New Zealand Population

Population now

4,975,820
  • World: 121st
  • Oceania: 3rd
Male:2,445,862(49.15 %)
Female:2,530,410(50.85 %)
Births in 2021:33,839
Deaths in 2021:19,395

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:80.74 years
Female:84.10 years
Total:82.38 years
Median Age:37.15 years
Birth Rate:12.37
Death Rate:7.09
Growth Rate:0.74 %
Fertility Rate:1.87

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2021)
  • Urbanization

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%14.006.862.0980.9079.1082.8035.6786.10%16.32
20124M2M2M0.971.03%13.876.822.1081.1679.4083.0035.8186.16%16.41
20134M2M2M0.970.98%13.206.652.0181.4179.7083.2035.9686.22%16.53
20145M2M2M0.970.84%12.686.881.9281.4079.6083.3036.1286.28%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
20175M2M2M0.970.79%12.436.951.8181.6680.0083.4036.5586.47%17.84
20185M2M2M0.970.75%11.986.861.7181.8680.2083.6036.6786.54%18.02
20195M2M2M0.970.75%11.986.861.7181.8680.2083.6036.8186.62%18.30
20205M2M3M0.970.74%12.377.091.8782.3880.7484.1036.9986.70%18.44
20215M2M3M0.970.74%12.377.091.8782.3880.7484.1037.1586.79%18.58

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
20225M2M3M0.970.69%12.217.211.8582.6881.1184.3337.2586.88%18.72
20235M2M3M0.970.67%12.137.281.8582.8381.2984.4437.4686.99%18.86
20245M3M3M0.970.64%12.057.341.8482.9881.4884.5637.6487.09%18.99
20255M3M3M0.970.62%11.977.401.8383.1381.6684.6737.8687.20%19.12
20265M3M3M0.970.58%11.877.501.8283.2781.8384.7938.0787.32%19.25
20275M3M3M0.970.55%11.777.591.8283.4282.0084.9038.3087.44%19.37
20285M3M3M0.970.52%11.687.691.8183.5682.1885.0238.5187.57%19.48
20295M3M3M0.970.49%11.587.781.8183.7182.3585.1338.7387.70%19.60
20305M3M3M0.970.46%11.487.881.8083.8582.5285.2539.0287.84%19.71
20315M3M3M0.970.42%11.408.011.8083.9882.6785.3639.2787.98%19.82
20325M3M3M0.970.39%11.328.141.7984.1182.8285.4839.5188.12%19.92
20335M3M3M0.970.36%11.238.261.7984.2582.9785.5939.7788.27%20.02
20345M3M3M0.970.33%11.158.391.7884.3883.1285.7140.0788.42%20.11
20355M3M3M0.970.30%11.078.521.7884.5183.2785.8240.3288.58%20.20
20365M3M3M0.970.27%11.018.651.7884.6383.4085.9340.5088.74%20.29
20375M3M3M0.970.25%10.968.771.7784.7583.5386.0540.7288.90%20.38
20385M3M3M0.970.22%10.908.901.7784.8883.6586.1640.9589.06%20.46
20396M3M3M0.970.20%10.859.021.7685.0083.7886.2841.1289.23%20.54
20406M3M3M0.970.18%10.799.151.7685.1283.9186.3941.3489.40%20.62
20416M3M3M0.970.16%10.759.251.7685.2484.0386.5041.4989.57%20.69
20426M3M3M0.970.14%10.709.361.7685.3584.1586.6241.6289.75%20.76
20436M3M3M0.970.13%10.669.461.7585.4784.2686.7341.7489.92%20.82
20446M3M3M0.970.11%10.619.571.7585.5884.3886.8541.9090.09%20.89
20456M3M3M0.970.09%10.579.671.7585.7084.5086.9642.0690.26%20.95
20466M3M3M0.970.08%10.529.751.7585.8184.6187.0742.1690.42%21.01
20476M3M3M0.970.07%10.489.821.7585.9284.7287.1942.3190.58%21.06
20486M3M3M0.970.05%10.439.901.7486.0484.8487.3042.3790.74%21.11
20496M3M3M0.970.04%10.399.971.7486.1584.9587.4242.5190.90%21.17
20506M3M3M0.970.03%10.3410.051.7486.2685.0687.5342.6291.05%21.21

Highest City Populations in New Zealand

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Auckland1,619,601417,910
2Wellington416,096381,900
3Christchurch399,548363,926

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