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Summary statistics
Region Oceania  
Currency New Zealand Dollar (NZD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 270467  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 4460  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 16.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Wellington (410)  
United Nations membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 171256  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 143470  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 113813  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 0.2  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 38399.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 32844.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 27530.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 36430.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 31190.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 25705.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 18.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 23.9  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 1.22 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 1.30 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 1.47 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -6963  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -3367  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -8044  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 137  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 130  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 100 Average of four quarters ending 31 March of the year stated.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 97 Average of four quarters ending 31 March of the year stated.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 Average of four quarters ending 31 March of the year stated.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 114  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 105  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 6.9  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 3.8  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 20.9 Average of quarterly estimates. 2009. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 22.0 Average of quarterly estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Excludes Chathams, Antarctic Territory and other minor offshore islands.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ... Average of quarterly estimates.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 6.6 Average of quarterly estimates. 2009. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 7.1 Average of quarterly estimates. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Excludes Chathams, Antarctic Territory and other minor offshore islands.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 62.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 61.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 60.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 73.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 74.8  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 2473  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2435  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 2353  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 12846  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 10051  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 110.3 Includes subscriptions active in the last 90 days only.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 107.8 Includes subscriptions active in the last 90 days only.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 85.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 89.5 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 83.0 Population 15 years and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 62.7 ITU estimate.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 37304.7  
Imports (million US$) 2012 38242.7  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -938.0  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Australia (21.5), China (14.9), United States (9.2)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 China (16.3), Australia (15.2), United States (9.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population (%) 2013 86.3  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 20.2  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 20.2/18.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 96.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.9/79.1  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 4.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 75.0 Age group 20 to 49 years. 1995.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1132.8/25.1  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 1753 Refugee population refers to the end of 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 7.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 112.7/109.3  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 57.9  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.1/1.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 33.9  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 181  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 31.4  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 31525/7.2  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 3221.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 957 Based on monthly averages for the period 1981-2010.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 10.8/16.7 Based on monthly averages for the period 1981-2010.  
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