The Living Standards Framework Dashboard

The Living Standards Framework (LSF) Dashboard provides indicators that measure the concepts in the LSF.

Click on a part of the LSF to access the relevant indicators:

Diagram of The Treasury's Living Standards Framework

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Multidimensional wellbeing

This page compares the current wellbeing of different population groups, for each of the LSF domains. We have categorised people as having low, medium or high wellbeing for each domain, which then allows us to compare levels of wellbeing between population groups.

Each chart compares the selected population group (for example, females) with the rest of the New Zealand population aged 15 and over.

Spider plots can be chosen to show the likelihoods of high wellbeing or low wellbeing in the “User input” panel.

  • When low wellbeing is selected, the yellow points show the likelihood of the selected population group having low wellbeing, and the black points show the likelihood of the rest of the population having low wellbeing. Where a yellow point sits farther from the centre of the plot than the corresponding black point, the selected population group is more likely than the rest of the population to have low wellbeing for that domain.

  • When high wellbeing is selected, the blue points show the likelihood of the selected population group having high wellbeing, and the black points show the likelihood of the rest of the population having high wellbeing. Where a blue point sits farther from the centre of the plot than the corresponding black point, the selected population group is more likely than the rest of the population to have high wellbeing for that domain.

For more information, click on the “How to read a spider plot” button.

You can use the “Type of plot” menu to see the same results presented as bar charts. In the bar charts, a yellow bar to the right means the selected group is more likely than the rest of the population to have low wellbeing for that domain. A blue bar to the right means they are more likely to have high wellbeing.

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Relationships between LSF domains

This page shows the strength of the relationships between people's wellbeing in different LSF domains. How often do people who have low (or high) wellbeing in one domain also have low (or high) wellbeing in another domain?

The heat map shows the relationships for low (or high) wellbeing.

Stronger relationships between wellbeing domains are represented by darker colours and larger numbers.

For more information, click on the “How to read a heat map” button.

Clicking on a square in the heat map generates a new plot showing the detail of the relationship between the relevant two domains.

Data and definitions

This section outlines how we have defined low, medium and high wellbeing on each LSF domain for the analysis of wellbeing across the domains. It also shows how many New Zealanders have low, medium and high wellbeing according to these definitions.

We define low, medium and high wellbeing on each domain according to responses to questions asked in the New Zealand General Social Survey (GSS). The GSS is run by Statistics New Zealand every two years, surveying around 8,000 New Zealanders aged 15 and over. The survey includes questions about many important aspects of a person's life. This analysis uses the 2014, 2016 and 2018 GSS data. Due to COVID-related delays, GSS 2020 data is not yet available.

A key purpose of this analysis is to explore relationships between domains, by generating measures of wellbeing across the LSF domains from a single data source and therefore the same representative sample of people. We tried to create meaningful definitions of low, medium and high wellbeing in each domain, while recognising that we are limited by the questions asked in the GSS.

These measures also enable comparisons between population groups for each LSF domain. For example, how does the proportion of New Zealanders who have high wellbeing for health vary by ethnicity or age?

The measures are not designed for direct comparisons between domains. It is generally not useful to compare the proportion of people with high or low wellbeing between two different domains. For example, that the proportion of New Zealanders with high wellbeing in housing is larger than the proportion with high wellbeing in health, according to our definitions, should not be taken to mean New Zealanders have better housing than health.

This analysis includes measures for nine out of the 12 LSF domains. No measures are currently included for the work, care and volunteering, environmental amenity or leisure and play domains, either because the GSS surveys do not collect this information or because more development of the measures is required.

Children aged 14 and under are not currently directly represented in this analysis as the GSS does not survey children, and there are no alternative comprehensive sources of wellbeing data for New Zealand children.

Domain definitions

The table below shows how wellbeing is defined for each domain and sub-domain.

When a domain has more than one sub-domain:

  • a person has low wellbeing in that domain if they have low wellbeing for any of the sub-domains, and
  • a person has high wellbeing in that domain if they have high wellbeing for all of the sub-domains.

