Country Profile

Population (2012):  4.4 million
Capital: Wellington
Area: 263,310 sq km
Main Languages:  English, Maori (both official)
Religions: Protestant 38.6%, Roman Catholic 12.6%, Maori Christian 1.6%, Hindu 1.6%, Buddhist 1.3%, other religions 2.2%, none 32.2%, other or unidentified 9.9% (2006 census)
Currency: New Zealand Dollar
GDP (2012): US$169.7 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$32,620
GDP growth (2012): 2.9%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 4.8%, Industry 24.7%, Services 70.4% (2012 est.)
Urban population (2012): 86.3%
Life Expectancy (2011): 80.9 years
International dialing code: (+64)