New Zealand's exports as a proportion of GDP

1972–2014, % of GDP

Definitions

Exports of goods and services: all goods and services produced by New Zealand residents and purchased by the rest of the world. Exports of merchandise are valued free-on-board.

Imports of goods and services: all goods and services produced by the rest of the world and purchased by New Zealand residents. Imports of merchandise are valued at value for duty.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Represents the country's income earned from production in New Zealand. It includes income from production carried out by New Zealanders and by foreign firms operating in New Zealand.

Compensation of employees: payments of salaries and wages, whether in cash or in kind (such as fringe benefits), to employees. Includes contributions paid on employees' behalf to superannuation funds, private pension schemes, the Accident Compensation Corporation, and redundancy payments. Salaries and wages are the major component.

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

National Accounts: External Account and GDP (Nominal, Actual, Total, Annual-Mar) 1972–2014

Webpage:

http://www.stats.govt.nz/infoshare/Default.aspx

How to find the data

At URL provided, these are the series needed for calculating the ratio:
Exports: Economic indicators -> National Accounts - SNA 2008 – SNE -> SNE - Series, External account, Nominal, Actual, Total (Annual-Mar)
GDP: Economic indicators -> National Accounts - SNA 2008 – SNE -> SNE - Series, GDP(E), Nominal, Actual, Total (Annual-Mar), select ‘Gross Domestic Product – Expenditure measure’ and ‘Total All institutional sectors’

Import & extraction details

File as imported: National Accounts: External Account and GDP (Nominal, Actual, Total, Annual-Mar) 1972–2014

From the dataset National Accounts: External Account and GDP (Nominal, Actual, Total, Annual-Mar) 1972–2014, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Combined data
  • Range: B6:D48
  • Provided: 129 data points

This data forms the table Exports and GDP by year (1972 to 2014).

Dataset originally released on:

March 19, 2015