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Welcome to the Napier City Community Profile
The Napier City Estimated Resident Population for 2019 is 65,000, with a population density of 5.93 persons per hectare.
Napier City is located in the Hawkes Bay Region of the south-eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, about 320 kilometres north-east of Wellington.
The Napier City Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its small areas 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 (105 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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