New Zealand Population

Population now

4,903,688
Male:2,411,280(49.17 %)
Female:2,492,844(50.83 %)
Births in 2020:3,885
Deaths in 2020:2,123

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:80.93 years
Female:84.04 years
Total:82.50 years
Median Age:36.88 years
Birth Rate:12.88
Death Rate:7.04
Growth Rate:0.83 %
Fertility Rate:1.95

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
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New Zealand Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19602M1M1M1.012.01%26.508.804.0371.2468.7073.9026.4376.00%8.83
19612M1M1M1.012.01%27.109.003.9870.9968.4073.7025.9676.53%9.01
19622M1M1M1.011.94%26.208.904.1171.2368.5074.1025.5977.13%9.24
19633M1M1M1.011.87%25.508.903.9971.2868.5074.2025.2977.73%9.42
19643M1M1M1.011.75%24.208.803.7371.3368.5074.3025.0578.32%9.62
19653M1M1M1.011.63%22.908.703.5471.2368.3074.3024.8478.89%9.78
19663M1M1M11.53%22.508.903.4171.1268.1074.3024.7679.42%9.96
19673M1M1M11.68%22.508.403.3571.4768.4074.7024.6879.85%10.14
19683M1M1M11.55%22.708.903.3371.1268.1074.3024.6280.28%10.23
19693M1M1M11.59%22.308.603.2771.4768.4074.7024.6180.70%10.32
19703M1M1M11.51%22.108.803.1671.2768.2074.5024.6381.11%10.46
19713M1M1M11.66%22.608.503.1971.7768.7075.0024.6781.49%10.62
19723M1M1M11.56%21.808.503.0071.8369.0074.8024.7681.82%10.81
19733M1M1M11.38%20.508.602.7071.6768.4075.1024.8982.14%11.02
19743M2M2M11.36%19.608.302.5771.9268.9075.1025.0882.46%11.25
19753M2M2M0.991.26%18.308.102.3372.2269.0075.6025.3282.77%11.47
19763M2M2M0.991.19%17.708.102.2772.4269.3075.7025.5683.03%11.58
19773M2M2M0.991.08%17.308.302.2372.1768.9075.6025.8683.13%11.61
19783M2M2M0.991.06%16.307.902.0773.0269.8076.4026.2183.23%11.62
19793M2M2M0.991.07%16.808.102.1273.0769.8076.5026.5683.33%11.57
19803M2M2M0.990.91%16.208.502.0372.8370.0075.8026.9083.43%11.59
19813M2M2M0.991.03%16.208.002.0173.6270.5076.9027.2483.51%11.63
19823M2M2M0.990.98%15.808.001.9573.7270.7076.9027.5583.55%11.75
19833M2M2M0.980.95%15.808.101.9273.7870.8076.9027.8583.59%11.91
19843M2M2M0.980.95%16.008.201.9374.3771.2077.7028.1783.63%12.01
19853M2M2M0.980.89%15.908.401.9373.8371.0076.8028.5283.67%12.09
19863M2M2M0.980.96%16.308.301.9674.1271.0077.4028.8083.78%12.08
19873M2M2M0.981.00%16.808.402.0374.1871.3077.2029.1084.03%12.19
19883M2M2M0.971.06%17.308.402.1074.4271.4077.6029.4484.27%12.22
19893M2M2M0.971.13%17.508.202.1274.8271.8078.0029.8084.51%12.28
19903M2M2M0.971.16%17.508.102.1875.3872.5078.4030.1584.74%12.39
19913M2M2M0.971.18%17.408.002.1676.0373.3078.9030.4084.95%13.01
19924M2M2M0.971.20%17.287.852.1276.1273.1079.3030.6885.10%13.14
19934M2M2M0.971.18%16.537.602.0576.4373.8079.2030.9785.25%13.30
19944M2M2M0.971.13%15.957.482.0076.8874.2079.7031.2885.40%13.47
19954M2M2M0.971.11%15.777.491.9976.7374.1079.5031.5985.55%13.67
19964M2M2M0.971.03%15.347.571.9676.7974.3079.4031.9185.70%13.89
19974M2M2M0.971.10%15.237.261.9677.3374.7080.1032.2585.78%14.07
19984M2M2M0.971.11%14.516.871.8978.0975.5080.8032.6185.86%14.20
19994M2M2M0.971.03%14.877.331.9777.8975.5080.4032.9885.94%14.27
20004M2M2M0.961.12%14.666.911.9878.6476.1081.3033.3486.02%14.36
20014M2M2M0.961.01%14.367.161.9778.6976.4081.1033.6086.10%14.44
20024M2M2M0.960.93%13.677.101.8978.8576.7081.1033.8486.16%14.70
20034M2M2M0.961.01%13.946.951.9379.1577.0081.4034.0786.22%14.99
20044M2M2M0.961.04%14.206.951.9879.5577.5081.7034.3086.28%15.21
20054M2M2M0.961.13%13.966.541.9779.8577.9081.9034.5486.34%15.39
20064M2M2M0.961.09%14.146.752.0180.0578.0082.2034.7686.40%15.57
20074M2M2M0.961.24%15.156.752.1880.1578.2082.2034.9886.34%15.72
20084M2M2M0.961.20%15.106.852.1980.3578.4082.4035.1886.28%15.85
20094M2M2M0.961.16%14.536.732.1380.7078.8082.7035.3886.22%16.01
20104M2M2M0.961.25%14.686.532.1780.7078.8082.7035.5786.16%16.19
20114M2M2M0.971.04%14.006.862.0980.9079.1082.8035.6886.10%16.32
20124M2M2M0.971.03%13.876.822.1081.1679.4083.0035.8186.16%16.41
20134M2M2M0.970.98%13.206.652.0181.4179.7083.2035.9786.22%16.53
20145M2M2M0.970.84%12.686.881.9281.4079.6083.3036.1386.28%16.78
20155M2M2M0.970.93%13.276.871.9981.4679.7383.2736.2786.34%17.10
20165M2M2M0.970.91%12.656.641.8781.6179.9183.4036.4286.40%17.47
20175M2M2M0.970.89%13.116.941.9781.8880.2183.5836.5386.47%17.84
20185M2M2M0.970.87%13.046.971.9782.0880.4583.7336.6286.54%18.00
20195M2M2M0.970.85%12.967.011.9682.2980.6983.8936.7586.62%18.16
20205M2M3M0.970.83%12.887.041.9582.5080.9384.0436.8886.70%18.32

