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2013 Census QuickStats about a place:
Wellington City
Population and dwellings

Number of people counted

Total population

  • 190,959 people usually live in Wellington City. This is an increase of 11,493 people, or 6.4 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its population ranks 3rd in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • Wellington City has 4.5 percent of New Zealand's population.

Population of Wellington City and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Sex Wellington City New Zealand
Male 92,478 2,064,015
Female 98,481 2,178,033
Total people 190,959 4,242,051

Source:
Statistics New Zealand


Māori population

  • 14,433 Māori usually live in Wellington City. This is an increase of 1,098 people, or 8.2 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 11th in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • 2.4 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in Wellington City.
     

Māori population of Wellington City and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Sex Wellington City New Zealand
Male 6,951 288,639
Female 7,485 309,966
Total people 14,433 598,602

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 71,781 occupied dwellings and 5,184 unoccupied dwellings in Wellington City.
  • For New Zealand as a whole, there are 1,570,695 occupied dwellings and 185,448 unoccupied dwellings.
  • There are 501 dwellings under construction in Wellington City, and 9,756 under construction in New Zealand.

Dwellings in Wellington City and New Zealand
2013 Census
 
Occupancy status Wellington City New Zealand
Occupied    
Private dwelling 71,559 1,561,956
Non-private dwelling 222 8,739
Total occupied dwellings 71,781 1,570,695
Unoccupied 5,184 185,448
Under construction 501 9,756
Total dwellings 77,466 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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