21 Oct 2016

NZ's population set to hit 5 million by 2020

From Nine To Noon, 9:43 am on 21 October 2016

Nine to Noon talks with Statistics NZ's senior demographer Kim Dunstan about the latest population projections. That number is set to hit 5 million within three years, and could reach that sooner if strong migration continues. In the year ended June, the population grew at its fastest rate since the early 60s, with net migration of nearly 70 thousand.