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New Zealand Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • New Zealand Population is increasing
  • New Zealand Population Density is increasing
  • New Zealand Life Expectancy is increasing
  • New Zealand Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year New Zealand population is expected to increase by 19564 people. New Zealand contributes 0.05% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in New Zealand is 82.504 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. New Zealand owns 0.00177% of land i.e. 263310 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 76 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

New Zealand Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
New Zealand Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
New Zealand Population (in million) 4.37 4.83 5.21
New Zealand Global Rank 123rd 127th 128th
New Zealand Global Population Share 0.06% 0.06% 0.06%
New Zealand Global Population Density 16 17.36 18.48
New Zealand Global Population Density Rank 108th 110th 112th
New Zealand Average Life Expectancy 80.85 82.5 84.1
New Zealand Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 15th 17th 17th
New Zealand Fertility Rate 2.1 1.94 1.86
New Zealand Fertility Rate Global Rank 124th 126th 120th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year New Zealand population is expected to increase by 19564 people. 
  • New Zealand population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis New Zealand will have more death than births from 2077 and this will impact population growth. 
  • New Zealand Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 127th-126th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • New Zealand population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.51%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of New Zealand is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • New Zealand contributes 0.05% of world's total population. 

New Zealand
 Population Fact

New Zealand
 Total Population Trend

New Zealand
 Population Growth Rate

New Zealand
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 4.37 Million 123rd
2020 4.83 Million 127th
2030 5.21 Million 128th
2040 5.5 Million 126th
2050 5.71 Million 126th
2060 5.86 Million 125th
2070 5.99 Million 125th
2080 6.08 Million 125th
2090 6.12 Million 124th
2100 6.13 Million 125th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 4.37 Million 1.07%
2020 4.83 Million 0.87%
2030 5.21 Million 0.68%
2040 5.5 Million 0.46%
2050 5.71 Million 0.32%
2060 5.86 Million 0.24%
2070 5.99 Million 0.22%
2080 6.08 Million 0.16%
2090 6.12 Million 0.06%
2100 6.13 Million 0%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 4.37 Million 0.06%
2020 4.83 Million 0.06%
2030 5.21 Million 0.06%
2040 5.5 Million 0.05%
2050 5.71 Million 0.05%
2060 5.86 Million 0.05%
2070 5.99 Million 0.05%
2080 6.08 Million 0.05%
2090 6.12 Million 0.05%
2100 6.13 Million 0.05%

New-Zealand Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • New Zealand population density is 19.02 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • New Zealand Ranks in range of 110th-118th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of New Zealand. 

New Zealand
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 16 108th
2020 17.36 110th
2030 18.48 112th
2040 19.29 114th
2050 19.88 116th
2060 20.1 118th
2070 20.07 120th
2080 19.8 122nd
2090 19.28 124th
2100 18.55 126th

New-Zealand Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in New Zealand is 82.504 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • New Zealand ranks 17th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

New Zealand
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 80.85 15th
2020 82.5 17th
2030 84.1 17th
2040 85.45 17th
2050 86.65 17th
2060 87.82 17th
2070 88.98 16th
2080 90.13 17th
2090 91.29 16th
2100 0

New-Zealand Average Fertility Rate

  • In New Zealand, Women gives birth to 1.948 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • New Zealand rank is in range of 126th-126th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

New Zealand
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 2.1 124th
2020 1.94 126th
2030 1.86 120th
2040 1.82 124th
2050 1.79 125th
2060 1.79 126th
2070 1.79 121st
2080 1.79 116th
2090 1.8 111th
2100 1.8 108th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, New Zealand population was 1908000 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently New Zealand population is around 4370062 and by year 2030 its expected to be 5213103 .New Zealand ranks 123rd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of New Zealand in 2010 was 80.857, in 2020 its 82.504 and by 2050 it will be 86.659.As mentioned in Highlight's New Zealand population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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