QuickStats About Taupo District

Population/ Dwellings



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 32,418 people usually live in Taupo District. This is an increase of 897 people, or 2.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 37th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Taupo District has 0.8 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Taupo District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 16,062  1,965,618
Female
 16,359  2,062,329
Total  32,421  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 8,643 Māori usually live in Taupo District, a decrease of 108 people, or 1.2 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 23rd in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.5 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Taupo District. 

Māori Population of Taupo District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 4,230  274,860
Female
 4,416  290,466
Total  8,643  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 12,465 occupied dwellings and 5,586 unoccupied dwellings in Taupo District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 147 dwellings under construction in Taupo District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Taupo District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 12,312  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 153  6,963
     Total  12,465  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 5,586  159,273
Under construction
 147  13,560
Total  18,201  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.