New Zealand Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in New Zealand was estimated at 4.8 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, New Zealand had a population of 2.4 million people.

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New Zealand Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.80 11.20 3.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2593.00 2535.00 2593.00 1499.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 126.00 128.00 189.00 69.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 2.20 -0.20 2.40 -1.80 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.10 70.00 71.10 63.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 1152.00 1145.00 1152.00 699.62 Index Points [+]
Productivity 166.68 164.21 171.61 117.96 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 186.70 198.20 198.20 55.20 Index Points [+]
Job Advertisements 42940.15 42544.27 43303.77 14139.40 [+]
Wages 30.51 30.15 30.51 13.07 NZD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 29.11 28.47 3382.74 28.21 NZD Million/Quarter [+]
Minimum Wages 15.75 15.25 15.75 10.25 NZD/Hour [+]
Population 4.75 4.65 4.75 2.37 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 2038.00 2004.00 2038.00 1177.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 12.70 15.30 10.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 555.00 536.00 555.00 264.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.70 67.10 67.10 56.40 percent [+]


New Zealand Population

The population of New Zealand represents 0.06 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1585 people on the planet is a resident of New Zealand. This page provides - New Zealand Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.75 4.65 4.75 2.37 1960 - 2016 Million Yearly




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