National Population Estimates: At 31 March 2024

National population estimates give the best available measure of the population, by age and sex, usually living in New Zealand.

Access data in Infoshare

Use Infoshare to view and download time-series data for annual and quarterly national population estimates by single-year of age, five-year age groups, and selected age groups.

Subject category: Population
Group: Population estimates – DPE

Definitions and metadata

National population estimates – DataInfo+ gives general methodology used to produce national population estimates, and related metadata.

Technical enquiries

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Next releases

National population estimates: At 30 June 2024 (2018-base) will be released on 19 August 2024.

Subnational population estimates: At 30 June 2024 (2018-base) will be released on 25 October 2024.

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