This website can be viewed in English or te reo Māori.
For the 2023 Census, we are preparing information in a range of other languages.
About the census
The census is run every five years and benefits everyone
Why the census matters
Hear the stories of communities around Aotearoa who benefit from the kind of data that is gathered in the census.
Our processes and policies keep your information safe
You can complete your census test forms online or on paper.
Thank you to everyone who took part. You have helped us get ready for the next census.
If you were invited to participate but did not complete your forms, you do not need to do anything else.