Written By: - Date published: 10:25 am, May 22nd, 2017 - 31 comments
Peter Ellis from Peter’s Stats Stuff
Written By: - Date published: 1:23 pm, March 1st, 2015 - 85 comments
Now that I can no longer call myself young, the old adage that younger people simply lack concentration does appear to me to be correct. I look to the numbers on The Standard to see if there is a correlation and if I can argue a causation based on age. Are the younger readers without concentration, or are they just busy…
Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, August 16th, 2013 - 4 comments
Percent of Auckland City Mission food recipients who are working: 25%
Written By: - Date published: 10:58 am, August 14th, 2013 - 46 comments
World incarceration rate: ~130 per 100,000
NZ incarceration rate: 197 per 100,000
Written By: - Date published: 9:48 am, February 8th, 2013 - 5 comments
So the Nats have lost 30,000 jobs in the last year. But it’s not their fault right? If we can’t blame the global economy, it must be the stats! And to be fair since this government came in the Household Labour Survey has jumped about a bit – between bad and horrendous.
Written By: - Date published: 12:05 pm, July 22nd, 2011 - 88 comments
Under the last Labour-led government the GDP per capita rose 15.6%. Under John Key’s National, it has fallen 1.9%. ‘Ah but Labour was just lucky and Key has just been unlucky’, say the righties. The data, however, shows conclusively which party has the best record on growth.
Written By: - Date published: 1:00 pm, October 8th, 2010 - 4 comments
This government doesn’t seem to have the human touch. It fails to see the personal, just the numbers. So it’s sending 3 New Zealand children to live as ‘untouchables’ in an Indian slum, without the limited access to schools or hospitals that even the locals have – as they won’t (and can’t) be Indian citizens.