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Welcome to the Wellington City Community Profile

The Wellington City Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 200,100, with a population density of 6.89 persons per hectare.

Wellington City is the capital of New Zealand.

The Wellington City Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2013, 2006 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Dwellings. The profile is updated with population estimates when Statistics New Zealand releases new figures.


Learn to use your demographic resources


How can I find the specific demographic information I need? Having the data is one thing but learning to use it is another. It is with this in mind that we have designed an online training programme aimed at answering any questions you may have about your demographic resources.

Profiling Māori communities


The 2013 census population for Māori in New Zealand was 668,715. What are the demographic characteristics of this population and how has it changed over time?

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across New Zealand. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.