Though New Zealand death rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1966 - 2015 period ending at 6.9 per 1,000 people in 2015.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths 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.