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This section shows active customers by geographic area.

An active customer is a customer with any registered activity within a specific period, or a salary and wage earner whose only relationship with Inland Revenue is having PAYE deducted and paid on their behalf within a specific period.

The data for these statistics is available for download from the links at the bottom of the page.

Graph of active customers by geographic area

This graph has 4 lines showing the number of active customers for the following 4 geographical areas: total, Auckland, rest of the North Island, and the South Island

This graph has 4 lines showing the number of active customers for the following 4 geographical areas:

  • Total
  • Auckland
  • Rest of North Island, and
  • South Island.

From 2008 to 2017 the total number of active customer numbers increased 12% compared to 16% in Auckland, 14% in the South Island and 8% in the rest of the North Island.