Tatauranga taupori: Demographics

This section describes the proportion of the New Zealand population that is Māori, how the population is age-structured, and gives population projections for the future.

In this section

  • The Māori population is younger overall than the non-Māori population; 33.7% of Māori were aged less than 15 years, compared with only 18.0% of non-Māori. Read more
  • The Māori population is growing at a slightly higher growth rate than the non-Māori population. Read more
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