Population of New Zealand

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date04 Mar 2024

The current population of New Zealand is 5,261,550 as of April 18, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of New Zealand is projected at 5,269,939 or 5.27 million as of July 1, 2024. The total population in New Zealand is projected at 5,228,100 or 5.23 million people for the year 2023.

New Zealand is the third-most populous country in Oceania, and at 122nd position in the world in the list of 237 countries/territories.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

New Zealand population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
20225,163,6845,185,28843,2090.8330.07
20235,206,8935,228,10042,4130.8110.06
20245,249,3065,269,93941,2650.7830.06
20255,290,5715,310,69540,2480.7580.06
20265,330,8195,350,41039,1830.7320.06
20275,370,0025,388,80637,6080.6980.06
20285,407,6105,425,76236,3040.6690.06
20295,443,9145,461,37334,9190.6390.06
20305,478,8335,495,67033,6740.6130.06
20315,512,5075,528,74332,4730.5870.06
20325,544,9805,560,49131,0220.5580.06
20335,576,0025,590,86729,7290.5320.06
20345,605,7315,619,90028,3370.5040.06
20355,634,0685,647,63827,1400.4810.06
20365,661,2085,674,27126,1270.4600.06
20375,687,3355,699,82224,9730.4380.06
20385,712,3085,724,31924,0220.4200.06
20395,736,3305,747,92723,1950.4040.06
20405,759,5255,770,70822,3670.3880.06
20415,781,8925,792,64421,5030.3710.06
20425,803,3955,813,70420,6180.3550.06
20435,824,0135,833,85019,6730.3370.06
20445,843,6865,853,05518,7380.3200.06
20455,862,4245,871,29817,7480.3020.06
20465,880,1725,888,56816,7910.2850.06
20475,896,9635,904,94515,9650.2700.06
20485,912,9285,920,38314,9110.2520.06
20495,927,8395,934,98914,2990.2410.06
20505,942,1385,949,00213,7270.2310.06
20515,955,8655,962,27312,8160.2150.06
20525,968,6815,974,86112,3610.2070.06
20535,981,0425,987,00411,9240.1990.06
20545,992,9665,998,65111,3710.1900.06
20556,004,3376,009,76410,8530.1810.06
20566,015,1906,020,40010,4200.1730.06
20576,025,6106,030,61610,0120.1660.06
20586,035,6226,040,3599,4750.1570.06
20596,045,0976,049,5618,9280.1480.06
20606,054,0256,058,3478,6450.1430.06
20616,062,6706,066,8218,3020.1370.06
20626,070,9726,074,9748,0040.1320.06
20636,078,9766,082,7067,4600.1230.06
20646,086,4366,089,9887,1030.1170.06
20656,093,5396,096,9006,7220.1100.06
20666,100,2616,103,4356,3470.1040.06
20676,106,6086,109,4325,6490.0920.06
20686,112,2576,114,9695,4240.0890.06
20696,117,6816,120,1905,0190.0820.06
20706,122,7006,124,9264,4520.0730.06
20716,127,1526,129,1323,9600.0650.06
20726,131,1126,132,7533,2830.0540.06
20736,134,3956,135,8192,8490.0460.06
20746,137,2446,138,3092,1290.0350.06
20756,139,3736,140,2491,7520.0290.06
20766,141,1256,141,6961,1420.0190.06
20776,142,2676,142,4864380.0070.06
20786,142,7056,142,7881660.0030.06
20796,142,8716,142,663-416-0.0070.06
20806,142,4556,141,930-1,050-0.0170.06
20816,141,4056,140,715-1,380-0.0220.06
20826,140,0256,139,090-1,871-0.0300.06
20836,138,1546,137,095-2,118-0.0350.06
20846,136,0366,134,758-2,555-0.0420.06
20856,133,4816,131,972-3,018-0.0490.06
20866,130,4636,128,749-3,428-0.0560.06
20876,127,0356,125,258-3,553-0.0580.06
20886,123,4826,121,687-3,590-0.0590.06
20896,119,8926,117,845-4,095-0.0670.06
20906,115,7976,113,774-4,046-0.0660.06
20916,111,7516,109,601-4,299-0.0700.06
20926,107,4526,105,278-4,349-0.0710.06
20936,103,1036,100,933-4,340-0.0710.06
20946,098,7636,096,568-4,391-0.0720.06
20956,094,3726,092,150-4,444-0.0730.06
20966,089,9286,087,666-4,525-0.0740.06
20976,085,4036,083,039-4,727-0.0780.06
20986,080,6766,078,395-4,561-0.0750.06
20996,076,1156,073,833-4,565-0.0750.06
21006,071,5506,069,341-4,418-0.0730.06

