New Zealand in Profile: 2011

Selected facts and figures have been brought together in New Zealand in Profile: 2011 to provide an overview of New Zealand's government, economy, and people.

The information in this brochure is compiled by Statistics New Zealand. All figures are as at 30 June unless otherwise specified. Due to rounding, figures may not sum to stated totals.

Thanks to all New Zealanders for supplying information that is used to produce official statistics.

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Russian version

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has translated New Zealand in Profile: 2011 into Russian. The PDF document can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the top of this page.


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Published in January 2011 by
Statistics New Zealand
Tatauranga, Aotearoa