QuickStats About Tasman Region

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 44,625 people usually live in Tasman Region. This is an increase of 3,273 people, or 7.9 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 12th in size out of the 16 regions in New Zealand.
  • Tasman Region has 1.1 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Tasman Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 22,155  1,965,621
Female
 22,470  2,062,329
Total  44,625  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 3,063 Māori usually live in Tasman Region, an increase of 285 people, or 10.3 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 15th in size out of the 16 regions in New Zealand.
  • 0.5 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Tasman Region. 

Māori Population of Tasman Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 1,536  274,860
Female
 1,524  290,469
Total  3,063  565,329

Note: The Māori ethnic population is the count for people of the Māori ethnic group. It includes those people who stated Māori as being either their sole ethnic group or one of several ethnic groups.

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 17,475 occupied dwellings and 2,538 unoccupied dwellings in Tasman Region.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 156 dwellings under construction in Tasman Region, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Tasman Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 17,268  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 210  6,963
     Total  17,475  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 2,538  159,273
Under construction
 156  13,560
Total  20,169  1,651,542

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.