QuickStats About Dunedin City

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 118,683 people usually live in Dunedin City. This is an increase of 4,341 people, or 3.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 8th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Dunedin City has 2.9 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Dunedin City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 56,931  1,965,618
Female
 61,752  2,062,326
Total  118,683  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 7,362 Māori usually live in Dunedin City, an increase of 831 people, or 12.7 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 26th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.3 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Dunedin City. 

Māori Population of Dunedin City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 3,654  274,860
Female
 3,708  290,469
Total  7,362  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 45,072 occupied dwellings and 3,615 unoccupied dwellings in Dunedin City.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,273 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 240 dwellings under construction in Dunedin City, compared with 13,557 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Dunedin City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 44,808  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 264  6,963
     Total  45,072  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 3,615  159,273
Under construction
 240  13,557
Total  48,927  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.