Resources and results

A number of resources to help access the results from the New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey (NZCVS), interpret findings, and understand the research.

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Full-size Core Report

This report provides detailed insights and analysis of the New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey (NZCVS) results. It extends the topline report released in December 2018. The report contains mostly descriptive statistics. It does not include analysis of relationships between variables.

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Core Report [PDF, 4 MB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Key Findings

This document summarises key findings of the NZCVS 2018. The two versions of the key findings report:

List of NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Key Findings (without infographics) [PDF, 430 KB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Key Findings (with infographics) [PDF, 3.9 MB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Topical Reports

These reports are based on the NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) data and focused on specific prioritised themes.

An overview of important findings. This report present in a concise format (22 pages) the most important NZCVS Cycle (2018) results already presented in the core report. The findings are explained in plain English and supported by charts and infographics.

NZCVS topical report - Important findings (Cycle 1 - 2018) [PDF, 1.4 MB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Infographics

This infographic summarises the most important findings of the NZCVS 2018 on one page.

NZCVS 2018 Topline Infographic [PDF, 283 KB]

Who experiences crime in New Zealand? [PDF, 212 KB]

Sexual violence in New Zealand [PDF, 151 KB]

Psychological violence in New Zealand [PDF, 153 KB]

Lifetime experience of intimate partner violence and sexual violence [PDF, 165 KB]

Property crime in New Zealand [PDF, 163 KB]

Drivers of crime in New Zealand [PDF, 166 KB]

What crime is reported to the police? [PDF, 165 KB]

Support of family violence victims [PDF, 154 KB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Data Tables

This document summarises data collected by NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) and provides information about data accuracy. The document available in the PDF and XLS format.

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Data Tables [XLSX, 369 KB]

NZCVS Cycle 1 (2018) Data Tables [PDF, 2 MB]

NZCVS 2018 Topline Report

This Report summarises the initial findings of the NZCVS 2018. The Report provides a brief overview of the following research areas: 

  • The extent and nature of crime and victimisation in New Zealand
  • The extent and nature of crime that is reported or unreported to Police
  • Victim demographics (who is experiencing crime?).

This is a high-level insights and analysis report which does not present all the information collected in NZCVS. This Report does not discuss the technical details of the research. This information can be found in the NZCVS Methodology Report.

NZCVS 2018 Topline Report [PDF, 746 KB]

NZCVS 2018 Methodology Report

The Methodology Report describes in detail the design and methods used in the NZCVS. This Report includes, but is not limited to, detailed information on NZCVS research objectives, sampling, questionnaire development and testing, fieldwork processes and statistics, offence coding, data processing, weighting, imputation and producing analyses.

NZCVS 2018 Methodology Report [PDF, 5.3 MB]

Other Resources

NZCVS 2018 Core Report – Media Release [PDF, 208 KB]

NZCVS 2018 Core Report – Frequently Asked Questions [PDF, 378 KB]

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