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New Zealand

 

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 New Zealand
All information: New Zealand
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:267,710 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:4,886,000 327,167,000
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 km²:18.2 33.3
Life expectancy males:80.0 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:83.4 years 81.1 years
Birthrate:12.43 ‰ 11.80 ‰
Deathrate:6.95 ‰ 8.50 ‰
Migrationrate:2.20 ‰ 3.80 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:92 73
Civil rights:100 97
Health:78 68
Security:100 63
Climate:40 65
Cost of Living:26 35
Popularity:48 95


Economy

Currency:New Zealand Dollar (1 NZD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.8 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:1.60 % 2.44 %
Cost of Living:114.30 % 108.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:34.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:34,412 € 53,412 €
Corruption index:87 (good) 71 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:173,517 Mio €35.52 M € 17,395,718 M €53.17 M €
Gross national product:168,134 Mio €34.41 M € 17,473,597 M €53.41 M €
Exported goods:48,633 M €9.95 M € 2,117,955 M €6.47 M €
Imported goods:48,574 M €9.94 M € 2,649,443 M €8.10 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:94,000 km19.24 km 6,586,610 km20.13 km
Railways:4,128 km0.84 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Harbours:1110.023 3,6920.011
Airports:1230.025 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:39.50 bn kWh8.09 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.93 m kWh
Energy production:42.53 bn kWh8.71 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.52 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,633.14 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,271.51 kWh
CO2 emissions:34.66 m t7,095.31 t 5.25 bn t16,059.91 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+64 +1
Internet domain:.nz .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,760,000360 116,724,000357
Mobile phones:6,400,0001,310 404,577,3971,237
Internet server:3,026,000619 505,000,0001,544
Internet users:4,436,576908 285,506,302873



Climate

Detailed info for: New Zealand and United States

Daytime temperatures:17.6 °C 18.6 °C
Nighttime temperatures:9.5 °C 7.1 °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 % 0.6 %
Samoan:2.0 % n/a
Hindi:1.6 % n/a
French:1.2 % 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:16.9 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:44.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:38.5 % n/a
Hinduism:2.1 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:1.4 % 0.7 %
Maori:1.3 % n/a
Islam:1.1 % 0.6 %
other:11.3 % 18.4 %