Penny, Richard

Producing Consistent Time Series in a Changing Data Environment

StatsNZ, Christchurch

StatsNZ is responsible for producing many of the key time series used a range of users for different purposes. Throughout StatsNZ’s history it has had to evolve and adapt to a changing data environment, while maintaining consistent time series. With the increasingly dynamic data environment it is using more tools to inform its decisions on balancing the current relevancy of time series measurements with long-term consistency. Several examples will be covered.