New Zealand Population 2022

Population New Zealand 2022 is 4 961 990 people. New Zealand ranks 119 in terms of population in the world - 0.064% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of New Zealand is Wellington, the official currency is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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  2. Life expectancy
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Population of New Zealand

4 961 990 people Flag of  New Zealand Flag of New Zealand Data in September 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area New Zealand

Population rank New Zealand 4 961 990 people
Male population 49.1%
Female population 50.9%
Life expectancy New Zealand
Life expectancy Male 78.6
Life expectancy Female 82.7
Median age New Zealand 37.3 age
<15 years 20.4%
15 - 65 years 66.4%
>65 years 13.3%
Total area
Total area New Zealand 267710 km2 (#75 in world)
Population density 18.53 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in New Zealand was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does New Zealand occupy in terms of population on Earth?

New Zealand takes 119st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of New Zealand?

The capital of New Zealand is the city of Wellington with a population of 360 624 people.