Insights and Trends: Affordable and accessible healthcare

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April 9, 2024

Access our 2024 Insights and Trends report on affordable and accessible healthcare, with fresh statistics and data from everyday New Zealanders.

Key takeaways from the report include:

  • There is a looming social healthcare crisis as our ageing populations live longer, but not healthier.
  • The number of Kiwis with health insurance has increased in New Zealand to 1.45 million in 2023.
  • The most concerning health issue reported in 2023, especially for the younger generations, is mental health.
  • Life expectancy has increased by 11 years from 71 in 1960 to 82 in 2021, with women likely to live around 3.5 years longer than men according to Stats NZ.
  • 86% of New Zealanders report they are good health, much higher than the OECD of 68% and one of the highest scores across the OECD.

Click the image to access the report:

Insights and Trends Healthcare 2024 report

This report aligns with the FSC Blueprint for Growth, which recognises that New Zealanders worry about healthcare accessibility and affordability.

The Blueprint for Growth also shares our aspiration to increase collaboration between the private and public sectors, and using private sector skills to reduce the burden on the public system.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the report and its findings.