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National Population Estimates: March 2010 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  14 May 2010
Highlights
  • The estimated resident population of New Zealand was 4.36 million at 31 March 2010.
  • Population growth was 56,300 (1.3 percent) during the March 2010 year.
  • Natural increase and net migration contributed 35,300 and 21,000, respectively, during the March 2010 year.
  • The median ages for males and females were 35.5 and 37.5 years, respectively, at 31 March 2010.
Graph, Components of Annual Population Change, 1995-2010

 

Estimated resident population

Age group
(years)

At 31 March 2009 At 31 March 2010 P Percentage change
2009–10 P
All ages 4,305,700 4,362,000 1.3
Under 15    890,400    894,400 0.4
15–39 1,484,200 1,498,400 1.0
40–64 1,382,200 1,404,700 1.6
65+    549,000    564,500 2.8
Symbol: P    provisional
 
Geoff Bascand 14 May 2010
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0576

 

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