Wednesday, November 12, 2008

New Zealand Population Rises; 600,000 Overseas Kiwis

Statistics New Zealand reports that the population in New Zealand was 4.28 million at the end of September 2008.

An estimated 600,000 Kiwis live overseas, bringing the total number of New Zealanders close to 5 million.

On a population per head basis, New Zealand is only second in the world to Ireland in terms of its overseas population.

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