Kōrero: Chinese

Whārangi 7. Facts and figures

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Country of birth

The New Zealand census figures listed here show the number of residents born in China or associated territories.

China

  • 1867 census: 1,219
  • 1901 census: 2,902
  • 1951 census: 3,264
  • 1976 census: 4,372 (including Taiwan)
  • 2001 census: 38,949
  • 2006 census: 78,117
  • 2013 census: 89,121

Hong Kong

  • 1951 census: 113
  • 1976 census: 1,211
  • 2001 census: 11,301
  • 2006 census: 7,686
  • 2013 census: 7,059

Taiwan

  • 2001 census: 12,486
  • 2006 census: 10,764
  • 2013 census: 8,988

Ethnic identity

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

  • Chinese: 139,728 (2006); 163,101 (2013)
  • Taiwanese Chinese: 5,451 (2006); 5,718 (2013)
Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/chinese/page-7 (accessed 26 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Manying Ip, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015