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Welcome to the Porirua City Community Profile
The Porirua City Estimated Resident Population for 2019 is 59,100, with a population density of 3.24 persons per hectare.
Porirua City is part of the Wellington Region in the lower North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui) of New Zealand.
The Porirua 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 (175 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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