Economic Insights

Read the latest information about the Kāpiti Coast economy, including tourism, the housing market and consumer spend. Updated quarterly with data provided by Infometrics and Marketview.

How the Kāpiti Coast District is tracking

September 2022

Key Quarterly Indicators

From the Quarterly-Economic-Monitor-September-2022.pdf.

Kāpiti Coast’s economy is outperforming the Wellington Region and New Zealand in most economic measures – Infometrics, MarketView data, etc.

The Economy

  • GDP was $2.43Bn in the year to Sept 22 growing 2.6%
  • Our Economy is larger than other notable Districts: Gisborne, Whanganui, Masterton, Manawatū and Horowhenua (2X).



  • 22,731 people living in Kāpiti were employed in the year to Sept 22 an increase of 3.1%

Consumer Spending

  •  Consumer spending up 7.8% in the year to Sept 22

Tourism Spending

  • Tourism spending up 3.8% in the year to Sept 22


Economic Dashboard

click here to see the latest Kāpiti Coast Dashboard - September 2022.

Updated Economic data provided by Infometrics