Economic reports

Sheep at Mt Aspiring Station

Data, analysis and forecasts for farmers in the sheep and beef sectors.

Our reports are updated mid-season, and we estimate the projected lamb crop every November.

Our Economic Service team also provides reports on specific subjects related to the sheep and beef sector, including annual cost movement reports and stock number reporting.


Economic publications 


Cover of on-farm inflation 2016-17 Sheep and Beef On-Farm Inflation Report 2016-17
(PDF, 1MB)
Mid-season Update  Mid-season update 2016-17
(PDF, 2MB)
Lamb Crop 2016 Lamb Crop 2016
(PDF, 497KB)
Cover of report New Season Outlook 2016-17
(PDF, 2MB) 
Cover image from Stock Number Survey. Stock Number Survey June 2016
(PDF, 1MB)


Farm facts


Cover of the booklet.

Compendium of New Zealand farm facts

2017 edition
(PDF, 900KB)

... or email us to request a hard copy

New Zealand Farm Facts 2017

Compendium of farm facts 2017