Monitoring and Statistics

​​​Residents Survey

Quality of Life in New Zealand's Largest Cities

This project is undertaken by city councils in the largest cities of New Zealand. It presents a picture of the quality of life in the largest metropolitan centres which are home to just under half the New Zealand population.

For more information visit the Quality of Life Project.

Each year Hamilton City Council undertakes a quarterly survey of the city's residents. The Residents Survey provides Council with information on the use of and satisfaction with Council provided facilities and services, overall attitudes, and community needs and priorities. 

Residents' Feedback: Key Performance Measures, 2015
Note: This survey focused solely on obtaining performance measure information required for Hamilton City Council’s 2014/15 Annual Report.

​Residents' Feedback: Key Performance Measures, August 2014
Note: This survey focused solely on obtaining performance measure information required for Hamilton City Council’s 2013/14 Annual Report.

Residents Survey June 2013 

Copies of previous Residents Surveys can be accessed on the archived Residents Survey Reports page, or alternatively email the Strategy and Research Unit of Hamilton City Council.

Hamilton Economic Update

To access a number of reports and indicators about the economic profile and health of the city see Council's Economic Development pages.

Quick Stats about Hamilton (2013 Census)

Quick Stats is a resource document that contains information about the make-up of a city. It is a snapshot in time. This profile of Hamilton focuses on the make-up of the city and is taken from the 2013 Census.

For more information check out the Quick Statistics about Hamilton 2013 Document (PDF, 170KB) or visit Statistics New Zealand

Fitch Ratings - Credit Analysis of Hamilton City Council

To find out more information on the Fitch Rating for Hamilton City Council check out the current report:
   Fitch Credit Rating Report for Hamilton City Council - June 2013 (PDF, 413KB)

Previous reports can also be accessed below:
   Fitch Credit Rating Report for Hamilton City Council - June 2012 (PDF, 3.92MB)
   Fitch Credit Rating Report for Hamilton City Council - June 2011 (PDF, 328KB)
   Fitch Credit Rating Report for Hamilton City Council - June 2010
   Fitch Credit Rating Report for Hamilton City Council - September 2009

Community Outcomes Progress Report

Council is required to report every three years on progress made towards Hamilton's Community Outcomes. 

The 2009 report (PDF, 1.28MB) presents information on the various indicators of Hamilton's Community Outcomes. Trends are highlighted where possible and general conclusions are made about the progress towards the outcomes.

The report's purpose is to help inform decision-makers about community needs in Hamilton, to promote better co-ordination and application of community resources.

The intention is to help guide Hamilton communities along the journey towards more sustainable development.

   Community Outcomes Progress Indicators Report 2009 - Executive Summary (PDF, 453KB)​

Quarterly Regional Labour Market update

The Quarterly Regional Labour Market reports summarise unemployment data from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in association with the most up-to-date Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) results and the Job Vacancy Monitor (JVM).

For more information visit the Department of Labour

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