Tables About Canterbury Region



Population counts

2006 Census

Population of Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 254,685  1,965,618
Female
 267,147  2,062,329
Total  521,832  4,027,947

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

Māori Population of Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 18,453  274,860
Female
 18,216  290,469
Total  36,669  565,329

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

1996–2006 Censuses

Population of Canterbury Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 229,590  234,516  254,685
Female
 238,446  246,915  267,147
Total  468,039  481,431  521,832

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

Māori Population of Canterbury Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 15,936  15,942  18,453
Female
 15,075  15,690  18,219
Total  31,011  31,632  36,669

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

Dwelling counts

2006 Census

Dwellings in Canterbury Region and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
     Private
 201,660  1,471,746
     Non-private
 1,038  6,963
     Total  202,698  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 18,117  159,273
Under construction
 1,797  13,560
Total  222,609  1,651,542

1996–2006 Censuses

Dwellings in Canterbury Region, 1996–2006 Censuses
Dwelling status
     
 
199620012006
Occupied
     Private
 175,254  186,423  201,660
     Non-private
 1,002  1,161  1,038
     Total  176,256  187,584  202,698
Unoccupied
 14,058  17,679  18,117
Under construction
 1,509  1,059  1,797
Total  191,823  206,325  222,609


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.