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Business finance

Business finance statistics include information about how much New Zealand businesses earn and spend. Find out about income, expenditure, and balance sheets for industry groups.

Information releases

Explore our latest business finance statistics.

Annual Enterprise Survey 
Statistics on the financial performance and position of businesses operating in New Zealand, covering most areas of economic activity. 

Business Finance Survey (published 2004)
One-off release of statistics on the capital structure of businesses in New Zealand, the sources of finance they use, and their recent financing experiences. 


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Annual Enterprise Survey tables 
Downloadable Excel tables with detailed annual data on the finances of New Zealand businesses, by all 16 broad industries and 88 specific industry groups. 

Reports and articles

Explore information we’ve gathered from research and analysis.

Examining the Annual Enterprise Survey by institutional sector 2004–2006 (published 2008)
Report presenting a statistical picture of the financial performance and position of institutional sectors in the New Zealand economy. 

Business finance in New Zealand 2004 (published 2005)
Report outlining the finance experiences and financial positions of New Zealand firms.  

Information about data

Get technical information such as classifications used, survey design, and a glossary of statistical terms.

Information about the Annual Enterprise Survey
Details about how and why we run the survey and how we produce statistics from the information we gather.