Our Environmental Health Indicators give you information and statistics on how the environment affects the health of New Zealanders. Our team is part of the Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, and offers research, training and consultancy services.
Monitoring New Zealand’s Environmental Health
- The New Zealand vehicle fleet is getting increasingly older
In 2015, the average age of the light private fleet was 14.3 years. Buses and trucks were the oldest types of vehicles, with an average age of over 17 years.
- Number of motor vehicles is steadily increasing
In 2015, there were almost 3.9 million motor vehicles in New Zealand - the highest number ever.
- New Zealand's total energy consumption increased slightly in 2015
Our latest factsheets show that energy consumption only increased by 0.7 percent in New Zealand in 2015. Oil continues to be our most common type of energy consumed. Download the following factsheets to find out more:
Get more regional data at CPHROnline
You can explore geographic health and population data for New Zealand on our CPHROnline website.