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New Zealand Population

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, located about 2,000 kilometres east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and 1,000 kilometres south of the islands of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. New Zealand consists of two main islands, North and the South and number of small islands, Its a long and narrow 1,600 kilometresalong its north-north-east axis with width of 400 kilometres and around 15,000 km of coastline. New Zealand was a part of the Colony of New South Wales of Australia until became Colony of New Zealand in 1841. New Zealand population in 2022 is estimated to be 5.27 million, covers country area of 268,021 sq km (103,483 sq mi), ranks seventy-fifth country by area and the one-hundred-twenty-first most populous country in the world. New Zealand's capital is Wellington, its most populous city is Auckland and popular cities are Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Lower Hutt, Dunedin, Palmerston North, Napier and Porirua. Country code is NZL, Population of New Zealand in 2021 is estimated as 5.12 million, Life expectancy of New Zealand is 80.36 years for male and 83.52 years for female.

Below table is the population of New Zealand from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19602,371,800
19652,628,400
19702,810,700
19753,083,100
19803,112,900
19853,247,100
19903,329,800
19953,673,400
20003,857,700
20054,133,900
20104,350,700
20154,609,400
20205,084,300

New Zealand population in 1960 is 2,371,800, by 1970 the population is increased by 438,900 totaling to 2,810,700, by 1980 the population is increased to 3,112,900, and by 1990 the total increase of 3,329,800 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 3,329,800. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 527,900 to 3,857,700, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of New Zealand increase by 493,000 with a change of 12.78 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 733,600 with a change of 16.86 percent and make up to 5,084,300.

Source : worldbank

New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions:

RegionIslandLand area (Sq km)Population
NorthlandNorth12,504197,900
Auckland(North4,9411,715,600
WaikatoNorth23,900506,000
Bay of PlentyNorth12,072343,400
GisborneNorth8,38551,500
Hawke's BayNorth14,138181,500
TaranakiNorth7,254126,400
Manawatū-WhanganuiNorth22,221256,500
WellingtonNorth8,049547,000
TasmanSouth9,61657,900
NelsonSouth42254,700
MarlboroughSouth10,45851,500
West CoastSouth23,24532,700
CanterburySouth44,504649,800
OtagoSouth31,186246,700
SouthlandSouth31,196102,700


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