New Zealand Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the New Zealand birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for New Zealand in 2021 is 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.
  • The birth rate for New Zealand in 2018 was 12.635 births per 1000 people, a 1.66% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Israel 19.539
Panama 18.362
Oman 17.332
Saudi Arabia 16.631
Argentina 16.548
Guam 16.299
Seychelles 15.741
Antigua and Barbuda 14.741
French Polynesia 14.079
New Caledonia 13.837
Bahamas 13.738
Uruguay 13.533
Bahrain 13.163
Kuwait 12.557
Australia 12.403
New Zealand 12.377
Trinidad and Tobago 12.127
Ireland 12.013
United States 12.001
Chile 11.978
Aruba 11.847
Sweden 11.795
Iceland 11.766
United Kingdom 11.377
Norway 11.116
France 11.042
Denmark 10.960
Hong Kong 10.912
Curacao 10.709
Belgium 10.704
Barbados 10.612
Macao 10.511
Luxembourg 10.407
Canada 10.224
Latvia 10.177
Switzerland 10.177
Netherlands 10.142
UAE 10.110
Estonia 10.081
Lithuania 10.035
Austria 9.940
Cyprus 9.892
Channel Islands 9.818
Malta 9.755
Poland 9.442
Germany 9.389
Hungary 9.364
Slovenia 9.248
Qatar 9.163
Finland 8.890
Croatia 8.563
Singapore 8.502
Taiwan 8.402
Spain 8.140
Portugal 7.733
Greece 7.294
Italy 7.272
Japan 7.205
South Korea 7.036
Puerto Rico 6.883
New Zealand - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%