An overview of New Zealand’s people, economy and environment is published by Statistics New Zealand.
The latest statistics compiled by Statistics New Zealand include:
- New Zealand’s top 5 visitor source countries are Australia, United Kingdom, United States, China and Japan
- The average hourly earnings for 2011 was $24.78 and the average weekly earnings were $898
- Female life expectancy at birth is 82.7 years, male life expectancy at birth is 78.8 years
- GDP per capita (US $) New Zealand $31,000, Australia $54,000, United States $48,000, China $4,000
- New Zealand’s current population 4.4million, projected population 2021 4.8million
- New Zealand’s main trading partners are Australia, China, United States, Japan