Story: Thais

Page 4. Facts and figures

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Country of birth

The New Zealand census figures listed here show the number of residents born in Thailand.

  • 1961 census: 41
  • 1976 census: 260
  • 2001 census: 5,154
  • 2006 census: 6,159
  • 2013 census: 7,722

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.

  • Thai: 6,057 (2006); 8,052 (2013)
How to cite this page:

Rosa Chhun, 'Thais - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/thais/page-4 (accessed 2 December 2020)

Story by Rosa Chhun, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015