New Zealand’s population is forecast to reach five million this year. Currently the population is sitting close to 4,934,000
Stats NZ website shows the population has been steadily climbing since the early 1990s, and this isn’t changing anytime soon.
New Zealand’s population increases by one person every five minutes and 26 seconds, based on births, deaths and net migration.
The population clock from Stats NZ says that New Zealanders have one birth every eight minutes and 38 seconds, a death every 16 minutes and 46 seconds, and a net migration gain of one every seven minutes and 49 seconds.