Story: Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples

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 Russia, Ukraine or Baltic countries.

Russia

  • 1874 census: 109
  • 1901 census: 387

U.S.S.R.

  • 1951 census: 506
  • 1976 census: 892

Russia

  • 2001 census: 2,916
  • 2006 census: 4,581
  • 2013 census: 5,469

Estonia

  • 1921 census: 8
  • 1951 census: 212
  • 1976 census: 191
  • 2001 census: 99
  • 2006 census: 105
  • 2013 census: 141

Latvia

  • 1921 census: 14
  • 1951 census: 423
  • 1976 census: 400
  • 2001 census: 246
  • 2006 census: 261
  • 2013 census: 300

Lithuania

  • 1921 census: 8
  • 1951 census: 184
  • 1976 census: 174
  • 2001 census: 111
  • 2006 census: 120
  • 2013 census: 189

Ukraine

  • 2001 census: 840
  • 2006 census: 1,152
  • 2013 census: 1,350

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.

  • Russian: 4,836 (2006); 5,979 (2013)
How to cite this page:

John Wilson, 'Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/russians-ukrainians-and-baltic-peoples/page-3 (accessed 19 November 2019)

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