Story: Niueans

Page 3. Facts and figures

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Country of birth

The New Zealand census figures listed here show the number of New Zealand residents born in Niue.

  • 1936 census: 54
  • 1951 census: 330
  • 1976 census: 4,395
  • 2001 census: 5,328
  • 2006 census: 4,851
  • 2013 census: 4,197

Ethnic identity

In the 2006 and 2013 censuses, people were asked to indicate the ethnic group or groups with which they identified. The numbers include those who indicated more than one group.

  • Niuean: 22,476 (2006); 23,883 (2013)
How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/niueans/page-3 (accessed 30 March 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015