New Zealand population 4,932,430 (live)

The population of New Zealand is expected to grow by 41,000 in 2021 and reach 4,944,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 12,400 people yearly. The population density of New Zealand has changed from 11.8 in 1980 to 18.2 in 2019.

Current population 4,932,430 people at present (Sunday 19th of September 2021)
Median Age 39.2 years
Population density 18.5 per km2
Population of New Zealand from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 4,903,000 41,000 (0.8%) 12,400 39.2 19 4,246,000 (86.6%)
2020 4,862,000 41,000 (0.8%) 12,400 39.0 1.95 18 4,207,000 (86.5%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 14,881 38.8 1.96 18 4,169,000 (86.5%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 14,881 38.6 1.96 18 4,129,000 (86.4%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 14,881 38.4 1.97 18 4,090,000 (86.4%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 14,881 38.3 1.98 18 4,050,832 (86.3%)
2015 4,595,700 86,000 (1.9%) 14,881 38.0 1.99 17 3,965,354 (86.3%)
2010 4,350,700 48,100 (1.1%) 18,179 37.2 2.17 17 3,748,781 (86.2%)
2005 4,133,900 46,400 (1.1%) 12,483 36.3 1.97 16 3,557,304 (86.1%)
2000 3,857,700 22,600 (0.6%) 26,926 35.5 1.98 15 3,305,162 (85.7%)
1995 3,673,400 53,400 (1.5%) 8,517 34.5 1.99 14 3,134,622 (85.3%)
1990 3,329,800 30,600 (0.9%) 23,603 33.8 2.18 13 2,821,739 (84.7%)
1985 3,247,100 20,000 (0.6%) -1,884 32.9 1.93 12 2,716,946 (83.7%)
1980 3,112,900 3,900 (0.1%) -582 31.8 2.03 12 2,597,030 (83.4%)
1975 3,083,100 59,400 (1.9%) -14,959 30.7 2.33 12 2,552,005 (82.8%)
1970 2,810,700 37,900 (1.4%) 15,336 30.4 3.16 11 2,279,646 (81.1%)
1965 2,628,400 43,000 (1.6%) -525 30.1 3.54 10 2,073,571 (78.9%)
1960 2,371,800 47,900 (2.0%) 10,878 30.6 4.03 9 1,802,521 (76.0%)

In 2020 the population of New Zealand was 4,862,000 and the average age increased from 30.6 in 1960 to 39.0. Urban population has increased from 3,305,162 (85.7%) in 2000 to 4,246,000 (86.6%) in the current year. The population density of New Zealand has changed from 11.8 in 1980 to 18.2 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 12,400 39.0 1.95 18 4,207,000 (86.5%)
2025 5,061,000 39,000 (0.8%) 12,400 40.0 1.90 19 4,397,000 (86.9%)
2030 5,237,000 33,000 (0.6%) 12,400 40.9 1.87 20 4,575,000 (87.4%)
2035 5,387,000 28,000 (0.5%) 12,400 41.7 1.84 20 4,737,000 (87.9%)
2040 5,514,000 24,000 (0.4%) 12,400 42.5 1.82 21 4,884,000 (88.6%)
2045 5,623,000 21,000 (0.4%) 12,400 43.0 1.81 21 5,015,000 (89.2%)
2050 5,716,000 17,000 (0.3%) 12,400 43.5 1.80 22 5,132,000 (89.8%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 86.6 (85.6 years for male and 87.7 years for females). Population density will go up to 21.7 people per square kilometer.

New Zealand demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 0.84% (41,000 residents, including 33,764 deaths). The demographics of New Zealand constitutes of 2,492,000 women and 2,411,000 men, which means there are 968 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 25.8% of population (1,264,484) is 19 or younger, 57.5% of population (2,820,696) is between age 20 and 64 and 16.7% of population (818,801) is over 65.

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