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National Population Estimates: September 2009 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  12 November 2009
Highlights
  • The estimated resident population of New Zealand was 4.33 million at 30 September 2009.
  • Population growth was 51,700 (1.2 percent) during the September 2009 year.
  • Natural increase and net migration contributed 34,700 and 17,000, respectively, during the September 2009 year.
  • The median ages for males and females were 35.5 and 37.5 years, respectively, at 30 September 2009.
 

 Graph, components of annual population change at September 1995-2009

 
Estimated Resident Population

Age group (years) At 30 September 2008 At 30 September 2009 P Percentage change
2008–09 P
All ages

4,279,800

4,331,600 1.2
Under 15    889,600    892,400 0.3
15–39 1,478,100 1,489,500 0.8
40–64 1,371,100 1,393,600 1.6
65+    541,000    556,100 2.8

P provisional 

Geoff Bascand 12 November 2009
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0576

 

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