According to the 2018 New Zealand census, there were 239,193 ethnic Indians in New Zealand making up 4.7% of New Zealand’s population.
When did the first Indians come to New Zealand?
Hinduism is the second largest religion in New Zealand. It is also one of the fastest-growing religions in New Zealand. According to the 2018 census, Hindus represent 2.63% of the population of New Zealand. There are about 123,534 Hindus in New Zealand.
There were 247,770 people identifying as being part of the Chinese ethnic group at the 2018 New Zealand census, making up 5.3% of New Zealand’s population. This is an increase of 76,359 people (44.5%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 100,200 people (67.9%) since the 2006 census.
Reasons for choosing New Zealand Overpopulation, underemployment, and the decline of village industries led many Indians to seek advancement in other countries. The rising standard of living, combined with crippling family wedding expenses, also made it vital to earn more money.
The 2018 New Zealand census found 35,664 Koreans in the country, virtually all from South Korea, making them the third-largest Asian population there, and more than 0.75 percent of the total population of New Zealand.
There were 707,598 people identifying as being part of the Asian ethnic group at the 2018 New Zealand census, making up 15.1% of New Zealand’s population. This is an increase of 235,890 people (50.0%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 353,046 people (99.6%) since the 2006 census.
While those identifying as Chinese (11 per cent of Auckland’s population) and Indian ( 10 per cent of Auckland’s population) remained the largest two Asian sub-groups in 2018, the Filipino group increased significantly between 2013 and 2018 – by 38 per cent to reach 32,850.
The 2018 Census also showed that about 21,000 Fijians live in New Zealand. These included the indigenous Fijians, the iTaukei, and Fijian-Rotumans – both groups were recognised as Pasifika. Rotumans have been in New Zealand for as long as their Indian counterparts.
Ranking second on the Global Peace Index 2018*, New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the safest countries in the world. All universities and colleges in New Zealand pay extreme attention to the safety of their students on campus. Don’t worry, 24-hour security is provided at most campuses.
The Indians in Australia are predominantly male, while the Chinese are majority female.” Indians are the largest migrant ethnic group in Melbourne and Adelaide, fourth largest in Brisbane, and likely to jump from third place to second place in Sydney by 2021.
There are two routes to permanent residency in New Zealand: Work to Residence visas and Skilled Migrant visas. Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Category: If your skills are on the long-term shortage list, this visa allows you to work for 30 months in the country. After two years you can apply for permanent residency.