QuickStats About South Wairarapa District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 8,892 people usually live in South Wairarapa District. This is an increase of 150 people, or 1.7 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 65th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • South Wairarapa District has 0.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of South Wairarapa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 4,416  1,965,621
Female
 4,476  2,062,329
Total  8,889  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 1,089 Māori usually live in South Wairarapa District, a decrease of 6 people, or 0.5 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 63rd in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.2 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in South Wairarapa District. 

Māori Population of South Wairarapa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 495  274,860
Female
 594  290,469
Total  1,089  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 3,702 occupied dwellings and 1,047 unoccupied dwellings in South Wairarapa District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,276 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 54 dwellings under construction in South Wairarapa District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in South Wairarapa District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 3,678  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 24  6,963
     Total  3,702  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 1,047  159,276
Under construction
 54  13,560
Total  4,803  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.