Estimated resident population of New Zealand

as at Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 at 10:32:12 am
4,379,744

To update the population clock, please refresh your screen. New Zealand's population is estimated to increase by one person every 10 minutes and 1 second.

This is based on the estimated resident population at 30 June 2010 and the following component settings. (Note: these settings are subject to change.)

  • one birth every 8 minutes and 13 seconds
  • one death every 16 minutes and 33 seconds
  • a net migration gain of one New Zealand resident every 25 minutes and 49 seconds.

The population clock is based on the estimated resident population and does not correspond to the census night population count .

Further information

If you are interested in finding out more about the New Zealand population, go to: 

Population Indicators – this table gives a summary of New Zealand's key demographic statistics (population, births, deaths, marriages, etc).

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