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Your one-stop-shop for regional data and insights

From quarterly updates and trends for GDP, spending, population, house prices, consents, employment and more through to annual statistics and dashboard, this page is your guide to the latest facts, figures and trends for Palmerston North and Manawatū. CEDA works closely with economists at Palmerston North City Council and Manawatū District Council, to identify trends and opportunities in the local and national economy as well as across priority sectors.

Data sources include: Verisk, Data Ventures, Statistics New Zealand, Tourism New Zealand, and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to ensure we provide you with the latest information.

Manawatū Quarterly Economic Manawatū Snapshot

Combining insights and analysis from different data reports, sources and commentary from industry experts to provide an engaging regional snapshot of what is driving Manawatū’s economy.

September 2023
June 2023
March 2023

December 2022 (Check out the new-look format)
September 2022
June 2022
March 2022

December 2021
September 2021
June 2021
March 2021

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Manawatū Quarterly Economic Dashboard

Your hot off the press dashboard highlighting key trends for the June 2023 Quarter ahead of our detailed Manawatū Quarterly Economic Snapshot

View the NEW Quarterly Economic Dashboard

Manawatū Region Retail Reports

The Manawatū Region Quarterly Retail Report is produced by Palmerston North City Council and CEDA using data sourced from MarketView giving an overview of retail spend in the region.

September 2023
June 2023 
March 2023

December 2022
September 2022
June 2022
March 2022

December 2021
September 2021
June 2021

Infometrics Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor

Click on the button below to discover an interactive overview of what is driving Manawatū’s regional economy, from GDP, retail sales, consents, house prices, tourism spend and more.

View Quarterly Economic Data

For a PDF report of the Quarterly Monitor, please click the links below:
December 2022  |  September 2022  |  June 2022  |  March 2022  | December 2021  |  September 2021  |  June 2021  |  March 2021  |  December 2020  |  September 2020  |  June 2020
If you would like older versions, please contact us.

Infometrics Community Profile

Click on the button below for a wide range of population and demographic data, based on the 2013 census. Please contact us if you require more specific data, and we will be in touch.

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