Monetary Policy Challenge


The data provided in this section, and in the Statistics section, will help you formulate your Official Cash Rate decision and policy assessment.

Available resources

Download the data file (XLSX 84KB)
Last updated on 6 June 2018

The data release calendar shows what data is being released and when.

Data tables contain the latest outturns of some of the economic indicators you may wish to refer to when formulating your forecast.

Other key economic indicators can be found in our Statistics section:


The Bank would like to thank Statistics New Zealand for allowing us to make use of their data in the Monetary Policy Challenge. Statistics New Zealand was not involved in the conception of the Monetary Policy Challenge, nor the construction of this website.

The Bank is grateful also to the following organisations, which provided data for use in the Monetary Policy Challenge:

The ANZ Bank of New Zealand Limited

Westpac New Zealand Limited

McDermott Miller

NZ Institute of Economic Research