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:
- 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.