This website can be viewed in English or te reo Māori.
For the 2023 Census, we are preparing information in a range of other languages.
About the census
The census is run every five years and benefits everyone
Why the census matters
Hear the stories of communities around Aotearoa who benefit from the kind of data that is gathered in the census.
Our processes and policies keep your information safe
Laws and standards keep your data safe.
We understand the value of the information you share with us, and we are committed to high standards of privacy, security, and confidentiality at all times to keep it safe: