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Masterton District

Population, dwellings & ethnicity

The Census population of Masterton District in 2013 was 23,352, living in 11,013 dwellings with an average household size of 2.39.

The Census provides us with a count of the total population in the Masterton 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
Masterton District20132006Change
Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Population (excluding O/S visitors)23,352100.0100.022,626100.0100.0+726
Females12,12351.951.711,75451.951.5+369
Males11,22948.148.310,87248.148.5+357

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

Dwellings
Masterton District20132006Change
Number%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Private dwellings9,55886.891.48,98886.492.0+570
Unoccupied private dwellings1,41012.88.31,37113.27.8+39
Pop in private dwellings22,860----22,293----+567
Average Household size2.39--2.602.48--2.62-0.09
Non private dwellings450.40.3420.40.3+3
Pop in non private dwellings486----336----+150

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
Masterton District20132006Change
PopulationNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Māori descent4,59619.713.94,19118.514.1+405
Speaks Maori7983.42.69064.03.0-108
New Zealand born19,56983.870.619,40785.873.9+162

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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