This indicator shows the percentage of people aged 15 years and older who reported feeling lonely at least some of the time over a four week period.

Loneliness

This indicator shows the percentage of people aged 15 years and over who reported feeling lonely some, most, or all of the time in the last four weeks.

 

In 2018,

16.6%
of New Zealanders aged 15 years and over reported feeling lonely at least some of the time in the last four weeks.

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* Where a person reported more than one ethnic group, they were counted in each applicable group.

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Correction

Data for this indicator was updated on 16 July 2020 to correct for minor rounding errors. This includes the headline statistic, which was corrected from 16.5 percent to 16.6 percent.