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African-born people in New Zealand by country of origin, 1991, 1996 and 2001

African-born people in New Zealand by country of origin, 1991, 1996 and 2001

New Zealand’s African population swelled in the 1990s, largely because people were fleeing war, persecution and political unrest. This graph shows the numbers and origins of African-born people in New Zealand in 1991, 1996 and 2001.

Source: New Zealand census, 1991–2001

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Carl Walrond. 'Africans - Immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/679/african-born-people-in-new-zealand-by-country-of-origin-1991-1996-and-2001