Statistics NZ started an argument back in October over Auckland’s rate of population growth, when it released preliminary census figures, but also produced its estimates, which put the population 129,000 higher than the census night figure. The census night & usually resident (slightly lower) figures were confirmed yesterday.
Published 28 May 2011 The census has been postponed for 2 years. It was to have been held on 8 March but was postponed because of the 22 February Christchurch earthquake. Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson said yesterday it would now be held in March 2013. Benefits from the delay included being able to revise the […]
Census shows just under 3.8 million people, and Waitakere becomes fifth biggest city New Zealand’s population rose 3% (111,108 people, or 22,200/year) to 3.8 million in the five years to census night on 6 March, Statistics NZ said. That followed a 7.2% rise, of 246,597 people (49,300/year), in the previous five years. The provisional census […]