Economic Reports and Indicators

​​Information you need to know about Hamilton.

Hamilton's Investment Prospectus

Hamilton is a city of growth, opportunity and innovation. Hamilton is a modern, innovative city, with affordable living costs and hardly any traffic jams.

Business is thriving. Hamilton’s economy is prosperous and diverse, contributing around 3.4 per cent of the national GDP. We’re home to some of New Zealand’s most innovative and export-driven companies and research institutes at  Waikato Innovation Park and beyond. Hamilton is also one of a few places in the country with a growing working age population.

Above all, Hamilton is committed to attracting the best and brightest to our city – wherever you’re from. We’re an attractive, welcoming and diverse city that celebrates achievement, creativity, innovation and lifestyle. 

Hamilton quarterly growth indicator report ​- click here to find the most up-to-date reports.

This report presents the latest summary information about Hamilton’s economy and residential housing market. It uses Hamilton City Council data and provides analysis of recent and historical trends in Hamilton’s residential consenting and development activity, and in the wider housing market. It also provides an overview of the local economy.

Latest Quarterly Economic Monitor Report by Infometrics Ltd:

Latest  Annual Report by Infometrics Ltd

The Hamilton City Economic Profile is an interactive annual report providing a comprehensive overview of the economic health of the city. To view the latest economic profile for Hamilton City click on the following link and the Profile will open in a new window. 

Demographic Information by Statistics New Zealand about Hamilton

Regional Economic Activity Report By Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Hamilton City Facts and Lifestyle

For Further Information by Hamilton City Council 

Previous Hamilton Economic Updates by Hamilton City Council


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