National Population Estimates: June 2010 quarter

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  13 August 2010

Highlights

  • The estimated resident population of New Zealand was 4.37 million at 30 June 2010.
  • Population growth was 51,900 (1.2 percent) during the June 2010 year.
  • Natural increase and net migration contributed 35,400 and 16,500, respectively, during the June 2010 year.
  • The median ages for males and females were 35.5 and 37.6 years, respectively, at 30 June 2010.
Graph, components of pop change at June 2010

 

Estimated resident population

Age group
(years)

At 30 June 2009 At 30 June 2010 P Percentage change
2009–10 P
All ages 4,315,800 4,367,700 1.2
Under 15    891,200    894,500 0.4
15–39 1,484,600 1,496,600 0.8
40–64 1,387,400 1,407,500 1.5
65+    552,600    569,100 3.0
Symbol: P    provisional
 
Geoff Bascand 13 August 2010
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0576