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Far North District

Population, dwellings & ethnicity

The Census population of Far North District in 2013 was 55,731, living in 27,861 dwellings with an average household size of 2.53.

The Census provides us with a count of the total population in the Far North District in 2013 as well as several sub-populations such as the Māori population and the overseas born. It also enables us to see how these have changed over each Census year period back to 2001. For post 2013 population go to Current population estimate.

Population
Far North District20132006Change
Number%Northland Region %Number%Northland Region %2006 to 2013
Population (excluding O/S visitors)55,731100.0100.055,845100.0100.0-114
Females28,50651.151.528,25150.650.9+255
Males27,22548.948.527,59449.449.1-369

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Dwellings
Far North District20132006Change
Number%Northland Region %Number%Northland Region %2006 to 2013
Private dwellings21,77778.280.320,47279.581.8+1,305
Unoccupied private dwellings5,81120.919.05,04919.617.6+762
Pop in private dwellings55,080----54,873----+207
Average Household size2.53--2.512.68--2.63-0.15
Non private dwellings2731.00.62370.90.6+36
Pop in non private dwellings657----960-----303

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

The 'Dwellings' table is enumerated data.

Culture and ethnicity
Far North District20132006Change
PopulationNumber%Northland Region %Number%Northland Region %2006 to 2013
Māori descent22,63540.631.622,99541.231.9-360
Speaks Maori7,03812.67.87,42513.38.4-387
New Zealand born41,81775.076.843,04177.179.0-1,224

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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