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 Rail passsenger service prices have risen more quickly than road passenger or sea passenger prices.


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Core dashboard information


Consumers price indices for road passenger transport services, rail passenger transport services, and sea passenger transport services (June 2017 Quarter = 1000).

For a discussion of the definition of these categories, see http://archive.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/economic_indicators/CPI_inflation/passenger-transport-services.aspx. Note that each of these categories include more than just local public transport services. Road passenger transport services also include long distance bus fares (excluding coach tours), taxi fares,  shuttle fares, and car hire charges. Rail passenger transport services also include long-distance train fares. Sea passenger services also include long distance ferry passenger and passenger vehicle fares.  

Nature of data

Primary source Stats NZ Infoshare - CPI013AA
Custodian of data Stats NZ


Data can be found by clicking the 'Browse' tab, then selecting Economic Indicators->Consumers Price Index-> CPI Level 3 Classes for New Zealand (Qrtly-Mar/Jun/Sep/Dec), then choosing “Rail passenger transport", "Road passenger transport", and "Sea passenger transport" on the  menu of NZHEC classes.

Frequency Quarterly
Disaggregation National
Quality of the data


Next Update March, June, September, and December for each year