Story: Spending in the economy

Expenditure per person, 1988 and 2008 (2nd of 2)

Expenditure per person, 1988 and 2008

The total gross national expenditure is divided by the number of New Zealand residents to calculate the amount of spending in each category per person. Data adjusted to 2007/8 values.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand

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Paul Dalziel, 'Spending in the economy - Spending and investing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Paul Dalziel, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016