Tables About Wellington Region



Population counts

2006 Census

Population of Wellington Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 217,653  1,965,621
Female
 231,306  2,062,326
Total  448,956  4,027,947

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Māori Population of Wellington Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 26,742  274,860
Female
 28,692  290,469
Total  55,434  565,329

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Population of Wellington Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 202,644  205,869  217,653
Female
 211,401  217,896  231,303
Total  414,048  423,765  448,956

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count.

Māori Population of Wellington Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 24,501  25,044  26,742
Female
 25,173  26,076  28,695
Total  49,671  51,123  55,437

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count. 

Dwelling counts

2006 Census

Dwellings in Wellington Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
     Private
 168,849  1,471,746
     Non-private
 495  6,963
     Total  169,347  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 13,095  159,273
Under construction
 1,188  13,557
Total  183,630  1,651,542

1996–2006 Censuses

Dwellings in Wellington Region, 1996–2006 Censuses
Dwelling status
     
 
199620012006
Occupied
     Private
 149,556  157,305  168,849
     Non-private
 582  612  495
     Total  150,141  157,917  169,347
Unoccupied
 10,689  13,521  13,095
Under construction
 849  1,119  1,188
Total  161,676  172,557  183,630


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 tables.