New Zealand Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the New Zealand birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for New Zealand in 2022 is 12.291 births per 1000 people, a 0.69% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for New Zealand in 2021 was 12.377 births per 1000 people, a 0.69% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for New Zealand in 2020 was 12.463 births per 1000 people, a 0.69% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for New Zealand in 2019 was 12.549 births per 1000 people, a 0.68% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Israel 19.248
Panama 18.124
Oman 16.574
Argentina 16.360
Guam 16.192
Saudi Arabia 16.166
Seychelles 15.382
Antigua and Barbuda 14.502
French Polynesia 13.831
New Caledonia 13.686
Bahamas 13.639
Uruguay 13.404
Bahrain 12.820
New Zealand 12.291
Australia 12.244
United States 12.012
Kuwait 11.949
Aruba 11.910
Chile 11.815
Trinidad and Tobago 11.802
Sweden 11.764
Ireland 11.675
Iceland 11.646
United Kingdom 11.322
Norway 11.134
Denmark 11.054
France 10.978
Hong Kong 10.854
Curacao 10.668
Belgium 10.647
Barbados 10.585
Macao 10.339
Luxembourg 10.320
Netherlands 10.162
Canada 10.148
Switzerland 10.130
UAE 10.019
Estonia 9.989
Latvia 9.983
Austria 9.942
Lithuania 9.936
Channel Islands 9.811
Malta 9.730
Cyprus 9.657
Germany 9.381
Hungary 9.321
Poland 9.298
Slovenia 9.091
Qatar 8.997
Finland 8.736
Croatia 8.440
Singapore 8.419
Taiwan 8.394
Spain 8.014
Portugal 7.699
Italy 7.154
Greece 7.112
Japan 7.109
South Korea 6.902
Puerto Rico 6.719
New Zealand - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 12.291 -0.690%
2021 12.377 -0.690%
2020 12.463 -0.690%
2019 12.549 -0.680%
2018 12.635 -1.660%
2017 12.848 -1.630%
2016 13.061 -1.610%
2015 13.275 -1.580%
2014 13.488 -1.550%
2013 13.701 -1.770%
2012 13.948 -1.740%
2011 14.195 -1.710%
2010 14.442 -1.680%
2009 14.689 -1.650%
2008 14.936 1.020%
2007 14.785 1.020%
2006 14.635 1.040%
2005 14.484 1.050%
2004 14.334 1.060%
2003 14.183 -1.040%
2002 14.332 -1.020%
2001 14.480 -1.020%
2000 14.629 -1.000%
1999 14.777 -1.000%
1998 14.926 -2.150%
1997 15.254 -2.100%
1996 15.582 -2.060%
1995 15.910 -2.020%
1994 16.238 -1.980%
1993 16.566 -0.020%
1992 16.569 -0.020%
1991 16.572 -0.020%
1990 16.575 -0.020%
1989 16.578 -0.020%
1988 16.581 0.900%
1987 16.433 0.900%
1986 16.286 0.920%
1985 16.138 0.920%
1984 15.991 0.930%
1983 15.843 -1.430%
1982 16.073 -1.410%
1981 16.303 -1.390%
1980 16.533 -1.370%
1979 16.763 -1.350%
1978 16.993 -4.510%
1977 17.796 -4.310%
1976 18.598 -4.140%
1975 19.401 -3.970%
1974 20.203 -3.820%
1973 21.006 -1.600%
1972 21.348 -1.580%
1971 21.691 -1.550%
1970 22.033 -1.530%
1969 22.376 -1.510%
1968 22.718 -1.690%
1967 23.108 -1.660%
1966 23.497 -1.630%
1965 23.887 -1.600%
1964 24.276 -1.580%
1963 24.666 -1.380%
1962 25.011 -1.360%
1961 25.355 -1.340%
1960 25.700 -1.320%
1959 26.044 -1.310%
1958 26.389 0.630%
1957 26.223 0.640%
1956 26.057 0.640%
1955 25.891 0.650%
1954 25.725 0.650%
1953 25.559 0.650%
1952 25.393 0.660%
1951 25.227 0.660%
1950 25.061 0.000%