Story: Indonesians

Page 3. Facts and figures

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Country of birth

The New Zealand census figures listed here show the number of residents born in Indonesia or its predecessor, the Dutch East Indies.

Dutch East Indies

  • 1921 census: 13

Indonesia

  • 1951 census: 303
  • 1976 census: 1,685
  • 2001 census: 3,792
  • 2006 census: 4,614
  • 2013 census: 4,914

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.

  • Indonesian: 3,261 (2006); 4,137 (2013)
How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Indonesians - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/indonesians/page-3 (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2015