QuickStats About Masterton District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 22,623 people usually live in Masterton District. This is an increase of 6 people, or 0.0 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 47th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Masterton District has 0.6 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Masterton District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 10,869  1,965,621
Female
 11,754  2,062,329
Total  22,623  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 3,726 Māori usually live in Masterton District, an increase of 114 people, or 3.2 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 44th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.7 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Masterton District. 

Māori Population of Masterton District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 1,809  274,860
Female
 1,917  290,469
Total  3,726  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 9,030 occupied dwellings and 1,248 unoccupied dwellings in Masterton District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 123 dwellings under construction in Masterton District, compared with 13,557 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Masterton District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 8,988  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 45  6,963
     Total  9,030  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 1,248  159,273
Under construction
 123  13,557
Total  10,401  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.