Analysis does not include those who never arrived in New Zealand after their residence was approved.
Migrants are considered to be in New Zealand if they are not ‘long-term absent’, which is defined as a permanent migrant who has been out of New Zealand for six months or longer.
From the dataset Migration Trends and Outlook: Transitions and retention 2015/16, this data was extracted:
Provided: 84 data points
Dataset originally released on:
December 01, 2016
About this dataset
This annual report is the 16th in a series that examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand. The report updates trends to 2015/16 and compares recent immigration patterns with patterns identified in previous years.