Story: Swiss

Swiss-born people in New Zealand, 1881–2013

This graph shows the number of Swiss-born people in New Zealand at successive censuses. They were relatively few until the 1950s, when a steady rise began, with marked increases in the early 1970s and 1990s.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: New Zealand census, 1881–2013

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How to cite this page:

Helen Baumer, 'Swiss - Contributions to New Zealand life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Helen Baumer, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Sep 2023 with assistance from Jordan Lahmar-Martins