Population of New Zealand

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of New Zealand is 4,908,015 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of New Zealand is projected at 4,860,643 or 4.861 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in New Zealand is projected at 4,822,233 or 4.822 million people for the year 2020. New Zealand ranks number 126th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. New Zealand is ranked 3rd among 23 countries in Oceania.

New Zealand's population will be increased year by year. The New Zealand population is projected to reach 5.17 million in 2030 and increase to 5.60 million in 2050 and 6.0 million by 2100. New Zealand accounts for 0.062 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.076% in 1952 and is projected to increase by 0.055% by 2100.

New Zealand was at 114th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline to 122nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

New Zealand population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20204,822,23339,1700.820.062
20214,860,64338,4100.800.062
20224,898,20337,5600.770.062
20234,934,97436,7710.750.061
20244,971,04136,0670.730.061
20255,006,44535,4040.710.061
20265,041,24134,7960.700.061
20275,075,42134,1800.680.061
20285,108,85833,4370.660.061
20295,141,41432,5560.640.061
20305,172,96231,5480.610.061
20315,203,48830,5260.590.060
20325,232,99629,5080.570.060
20335,261,49028,4940.540.060
20345,288,96727,4770.520.060
20355,315,41726,4500.500.060
20365,340,85425,4370.480.060
20375,365,27324,4190.460.060
20385,388,72323,4500.440.059
20395,411,28322,5600.420.059
20405,432,99321,7100.400.059
20415,453,89720,9040.380.059
20425,473,98820,0910.370.059
20435,493,29619,3080.350.059
20445,511,81318,5170.340.058
20455,529,56917,7560.320.058
20465,546,58417,0150.310.058
20475,562,88516,3010.290.058
20485,578,50415,6190.280.058
20495,593,45614,9520.270.058
20505,607,79314,3370.260.058
20515,621,52113,7280.240.057
20525,634,69813,1770.230.057
20535,647,38412,6860.230.057
20545,659,63812,2540.220.057
20555,671,52511,8870.210.057
20565,683,07811,5530.200.057
20575,694,34711,2690.200.057
20585,705,41011,0630.190.057
20595,716,36810,9580.190.057
20605,727,27010,9020.190.056
20615,738,17810,9080.190.056
20625,749,09510,9170.190.056
20635,760,03110,9360.190.056
20645,770,99410,9630.190.056
20655,781,98710,9930.190.056
20665,792,98811,0010.190.056
20675,804,00211,0140.190.056
20685,814,99610,9940.190.056
20695,825,93610,9400.190.056
20705,836,77610,8400.190.056
20715,847,50710,7310.180.056
20725,858,07710,5700.180.056
20735,868,40110,3240.180.056
20745,878,3679,9660.170.056
20755,887,9079,5400.160.056
20765,896,9749,0670.150.056
20775,905,5668,5920.150.056
20785,913,6248,0580.140.056
20795,921,0867,4620.130.056
20805,927,9196,8330.120.056
20815,934,1186,1990.100.056
20825,939,7175,5990.090.055
20835,944,7625,0450.080.055
20845,949,3584,5960.080.055
20855,953,6124,2540.070.055
20865,957,5313,9190.070.055
20875,961,1433,6120.060.055
20885,964,5653,4220.060.055
20895,967,9143,3490.060.055
20905,971,2843,3700.060.055
20915,974,7153,4310.060.055
20925,978,2363,5210.060.055
20935,981,8323,5960.060.055
20945,985,4843,6520.060.055
20955,989,1703,6860.060.055
20965,992,8813,7110.060.055
20975,996,6413,7600.060.055
20986,000,4543,8130.060.055
20996,004,3443,8900.060.055
21006,008,3604,0160.070.055

New Zealand population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,908,000--0.075
19511,947,93139,9312.090.075
19521,992,79844,8672.300.076
19532,040,23247,4342.380.076
19542,088,48348,2512.360.077
19552,136,39147,9082.290.077
19562,183,46247,0712.200.077
19572,229,82646,3642.120.078
19582,276,13346,3072.080.078
19592,323,41347,2802.080.078
19602,372,59449,1812.120.078
19612,424,06651,4722.170.078
19622,477,19953,1332.190.079
19632,530,17352,9742.140.079
19642,580,53050,3571.990.079
19652,626,64546,1151.790.079
19662,667,08240,4371.540.078
19672,702,67635,5941.330.078
19682,736,82734,1511.260.077
19692,774,36737,5401.370.077
19702,818,38744,0201.590.076
19712,870,82252,4351.860.076
19722,929,68658,8642.050.076
19732,989,40959,7232.040.076
19743,042,17752,7681.770.076
19753,082,63340,4561.330.076
19763,108,57025,9370.840.075
19773,122,40613,8360.450.074
19783,128,9566,5500.210.073
19793,135,2976,3410.200.072
19803,146,61911,3220.360.071
19813,164,82818,2090.580.070
19823,188,53923,7110.750.069
19833,215,72927,1900.850.068
19843,243,03627,3070.850.068
19853,268,23625,2000.780.067
19863,290,30422,0680.680.066
19873,310,74320,4390.620.066
19883,332,79222,0490.670.065
19893,360,95728,1650.850.064
19903,398,17237,2151.110.064
19913,446,17047,9981.410.064
19923,503,18157,0111.650.064
19933,564,46461,2831.750.064
19943,623,27958,8151.650.064
19953,674,93651,6571.430.064
19963,717,34942,4131.150.064
19973,752,36235,0130.940.064
19983,783,97431,6120.840.063
19993,818,13134,1570.900.063
20003,858,99940,8681.070.063
20013,907,93348,9341.270.063
20023,963,20655,2731.410.063
20034,022,06958,8631.490.063
20044,080,43858,3691.450.063
20054,135,35554,9171.350.063
20064,185,88850,5331.220.063
20074,233,04647,1581.130.063
20084,278,15545,1091.070.063
20094,323,33745,1821.060.063
20104,370,06246,7251.080.063
20114,418,67848,6161.110.063
20124,468,45749,7791.130.063
20134,518,51550,0581.120.063
20144,567,52749,0121.080.063
20154,614,53247,0051.030.063
20164,659,26544,7330.970.062
20174,702,03442,7690.920.062
20184,743,13141,0970.870.062
20194,783,06339,9320.840.062