General profile: New Zealand

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
4.706 Millions
1.407 NZD/US$
203 960 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 263 310 km²
1.85 %
3.04 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+12.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
21 730
31 396
34 354
38 044
Merchandise imports
26 219
30 617
36 550
40 115
Merchandise trade balance
-4 489
780
-2 196
-2 071
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %20 %20 %12 %12 %62 %62 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
8 4826 2523 7812 2761 0608 4826 2523 7812 2761 060
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
10 139
11 558
14 403
16 162
Services imports
8 399
10 225
11 715
12 949
Services trade balance
1 740
1 332
2 688
3 213
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
17.0
15.7
12.9
13.1
Travel
63.8
56.4
62.8
63.6
Other services
(e) 17.6
(e) 25.4
(e) 23.0
21.9
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
114 722
146 584
177 621
203 960
GDP per capita, current US$
27 742
33 543
38 492
43 342
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.33
0.95
3.49
3.04
Current account balance, % of GDP
-6.97
-2.26
-3.11
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.420
1.388
1.434
1.407
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
57.518.123.926.125.757.518.123.926.125.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.3 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
1 204.70
-61.62
-244.64
3 572.01
FDI outflows
-1 339.18
715.51
-57.73
581.83
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.31
0.25
0.24
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
395.6395.6420.5420.5462.3462.3459.2459.2461.8461.8455.3455.3370.5370.5331.0331.0421.4421.4383.7383.7334.7334.7352.0352.0958.0958.01 070.01 070.01 150.01 150.0841.0841.0236.0236.03 5723 5722 9112 911-245-2452 4372 4371 8621 8623 5043 5044 2384 238-62-627017013 1233 1233 5893 5893 7063 7061 2051 2051 4401 440-2 788-2 7881 7521 752-250-2501 3471 347395.6420.5462.3459.2461.8455.3370.5331.0421.4383.7334.7352.0958.01 070.01 150.0841.0236.03 5722 911-2452 4371 8623 5044 238-627013 1233 5893 7061 2051 440-2 7881 752-2501 347FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-1.13
2.27
0.75
0.81
Balance, % of imports
-3.89
8.33
2.80
3.15
Normalized balance
-0.020
0.040
0.014
0.015
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
52515455555759575665575957
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.009 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
173
327
148
176
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
20.58
18.38
20.07
33.09
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
2 525 722
3 173 355
3 227 100
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
1.70
1.20
1.08
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
9.59
8.32
7.84
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
2.15
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018