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International comparisons with our top five visitor source countries

Tirohia tēnei whārangi i te reo Māori

Subject  Unit  New Zealand  Australia  China, PR United States  United Kingdom  Japan 
Total population (estimated)  Million  4.47 22.26  1,349.59  316.67  63.40  127.25
Annual rate of population change  Percent  0.86 1.11 0.46  0.90 0.55 -0.10 
Male life expectancy at birth  Years of life  79.3 79.5 73.0  76.2  78.2 80.8 
Female life expectancy at birth  Years of life  83.0 84.5  77.3 81.2  82.5  87.7
% of population aged 65+ years  Percent  14.2 14.7  9.4  13.9 17.3  24.8 
% of population aged under 15 years  Percent  19.9 18.1  17.2  20.0 17.3  13.4 
CPI change (annual)  Percent  0.7 2.4 2.3 1.4 2.7 -0.3
GDP per capita ( rounded)(1)(2)  US$  29,500 42,000 9,100 51,700  36,600  35,900
Unemployment as % of labour force(1)  Percent  6.4 5.2  6.5 8.1  8.0 4.4 
Employment as % of people aged 15–64(1)  Percent  72.1 72.3 74.2(3) 67.1 70.9 70.3

1. Data for 2012. All other data is from 2013. 2. Purchasing power parity adjusted. 3. 2010.
Sources:
www.stats.govt.nz; www.cia.gov; stats.oecd.org; www.imf.org; World Bank.

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