Recommended Sponsor - Buy Original Artwork Directly from the Artist

Regional population growth slows – Media release

25 October 2022

Of New Zealand’s 16 regions, 12 experienced lower population growth in the June 2022 year than in 2021, Stats NZ said today.

“While two-thirds of regions experienced population growth in the past year, for most regions this growth was lower than in 2021,” population estimates and projections acting manager Rebekah Hennessey said.

“Population decline also occurred in five regions – Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, West Coast, and Southland.”

Visit our website to read this news story and information release. NZ.Stat is currently down – you can download the NZ.Stat tables for this release as zip files on the information release page.