QuickStats About Westland District



Number of people counted

Total population

  • 8,403 people usually live in Westland District. This is an increase of 627 people, or 8.1 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 67th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Westland District has 0.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Westland District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 4,263  1,965,618
Female
 4,143  2,062,326
Total  8,403  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 1,017 Māori usually live in Westland District, an increase of 186 people, or 22.4 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 65th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 0.2 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Westland District. 

Māori Population of Westland District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 498  274,860
Female
 516  290,469
Total  1,014  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 3,513 occupied dwellings and 636 unoccupied dwellings in Westland District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 39 dwellings under construction in Westland District, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Westland District and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 3,402  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 108  6,963
     Total  3,513  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 636  159,273
Under construction
 39  13,560
Total  4,188  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.