New Zealand population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
19501,892,6881,911,60837,8401.9800.08
19511,930,5281,952,12443,1922.2130.08
19521,973,7201,998,94850,4562.5240.08
19532,024,1762,048,96549,5772.4200.08
19542,073,7532,096,33245,1582.1540.08
19552,118,9112,140,97644,1292.0610.08
19562,163,0402,186,34846,6162.1320.08
19572,209,6562,235,32151,3302.2960.08
19582,260,9862,286,55951,1462.2370.08
19592,312,1322,335,01045,7551.9600.08
19602,357,8872,381,18946,6041.9570.08
19612,404,4912,431,61754,2512.2310.08
19622,458,7422,486,31155,1372.2180.08
19632,513,8792,540,02652,2942.0590.08
19642,566,1732,590,64848,9501.8900.08
19652,615,1232,638,31646,3861.7580.08
19662,661,5092,684,35645,6941.7020.08
19672,707,2032,725,19835,9891.3210.08
19682,743,1922,756,41926,4550.9600.08
19692,769,6472,786,35233,4111.1990.08
19702,803,0582,824,06142,0051.4870.08
19712,845,0632,868,88547,6451.6610.08
19722,892,7082,920,87856,3401.9290.08
19732,949,0482,980,63863,1802.1200.08
19743,012,2283,042,81261,1682.0100.08
19753,073,3963,095,42844,0641.4240.08
19763,117,4603,127,81220,7040.6620.08
19773,138,1643,141,1746,0200.1920.07
19783,144,1843,143,300-1,769-0.0560.07
19793,142,4153,142,5392490.0080.07
19803,142,6643,147,1689,0070.2860.07
19813,151,6713,160,62217,9030.5660.07
19823,169,5743,185,72132,2941.0140.07
19833,201,8683,219,82735,9181.1160.07
19843,237,7863,250,34025,1070.7720.07
19853,262,8933,268,35610,9250.3340.07
19863,273,8183,281,67115,7060.4790.07
19873,289,5243,299,45019,8530.6020.07
19883,309,3773,316,00213,2500.4000.06
19893,322,6273,333,75522,2560.6680.06
19903,344,8833,397,389105,0113.0910.06
19913,449,8943,481,59963,4101.8210.06
19923,513,3043,532,56338,5171.0900.06
19933,551,8213,573,74243,8421.2270.06
19943,595,6633,620,89050,4551.3930.06
19953,646,1183,673,89355,5501.5120.06
19963,701,6683,728,45753,5791.4370.06
19973,755,2473,775,85241,2101.0910.06
19983,796,4573,810,04427,1740.7130.06
19993,823,6313,833,49419,7250.5150.06
20003,843,3563,855,26623,8200.6180.06
20013,867,1763,889,57944,8051.1520.06
20023,911,9813,948,58473,2051.8540.06
20033,985,1864,019,94169,5101.7290.06
20044,054,6964,081,40953,4251.3090.06
20054,108,1214,132,78149,3201.1930.06
20064,157,4414,179,97845,0741.0780.06
20074,202,5154,221,49437,9580.8990.06
20084,240,4734,260,23939,5310.9280.06
20094,280,0044,302,88645,7651.0640.06
20104,325,7694,346,33841,1390.9470.06
20114,366,9084,381,26928,7220.6560.06
20124,395,6304,410,28429,3090.6650.06
20134,424,9394,450,64451,4101.1550.06
20144,476,3494,514,19575,6921.6770.06
20154,552,0414,590,59077,0981.6800.06
20164,629,1394,668,08177,8841.6680.06
20174,707,0234,746,25278,4571.6530.06
20184,785,4804,838,526106,0922.1930.06
20194,891,5724,959,034134,9242.7210.06
20205,026,4965,061,13369,2751.3690.06
20215,095,7715,129,72767,9131.3240.06