COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

All of New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 1. Our service centres are open and if we need to meet with you in person, we'll make an appointment with you. We'll also continue to help over the phone and online.

Information is available for people affected by COVID-19, including individuals, employers and community providers.

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What's new

07 May 2021

New weekly data for the week ending 30 April 2021 is now available.

27 April 2021

The latest statistics on Student Loan, Student Allowance, and other support available is now available.

16 April 2021

Our new Social Development Data application provides an interactive view of the Ministry’s monthly data releases.

16 April 2021

New monthly data is now available.

16 April 2021

New weekly data is now available.

15 April 2021

The Benefit Fact Sheets provide quarterly data about the benefit system, including a wide range of splits on demographics and regions.

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