The Families Commission’s latest publication New Zealand Families Today: A brief demographic profileprovides a broad overview of the make-up of New Zealand families in 2011 which identifies trends over the past few decades.
Compiled by Dr Jeremy Robertson, the Commission’s Chief Research Analyst, it was launched at the Commission’s first lunchtime seminar in early August.
This brief demographic profile presents a broad overview of the make-up of the New Zealand family in 2011 and identifies trends over the past few decades.
The aim is to make available to the general public the latest information on New Zealand families, and in doing so, make them better informed of the diversity of family life. Historical studies of the family show that there has never been a period that might serve as the ‘norm’, as the nature of family relationships has changed throughout history.
To access the full report and more indepth information – click here