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Whanganui District

Population, dwellings & ethnicity

The Census population of Whanganui District in 2013 was 42,153, living in 19,392 dwellings with an average household size of 2.36.

The Census provides us with a count of the total population in the Whanganui 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
Whanganui District20132006Change
Number%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
Population (excluding O/S visitors)42,153100.0100.042,639100.0100.0-486
Females21,93952.051.322,15852.051.2-219
Males20,21448.048.720,48148.048.8-267

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

Dwellings
Whanganui District20132006Change
Number%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
Private dwellings17,39189.788.517,04991.489.1+342
Unoccupied private dwellings1,9089.811.11,5278.210.5+381
Pop in private dwellings41,079----41,946-----867
Average Household size2.36--2.662.46--2.69-0.10
Non private dwellings930.50.5750.40.4+18
Pop in non private dwellings1,080----717----+363

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
Whanganui District20132006Change
PopulationNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2006 to 2013
Māori descent9,68723.015.89,56422.416.0+123
Speaks Maori2,2025.23.12,4665.83.5-264
New Zealand born34,61182.170.336,06684.673.5-1,455

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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