QuickStats About Wellington City


  • One-family households make up 63.1 percent of all households in Wellington City. For New Zealand as a whole, one-family households make up 69.1 percent of all households.
  • 16,680 people (or 25.1 percent) live in one-person households in Wellington City. Throughout New Zealand, one-person households make up 23.0 percent of all households.
  • The average household size in Wellington City is 2.6 people, compared with an average of 2.7 people for all of New Zealand.

Household Composition, Wellington City and New Zealand
2006 Census
Graph showing Household Composition

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.