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National Population Estimates: December 2009 quarter (revised December 2010)
Contains estimates of the total population of New Zealand at 31 December 2009. A special topic examines trends in the number of children (0–14 years) between 1969 and 2009. Previous releases have included special topics on trends in the working-age population, an international comparison of the percentage of population aged 65+, and trends in the components of population change.
Census snapshot: Children (published 2002)
Key findings about children from the Census of Population and Dwellings held on 6 March 2001.
New Zealand's children (published June 1999)
A look at changes in family types and the economic circumstances in which New Zealand children are being raised.
Children in New Zealand (published May 1999)
Information on changes in the child population, family structure, health and education, patterns of work among parents, and other factors that determine children's levels of economic well-being. A report based on data from the 1996 Census.