QuickStats About Hamilton City



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 129,249 people usually live in Hamilton City. This is an increase of 12,993 people, or 11.2 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 7th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Hamilton City has 3.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Hamilton City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 62,082  1,965,618
Female
 67,167  2,062,329
Total  129,249  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 24,579 Māori usually live in Hamilton City, an increase of 2,373 people, or 10.7 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 4th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 4.3 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Hamilton City. 

Māori Population of Hamilton City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 11,838  274,860
Female
 12,738  290,466
Total  24,576  565,326

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 46,251 occupied dwellings and 2,586 unoccupied dwellings in Hamilton City.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 486 dwellings under construction in Hamilton City, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Hamilton City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 46,092  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 162  6,963
     Total  46,251  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 2,586  159,273
Under construction
 486  13,560
Total  49,326  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.