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Whangarei District Council

Population, dwellings & ethnicity

The Census population of Whangarei District Council in 2018 was 90,960.

The Census provides us with a count of the total population in Whangarei District Council in 2018 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 2006. For post 2018 population go to Current population estimate.

Please note: Stats NZ has given a quality rating to each data set in the 2018 Census. Please refer to the detailed data pages in your profile for more information on each rating, or see Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on the ratings and recommendations for use. Also, the use of administrative data in the 2018 Census means that care needs to be taken when comparing different censuses and change over time. For more information please see Data quality in the 2018 census blog.

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Population
Whangarei District Council20182013Change
Number%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2013 to 2018
Population (excluding O/S visitors)90,960100.0100.076,995100.0100.0+13,965
Female46,37451.050.640,00552.051.3+6,369
Male44,58349.049.436,99048.048.7+7,593
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Dwellings
Whangarei District Council20182013Change
Number%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2013 to 2018
Occupied private dwellings33,00986.789.230,03985.088.9+2,970
Unoccupied private dwellings4,87812.810.35,13614.510.6-258
Non private dwellings1800.50.51650.50.5+15
Total dwellings38,067100.0100.035,340100.0100.0+2,727
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Please refer to specific data notes for more information

The 'Dwellings' table is enumerated data.

Culture and ethnicity
Whangarei District Council20182013Change
PopulationNumber%New Zealand %Number%New Zealand %2013 to 2018
Māori descent29,95232.918.520,79627.015.8+9,156
Speaks māori5,9706.63.64,0175.23.1+1,953
New Zealand born74,38281.871.759,24476.970.3+15,138
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2013 and 2018. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.
Please refer to specific data notes for more information

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