QuickStats About Invercargill City

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Number of people counted

Total population

  • 50,328 people usually live in Invercargill City. This is an increase of 498 people, or 1.0 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its population ranks 20th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • Invercargill City has 1.2 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Invercargill City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 24,345  1,965,618
Female
 25,980  2,062,329
Total  50,328  4,027,947

Māori ethnic population

  • 6,690 Māori usually live in Invercargill City, an increase of 306 people, or 4.8 percent, since the 2001 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 29th in size out of the 73 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.2 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Invercargill City. 

Māori Population of Invercargill City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 3,372  274,860
Female
 3,318  290,469
Total  6,690  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 20,106 occupied dwellings and 1,575 unoccupied dwellings in Invercargill City.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,478,709 occupied dwellings and 159,276 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 123 dwellings under construction in Invercargill City, compared with 13,560 under construction throughout New Zealand.

Dwellings in Invercargill City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/City/DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
      Private dwelling
 20,025  1,471,746
     Non-private dwelling
 81  6,963
     Total  20,106  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 1,575  159,276
Under construction
 123  13,560
Total  21,804  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.