New Zealand

New Zealand Beekeeping Stats


Bee hives 313,399 2005 8th out of 9
Bee hives per thousand people 75.81 2005 1st out of 9
Beekeepers 2,602 2005 4th out of 4
Beekeepers per thousand people 0.629 2005 3rd out of 4
Honey production 9,690 metric tons 2005 23th out of 24

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Beekeeping (World honey production and consumption); Wikipedia: Beekeeping (World honey production and consumption). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.


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