Story: Swiss

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 Switzerland.

  • 1874 census: 183
  • 1901 census: 333
  • 1951 census: 678
  • 1976 census: 1,803 (including Liechtenstein)
  • 2001 census: 2,763
  • 2006 census: 3,012
  • 2013 census: 3,066
  • 2018 census: 3,291

Ethnic identity

In the 2006, 2013 and 2018 censuses, people were asked to indicate the ethnic group or groups with which they identified. The numbers include those who named more than one group.

  • Swiss: 2,316 (2006); 2,388 (2013); 2,649 (2018)
How to cite this page:

Helen Baumer, 'Swiss - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/swiss/page-3 (accessed 20 July 2024)

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