Pacific peoples in New Zealand are a young, fast growing, urbanised and diverse population. They account for 7.4 percent of the total New Zealand population and are the fourth-largest major ethnic group. The Pacific peoples population is projected to increase to 10.9 percent by 2038.
The Contemporary Pacific Status Report offers a present-day snapshot of the Pacific peoples population in New Zealand. Information from various data sources, including the 2013 Census, are brought together into one easily accessible document and highlights the current position of Pacific peoples in New Zealand.