Historical net migration and natural population increase in New Zealand

Year ended June 1961–2017, thousands of people

Notes

Estimated de facto population: De facto population estimates include all people present in New Zealand and counted by the census (census night population count).

Estimated resident population: The estimated resident population is based on the census usually resident population count, updated for residents missed or counted more than once by the census (net census undercount); and births, deaths, and net migration between census night and the date of the estimate.

Natural increase: For the estimated de facto population, excess of registered births over registered deaths. For the estimated resident population, excess of estimated births over estimated deaths (both by date of occurrence).

Net migration: For the estimated de facto population, excess of total arrivals over total departures. Excludes armed forces before 1987.
For the estimated resident population, excess of permanent and long-term arrivals over permanent and long-term departures.

Data provided by

Stats NZ

Dataset name

Estimates and Projections: Historical population estimates tables 2017

Webpage:

http://archive.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/population/estimates_and_projections/historical-population-tables.aspx

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Estimates and Projections: Historical population estimates tables 2017

From the dataset Estimates and Projections: Historical population estimates tables 2017, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Table 3
  • Range: B10:E71
  • Provided: 228 data points

This data forms the table Population - Components of population change by year ended June 1961–2017.

Dataset originally released on:

November 14, 2017