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New Zealand
(5,902 words)

Aotearoa/New Zealand

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

4,834,000

Area

270,000 sq. km (100,000 sq. mi)

Population density

18/sq. km (46/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.94% (per 1,000: births 13, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

20%

Urban dwellers

87% (0.92% p.a.)

Largest cities

Auckland 1,607,000; Wellington 415,000; Christchurch 399,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

80% English, 4% Maori, 3% Chinese, 2…

Cite this page
“New Zealand”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02NZL>
First published online: 2020



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