The total population in New Zealand was estimated at 5.0 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures. source: Statistics New Zealand

Looking back, in the year of 1960, New Zealand had a population of 2.4 million people. This page provides - New Zealand Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2022.

Population in New Zealand is expected to reach 5.20 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the New Zealand Population is projected to trend around 5.30 Million in 2022 and 5.39 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.20 3.20 percent Mar 2022
Unemployed Persons 94.00 93.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employed Persons 2826.00 2824.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Change 0.10 0.10 percent Mar 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.90 71.10 percent Mar 2022
Labour Costs 1271.00 1261.00 points Mar 2022
Productivity 127.41 127.23 points Mar 2022
Wages 36.24 35.65 NZD/Hour Mar 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 34.17 33.46 NZD/Hour Mar 2022
Population 5.11 4.95 Million Dec 2020
Full Time Employment 2277.00 2270.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Rate 68.60 68.80 percent Mar 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.59 8.83 percent Mar 2022
Part Time Employment 547.00 567.00 Thousand Mar 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.11 4.95 5.11 2.37 1960 - 2020 Million Yearly