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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Manawatu District
Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

Total population

  • 27,456 people usually live in Manawatu District. This is an increase of 1,386 people, or 5.3 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its population ranks 37th in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • Manawatu District has less than one percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Manawatu District and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Sex Manawatu District New Zealand
Male 13,593 2,064,015
Female 13,866 2,178,033
Total people 27,456 4,242,051

Source:
Statistics New Zealand


Māori population

  • 3,924 Māori usually live in Manawatu District. This is an increase of 342 people, or 9.5 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 38th in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • Less than one percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Manawatu District.
     

Māori population of Manawatu District and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Sex Manawatu District New Zealand
Male 1,923 288,639
Female 1,998 309,966
Total people 3,924 598,602

Source:
Statistics New Zealand


Note: Total population figures are for the census usually resident population count.

The Māori population is the Māori ethnic group usually resident population count. It includes those people who stated Māori as being either their only ethnic group or one of several ethnic groups.

Number of dwellings counted

  • There are 10,554 occupied dwellings and 1,062 unoccupied dwellings in Manawatu District.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,570,695 occupied dwellings and 185,448 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 87 dwellings under construction in Manawatu District, and 9,756 under construction in New Zealand.

Dwellings in Manawatu District and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Occupancy status Manawatu District New Zealand
Occupied    
Private dwelling 10,515 1,561,956
Non-private dwelling 39 8,739
Total occupied dwellings 10,554 1,570,695
Unoccupied 1,062 185,448
Under construction 87 9,756
Total dwellings 11,703 1,765,896

Source: Statistics New Zealand


Note: This time series is irregular. Because the 2011 Census was cancelled after the Canterbury earthquake on 22 February 2011, the gap between this census and the last one is seven years. The change in the data between 2006 and 2013 may be greater than in the usual five-year gap between censuses. Be careful when comparing trends.

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 text, tables, and graphs.

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