Tables About Christchurch City



Population counts

2006 Census

Population of Christchurch City and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 168,423  1,965,621
Female
 180,015  2,062,326
Total  348,435  4,027,947

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

Māori Population of Christchurch City and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Male
 12,951  274,860
Female
 12,771  290,469
Total  25,725  565,329

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

1996–2006 Censuses

Population of Christchurch City,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 153,468  156,141  168,423
Female
 163,143  167,919  180,015
Total  316,611  324,057  348,435

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

Māori Population of Christchurch City,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
Male
 11,301  11,337  12,951
Female
 10,743  11,199  12,771
Total  22,050  22,533  25,725

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

Dwelling counts

2006 Census

Dwellings in Christchurch City and New Zealand, 2006 Census
Dwelling status
     
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
Occupied
     Private
 134,721  1,471,746
     Non-private
 543  6,963
     Total  135,261  1,478,709
Unoccupied
 9,438  159,276
Under construction
 933  13,557
Total  145,629  1,651,542

1996–2006 Censuses

Dwellings in Christchurch City, 1996–2006 Censuses
Dwelling status
     
 
199620012006
Occupied
     Private
 119,244  126,048  134,718
     Non-private
 516  597  543
     Total  119,760  126,645  135,258
Unoccupied
 6,972  9,333  9,438
Under construction
 1,008  618  930
Total  127,743  136,596  145,632


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.