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New Zealand

 

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 New Zealand
All information: New Zealand
 
 United States
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Area:267,710 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:4,917,000 328,240,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1907 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Wellington Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:18.4 33.4
Life expectancy males:80.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:83.6 years 81.1 years
Average age:37.0 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:11.98 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.86 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:8.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:93 75
Civil rights:100 96
Health:78 68
Security:100 63
Climate:39 64
Cost of Living:27 36
Popularity:60 92


Economy

Currency:New Zealand Dollar (1 NZD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.1 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:1.62 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:116.80 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:34.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:38,115 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:87 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:184,840 Mio €37.59 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:187,398 Mio €38.11 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:50,719 M €10.31 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:50,404 M €10.25 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:94,000 km19.12 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:4,128 km0.84 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Harbours:1130.023 3,6730.011
Airports:1230.025 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:39.50 bn kWh8.03 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:42.53 bn kWh8.65 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:34.38 m t6,992.43 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+64 +1
Internet domain:.nz .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,760,000358 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:6,400,0001,302 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:3,026,000615 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:4,465,181908 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.03 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.2 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.06 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:82.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:16.0 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: New Zealand and United States

Daytime temperatures:17.5 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:9.4 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:83 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:9 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:128.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.8 7.2


Native languages

English:72.6 % 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Te Reo Māori:3.5 % n/a
Chinese:2.2 % 0.9 %
Samoan:2.0 % n/a
Hindi:1.6 % n/a
French:1.2 % 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:16.9 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:44.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:38.5 % n/a
Hinduism:2.1 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:0.8 % 1.6 %
Buddhism:1.4 % 0.7 %
Maori:1.3 % n/a
Islam:1.1 % 0.6 %
other:10.5 % 16.8 %