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The population of the Regional Council Areas on the North Island.

NameStatusPopulation
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North IslandIsland2,718,1702,829,7983,059,4183,237,048
AucklandRegional Council Area1,068,6451,158,8911,303,0681,415,550
Bay of PlentyRegional Council Area224,365239,412257,379267,741
GisborneRegional Council Area45,78743,97444,49943,653
Hawke's BayRegional Council Area142,789142,947147,783151,179
Manawatu-WanganuiRegional Council Area228,770220,089222,423222,669
NorthlandRegional Council Area137,052140,133148,470151,689
TaranakiRegional Council Area106,589102,858104,124109,608
WaikatoRegional Council Area350,125357,726382,713403,638
WellingtonRegional Council Area414,048423,765448,959471,315

Contents: Settlements

All urban areas and rural centers on the North Island.

Name StatusRegionPopulation
census
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2001-03-06 r
Population
census
2006-03-07 r
Population
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AhiparaRural CenterNorthland9241,0381,1251,065
AthenreeRural CenterBay of Plenty504516612672
AucklandUrban AreaAuckland338,160359,445395,991427,110
AwanuiRural CenterNorthland351369348339
BombayRural CenterAuckland828747807798
BullsUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui1,8661,7551,6591,515
CambridgeUrban AreaWaikato13,00513,98615,30017,703
CartertonUrban AreaWellington4,1674,1044,1224,686
CoromandelUrban AreaWaikato1,4731,4371,4731,503
DannevirkeUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui5,5415,3765,5175,043
DargavilleUrban AreaNorthland4,4794,5304,4554,251
EdgecumbeUrban AreaBay of Plenty1,7641,6681,6261,638
Egmont VillageRural CenterTaranaki495468483597
EketahunaRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui642579456441
ElthamUrban AreaTaranaki2,0042,1001,9801,941
FeatherstonUrban AreaWellington2,4212,3282,3432,253
FeildingUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui14,04613,63513,89014,823
FoxtonUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui4,7584,6204,4464,284
FrasertownRural CenterHawke's Bay333291297252
GisborneUrban AreaGisborne32,61331,71932,52632,691
GreytownUrban AreaWellington1,9412,0462,0642,202
HalcombeRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui414435429537
HamiltonUrban AreaWaikato131,316138,777155,265170,571
Haruru FallsRural CenterNorthland597675789867
HastingsUrban AreaHawke's Bay58,58159,21162,11864,002
HaweraUrban AreaTaranaki11,44210,94410,77311,226
HelensvilleUrban AreaAuckland2,0822,2142,5292,643
Himatangi BeachRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui513540450429
HuntervilleRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui453507441429
HuntlyUrban AreaWaikato7,0686,8196,8346,954
InglewoodUrban AreaTaranaki3,1922,9463,0903,243
Island View-Pios BeachRural CenterBay of Plenty567609558543
KaeoRural CenterNorthland525492495453
KaikoheUrban AreaNorthland4,1074,0234,1133,915
Kaingaroa ForestRural CenterBay of Plenty579549483426
KaitaiaUrban AreaNorthland5,2805,1485,2054,887
KaiwakaRural CenterNorthland438534537576
KapitiUrban AreaWellington30,29133,66637,35039,498
KapongaRural CenterTaranaki390351372306
KatikatiUrban AreaBay of Plenty2,6612,9163,5794,059
KawakawaUrban AreaNorthland1,4581,4011,3501,218
KawerauUrban AreaBay of Plenty7,8276,9756,9246,363
KawhiaRural CenterWaikato648507390339
KerepehiRural CenterWaikato504501513429
KerikeriUrban AreaNorthland4,1974,8815,8566,507
KinlochRural CenterWaikato258279330489
LeighRural CenterAuckland423423387441
LevinUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui19,32919,04719,13419,431
Lower HuttUrban AreaWellington95,36495,02897,14397,653
Makara-OhariuRural CenterWellington660702759840
MaketuRural CenterBay of Plenty9879991,1761,047
MamakuRural CenterBay of Plenty606693726690
ManaiaUrban AreaTaranaki1,089951927960
MangakinoUrban AreaWaikato1,5001,2811,020741
Mangawhai HeadsRural CenterNorthland6997208551,086
Manukau (Southern Auckland)Urban AreaAuckland291,606321,513371,718401,883
ManutukeRural CenterGisborne738639600522
MartinboroughUrban AreaWellington1,4581,3561,3291,470
MartonUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui5,3014,7104,6804,548
MastertonUrban AreaWellington19,68919,49719,49120,097
MatamataUrban AreaWaikato5,8986,1296,3097,092
MatataRural CenterBay of Plenty618666642642
MaungatapereRural CenterNorthland9241,0531,2781,326
MaungaturotoRural CenterNorthland846750837756
MeremereRural CenterWaikato471354459468
MoerewaUrban AreaNorthland1,6951,6591,5331,434
MorrinsvilleUrban AreaWaikato5,9376,1986,6036,993
MuruparaUrban AreaBay of Plenty2,2051,9591,8391,653
NapierUrban AreaHawke's Bay54,29754,53456,28658,221
New PlymouthUrban AreaTaranaki48,87347,77249,29052,695
NgateaRural CenterWaikato9991,0741,1641,248
NgunguruRural CenterNorthland1,2661,2871,4251,527
North Shore (Northern Auckland)Urban AreaAuckland202,263219,912248,106273,594
NuhakaRural CenterHawke's Bay327327294261
