Productivity matters for wellbeing

6 July 2021

Achieving higher productivity – producing more with what we have (people, knowledge, skills, produced capital, and natural resources) – means there is more to go around.

Watch this 3-minute video by Philip Stevens, Director of Economics & Research, to understand how New Zealand’s productivity performance is at the heart of achieving higher living standards and greater wellbeing.

Understand how New Zealand's productivity performance compares to other countries and how to create a higher-performing economy that delivers sustained improvements for all.

Productivity in New Zealand 

Interested in finding out more about productivity in New Zealand? Read our publication: Productivity by the numbers.