Capacity Utilization in New Zealand decreased to 92.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 93.20 percent in the third quarter of 2018. Capacity Utilization in New Zealand averaged 91.03 percent from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93.60 percent in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 86.33 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
Capacity Utilization in New Zealand is expected to be 92.58 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in New Zealand to stand at 92.75 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 92.73 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.