Money and You - Women & Financial Wellbeing in NZ

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December 14, 2021

Over 80% of Kiwi women rate their level of financial wellbeing as moderate, low or very low, and over 70% feel that financial wellbeing influences their overall wellbeing. That’s according to the latest ‘Money and You’ research released today by the Financial Services Council (FSC).

The report ‘Money and You – Women and Financial Wellbeing in New Zealand’ takes a closer look at how Kiwi women approach their finances and the obstacles they may face in achieving financial confidence and wellbeing.

Read the media release.

Read the research report.

Watch the online research launch event.

For all media enquiries, please contact:

Richard Klipin
Chief Executive Officer
Financial Services Council of New Zealand 021 0233 5414 or

About the research

The research was conducted via an online survey developed and hosted by CoreData. Data was collected between 15 April and 26 April 2021. A total of 2,035 valid complete responses were collected, which formed the basis of the analysis and the report. The sample is representative of the New Zealand consumer population in terms of age, gender and income based on the latest Stats NZ data. According to Stats NZ1 in March 2021 there was an estimated resident population of 5,116,300. As this survey only included respondents aged 18 years old or over, the estimated resident population of the sample is 3,944,700. The purpose of this survey was to understand how financially confident and the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders.