QuickStats About Kawerau District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 6,921 people usually live in Kawerau District. This is a decrease of 54 people, or 0.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 70th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Kawerau District has 0.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Kawerau District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 3,414  1,965,618
Female
 3,507  2,062,329
Total  6,921  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 4,050 Māori usually live in Kawerau District, an increase of 135 people, or 3.4 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 39th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.7 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Kawerau District. 

Māori Population of Kawerau District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 1,941  274,860
Female
 2,109  290,466
Total  4,050  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 2,424 occupied dwellings and 219 unoccupied dwellings in Kawerau District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,276 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 3 dwellings under construction in Kawerau District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Kawerau District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 2,415  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
C  6,963
     Total  2,424  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 219  159,276
Under construction
 3  13,560
Total  2,646  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.