The population of the South Waikato District Council area is 22,641. The population decreased by 3.5 percent between 2001 and 2006.
On this page: Population, Population change by council areas
The map below shows the population of towns with more than 300 residents in South Waikato district. The change in population between 2001 and 2006 is also shown. Check out more information from the 2006 census for South Waikato district including age and gender structure.
View the age and gender structure of the region.
View our regional population map. Find out about the source of this information.
Population change by council areas
The graphs below show the change in population between 1996 and 2001 (left) and 2001 and 2006 (right) for each of the district council areas within the Waikato region.
Urban areas with populations greater than 1000 and rural centres with populations greater than 300 are mapped. Source: Statistic New Zealand, Census 2006.