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DHB population profiles 2018-2028

To be effective, workforce planning and development needs to be grounded in an understanding of the current population profile and anticipate the future population profile.

This resource summarises population projections based on information provided by the Ministry of Health to Te Pou. It replaces the previous publication titled DHB population profiles 2017-2027.

The projections are based on Statistics New Zealand’s data which are licensed by Statistics New Zealand for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Projections have been produced by Statistics New Zealand specifically for the Ministry of Health:

  • according to assumptions specified by the Ministry
  • in line with changes to government immigration policy affecting long term annual migration
  • based on the 2013 Population census-estimated resident population.

More detailed information, including primary and secondary ethnicity, age groups, and gender, can be requested from Statistics New Zealand, the Ministry of Health, or Te Pou.