Aligning with Living Standards Framework

Aligning with the Living Standards Framework

Many of these indicators align with The Treasury’s Living Standards Framework.

Current Welbeing - Our People

Living Standards Framework Domain and Sub-domain Indicator 

 

Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand 

 


Civic engagement and governance 

  • Trust in institutions

 

  • Trust in people

Cultural identity 

  • Able to be yourself in NZ

Knowledge and skills 

  • Qualifications

  • Physical health

Housing 

  • Condition
  • Cold
  • Mould
  • Crowding

Subjective wellbeing 

  • Life satisfaction

Income and consumption 

  • Material wellbeing
  • Income sufficiency


Social connections 

  • Loneliness
  • Friend contact
  • Family contact

 

  • Discriminations

Current wellbeing - our country

Living Standards Framework Domain and Sub-domain Indicator 

 

Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand 

 


Civic engagement and governance 

  • Perceived corruption
  • Voter turnout
  • Trust in government institutions

Cultural identity  

  • Te reo Māori speakers

 

  • Ability to express identity

Environment  

  • Access to natural environment
  • Air quality
  • Perceived environmental quality
  • Water quality (swimmability)

Health  

  • Health status
  • Healthy life expectancy
  • Mental health 
  • Suicide rate

Housing 

  • Household crowding
  • Housing cost
  • Housing quality

Income and consumption  

  • Consumption
  • Disposable income
  • Financial wellbeing

Jobs and earnings  

  • Employment rate
  • Hourly earnings
  • Unemployment rate

Knowledge and skills 

  • Cognitive skills at age 15
  • Educational attainment of the adult participation (tertiary)
  • No match
  • Educational attainment of the adult participation (upper secondary)

Safety 

  • Domestic violence
  • Feeling safe
  • Intentional homicide rate
  • No match

 

  • Workplace accident rate

Social Connections 

  • Discrimination

 

  • Loneliness
  • Māori connection to marae
  • Social network support

Subjective wellbeing 

  • General life satisfaction
  • Sense of purpose in one's life

Time use 

  • Leisure and personal care
  • Paid work

Our Future

Living Standards Framework Domain and Sub-domain Indicator 

 

Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand 

 


Natural Capital 

  • Biodiversity and genetic resources
  • Climate regulation
  • Natural hazard regulation
  • Sustainable food production
  • Waste management

Natural Capital


Social Capital 

  • Trust held in others

 

  • Discrimination

 

  • Perceived corruption
  • Trust in government institutions

 

  • Sense of belonging

Human Capital 

  • Cognitive skills at age 15
  • Educational attainment of the adult population (tertiary)
  • No match
  • Educational attainment of the adult population (upper secondary)
  • Expected educational attainment
  • Life expectancy
  • No match
  • No match

 

  • Non-communicable diseases

Financial and physical capital 

  • Multi-factor productivity (MFP) growth
  • Net intangible fixed assets
  • Net international investment position
  • Total crown net worth
  • Total net fixed assets