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National Population Estimates: At 30 June 2014
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  14 August 2014
Key facts

This is the first release of population estimates based on the 2013 Census. This means all estimates at 30 June 2013 have been revised.

  • The New Zealand estimated resident population at 30 June 2013 was 4,442,100.
  • Average annual population growth between 2006 and 2013 was 36,800 (0.8 percent).
  • The new 2013-base estimate at 30 June 2013 was 29,000 lower than the 2006-base estimate at the same date.

 

  • The New Zealand estimated resident population at 30 June 2014 was 4,509,900.
  • Population growth was 67,800 (1.5 percent) in the June 2014 year.
  • Natural increase contributed 29,500 and net migration contributed 38,300.

 

Graph, Annual population change 1994–2014.  

Age group
(years)
 Estimated resident population at 30 June  Average annual population change (percent)
2006 2013  2014 P 2006–13  2013–14 P
0–14 888,300 908,800 911,300

0.3

0.3
15–39 1,463,700 1,452,400 1,481,100

-0.1

2.0
40–64  1,321,000 1,455,000 1,467,100

1.4

0.8
65+  511,600 626,000 650,400

2.9

3.9
All ages 4,184,600 4,442,100 4,509,900

0.9

1.5

Symbol: P    provisional

 Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
 ISSN 1178-0576
 14 August 2014
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