QuickStats About New Zealand



Total population aged 15 years and over

  • 39.9 percent of people aged 15 years and over in New Zealand have a post-school qualification.
  • In New Zealand, 25.0 percent of people aged 15 years and over have no formal qualifications.

Highest Qualification for People Aged 15 Years and Over
New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing New Zealand Qualifications, 2006 Census .
 

Māori ethnic population aged 15 years and over

  • In New Zealand, 27.9 percent of Māori aged 15 years and over have a post-school qualification.
  • 39.9 percent of Māori aged 15 years and over in New Zealand have no formal qualifications.

Highest Qualification for Māori Aged 15 Years and Over
New Zealand, 2006 Census
Graph showing Māori Qualifications, 2006 Census .

Note: The Māori ethnic group population is the count for people of the Māori ethnic group. It includes those people who stated Māori as being either their sole ethnic group or one of several ethnic groups.

This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs.