Reports and workforce statistics

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Workforce statistics

The Council collects data from nurses as part of the annual renewal of practising certificates. This valuable data provided by individual nurses can then be used to identify changes or trends in the nursing workforce.

Trends in the New Zealand Nursing Workforce 2012-2016 (PDF, 3 MB)

The New Zealand Nursing Workforce 2016-2017 (PDF, 440 KB)

Nursing Cohort Report 2018 (PDF, 6 MB)

The Nursing Cohort Report 2016 (PDF, 1 MB)

The Nursing Cohort Report 2014

Nursing Cohort Report 2005 2006

The Future Nurisng Workforce supply projections 2010-2035 (PDF, 684 KB)

NCNZ BERL Executive Summary (PDF, 144 KB)

NCNZ Fact Sheet (PDF, 120 KB)

Workforce statisttics Nursing 31 March 2015 (PDF, 1 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2013 (PDF, 2 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2011 (PDF, 454 KB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2010 (PDF, 389 KB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2002 (PDF, 7 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2000 (PDF, 8 MB)

Requesting further analysis of data

If you require data that is not available in the Annual Reports or Workforce Statistics publications the Council may be able to assist in some cases. Please complete the form below and email it to or for further information contact us.

Data Request form October 2016 (Word 2007, 80 KB)

Nursing Council Atlas

The Nursing Council Atlas is a tool developed to present nursing workforce data in an interactive and easily accessible way. The Atlas allows nurses, employers, workforce planners, educators and the public to access and view nursing workforce data directly.

The Atlas application is currently under development. An older edition with 2015 & 2016 data can be found here

A written navigational guide has also been developed

User guide to using Nursing Council Atlas (PDF, 163 KB)

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