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Commissioned report

Wellbeing during the first year of COVID-19: An analysis of the wellbeing supplement to the New Zealand Household labour force survey

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Thursday, 24 November 2022
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This report authored by staff at the Social Wellbeing Agency is background for Te Tai Waiora: Wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022. It is being published here temporarily by the Treasury until the Social Wellbeing Agency makes it available on its own website. The supplemental material will also be published by the Social Wellbeing Agency.

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This report was produced by the Social Wellbeing Agency Toi Hau Tāngata and uses data from Stats NZ surveys of the New Zealand population from May 2020 to April 2021. The report focuses on how wellbeing changed in the immediate, short-term and medium-term over the first year of COVID-19. It tracks outcomes for all New Zealanders, as well as key groups that include parents, especially sole parents; disabled people; younger (18-39) and older (65+) people; Māori; Pacific people; and people living in Auckland.

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Thursday, 24 November 2022