Tables About West Coast Region



Population counts

2006 Census

Population of West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 15,912  1,965,618
Female
 15,417  2,062,326
Total  31,326  4,027,947

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

Māori Population of West Coast Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 1,461  274,860
Female
 1,452  290,469
Total  2,916  565,326

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

1996–2006 Censuses

Population of West Coast Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 16,527  15,261  15,909
Female
 15,987  15,045  15,417
Total  32,511  30,303  31,326

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

Māori Population of West Coast Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 1,443  1,269  1,461
Female
 1,392  1,278  1,455
Total  2,832  2,547  2,916

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

Dwelling counts

2006 Census

Dwellings in West Coast Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
     Private
 12,768  1,471,746
     Non-private
 249  6,963
     Total  13,020  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 2,313  159,273
Under construction
 144  13,557
Total  15,480  1,651,542

1996–2006 Censuses

Dwellings in West Coast Region, 1996–2006 Censuses
Dwelling status
     
 
199620012006
Occupied
     Private
 12,264  12,075  12,768
     Non-private
 228  279  249
     Total  12,492  12,354  13,020
Unoccupied
 1,650  2,397  2,310
Under construction
 150  60  144
Total  14,292  14,808  15,477


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.