New Zealand’s logistics population grew at its fastest pace in a decade in 2015, according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Office (NSE).
The figures were released on Friday.
They also show that the number of new arrivals in the country increased by 13.8% last year, compared to the previous year, and that the population of New Zealanders aged 65 and over grew by 2.9% last month.
The growth in population has been driven by people moving to New Zealand, which now has the largest population in the world, according the NSE.
It has also seen the number living in rural areas of New England fall by over 4,000 people over the last 12 months.
The figures came as New Zealand became the first country in the Americas to officially legalize same-sex marriage.
The first weddings took place in December and January.
The government says it will be allowing same-day weddings from the beginning of July.
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