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Economic updates

Read current and archived economic reports for Palmerston North / Manawatū region.

Economic reporting for the region includes the Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor, the six-monthly Regional Economic Report for Manawatū–Whanganui, and Long-term Projections for Palmerston North (updated every two to three years).

Manawatū region covers the area of Palmerston North City and Manawatū District, which had an estimated population of 116,100 people in June 2016, annual employment of 56,100 jobs in February 2016 and total annual earnings (salaries, wages and self-employment income) of $3,042 million in the year to March 2015.

The brief Manawatū Monthly Economic Update is now being distributed by the Central Economic Development Agency. You can read new monthly reports or sign up to receive them by email on the ManawatuNZ website.

Current reports

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - June 2016 - (PDF - 294kb)

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (December 2016) (PDF - 2.0MB)

Core Cities Report - Palmerston North (2014) - (PDF - 2.2MB)

Core Cities Report Executive Summary - Palmerston North (2014) - (PDF - 969kb)

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North 2015 - 2043 (Executive Summary) (2016)- (PDF - 320kb)

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North 2015 - 2043 (Full Report) (2016) - (1,495kb)

Archive reports

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor

2016

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - March 2016 - (PDF - 298kb)

2015

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - December 2015 - (PDF - 289kb)

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - September 2015 - (PDF - 282kb)

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - June 2015 - (PDF - 288kb)

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - March 2015 - (PDF - 277kb)

2014

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - December 2014 - (PDF - 265kb)

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - September 2014 - (PDF - 1.6MB)

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor - June 2014 - (PDF - 1.5MB)

Regional Economic Report: Manawatū-Whanganui region

2016

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (June 2016) (PDF - 1.9MB)

2015

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (December 2015) (PDF - 1.5MB)

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (June 2015) (PDF - 2.2MB)

2014

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (December 2014)  (PDF - 2.4MB)

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (June 2014) (PDF - 2.2MB)

2013

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (December 2013) (PDF - 2.2MB)

Regional Economic Report - Manawatū-Wanganui Region (June 2013) (PDF - 2.1MB)

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North

2015

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North 2015 - 2043 (Executive Summary) (2015) - (PDF - 562kb)

2011

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North (Executive Summary) (September 2011 edition) - (PDF - 461kb)

2010

Long-term Projections for Palmerston North (Executive Summary) (2010) - (PDF 572kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Updates 2016

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - November 2016 - (PDF - 316kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - October 2016 - (PDF - 289kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - September 2016 - (PDF - 314kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - August 2016 - (PDF - 292kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - July 2016 - (PDF - 267kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - June 2016 - (PDF - 267kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - May 2016 - (PDF - 272kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - April 2016 - (PDF - 178kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - March 2016 - (PDF - 217kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - February 2016 - (PDF - 165kb)

Manawatū Monthly Economic Update - January 2016 - (PDF - 149kb)