New Zealand Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20215M2M3M0.970.80%12.797.091.9482.6681.1284.1637.0286.79%18.47
20225M2M3M0.970.78%12.697.141.9382.8281.3284.2937.1586.88%18.62
20235M2M3M0.970.75%12.607.201.9282.9981.5184.4137.3286.99%18.77
20245M3M3M0.970.72%12.507.251.9183.1581.7184.5437.5087.09%18.92
20255M3M3M0.970.70%12.417.301.9083.3181.9084.6637.7287.20%19.06
20265M3M3M0.970.66%12.307.391.8983.4782.0984.7837.9187.32%19.21
20275M3M3M0.970.63%12.187.471.8983.6382.2884.9038.1087.44%19.34
20285M3M3M0.970.60%12.077.561.8883.7882.4885.0338.2987.57%19.47
20295M3M3M0.970.56%11.957.641.8883.9482.6785.1538.5487.70%19.60
20305M3M3M0.970.53%11.847.731.8784.1082.8685.2738.7787.84%19.73
20315M3M3M0.970.50%11.757.851.8684.2483.0385.3939.0187.98%19.85
20325M3M3M0.970.46%11.667.971.8684.3983.2085.5139.2488.12%19.96
20335M3M3M0.970.43%11.568.081.8584.5383.3685.6339.5188.27%20.08
20345M3M3M0.970.40%11.478.201.8584.6883.5385.7539.7788.42%20.18
20355M3M3M0.970.37%11.388.321.8484.8283.7085.8740.0188.58%20.29
20365M3M3M0.970.34%11.338.441.8484.9583.8485.9940.2188.74%20.39
20376M3M3M0.970.32%11.278.561.8385.0883.9886.1140.4088.90%20.49
20386M3M3M0.970.29%11.228.691.8385.2084.1186.2440.5889.06%20.59
20396M3M3M0.970.27%11.168.811.8285.3384.2586.3640.8189.23%20.68
20406M3M3M0.970.24%11.118.931.8285.4684.3986.4840.9789.40%20.77
20416M3M3M0.970.23%11.079.031.8285.5884.5186.6041.1189.57%20.85
20426M3M3M0.970.21%11.049.131.8285.7084.6486.7241.2489.75%20.94
20436M3M3M0.970.19%11.009.231.8185.8284.7686.8441.3489.92%21.02
20446M3M3M0.970.18%10.979.331.8185.9484.8986.9641.4790.09%21.10
20456M3M3M0.970.16%10.939.431.8186.0685.0187.0841.6090.26%21.17
20466M3M3M0.970.15%10.909.501.8186.1885.1387.2041.7190.42%21.25
20476M3M3M0.970.13%10.869.571.8186.3085.2487.3241.7890.58%21.32
20486M3M3M0.970.12%10.839.641.8086.4285.3687.4341.8890.74%21.39
20496M3M3M0.970.11%10.799.711.8086.5485.4787.5541.9990.90%21.46
20506M3M3M0.980.10%10.769.781.8086.6685.5987.6742.1291.05%21.53

Highest City Populations in New Zealand

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Auckland1,596,100417,910
2Wellington414,128381,900
3Christchurch398,128363,926

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