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New Zealand Population

New Zealand Population

New Zealand has quite a small population, and a land mass slightly larger than the UK.

The population in 1996: 3,618,300
The population in 2001: 3,737,277
The population in 2006: 4,027,947

To give you a comparison, the total population in New Zealand is approximately half the size of the population of New York, and just over a quarter of the population of London!

More than a quarter of New Zealands population live in the largest city, Auckland.

Main Cities: (North to South)

Auckland 1,208,094
Hamilton 184,905
Napier-Hastings 118,404
Wellington 360,624
Christchurch 360,765
Dunedin 220,997
Remaining Areas 1,135,113

These statistics are provided by Statistics New Zealand