We have updated the 'Road traffic injury mortality' factsheet, here are some key facts: In 2019, there were 352 traffic-related fatalities in New Zealand.
We have updated the 'Meningococcal disease notifications for children aged 0–14 years' indicator.
We have updated our particulate matter indicators, PM10 and PM2. 5.
In 2019, there were a total of 98 hazardous substance notifications. This is a 30% decrease from 2018 (140 notifications).
Read more about Hazardous Substance Injury notifications or download the factsheet
The rate of medicated asthma has remained relatively consistent for over 10 years, from 2006/07 to 2018/19. Read more about asthma prevalence in children or download the factsheet
We've been busy updating our transport indicators over the last month.
There were 11 interceptions containing mosquitoes of overseas origin in 2019. 19 types of high-risk mosquito species of public health concern were caught between 2010–2019.
The domestic transport and the industrial sectors were the main consumers of energy in New Zealand in 2018.
Children in school-year 8 living in fluoridated areas had higher caries-free levels than their counterparts in non-fluoridated areas.