Information for action
Our Environmental Health Indicators give you information and statistics on how the environment affects the health of the New Zealand populations.
Explore our Environmental Health Indicators.
Learn more about indicators and environmental health and find a current list of all our indicators. About the indicators
Suitability for swimming, access to safe drinking water, waterborne diseases and other water-related topics Water
Household crowding, second-hand smoke, cold and damp homes, health impacts Indoor environment
Motor vehicles, transport modes used, unmet GP need from lack of transport, road traffic injuries, health burden of transport Transport
Overseas infectious diseases, order health NZ, high-risk pests caught, exotic mosquitoes established Border Health
Ultraviolet (UV) levels, melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, vitamin D deficiency UV exposure
Hospitalisations, hazardous drinking, motor vehicle crashes, alcohol outlets Alcohol-related harm
Population groups more at risk from environmental hazards, Social vulnerability indicators for natural hazards and pandemics Population vulnerability
- In the last 12 months, one in nine disabled adults were unable to visit a GP as they lacked transport. 13 April 2021
- 14 interceptions containing mosquitoes of overseas origin in 2020 13 April 2021
- COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in 2020 31 March 2021
Get more regional data at Healthspace
You can explore geographic health and population data for New Zealand on our Healthspace website