QuickStats About Manawatu District

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 28,254 people usually live in Manawatu District. This is an increase of 744 people, or 2.7 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 41st in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Manawatu District has 0.7 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Manawatu District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 14,052  1,965,618
Female
 14,202  2,062,326
Total  28,254  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 3,867 Māori usually live in Manawatu District, an increase of 501 people, or 14.9 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 42nd in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.7 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Manawatu District. 

Māori Population of Manawatu District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 1,956  274,860
Female
 1,911  290,469
Total  3,867  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 10,515 occupied dwellings and 1,029 unoccupied dwellings in Manawatu District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 96 dwellings under construction in Manawatu District, compared with 13,557 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Manawatu District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 10,488  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 30  6,963
     Total  10,515  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 1,029  159,273
Under construction
 96  13,557
Total  11,640  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.