Population of New Zealand 2022 | Religion in New Zealand

Population of New Zealand 2022

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island and more than 700 smaller islands. New Zealand is about 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and 1,000 kilometers (600 mi) south of the islands of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. 

As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of New Zealand in 2021 is 4,880,233 (49 Lakh)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

New Zealand Population 2022

New Zealand has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.82 % %. Its estimated population in 2022 is  48,98,201 (4.9 million)* equivalent to 0.06%% of the total world population. The total Land Area of New Zealand is 262,443 sq. km (101,330 sq. mi) & the Population Density of New Zealand is 18 per Km2 (47 people per mi2).

Population of New Zealand in 2022 –  4.9 million or 49 Lacs (Approx)
Poland2022 Population
Total Population48,98,201( 49 million or 49 lacs)
Global Rank126
Share of World Pop.0.06%
Land Area 262,443 sq. km (101,330 sq. mi)
Area Rank75
Pop. Density18 people/sq. km
Capital CityWellington

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

New Zealand Demographics
Fertility Rate* 1.90
Infant mortality rate ** 3.4
Median Age   38 Years
Life Expectancy 82.80 years
Urban Population86.9 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in New Zealand

Religions in New Zealand

  • No religion – 48.5%
  • Christianity – 37.0%
  • Hinduism – 2.6%
  • Islam – 1.3%
  • Buddhism – 1.1%
  • Sikhism – 0.8%
  • Other religions – 1.1%
  • Undeclared – 6.6%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in New Zealand by Population

CityRegionPopulation
1AucklandAuckland14,70,100
2ChristchurchCanterbury3,83,200
3WellingtonWellington2,15,100
4HamiltonWaikato1,76,500
5TaurangaBay of Plenty1,51,300
6Lower HuttWellington1,10,700
7DunedinOtago1,06,200
8Palmerston NorthManawatū-Whanganui81,500
9NapierHawke’s Bay66,300
10Hibiscus CoastAuckland59,800
11PoriruaWellington59,600
12RotoruaBay of Plenty58,500
13New PlymouthTaranaki57,600
14WhangāreiNorthland54,400
15NelsonNelson51,100
16InvercargillSouthland50,200
17HastingsHawke’s Bay49,000
18Upper HuttWellington44,300
19WhanganuiManawatū-Whanganui42,200
20GisborneGisborne37,000