According to the News Limited website, as the number of New Zealanders emigrating to Australia has decreased and China has become New Zealand's largest source of immigrants for the first time in 10 years, the number of immigrants in New Zealand has risen to a 10-year high.

新西兰统计局(Statistics New Zealand)最新数据显示,经季节调整后,2月份净新移民增加3500人,是2003年4月份以来的最大月增幅。1月份净新移民为3100人。

After seasonal adjustments, there was a net outflow of 2 people from New Zealand to Australia in February, which was lower than the 600 people in January.


For the first time in 10 years, China has become New Zealand's largest source of immigrant population, with a net inflow of 6100 immigrants. India followed China with more than 5800 people, and the third largest source of immigrants was the United Kingdom.


Auckland attracted the most new immigrants, with a net immigrant population of 1.37 in the same year. Canterbury ranked second with 5100 people. Otago attracted 600 new immigrants and Wellington attracted 400 new immigrants.