QuickStats About Marlborough Region

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 42,558 people usually live in Marlborough Region. This is an increase of 3,000 people, or 7.6 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 15th in size out of the 16 regions in New Zealand.
  • Marlborough Region has 1.1 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Marlborough Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 21,216  1,965,621
Female
 21,342  2,062,329
Total  42,558  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 4,275 Māori usually live in Marlborough Region, an increase of 381 people, or 9.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 13th in size out of the 16 regions in New Zealand.
  • 0.8 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Marlborough Region. 

Māori Population of Marlborough Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 2,127  274,860
Female
 2,151  290,469
Total  4,275  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 17,028 occupied dwellings and 3,417 unoccupied dwellings in Marlborough Region.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 252 dwellings under construction in Marlborough Region, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Marlborough Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 16,842  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 186  6,963
     Total  17,028  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 3,417  159,273
Under construction
 252  13,560
Total  20,700  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.