Did you know that more than a third or a total of 7,742 of the approximately 23,000 Filipino emigrants bound for New Zealand from 1988 to 2019 originated from the National Capital Region (NCR)? Of said Filipino emigrants originating from the NCR or Metro Manila, 45.18% were from the Second District, 30.57% from the Fourth District, while 13% and 11.25% were from the First and Third Districts, respectively.

Meanwhile, the Top 2 province of origin among Filipino emigrants en route to New Zealand in 1988-2019 was Cebu at 10.32% or 2,375, followed by Laguna at 6.86% or 1,580, Cavite at 6.08% or 1,401, and Rizal at 5% or 1,151. Other major provinces included Pampanga, Bulacan, Batangas, Benguet, and Nueva Ecija. These 10 provinces alone accounted for 77% of all Filipino emigrants bound for New Zealand from 1988 to 2019.