Tools and guides

We're developing a range of tools to enable agencies to develop ways to best invest in social wellbeing, and analyse and measure the effectiveness of the services they're delivering.

Fact sheets

Our fact sheets provide a plain English look into our key work areas.

Social Investment Analytical Layer (SIAL)

The Social Investment Analytical Layer (SIAL) will help agencies understand the potential return on investment (ROI) before investing in a new service.

Social Investment Data Foundation (SIDF)

The Social Investment Data Foundation (SIDF) code produces datasets within the IDI that are ready for analysis. It reduces the time to generate datasets and speeds up the analysis.

Social Investment Measurement Map

The Social Investment Measurement Map allows users to see what indicators or measures are available in the IDI to assess interventions.

'How to' guides

We view investing for social wellbeing as the means to improve social outcomes for New Zealanders by ensuring decision-makers from the frontline to the Beehive have the information and...

Tools for technical users

We've produced a series of tools, with reusable code hosted on GitHub, which is intended for an experienced technical audience with access to Stats NZ's Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI).