New Zealand is a major contributor to COL’s budget and is represented on COL’s Board of Governors. The country provides support and expertise to COL’s initiatives in the Pacific region, as well as contributing to pan-Commonwealth activities. New Zealand continues to be a valued partner for COL in the Pacific region.

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

415,518

 

325,395

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20121

122.4%

 

116.8%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20121

95.2%

 

65.1%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

61.9%

 

48.7%

Secondary(2012)

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2015

 

Literacy rate (2014)1

99%

 

99%

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

61%

 

74%

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

34%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

84

 

80

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

41.1 105.8
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
29.2 81.3
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
77.3 82.8
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in April, 2015