Story: Taupori Māori – Māori population change

Projected population by ethnicity and age

Projected population by ethnicity and age

Demographers have predicted that the European population will continue to decline as a proportion of the total population, whereas Māori as a proportion of the population will remain stable at around 21%.

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How to cite this page:

Ian Pool and Tahu Kukutai, 'Taupori Māori – Māori population change - Beyond the demographic transition, 1970–21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/31330/projected-population-by-ethnicity-and-age (accessed 4 August 2020)

Story by Ian Pool and Tahu Kukutai, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 27 Sep 2018