Rates from 1991 onward are based on the resident population concept. Before 1991, rates are based on the de facto population concept. Vitals data (births, deaths and marriages) is based on date of registration (not date of occurrence).
From September 1995, birth and death registrations collected ethnicity based on self-identification, rather than degree-of-blood.
From the dataset Births and Deaths: Crude birth rate (Māori and total population) (Annual-Dec) 2021, this data was extracted:
Provided: 300 data points
Dataset originally released on:
February 17, 2022
Purpose of collection
Under the provisions of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995, every birth occurring in New Zealand must be registered. Birth statistics provide local authorities, health authorities, and research institutions with information needed to plan future and current social services.