In the case of the safety domain, a person has low wellbeing if they have low wellbeing for more than one of the sub-domains.


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Introduction to Our Individual and Collective Wellbeing


Our Individual and Collective Wellbeing captures the resources and aspects of our lives that have been identified by research or public engagement as important for our wellbeing as individuals, families, whānau and communities.

This section of the LSF Dashboard provides indicators for each of the 12 wellbeing domains, a way to look at a group’s wellbeing across multiple domains, and explores the relationships between the wellbeing domains.

Data for these indicators come from a variety of sources including Statistics New Zealand, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Ministry of Education, the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice.

Use the sidebar menu to navigate between pages.

Indicator overview

Table of trends in wellbeing indicators.

The indicator overview page displays the range of indicators for each of the domains of wellbeing and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

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Domain indicator overview
Table of trends in wellbeing indicators.

The domain indicator overview displays simple trendlines for the range of indicators included in the relevant domain, summarising how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator in the domain.

New Zealand sub-group comparison
Population subgroup line graph.

The New Zealand sub-group comparison shows how groups within the New Zealand population (age, ethnicity, sex, family type, region, disability) compare with each other, and with New Zealand as a whole, for each indicator where data are available.

New Zealand distribution
New Zealand distribution stacked column chart.

The New Zealand distribution section shows how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.

International comparison (OECD)
OECD comparison boxplot.

The international comparison section shows how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD, where internationally comparable data are available.


Wellbeing across the domains

The LSF Dashboard provides an analysis of New Zealanders’ wellbeing across the LSF domains. This analysis is informed by a single data source: the New Zealand General Social Survey (GSS). The GSS provides a way to look at a person’s wellbeing across multiple domains and to explore the relationships between the LSF domains.

For each LSF domain, we have used relevant GSS questions to categorise each person as having low, medium or high wellbeing for that domain. This means that, for each person in the 2014, 2016 and 2018 surveys, we have measures of their wellbeing across the LSF domains. The data and definitions page outlines how we have done this, and shows how many New Zealanders have low, medium and high wellbeing for each domain according to these definitions.

For more information about the data and measures used, and for more detailed analysis, see Treasury Analytical Paper 18/04, Our People - Multidimensional Wellbeing in New Zealand.

Disclaimer: Access to the data used for the analysis of wellbeing across the domains was provided by Statistics New Zealand under conditions designed to give effect to the security and confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act 1975. The results presented in this study are the work of the Treasury, not Statistics New Zealand.


Multidimensional wellbeing
Population comparison spider chart.

The multidimensional wellbeing page compares the current wellbeing of different population groups, across the LSF domains, by looking at how many people have high or low wellbeing.

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Relationships between LSF domains
Domain comparison heatmap.

The relationships between LSF domains page explores how often people with low or high wellbeing in one domain also have low or high wellbeing in other domains.

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Data and definitions
Domain stacked bar chart.

The data and definitions page outlines how low, medium and high wellbeing are defined for each domain from the GSS data, and shows how many New Zealanders have low, medium and high wellbeing for each domain according to these definitions.

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Indicator overview

This page displays the range of indicators for each of the domains of wellbeing and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

If you would like to see more detail of the data, click on the graphs or check out the relevant domain page.

Cultural capability and belonging

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the cultural capability and belonging domain as people having the language, knowledge, connection and sense of belonging necessary to participate fully in one’s culture or cultures, and helping others grow their cultural capability and feel a sense of belonging.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Engagement and voice

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the engagement and voice domain as how people are participating in democratic debate and governance at a national, regional or local level, such as through membership of a charitable society, political party or school board.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Environmental amenity

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the environmental amenity domain as people having access to and benefiting from a quality natural and built environment, including clean air and water, green space, forests and parks, wild fish and game stocks, recreational facilities and transport networks.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Family and friends

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the family and friends domain as people loving and supporting close friends, family and community members, and being loved and supported in turn.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Health

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the health domain as people being in good mental and physical health and exhibiting health-related behaviours and lifestyles that reduce morbidity and mortality such as eating well and keeping healthy.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Housing

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the housing domain as people having a place to call home that is healthy, suitable, affordable and stable.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Income, consumption and wealth

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the income, consumption and wealth domain as people using income or in-kind transfers to meet today’s needs and save for future needs, as well as being protected from future shocks by adequate wealth, private insurance and public insurance (the social safety net).

