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Māori Descent – Standard Classification

"Māori descent is a key variable in meeting the demand for information on the number, distribution and characteristics of the tangata whenua. Māori descent is a flat classification with two categories – excluding residual categories."

"Māori descent is a key variable in meeting the demand for information on the number, distribution and characteristics of the tangata whenua. Māori descent is a flat classification with two categories – excluding residual categories."

Main Means of Travel to Work – Standard Classification

"Main means of travel to work is a key variable in monitoring changes in travel patterns and in planning transport services. Main means of travel to work is a flat classification with 15 categories – excluding residual categories."

"Main means of travel to work is a key variable in monitoring changes in travel patterns and in planning transport services. Main means of travel to work is a flat classification with 15 categories – excluding residual categories."

Iwi – New Zealand Standard Classification

"Statistics on the size and demographic characteristics of Iwi affiliates are needed: to allow the Crown and Iwi to monitor the performance of Treaty of Waitangi obligations; to assist in allocating resources and funds to Iwi; to assist Iwi in planning social and economic developments; to assist Waitangi Tribunal decisions on land ownership, fishing rights, etc; to assist central, regional and local government agencies planning and providing services to Iwi in areas such as housing, health, social welfare and special assistance programmes; to assist local government in the administration of

"Statistics on the size and demographic characteristics of Iwi affiliates are needed: to allow the Crown and Iwi to monitor the performance of Treaty of Waitangi obligations; to assist in allocating resources and funds to Iwi; to assist Iwi in planning social and economic developments; to assist Waitangi Tribunal decisions on land ownership, fishing rights, etc; to assist central, regional and local government agencies planning and providing services to Iwi in areas such as housing, health, social welfare and special assistance programmes; to assist local government in the administration of

Statistical Classification for Institutional Sectors

"The main purpose of classifying statistics by institutional sectors is to provide information that supports economic analysis and macroeconomic management. This is done by grouping economic units that have similar roles and which respond to economic events and interventions in a similar manner.

Income Bands - Standard Classification

"Income bands are a convenient and alternate way of collecting income information when income is not the prime focus of a survey. Bands reduce respondent burden by providing a simple way to obtain contextual information about income. Income bands are often tabulated with other variables such as age, occupation and education qualifications to provide information on the relationship between these variables and the income distribution of the population.

"Income bands are a convenient and alternate way of collecting income information when income is not the prime focus of a survey. Bands reduce respondent burden by providing a simple way to obtain contextual information about income. Income bands are often tabulated with other variables such as age, occupation and education qualifications to provide information on the relationship between these variables and the income distribution of the population.

Household Composition Standard Classification

"Household composition is a key variable for determining the demographic characteristics of a population. Household composition is a hierarchical classification with three levels. Level 1 of the classification has six categories. Level 2 of the classification has 19 categories, and level 3 has 31 categories."

"Household composition is a key variable for determining the demographic characteristics of a population. Household composition is a hierarchical classification with three levels. Level 1 of the classification has six categories. Level 2 of the classification has 19 categories, and level 3 has 31 categories."

New Zealand Framework for Cultural Statistics

"In 1993, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs approached Statistics New Zealand to discuss strategies for improving the range and quality of statistical information available on New Zealand's cultural sector. With its responsibility for collecting statistics relevant to the needs of government, business and the community, Statistics New Zealand agreed that improvement was needed. In order to define what was meant by 'cultural statistics' and to provide direction for future work, it was agreed that the first priority should be the production of a framework for cultural statistics.

Statistical Classification of Financial Assets and Liabilities

"The main purpose of classifying financial assets and liabilities is to provide consistent and relevant statistics that support economic analysis and macroeconomic management for New Zealand. As these classes have economic-based meanings, their definitions can vary from accounting and taxation definitions. Financial assets and liabilities will respond differently to fiscal and monetary policy depending on their type, and under various economic conditions.

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