Kurdish New Zealanders

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Kurdish New Zealanders
Total population
Kurdish, New Zealand English, (some knowledge of Turkish, Arabic and Persian)
Majority Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Kurdish Australians, Kurdish Americans

Kurdish New Zealanders refers to New Zealanders of Kurdish origin or descent.

As of the 2013 census, there were 720 Kurds living in New Zealand (828 people listed themselves as Kurdish speakers).[1]


  1. ^ a b "2013 Census totals by topic – tables (Excel, 59 sheets, 1.54MB)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 31 July 2014.