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New Zealand - Crude birth rate

12.7
(per 1,000 people)
in 2016

In 2016, birth rate for New Zealand was 12.7 per 1,000 people. Though New Zealand birth rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1967 - 2016 period ending at 12.7 per 1,000 people in 2016.

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Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Date Value Change, %
2016 12.7 -4.67 %
2015 13.3 4.65 %
2014 12.7 -3.94 %
2013 13.2 -4.83 %
2012 13.9 -0.93 %
2011 14.0 -4.63 %
2010 14.7 1.03 %
2009 14.5 -3.77 %
2008 15.1 -0.33 %
2007 15.2 7.14 %
2006 14.1 1.29 %
2005 14.0