The Wellington Region
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Welcome to the Wellington Region Community Profile
The Wellington Region Estimated Resident Population for 2019 is 527,800, with a population density of 0.62 persons per hectare.
The Wellington Region encompasses the southern-most parts of New Zealand's North Island.
The Wellington Region Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the region and its district and city councils based on results from the 2018, 2013 and 2006 Censuses of Population and Dwellings. The profile is updated with population estimates when Statistics New Zealand releases new figures.
hectares (8,119 Km2)
persons per hectare
Final report into 2018 Census released(12/03/2020)
2018 Census Handbook(28/10/2019)
Ageing on hold in New Zealand!(16/10/2019)
Age and ethnicity data now updated(16/10/2019)
First data from the 2018 Census: growth is the story(23/09/2019)
Latest data updates
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