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Knowledge and skills

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the knowledge and skills domain as people having knowledge and skills appropriate to one’s life stage and continuing to learn through formal and informal channels.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Leisure and play

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the leisure and play domain as people using free time to rest, recharge, and engage in personal or shared pursuits.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Safety

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the safety domain as people being safe from harm and the fear of harm and keeping oneself and others safe from harm.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Subjective wellbeing

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the subjective wellbeing domain as people being satisfied with one’s life overall, having a sense of meaning and purpose, feeling positive emotions, such as happiness and contentment, and not feeling negative emotions.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Work, care and volunteering

Overview

The Living Standards Framework defines the work, care and volunteering domain as how people are directly or indirectly producing goods and services for the benefit of others, with or without compensation.

The table below displays a quick overview of the indicators in this domain at a national level. Scroll down to see more detailed data in the sections:

  • New Zealand sub-group comparison
  • New Zealand distribution, and
  • international comparison

New Zealand sub-group comparison

User input

The charts in this section look at how different population groups are doing compared to each other and New Zealand as a whole. Values of different groups are only shown where there are data.

Choose the population group you are interested in from the drop-down box to see all the available indicators for this domain. You can add and remove lines from the plot by clicking on its name in the plot legend.

New Zealand distribution

The charts in this section look at how the outcomes of New Zealanders are distributed across the relevant indicator.



International comparison

User input

Ranked dot plot only shows the latest year for which we have data for both NZ and the OECD

The charts in this section look at how New Zealand compares to other countries in the OECD.

Choose a box and whisker graph if you want to see a summary of where New Zealand sits compared to the OECD median and quartiles.

Choose a ranked dot plot if you want to see the values for all the OECD countries.



Introduction to Our Institutions and Governance


Our Institutions and Governance captures the role our institutions play in safeguarding and building our wealth, as well as facilitating the wellbeing of individuals and collectives.

This section of the LSF Dashboard provides indicators around the health of each of the six spheres of the Our Institutions and Governance level of the LSF.

Data for these indicators come from a variety of sources including Statistics New Zealand, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Ministry of Education, the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice.

Use the sidebar menu to navigate to the indicator overview page and to each sphere.

Indicator overview

Table of trends in institution indicators.

The indicator overview page displays the range of indicators for each of the spheres of Our Institutions and Governance and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

Explore the indicator overview

Spheres

Indicator overview

This page displays the range of indicators for each of the spheres of Our Institutions and Governance and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

If you would like to see more detail of the data, click on the graphs or check out the relevant sphere page.


Central and local government

The Living Standards Framework defines the central and local government sphere as the legislature, executive and judiciary, as well as entities constituted under the Public Service Act 2020, Crown Entities Act 2004, State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986, and the Local Government Act 2002.


Indicators

Civil society

The Living Standards Framework defines the civil society sphere as non-profit entities such as charitable trusts, professional associations and unions, political parties, clubs and religious bodies.


Indicators

Families and households

The Living Standards Framework defines the families and households sphere as people who either live together or identify as family. These are generally groups who care for, nurture and support one another, and manage shared resources at a personal or household level.


Indicators

Firms and markets

The Living Standards Framework defines the firms and markets sphere as for-profit entities and the various markets they are involved in, such as product markets, capital markets, the housing market and the labour market.


Indicators

International connections

The Living Standards Framework defines the international connections sphere as foreign governments, firms and other organisations with whom we trade and co-operate to achieve shared goals or compete when our interests are not aligned.


Indicators

Whānau, hapū and iwi

The Living Standards Framework defines the whānau, hapū and iwi sphere as tangata whenua groups connected by whakapapa. Iwi and hapū usually refer to extended kinship groups with a distinct territory. Whānau often means an extended family and in modern usage can include nonkin friends and associates.


