New Zealand

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PROFILE
  • Area: 268,838 sq. km (103,799 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 4,474,549 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.8% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 81.2 years (2016)
  • Languages: English (de facto official) 89.8%, Maori (de jure official) 3.5%, Samoan 2%, Hindi 1.6%, French 1.2%, Northern Chinese 1.2%, Yue 1%, other or not stated 20.5% (note: some respondents gave multiple answers)
  • Religions: Christian 44.3% (Catholic 11.6%, Anglican 10.8%, Presbyterian and Congregational 7.8%), Hindu 2.1%, Buddhist 1.4%, Maori Christian 1.3%, other religion 2.5%, no religion 38.5%, not stated or unidentified 8.2%, objected to answering 4.1%
  • Alternate names: Aotearoa, Dominion of New Zealand
  • Government type: parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Prime Minister Simon William "Bill" ENGLISH
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Administrative divisions: 16 regions and 1 territory
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $36,200 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: dairy products, meat and edible offal, logs and wood articles, fruit, crude oil, wine
  • Imports: petroleum and products, mechanical machinery, vehicles and parts, electrical machinery, textiles
  • Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD)
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