Electronic card retail spending in Manawatū continues its rise to the year ending December 2022, up 7.5% compared with 10.3% for the rest of New Zealand.
For the December 2022 Quarter, total electronic card spending in the region was $482 million, a 3.5% increase from the December 2021 quarter. Comparatively, total retail spending in New Zealand was $20,505 million.
The breakdown for our regional electronic spending is as follows:
- Palmerston North city – $406 million (3.2% increase from the Dec 2021 quarter)
- Manawatū district – $76 million (4.6% increase from the Dec 2021 quarter)
To learn what’s influenced these figures, our greatest sectors of spend, the impact of inflation and global events on fuel prices, check out the latest retail report for Manawatū below.