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New Zealand

Ethnic Groups

  • European 71.2%
  • Maori 14.1%
  • Asian 11.3%
  • Pacific peoples 7.6%
  • Middle Eastern
  • Latin American
  • African 1.1%
  • Other 1.6%
  • Not stated or unidentified 5.4%

Religion

  • Christian 44.3% (Catholic 11.6%, Anglican 10.8%, Presbyterian and Congregational 7.8%, Methodist, 2.4%, Pentecostal 1.8%, other 9.9%)
  • Hindu 2.1%
  • Buddhist 1.4%
  • Maori Christian 1.3%
  • Islam 1.1%
  • Other religion 1.4% (includes Judaism, Spiritualism and New Age religions, Baha’i, Asian religions other than Buddhism)
  • No religion 38.5%
  • Not stated or unidentified 8.2%
  • Objected to answering 4.1%

Economic Overview

  • GDP: $181.1 billion (2013 est.)
  • Agriculture Products: dairy products, lamb and mutton; wheat, barley, potatoes, pulses, fruits, vegetables; wool, beef; fish
  • Industries: food processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking, insurance, tourism, mining
  • Total Labor Force:2.413 million (2013 est.)
    • Agriculture: 7%
    • Industry: 19%
    • Services: 74%
  • Unemployment Rate: 6.4% (2013 est.)

Location

Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia

Population

4,401,916

Government Type

Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm

Climate

temperate with sharp regional contrasts