This indicator shows the contribution of international migration to New Zealand’s resident population. Net migration is the difference between the number of people who arrive in New Zealand to live and the number of people who leave to live in another country.
Migration estimates for the most recent 16-months are provisional. Provisional migration estimates are revised each month until finalised about 17 months after the reference period. Migration data transformation project has more information about the migration estimates.
In year ended July 2019, New Zealand had provisional net migration of