Tables About Canterbury Region

Households



2006 Census

Household Composition in Canterbury Region and New Zealand,(1) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
One-family household (with or without other people)
 135,876  985,542
Two-family household (with or without other people)
 2,982  37,080
Three-or-more family household (with or without other people)
 72  2,526
Other multiperson household
 10,809  72,657
One-person household
 48,255  328,302
Household composition unidentifiable
 1,941  28,062
Total  199,929  1,454,175

1. All figures are for households in private occupied dwellings.

1996–2006 Censuses

Household Composition in Canterbury Region,(1) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
One-family household (with or without other people)
 120,078  123,852  135,876
Two-family household (with or without other people)
 2,394  1,872  2,982
Three-or-more family household (with or without other people)
 69  48  72
Other multiperson household
 10,209  10,434  10,809
One-person household
 39,108  46,398  48,255
Household composition unidentifiable(2)
 2,490  2,040  1,938
Total  174,348  184,647  199,932

1. All figures are for households in private occupied dwellings. 
2. Prior to 2001, this category was titled 'household not classifiable'. 

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.