The research and statistics section of our website provides information about the number of road deaths and crash statistics, transport monitoring indicators, travel and road safety surveys, and the vehicle fleet. It also provides links to other transport and environmental research.

Transport Domain Plan July 2016

The Transport Domain Plan identifies what data is important to achieve better transport outcomes for New Zealand.

Crash facts

Contains fact sheets outlining useful statistical information on road safety issues, drawn from yearly motor vehicle crash data.

Vehicle fleet

Information about New Zealand's vehicles, including cars, commercial vans and trucks, buses, motor caravans, motorcycles and mopeds.

Other transport research

Information on transport and environmental research, including economic impacts, transport costs and charges and road use patterns.

Road crash statistics

Includes crash fact sheets, monthly and annual overviews of crash statistics, rail level crossing statistics, and the social cost of road crashes.

Road safety surveys

Includes surveys on speed, seatbelt use, and public attitudes to road safety.

Road deaths

Includes the information on the number of road deaths daily, quarterly, historically and over holiday periods.

Transport indicators

Transport indicators grouped by subject, and includes national and regional trends, tables and graphs.

Travel survey

The New Zealand Household Travel Survey provides information about how people travel, where they go, when and why and how risky it is.

Transport Research Strategy 2016-2020

The Transport Research Strategy gives clear guidance on the direction for transport research and outlines how the diverse research community can collaborate into the future.

New Zealand Transport Outlook

The New Zealand Transport Outlook Current State report was launched by the Associate Minister of Transport in June 2017.  The report summarises the New Zealand transport system and provides key facts.

Transport Knowledge Hub

The Transport Knowledge Hubs are groups within the transport research community that exist to broaden research, evidence, analytical and modelling knowledge and capability.

Livestock Movement Data

Provides monthly data on movements of cattle and deer by origin territorial authority/region and destination territorial authority/region.