New Zealand in Profile: 2010

New Zealand has a mixed economy that operates on free market principles. It has sizeable goods-producing and service industries, complemented by a highly efficient primary sector.

Gross domestic product by industry in 1995/96 prices

 2009  2004
 Primary industries  9,529  9,128
 Goods-producing industries  26,543  27,175
 Service industries  93,843  79,787
 Gross domestic product  134,028  120,813
 Primary industries’ contribution to GDP  7.11  7.56
Note: Figures are for the year ended 31 March. Percentages are calculated on unrounded numbers.