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National Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  14 August 2017
Key facts

During the June 2017 year:

  • New Zealand's population grew by 100,400 (2.1 percent).
  • Natural increase (births minus deaths) was 28,100 and net migration gain (arrivals minus departures) was 72,300.

At 30 June 2017: 

  • New Zealand's estimated resident population was 4.79 million.
  • There were 2.36 million males and 2.43 million females, equivalent to 97 males for every 100 females.
  • The median age for males and females was 35.6 and 38.3 years, respectively.

 

 

Estimated resident population
Age group (years)

At 30 June 2016

At 30 June 2017 P 

Percentage change
2016–17 P

0–14

921,600

933,500

1.3

15–39

1,583,400

1,634,900

3.3

40–64 

1,489,800

1,502,200

0.8

65+ 

698,400

723,000

3.5

All ages

4,693,200

4,793,700

2.1

Symbol: P   provisional

See also:

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0576
14 August 2017

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