District Statistics

Total population

  • 74,187 people usually live in New Plymouth District. This is an increase of 5,283 people, or 7.7 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its population ranks 10th in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • New Plymouth District has 1.7 percent of New Zealand's population.

Māori population

  • 11,082 Māori usually live in New Plymouth District. This is an increase of 1,713 people, or 18.3 percent, since the 2006 Census.
  • Its Māori population ranks 15th in size out of the 67 districts in New Zealand.
  • 1.9 percent of New Zealand's Māori population usually live in New Plymouth District.

Source: Census 2013 - Department of Statistics.

New Plymouth District usually resident population

Source: Census - Department of Statistics.

Area  1991  1996  2001  2006  2013 
Barrett 1,083 1,206 1,269 1,467 2094
Bell Block 3,819 3,918 3,897 4,065 5277
Bowden 306 321 309 300 468
Carrington 612 576 606 759 816
Egmont Village 492 495 471 483 594
Fernleigh 468 567 654 840 831
Fitzroy 3,474 3,684 3,642 3,591 3,753
Frankleigh 3,615 3,567 3,483 3,447 3,456
Glen Avon 864 864 807 714 870
Highlands Park 2,001 2,508 2,397 2,508 3,027
Inglewood 3,204 3,192 2,946 3,090 3,246
Kaimata 2,613 2,547 2,400 2,601
Kaitake 2,040 2,013 2,181 2,358 2,862
Kawaroa 1,857 1,947 1,860 1,893 1,911
Lepperton 1,677 1,665 1,758 1,917 2,376
Lynmouth 2,106 2,175 2,064 2,142 2,184
Mangaoraka 708 645 675 705 867
Marfell 2,295 2,085 1,992 2,049 2,040
Marsland Hill 1,446 1,461 1,422 1,317 1,332
Merrilands 2,673 2,793 2,727 2,790 2,811
Moturoa 3,816 3,819 3,243 3,558 3,351
Mount Bryan 954 954 879 888 873
New Plymouth Central 609 666 612 639 675
Oakura 1,068 1,233 1,254 1,359 1,380
Okato 486 498 519 531 561
Okoki-Okau 1,944 1,911 1,905 1,920 2,169
Omata 408 441 447 474 540
Paraite 189 288 345 453 381
Spotswood 1,869 1,809 1,983 2,007 2,016
Struan Park 4,851 4,704 4,704 4,713 4,908
Upper Westown 1,482 1,455 1,443 1,503 1,575
Urenui 408 414 414 429 426
Waitara East 2,826 2,796 2,682 2,676 2,811
Waitara West 3,855 3,714 3,567 3,612 3,672
Welbourn 1,584 1,761 1,758 1,698 1,842
Westown 3,468 3,429 3,294 3,399 3,414
TOTAL 67,191 68,112 66,603 68,901 74,187

 

New Plymouth District occupied dwellings

Source: Census - Department of Statistics

Area  1991  1996  2001  2006  2013 
Barrett 342 420 453 552 861
Bell Block 1,179 1,320 1,359 1,461 1,938
Bowden 99 111 120 117 171
Carrington 195 201 210 252 288
Egmont Village 141 150 159 174 213
Fernleigh 138 183 216 288 309
Fitzroy 1,386 1,512 1,542 1,539 1,566
Frankleigh 1,275 1,293 1,293 1,320 1,338
Glen Avon 312 312 315 300 345
Highlands Park 633 783 855 945 1,134
Inglewood 1,098 1,149 1,146 1,209 1,323
Kaimata 804 828 825 879 993
Kaitake 660 684 741 831 1,047
Kawaroa 765 789 795 816 831
Lepperton 531 567 588 678 843
Lynmouth 813 855 864 873 909
Mangaoraka 213 225 231 249 318
Marfell 777 759 765 813 795
Marsland Hill 606 609 597 594 606
Merrilands 972 1,071 1,104 1,131 1,161
Moturoa 1,425 1,389 1,341 1,401 1,389
Mount Bryan 399 399 378 372 354
New Plymouth Central 279 255 276 297 339
Oakura 420 465 480 498 513
Okato 171 189 192 201 216
Okoki-Okau 624 654 687 705 810
Omata 132 138 156 177 201
Paraite 69 72 69 72 69
Spotswood 669 723 750 780 807
Struan Park 1,902 1,938 1,926 1,959 2,031
Upper Westown 528 537 543 585 630
Urenui 156 168 189 177 189
Waitara East 951 1,008 1,014 1,041 1,101
Waitara West 1,377 1,425 1,404 1,440 1,509
Welbourn 546 654 678 693 702
Westown 1,305 1,356 1,368 1,458 1,485
TOTAL 23,892 25,200 25,626 26,871 29,334

*No Census was undertaken in 2011.

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