Wealth thresholds: new data

Today we are releasing the second tranche of our wealth inequality data in conjunction with Statistics New Zealand. The data, available at this link, give details of wealth inequality thresholds – that is, the boundaries between wealth deciles (and in some cases percentiles) by both individual and household. Other tabs in the same spreadsheet provides details about the overall make up of wealth by asset class.

DISCLAIMER: The results in these tables are not official statistics, but have been created for research purposes from the integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) managed by Statistics New Zealand. The opinions, findings, recommendations and conclusions expressed in this table are those of the authors not Statistics NZ. Access to the anonymised data used in this study was provided by Statistics NZ in accordance with security and confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act 1975. Only people authorised by the Statistics Act 1975 are allowed to see data about a particular person, household, business or organisation and the results in this table have been confidentialised to protect these groups from identification. Careful consideration has been given to the privacy, security and confidentiality issues associated with using administrative and survey data in the IDI. Further detail can be found in the Privacy impact assessment for the Integrated Data Infrastructure.

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