QuickStats About South Taranaki District

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 26,487 people usually live in South Taranaki District. This is a decrease of 1,050 people, or 3.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 43rd in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • South Taranaki District has 0.7 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of South Taranaki District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 13,302  1,965,621
Female
 13,185  2,062,329
Total  26,484  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 5,478 Māori usually live in South Taranaki District, an increase of 228 people, or 4.3 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 32nd in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.0 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in South Taranaki District. 

Māori Population of South Taranaki District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 2,754  274,860
Female
 2,724  290,466
Total  5,478  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 10,230 occupied dwellings and 1,083 unoccupied dwellings in South Taranaki District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 63 dwellings under construction in South Taranaki District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in South Taranaki District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 10,194  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 33  6,963
     Total  10,230  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 1,083  159,273
Under construction
 63  13,560
Total  11,376  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.