New Zealand

New Zealand : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$35.53 billion (2011 est.)
$29.54 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$37.54 billion (2011 est.)
$31.88 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

4% (2011 est.)
2.3% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

6.5% (2011 est.)
6.5% (2010 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$28,000 (2011 est.)
$27,900 (2010 est.)
$27,900 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

2.1% (2010 est.)
-1.7% (2009 est.)
-0.2% (2008 est.)

Internet users

3.4 million (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular

5.02 million (2009)

Population growth rate

0.863% (2012 est.)

Population

4,327,944 (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.

D.

800.

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New Zealand

Economic overview

Over the past 20 years the government has transformed New Zealand from an agrarian economy dependent on concessionary British market access to a more industrialized, free market economy that can compete globally.

This dynamic growth has boosted real incomes - but left behind some at the bottom of the ladder - and broadened and deepened the technological capabilities of the industrial sector.

Per capita income rose for ten consecutive years until 2007 in purchasing power parity terms, but fell in 2008-09.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Forecast New Zealand November 2014 Updater

Country Forecast New Zealand November 2014 Updater

  • $ 635
  • Country report
  • November 2014
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

New Zealand will benefit from a stable political environment during the forecast period. The prime minister and leader of the conservative National Party, John Key, remains popular. National won 60 seats ...

  • Countries : New Zealand

PRS Group

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

  • $ 882
  • Country report
  • October 2014
  • by PRS Group

Country Forecasts is a 480-page perfect-bound volume published in April and October. This publication provides a four-page summary of forecasts and data for each of the 100 countries monitored by Political ...

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Oxford Economics

Country Economic Forecasts > New Zealand

Country Economic Forecasts > New Zealand

  • $ 185
  • Country report
  • October 2014
  • by Oxford Economics

GDP rose by 0.5% on the quarter in Q2 2014, following a very robust 1.4% rise in Q1. The strong performance in H1 was driven by double-digit growth in construction as rebuilding after the Christchurch ...

  • Countries : New Zealand

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