Estimates of the Māori ethnic population of New Zealand
by age and sex.
release contains the first provisional estimate of the
national Māori ethnic population for the mean year ended 31
December 2020 and includes an update to the provisional
estimate for the mean year ended 31 December 2019.
mean year ended population is the average population over
the year, based on the estimated population at the end of
These Māori population estimates
include a change in migration estimation methodology to
allow for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (See Change
in methodology for estimating Māori population migration to
account for COVID-19 border restrictions).
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