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New Zealand’s Population Surges by Almost Three Percent in the Past Year

New Zealand’s Population Surges by Almost Three Percent in the Past Year

New Zealand's population has experienced significant growth, reaching 5.27 million people, marking a nearly three percent increase in the past year,

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New Zealand’s population has experienced significant growth, reaching 5.27 million people, marking a nearly three percent increase in the past year, according to Stats NZ. The data for the year ending September reveals a population growth of 138,000, with a natural increase (births minus deaths) accounting for 19,300 people and net migration (arrivals minus departures) contributing 118,800 people. The Mฤori population saw a 1.5 percent growth, adding 13,100 individuals, bringing the estimated Mฤori population to 904,100, constituting 17.3 percent of the national population. The median age of Mฤori individuals is notably lower than the national median ages, reflecting the demographic landscape of New Zealand.

More info: https://www.stats.govt.nz/information-releases/national-population-estimates-at-30-september-2023/

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