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  • Census 2013

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    First Census 2013 data published, with more to follow over the next 18 months.

    The number of people living in New Zealand on census night 2013 was 4,242,048. This was 214,101 more than at the last census seven years ago.

  • Ethnicity data

    People from more than 200 different ethnicities live in New Zealand.

    Download this statistical snapshot (pdf) of New Zealand’s diversity.

    Whereabouts do people from ethnic communities live? What languages are spoken? What is the unemployment rate among ethnic communities? What health problems are an issue?

    Find out in our collection of data about ethnic people living in New Zealand.

    While Statistics New Zealand and other agencies collect a vast array of facts and figures, this is the first time that those applicable to ethnic people have been brought together in one place.

  • Census paints detailed picture of ethnic groups – Media release

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    The average Dutch person living in New Zealand is more than twice as old as the average Tuvaluan, according to the latest census figures released by Statistics New Zealand today.

  • Culture and Identity in New Zealand

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    The number of New Zealanders who were born overseas had reached more than a million by the 2013 Census, Statistics NZ has revealed. This increase has led to more diversity in our ethnic, religious, and linguistic make-up.