QuickStats About Tauranga City

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 103,632 people usually live in Tauranga City. This is an increase of 12,720 people, or 14.0 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 9th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Tauranga City has 2.6 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Tauranga City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 49,521  1,965,618
Female
 54,114  2,062,329
Total  103,632  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 16,569 Māori usually live in Tauranga City, an increase of 2,457 people, or 17.4 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 10th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 2.9 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Tauranga City. 

Māori Population of Tauranga City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 8,040  274,860
Female
 8,529  290,469
Total  16,569  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 40,635 occupied dwellings and 4,287 unoccupied dwellings in Tauranga City.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,276 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 447 dwellings under construction in Tauranga City, compared with 13,557 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Tauranga City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 40,494  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 141  6,963
     Total  40,635  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 4,287  159,276
Under construction
 447  13,557
Total  45,369  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.