This indicator shows the percentage of New Zealand households who reported their household income is enough or more than enough to meet their everyday needs.

Income adequacy

This indicator shows the percentage of New Zealand households that reported their household income is enough or more than enough to meet their everyday needs.

Everyday needs relate to accommodation, food, clothing and other necessities.

In 2019,

63.1%
of NZ households felt their household income was enough or more than enough to meet their everyday needs.

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Equivalised disposable income is household disposable income adjusted for household size and composition. Series (low) and series (high) refer to the lower and upper confidence limits at the 95% level.

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