QuickStats About Wairoa District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 8,481 people usually live in Wairoa District. This is a decrease of 435 people, or 4.9 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 66th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Wairoa District has 0.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Wairoa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 4,221  1,965,621
Female
 4,260  2,062,326
Total  8,481  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 4,797 Māori usually live in Wairoa District, a decrease of 138 people, or 2.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 37th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.8 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Wairoa District. 

Māori Population of Wairoa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 2,313  274,860
Female
 2,484  290,469
Total  4,797  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 3,171 occupied dwellings and 816 unoccupied dwellings in Wairoa District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,276 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 18 dwellings under construction in Wairoa District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Wairoa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 3,135  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 33  6,963
     Total  3,171  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 816  159,276
Under construction
 18  13,560
Total  3,999  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.