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Economy
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Labor force - 1,915.4 (2001)
Unemployment rate - 5.7 (2001)
Average ordinary time weekly earnings in dollars per week - Males: 751.15 Females: 572.50 Combined: 666.80
Exports by country in dollars
Australia: 6,083
USA: 4,644
Japan: 4,277
United Kingdom: 1,552
Republic of Korea: 1,405
China: 1,114
Hong Kong: 847
Imports by country in dollars
Australia: 7,010
USA: 5,298
Japan: 3,427
China: 2,149
Germany: 1,419
United Kingdom: 1,187
Malaysia: 966

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Government Statistics
Capital - Wellington
Type - democracy
Independence - 26 September 1907 (from UK)
Prime Minister - Rt Hon Helen Clark
Dependent areas - Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau.

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Land Statistics

Area Size - 268,680 sq km
Coastline - 15,134 km
Land use - arable land: 9%
permanent crops: 5%
permanent pastures: 50%
forests and woodland: 28%
other: 8% (1993 est.)
Highest mountain Aoraki/Mt Cook (3,754 m)
Deepest lake Lake Hauroko (462 m)
Longest river Waikato River (425 km)
Largest glacier Tasman Glacier (28.5 km long)
Deepest cave Nettlebed (NW Nelson) (889 m)

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Age Statistics

0-14 years - 22.36% (male 442,738; female 421,462)
15-64 years - 66.11% (male 1,281,781; female 1,272,674)
65 years and over - 11.53% (male 193,895; female 251,579) (2001 est.) Population growth rate - 1.14% (2001 est.)
Birth rate - 14.28 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate - 7.56 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate - 4.71 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio - at birth 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years - 1.05 male(s)/female 1
5-64 years - 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over - 0.77 male(s)/female
total population - 0.99 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate - 6.28 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth total population - 77.99 years
Life expectancy male: 75.01 years
Life expectancy female: 81.1 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.8 children born/woman (2001 est.)

Population and People Statistics


The above percentages were taken from the 1996 census the overall population (3.9 million) is from the 2001 census


Auckland: 1,079,304
Wellington: 340,719
Christchurch: 340,053
Hamilton: 165,576
Napier-Hastings: 116,292
Dunedin 109,563
Population Density (est.) people per sq km 1999 - 14

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Travel
Arrivals
Visitors: 1,884,480
Returning NZ residents: 1,308,490
Permanent and long-term immigrants: 69,490
All arrivals: 3,262,450
Departures
Visitors: 1,873,120
NZ residents - short-term: 1,300,030
Permanent and long-term emigrants: 78,760
All departures: 3,251,900
Net permanent and long-term migration: -9,270

I would have to pay for more statistics on international visitor arrivals so sorry.
... here if interested

 

Information sourced from statistics New Zealand





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