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Rural vs Urban

See how New Zealand’s population has moved from predominantly Rural to Urban over the last 130 years.

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Download the full long-term dataset and other useful resources, including links to relevant websites and chapters from ‘Looking at the Numbers’ by Phil Briggs.

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NZIER’s public good programme brings you Data1850; the fastest way to explore, visualise, compare and download long-term economic data for New Zealand.

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