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Current population estimate

The official population of the Whangarei District Council as of the 30th June 2019, is 96,000.

Populations are counted and estimated in various ways. The most comprehensive count of the New Zealand population is derived from the Census of Populations and Dwellings conducted by Statistics New Zealand every 5 years.

The census night population count of an area in New Zealand is a count of all people present in that area on a given census night. This count includes visitors from elsewhere in New Zealand and visitors from overseas who are counted in that area on census night, but excludes residents of that area who are temporarily elsewhere in New Zealand or overseas on census night. However the Census count is not the official population of an area.

To provide a more accurate population figure which is updated more frequently than every 5 years, Statistics New Zealand also produces Estimated Resident Population numbers.

The estimated resident population of New Zealand, or an area in New Zealand, is an estimate of all people who usually live in that area at a given date. It is based on the census usually resident population count, updated for residents missed or counted more than once by the census (net census undercount); residents temporarily overseas on census night; and births, deaths and net migration between census night and the date of the estimate.

The population counts published from the census are not comparable with the estimated resident population.

Estimated resident population figures are updated annually as at 30 June, taking into account births, deaths, internal and overseas migration. In addition, after every Census, estimated resident population figures for the 5 previous years are "backcast", using information from the current Census, to ensure the most accurate figures are available.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Whangarei District Council
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
199668,400----
199769,000+600+0.9
199869,700+700+1.0
199969,800+100+0.1
200070,000+200+0.3
200170,000----
200271,300+1,300+1.8
200372,700+1,400+1.9
200474,100+1,400+1.9
200575,300+1,200+1.6
200676,500+1,200+1.6
200777,800+1,300+1.7
200878,800+1,000+1.3
200979,900+1,100+1.4
201081,200+1,300+1.6
201182,100+900+1.1
201282,800+700+0.8
201383,700+900+1.1
201484,400+700+0.8
201585,900+1,500+1.7
201687,600+1,700+1.9
201789,700+2,100+2.3
201893,700+4,000+4.3
201996,000+2,300+2.4

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates - information releases for June 30th June 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2019, Whangarei District Council: 96,000 2018, Whangarei District Council: 93,700 2017, Whangarei District Council: 89,700 2016, Whangarei District Council: 87,600 2015, Whangarei District Council: 85,900 2014, Whangarei District Council: 84,400 2013, Whangarei District Council: 83,700 2012, Whangarei District Council: 82,800 2011, Whangarei District Council: 82,100 2010, Whangarei District Council: 81,200 2009, Whangarei District Council: 79,900 2008, Whangarei District Council: 78,800 2007, Whangarei District Council: 77,800 2006, Whangarei District Council: 76,500 2005, Whangarei District Council: 75,300 2004, Whangarei District Council: 74,100 2003, Whangarei District Council: 72,700 2002, Whangarei District Council: 71,300 2001, Whangarei District Council: 70,000 2000, Whangarei District Council: 70,000 1999, Whangarei District Council: 69,800 1998, Whangarei District Council: 69,700 1997, Whangarei District Council: 69,000 1996, Whangarei District Council: 68,400
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates - information releases for June 30th June 2013 and earlier issues. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2019, Percentage change: +2.4% 2018, Percentage change: +4.3% 2017, Percentage change: +2.3% 2016, Percentage change: +1.9% 2015, Percentage change: +1.7% 2014, Percentage change: +0.8% 2013, Percentage change: +1.1% 2012, Percentage change: +0.8% 2011, Percentage change: +1.1% 2010, Percentage change: +1.6% 2009, Percentage change: +1.4% 2008, Percentage change: +1.3% 2007, Percentage change: +1.7% 2006, Percentage change: +1.6% 2005, Percentage change: +1.6% 2004, Percentage change: +1.9% 2003, Percentage change: +1.9% 2002, Percentage change: +1.8% 2001, Percentage change: 0% 2000, Percentage change: +0.3% 1999, Percentage change: +0.1% 1998, Percentage change: +1.0% 1997, Percentage change: +0.9% 2019, Change in number: +2,300 2018, Change in number: +4,000 2017, Change in number: +2,100 2016, Change in number: +1,700 2015, Change in number: +1,500 2014, Change in number: +700 2013, Change in number: +900 2012, Change in number: +700 2011, Change in number: +900 2010, Change in number: +1,300 2009, Change in number: +1,100 2008, Change in number: +1,000 2007, Change in number: +1,300 2006, Change in number: +1,200 2005, Change in number: +1,200 2004, Change in number: +1,400 2003, Change in number: +1,400 2002, Change in number: +1,300 2001, Change in number: 0 2000, Change in number: +200 1999, Change in number: +100 1998, Change in number: +700 1997, Change in number: +600
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Subnational Population Estimates - information releases for June 30th June 2013 and earlier issues. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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