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Facts & Figures

Population Data
The New Zealand census figures listed below, show the number of NZ residents born in Greece. Many New Zealand Greeks were born in countries other than Greece. These figures are not available.
(eg,Egypt,Rumania,Russia)
* 1874 census: 77
* 1901 census: 123
* 1951 census: 369
* 1976 census: 1,660
* 2001 census: 942
* 2013 census  2586

Ethnic identity


In the Census ,people were asked to indicate the ethnic group or groups with which they identified. The numbers include those who indicated more than one group.

2001 census Greek (including Greek Cypriot): 2,280
2006 census Greek (including Greek Cypriot) : 2,418
2013 census Greek (including Greek Cypriot   : 2586

Religion.

In the last census, there were 2,586 under the Religious category of
Greek Orthodox.