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Percentage of industry groupings in the nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1920–99

Percentage of industry groupings in the nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1920–99

This table shows the huge changes in the New Zealand economy during the 20th century. Agriculture’s share in the GDP fell from over a quarter to about a 20th, while the service sector grew markedly.

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Agricultural production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/3701/percentage-of-industry-groupings-in-the-nominal-gross-domestic-product-gdp-1920-99 (accessed 22 March 2019)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 16 Sep 2016