbers have been allocated to new born babies since 1992 and are the cornerstone of health information in New Zealand.

### What is statistics definition and example?

Statistics are defined as numerical data, and is the field of math that deals with the collection, tabulation and interpretation of numerical data. An example of statistics is a report of numbers saying how many followers of each religion there are in a particular country.

**What is statistics according to authors?**

According to Prof. “Statistics is the aggregate of facts affected to a marked extent by the multiplicity of causes, numerically expressed, enumerated or estimated according to reasonable standards of accuracy, collected in a systematic manner for a pre-determined purpose and placed in relation to each other.”

#### Is Stats NZ mandatory?

Everyone selected for a Stats NZ survey must take part, just like everyone in New Zealand on census day must take part in the census. These are legal requirements under the Statistics Act 1975. We apply this law fairly and firmly.

**Is it compulsory to take part in national statistics survey?**

Every year about half a million people help us by taking part in our studies. No-one has to take part if they do not want to, but for us to paint an accurate picture of our society, it is vital that we interview as many people as possible, from all walks of life.

## What does statistics mean in writing?

In the casual sense, a statistic is any number that describes a group of objects. There are two main categories of statistics, descriptive and inferential. Descriptive: Statistics that merely describe the group they belong to. Inferential: Statistics that are used to draw conclusions about a larger group of people.

**What does stats stand for in education?**

STAT. Student/Teacher Assistance Teams + 1 variant.

### What does NHI mean NZ?

National Health Index number

The National Health Index number (NHI number) is a unique identifier assigned to every person who uses health and disability support services in New Zealand. A person’s NHI number is stored on the National Health Index (NHI) along with that person’s demographic details.

**What does my NHI mean?**

A National Health Index number (NHI) is assigned to anyone who uses health and disability support services in New Zealand.

#### Who has given the best definition of statistics?

Boddington has defined statistics as: “The science of estimate and probabilities.”

**What is the best definition of a statistic?**

Statistic definition Statistics are defined as numerical data, and is the field of math that deals with the collection, tabulation and interpretation of numerical data. An example of statistics is a report of numbers saying how many followers of each religion there are in a particular country.

## Do I have to complete a Stats NZ survey?

Under the Statistics Act 1975, if Stats NZ has asked you to participate in a survey you are legally obliged to do so; they are empowered to prosecute you if you refuse.

**How are statistics gathered?**

There are many methods used to collect or obtain data for statistical analysis. Three of the most popular methods are: Direct Observation • Experiments, and • Surveys. A survey solicits information from people; e.g. Gallup polls; pre-election polls; marketing surveys.

### What is the simple definition of statistics?

Definition of statistics 1 : a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data. 2 : a collection of quantitative data.

**What is statistics definition and examples?**

#### Why is statistics important for educational research?

Statistics helps in the individual comparison of students differing in respect of their ages, abilities and intelligence levels. It is statistics which tells us why thus students who are similar in every other respect yet do not show similar achievement is one particular subject.