QuickStats About Canterbury Region

See also 2013 Census QuickStats about a place


  • One-family households make up 68.6 percent of all households in Canterbury Region. For New Zealand as a whole, one-family households make up 69.1 percent of all households.
  • 48,252 people (or 24.4 percent) live in one-person households in Canterbury Region. Throughout New Zealand, one-person households make up 23.0 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Canterbury Region is 2.5 people, compared with an average of 2.7 people for all of New Zealand.

Household Composition, Canterbury Region and New Zealand
2006 Census
Graph showing Household Composition

Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different text, tables and graphs.