Story: Scots

Scottish-born population in New Zealand, 1901–2013

This graph shows the number of people born in Scotland who were living in New Zealand at successive censuses. Since assisted migration from the United Kingdom ceased in 1975, the numbers have steadily dropped.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: New Zealand census, 1901–2013

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How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'Scots - Immigration after 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015