Urban population reached 4.15 mil in 2017 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.22 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in New Zealand reached an all time high of 4.15 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.80 mil in 1960. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, urban population in Australia amounted to 21.1 mil, 144 mil in Indonesia, 23.9 mil in Malaysia and 49.0 mil in Philippines in 2017.
New Zealand has been ranked 102nd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.