QuickStats About Horowhenua District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 29,865 people usually live in Horowhenua District. This is an increase of 42 people, or 0.1 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 39th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Horowhenua District has 0.7 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Horowhenua District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 14,301  1,965,621
Female
 15,564  2,062,329
Total  29,868  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 6,078 Māori usually live in Horowhenua District, an increase of 282 people, or 4.9 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 30th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.1 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Horowhenua District. 

Māori Population of Horowhenua District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 2,910  274,860
Female
 3,165  290,469
Total  6,075  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 12,027 occupied dwellings and 2,181 unoccupied dwellings in Horowhenua District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 111 dwellings under construction in Horowhenua District, compared with 13,557 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Horowhenua District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 11,988  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 39  6,963
     Total  12,027  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 2,181  159,273
Under construction
 111  13,557
Total  14,319  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.