The data provided in this section will help you formulate your Official Cash Rate decision and policy assessment.
A summary of the latest outturns of the key variables you will be forecasting. Includes some of the key economic indicators that you may wish to refer to when formulating your forecast.
Spreadsheet (350KB Excel file)
The spreadsheet contains a history of the series used in the data tables.
The data release calendar shows what data is being released and when.
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: