Population of main cities including suburbs:
Auckland (1,333,000); Wellington (400,000); Christchurch (360,000); Hamilton (185,000); Napier (120,000).
New Zealand European 69.8%, Maori 7.9%, Pacific Islander 4.5%, Asian and others 17.8%
English and Maori.
Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%, Baptist 2%, other Protestant 3% and unspecified or none 33%
It is %T:%M %A In Wellington, Auckland
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Type of State:
Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy within the Commonwealth. Executive power is vested in the governor-general, who represents the British Crown. The legislature is a unicameral parliament with 121 representatives.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD, WTO and APEC member. South Pacific Forum member..
New Zealand is very dependent on foreign trade. Strongly focused on agriculture and tourism. Amongst the world leader for production and export of milk & dairy products
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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52.6 per 100 Inhabitants
42.1 per 100 Inhabitants
89.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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