2 November 2018
Mr Zane Johnston [FYI request #8849 email]
Dear Mr Johnston
Thank you for your requests made under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), received on
10 October 2018. You requested the following:
What is the total amount of NZ student loan debt owing by overseas based borrowers?
How much of that debt is the actual principal?
If you can provide these figures from either the 30th June 2018 or the most recent date
feasible that would be much appreciated
How many overseas based student loan borrowers are there?
How much is the total amount owing by overseas based borrowers? (as per initial request)
How much is the total amount of principal owing by overseas based borrowers? (as per
How many overseas based student loan borrowers are in default?
How much is the total amount owing by overseas based borrowers in default?
How much is the total amount of principal owing by overseas based borrowers in default?
The requested information is provided in the appendix below. The data has been provided as at
30 September 2018. The figures have been rounded up.
Thank you for your request.
Group Lead Customer and Compliance Services, Individuals
Overseas-based borrower data as at 30 September 2018 (rounded up)
Total loan balance