OhaeawaiRural CenterNorthland678726711714
OhakuneUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui1,3891,2931,101987
OhuraRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui375222162129
OkaihauRural CenterNorthland642690717696
OkatoRural CenterTaranaki498519531561
Omapere and OpononiRural CenterNorthland510597477414
OpotikiUrban AreaBay of Plenty4,2634,1584,1763,876
Opua EastRural CenterNorthland336342354294
OpunakeUrban AreaTaranaki1,5991,5001,3651,335
OtakiUrban AreaWellington5,5805,6435,4665,778
OtaneRural CenterHawke's Bay513543516537
OtorohangaUrban AreaWaikato2,6552,6282,5892,514
PaengaroaRural CenterBay of Plenty729831897906
PaeroaUrban AreaWaikato4,0623,8823,9753,885
PahiatuaUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui2,7182,6102,5622,412
PaihiaUrban AreaNorthland1,8241,8391,7701,722
Palmerston NorthUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui73,85172,77476,11078,195
PateaUrban AreaTaranaki1,4011,2991,1431,101
PatutahiRural CenterGisborne351360375345
Pauanui BeachRural CenterWaikato648702741753
PiopioRural CenterWaikato486468468393
PoriruaUrban AreaWellington46,43147,22048,39051,537
PukekoheUrban AreaAuckland16,90818,82522,51526,520
PutaruruUrban AreaWaikato4,0473,7863,7653,777
RaetihiUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui1,1671,0711,0351,002
RaglanUrban AreaWaikato2,6312,6672,6372,736
RahotuRural CenterTaranaki312300252252
RatanaRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui441426366327
RaweneRural CenterNorthland519462438471
ReporoaRural CenterWaikato588558474450
RongoteaRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui636615591594
RotoruaUrban AreaBay of Plenty52,95652,60553,76353,268
RuatoriaRural CenterGisborne858837753750
RuawaiRural CenterNorthland471453426432
RussellUrban AreaNorthland786804819720
SansonRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui519495492537
ShannonUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui1,4461,4071,3711,242
Snells BeachUrban AreaAuckland2,7003,7083,9484,239
StratfordUrban AreaTaranaki5,6645,2295,3375,463
TaihapeUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui2,0041,8031,7881,509
Taipa Bay-MangonuiUrban AreaNorthland1,4941,5871,5661,662
TairuaUrban AreaWaikato1,4401,4611,2661,227
TakapauRural CenterHawke's Bay579582513525
TaneatuaRural CenterBay of Plenty876753792786
TaumarunuiUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui5,8325,1395,0524,503
TaupoUrban AreaWaikato19,22720,58321,51321,864
TaurangaUrban AreaBay of Plenty82,15295,895109,137120,414
Te ArohaUrban AreaWaikato3,8403,6873,7713,903
Te AwamutuUrban AreaWaikato13,71013,44914,45115,177
Te HoroRural CenterWellington612642675807
Te KahaRural CenterBay of Plenty363372306387
Te KarakaRural CenterGisborne600552546480
Te KauwhataRural CenterWaikato1,0261,0951,1911,473
Te KopuruRural CenterNorthland495480453465
Te KuitiUrban AreaWaikato4,6114,3924,4554,218
Te PukeUrban AreaBay of Plenty6,4956,7717,0807,494
Te Puru-Thornton BayRural CenterWaikato1,014951942846
Te TekoRural CenterBay of Plenty630627627489
ThamesUrban AreaWaikato6,8136,7026,7566,693
TirauRural CenterWaikato753723732693
TokomaruRural CenterManawatu-Wanganui591549516552
Tokomaru BayRural CenterGisborne474459444393
TokoroaUrban AreaWaikato15,52814,43313,52412,714
Tolaga BayRural CenterGisborne897867831765
TuaiRural CenterHawke's Bay267270252219
TurangiUrban AreaWaikato3,7473,4413,2402,952
Upper HuttUrban AreaWellington35,19934,60536,40537,875
UrenuiRural CenterTaranaki414417429429
WaharoaRural CenterWaikato555534507465
Waiheke IslandUrban AreaAuckland6,2887,1377,6928,238
WaihiUrban AreaWaikato4,7434,5244,5004,527
Waihi BeachUrban AreaBay of Plenty1,9141,9081,7731,935
WaimanaRural CenterBay of Plenty663654612576
WaiouruUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui2,4811,6471,383738
WaipawaUrban AreaHawke's Bay1,9171,8721,9261,968
WaipukurauUrban AreaHawke's Bay4,0023,9124,0053,741
WairoaUrban AreaHawke's Bay5,0074,4284,2724,053
Waitakere (Western Auckland)Urban AreaAuckland159,765173,628192,318206,244
WaitaraUrban AreaTaranaki6,5106,2496,2946,483
WaitoaRural CenterWaikato438360318303
WaiukuUrban AreaAuckland6,0636,5377,5578,430
WanganuiUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui41,10939,42638,99138,094
WarkworthUrban AreaAuckland2,4782,8263,2703,909
WaverleyRural CenterTaranaki960903861798
WellingtonUrban AreaWellington156,987163,089178,680190,065
WellsfordUrban AreaAuckland1,6501,7371,6711,698
WhakataneUrban AreaBay of Plenty17,49917,77518,20117,937
WhangamataUrban AreaWaikato3,7653,9633,5553,471
WhangareiUrban AreaNorthland45,96346,09549,07449,182
WhitiangaUrban AreaWaikato2,9913,0783,7684,368
WoodvilleUrban AreaManawatu-Wanganui1,5661,4791,4011,401

Source: Statistics New Zealand (web).
The population of settlements is computed according to the 2013 definition using area units; because the population of those was rounded by Statistics New Zealand, slight discrepancies are possible.