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Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Whanganui District
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Whanganui District 2016, Whanganui District: 236,900 2015, Whanganui District: 43,600 2014, Whanganui District: 43,400 2013, Whanganui District: 43,500 2012, Whanganui District: 43,600 2011, Whanganui District: 43,800 2010, Whanganui District: 43,700 2009, Whanganui District: 43,500 2008, Whanganui District: 43,500 2007, Whanganui District: 43,600 2006, Whanganui District: 43,800 2005, Whanganui District: 43,800 2004, Whanganui District: 43,900 2003, Whanganui District: 44,100 2002, Whanganui District: 44,300 2001, Whanganui District: 44,400 2000, Whanganui District: 45,100 1999, Whanganui District: 45,300 1998, Whanganui District: 45,700 1997, Whanganui District: 46,000 1996, Whanganui District: 46,000
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates – information releases for 30th June 2013 and earlier issues. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
 2013  Whanganui District New Zealand Manawatu - Wanganui Region
Median Age 42.4 38.0 39.3
Average household size 2.36 2.66 2.48
Couples with children 33% 41% 37%
Households with a mortgage 29% 32% 31%
Medium and high density housing 11% 17% 11%
Households renting 28% 29% 28%
Public transport (to work) 0% 4% 1%
Walked, jogged, cycled to work 8% 8% 9%
Higher degree 3% 6% 4%
Māori descent 23% 16% 21%
Overseas born 11% 24% 13%
Low income households 28% 19% 24%
Unemployed 9.6% 7.1% 7.8%
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