Story: Methodist Church

Numbers of Methodists

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This graph shows how the percentage of Methodists within the New Zealand population has changed over time. Since the 1960s the decline in Methodist numbers has been slowed by the arrival of migrants from the Pacific Islands, where Methodism has had a large following since the 19th century.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand

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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge, 'Methodist Church - The 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/27526/numbers-of-methodists (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Tim Shoebridge, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018