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Migration Trends and Outlook Archive

Migration Trends and Outlook 2008/09

The ‘Migration Trends and Outlook 2008/09’ report is the ninth in a series produced annually to provide information about trends in temporary and permanent migration.

This report contains an update of trends for the financial year 2008/09, including the impact of the global economic slowdown on migration trends. This information will be used by the Department to ensure future policy meets New Zealand’s needs. The report will also be of interest to academics and the wider public with an interest in migration in New Zealand.

Migration Trends and Outlook 2007/08

The Migration Trends and Outlook report is the eighth in an annual series and provides an overview of immigration trends for the 2007/08 financial year. The report is used by the Department to inform immigration policy, marketing strategies and settlement services, and is a useful resource to government departments and the wider public.

Migration Trends 2006/07

This report is the seventh in a series produced annually to provide information about trends in temporary and permanent migration to New Zealand. This report provides data for the 2006/07 financial year, with a special feature on major immigration policy changes from 1986 to the present.

Migration Trends 2005/06

Sixth in a series produced annually to provide information about trends in temporary and permanent migration to New Zealand.

Migration Trends 2004/2005 [pdf 104 pages, 623KB]

Migration Trends 2004/2005 is an annual report summarising information about people approved for temporary or permanent residence in New Zealand, including their policy categories, source countries, and characteristics.

What's new in the report? A summary is available here [pdf 17 pages, 157KB].

Migration Trends 2003/2004 [pdf 103 pages, 550KB]

Trends in Residence Approvals 2002/2003 [pdf 122 pages, 559KB]

Trends in Residence Approvals 2001/2002 [pdf 103 pages, 644KB]

Trends in Residence Approvals 2000/2001 (August 2001) [pdf 68 pages, 292KB]