New Zealand in Profile: 2011

Population

Total population
2000  3,857,800
2010  4,367,800
2020 (projected) 4,781,500
Population by age group (2010)
Under 15 years 894,500
15–29 years 926,000
30–44 years 882,300
45–64 years 1,095,800
65+ years 569,200
Resident population (2010)
Main urban area
Auckland  1,354,900
Hamilton  203,400
Tauranga  120,000
Napier-Hastings  124,400
Wellington  389,700
Christchurch  390,300
Dunedin  116,600
Remaining main urban areas  464,100
Total, 16 main urban areas  3,163,300
Remaining areas  1,204,400
Total resident population  4,367,800

Note: Figures are at 30 June.

Demography

Components of population change in the five years to 30 June 2010
Natural increase + 168,800
Live births  + 311,100
Deaths  - 142,300
Net migration + 54,500
Arrivals  + 418,600
Departures  - 364,100