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Introduction to the New Zealand Census

Introduction to the New Zealand Census gives you more information about the 2013 Census. It tells you what to expect for census day, what happens during each phase of the census cycle, and how the census has changed over time.

The New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings is the official count of how many people and dwellings there are in New Zealand. It takes a snapshot of the people in New Zealand and the place where we live. Tuesday, 5 March 2013 marks the 33rd New Zealand census.

Introduction to the New Zealand Census has three parts.

What happens to your census forms? tells you how your census forms are collected and processed after a census.

Overview of the 2013 Census explains how we plan, conduct, advertise, and process the census.

History of the census in New Zealand maps the history of census-taking in New Zealand.

Published 1 March 2013

Page updated 25 March 2013 

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