Indicators

Introduction to The Wealth of Aotearoa New Zealand


The Wealth of Aotearoa New Zealand captures how wealthy we are in aggregate as a country, including sources of wealth not fully captured in the system of national accounts, such as human capability and the natural environment.

It provides indicators for each of the four aspects of wealth.

Data for these indicators come from a variety of sources including Statistics New Zealand, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Ministry of Education, the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice.

Use the sidebar menu to navigate to the indicator overview page and to each aspect of wealth.

Indicator overview

Table of trends in wealth indicators.

The indicator overview page displays the range of indicators for each aspect of wealth and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

Explore the indicator overview

Aspects of our wealth

An example of a graph in the aspects of our wealth.

The Wealth of Aotearoa New Zealand also includes a page for each aspect of wealth, which each show relevant indicators in more detail:

Indicator overview

This page displays the range of indicators for each of the aspects of wealth and summarises how New Zealand is doing over time in each indicator.

If you would like to see more detail of the data, click on the graphs or check out the relevant page.


Financial and physical capital

The Living Standards Framework defines financial and physical capital in three main subcategories:

  • tangible, human-made assets such as buildings, machinery and infrastructure, including physical taonga, such as marae
  • knowledge-based property assets such as research and development, software and databases, and arts and literature, and
  • financial assets minus liabilities, including currency, bank deposits, loans and equity.

Indicators

Human capability

The Living Standards Framework defines human capability as people's knowledge, physical and mental health, including cultural capability.


Indicators

Natural environment

The Living Standards Framework defines the natural environment aspect of wealth as all aspects of the natural environment needed to support life and human activity, valued for spiritual, cultural and economic reasons.


Indicators

Social cohesion

The Living Standards Framework defines social cohesion as the willingness of diverse individuals and groups to trust and co-operate with each other in the interests of all, supported by shared intercultural norms and values.


Indicators

Download data


You can download the data that underpins the charts in the LSF Dashboard here.

Explore further

The LSF Dashboard is not intended to be a comprehensive database of wellbeing indicators. Rather, it provides the indicators that the Treasury believes are most important to understand progress in wellbeing in New Zealand and to inform the Treasury's policy advice on cross-government wellbeing priorities. There are many other dashboards, databases and reports that provide a different set of indicators and analysis. In particular, the LSF Dashboard complements Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa (Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand), which contains an overlapping set of wellbeing indicators. The LSF Dashboard also draws heavily on the OECD’s How’s Life? Survey, which contains international comparisons of wellbeing indicators.

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This Site generates persistent session cookies for the purpose of monitoring Site usage. The cookies do not collect personal information. You can disable them or clear them out of the web browser you are using to view this Site without affecting your ability to use the Site.


Records and disclosure statement

10. Public Records, Official Information and Parliament

Your emails and contributions to the Site may constitute public records and be retained to the extent required by the Public Records Act 2005. The Treasury may also be required to disclose those materials under the Official Information Act 1982 or to a Parliamentary Select Committee or Parliament in response to a Parliamentary Question.


Rights of access and correction

11. Your rights

Under the Privacy Act 2020, you have the right to access and to request correction of any of your personal information provided to the Treasury in connection with your use of this Site. If you would like to see the personal information relating to you that the Treasury has stored, or to change such personal information, or if you have any concerns regarding your privacy, please contact us at the address set out below. The Treasury may require proof of your identity before being able to provide you with any personal information.


Privacy Officer

The Treasury

PO Box 3724

Wellington 6140

Email: privacy@treasury.govt.nz

Tel: +64 4 472 2733

Fax: +64 4 473 0982


12. Privacy Commissioner

If you are not satisfied with our response to any privacy-related concern you may have, you can contact the Privacy Commissioner:


Office of the Privacy Commissioner

PO Box 10–094

Wellington, New Zealand

Tel: +64 4 474 7590

Enquiries Line (from Auckland): 302 8655

Enquiries Line (from outside Auckland): 0800 803 909

Fax: +64 4 474 7595

Email: enquiries@privacy.org.nz