RESULTS OF A CENSUS OF THE COLONY OF NEW ZEALAND taken for the night of 12th April 1896


Table of Contents

TO THE HONOURABLE THE COLONIAL SECRETARY.
I. PART I.—POPULATION AND HOUSES.
1. POPULATION.—GENERAL SUMMARY.
2. DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.
3. POPULATION (EXCLUSIVE OF MAORIS) AND DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.
4. PROPORTIONS OF THE SEXES, DENSITY OF POPULATION AND HOUSES, AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
5. INCREASE OF POPULATION.
6. POPULATION IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
7. NUMERICAL INCREASE OR DECREASE OF POPULATION IN EACH PROVINCIAL DISTRICT DURING THE INTERVAL BETWEEN SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
8. CENTESIMAL INCREASE OR DECREASE OF POPULATION IN EACH PROVINCIAL DISTRICT DURING THE INTERVAL BETWEEN SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
9. PROPORTION OF SEXES AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
10. DENSITY OF POPULATION AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
11. DWELLINGS.—SUMMARY AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
12. PERSONS TO A HOUSE AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
13. DENSITY OF HOUSES AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
14. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.
15. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN COUNTIES.
16. POPULATION OF COUNTIES, RIDINGS, ROAD AND TOWN DISTRICTS.
17. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN BOROUGHS.
18. POPULATION OF WARDS IN BOROUGHS.
19. POPULATION OF FOUR CHIEF CITIES AND SUBURBS.
20. POPULATION OF COUNTIES, WITH INTERIOR BOROUGHS, AND SHIPPING.
21. BOROUGHS AND TOWN DISTRICTS, 1896 AND 1891.
22. POPULATION ON SHIPBOARD.
23. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS OF ISLANDS.
24. POPULATION IN MINING DISTRICTS.
25. POPULATION IN ELECTORAL DISTRICTS.
26. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
27. DISTRIBUTION OF POPULATION IN COUNTY RIDINGS.
II. PART II.-RELIGIONS OF THE PEOPLE.
28. RELIGIONS.—INCREASE OF THE PRINCIPAL DENOMINATIONS.
29. RELIGIONS.—NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT. AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
30. RELIGIONS.—NUMBERS AND CENTESIMAL PROPORTIONS.
31. NUMBERS FOR EACH DENOMINATION, AND INCREASE.
32. RELIGIONS.—NUMBERS FOR EACH DENOMINATION, ETC.
33. RELIGIONS.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
34. RELIGIONS.—SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.
35. RELIGIONS.—SUMMARY BY BOROUGHS.
III. PART III.—BIRTHPLACES OF THE PEOPLE.
36. ALLEGIANCE.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
37. ALLEGIANCE.—SUMMARY BY BIRTHPLACES.
38. INCREASE OR DECREASE OF THE VARIOUS NATIONALITIES.
39. BIRTHPLACES.—NUMBERS AND CENTESIMAL PROPORTIONS.
40. BIRTHPLACES.—NUMBERS FOR EACH NATIONALITY, AND INCREASE, 1891 TO 1896.
41. BIRTHPLACES.—NUMBERS FOR EACH COUNTRY, ETC.
42. BIRTHPLACES.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
43. BIRTHPLACES.—SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.
44. BIRTHPLACES.—SUMMARY BY BOROUGHS.
IV. PART IV.—AGES OF THE PEOPLE.
45. INCREASE OF THE POPULATION AT DIFFERENT AGE-PERIODS.
46. PROPORTIONS PER CENT. AT VARIOUS AGE-PERIODS AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
47. PROPORTIONS OF THE SEXES AT VARIOUS AGE-PERIODS AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
48. AGES, 1896 AND 1891.—NUMBERS AT EACH QUINQUENNIAL PERIOD.
49. AGES 1896 AND 1891.—PROPORTIONS PER CENT. AT EACH QUINQUENNIAL PERIOD.
50. PROPORTION'S OF THE SEXES AT EACH QUINQUENNIAL AGE-PERIOD.
51. AGES, INCLUSIVE AND EXCLUSIVE OF CHINESE.
52. AGES, INCLUSIVE AND EXCLUSIVE OF CHINESE—PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
53. AGES, INCLUSIVE AND EXCLUSIVE OF CHINESE.—PROPORTIONS OF THE SEXES.
54. AGES.—NUMBERS OVER AND UNDER EACH YEAR OF AGE.
55. AGES OF NEW-ZEALAND-BORN.
56. ELECTORATES FOR EUROPEAN REPRESENTATION.—APRIL, 1896.
57. ELECTORATES FOR EUROPEAN REPRESENTATION.—SEPTEMBER, 1896.
58. AGES.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
59. AGES.—SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.
60. AGES.—SUMMARY BY BOROUGHS.
V. PART V.—CONJUGAL CONDITION OF THE PEOPLE.
61. MARRIED AND SINGLE AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.—PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
62. UNMARRIED, MARRIED, AND WIDOWED.—NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
63. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—GENERAL SUMMARY: NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
64. BACHELORS AND SPINSTERS, AND HUSBANDS AND WIVES.
65. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—GENERAL SUMMARY (INCLUSIVE AND EXCLUSIVE OF CHINESE).—NUMBERS.
66. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—NUMBERS AND AGES.—GENERAL SUMMARY FOR COLONY.
67. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—NUMBERS AND AGES.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
68. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—NUMBERS AND AGES.—SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.
69. CONJUGAL CONDITION.—NUMBERS AND AGES.—SUMMARY BY BOROUGHS.
VI. PART VI.—EDUCATION OF THE PEOPLE.
70. EDUCATION AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.—PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
71. EDUCATION.—NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT. OF EACH GRADE AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.
72. EDUCATION.—NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT. AT QUINQUENNIAL AGE-PERIODS.
73. EDUCATION.—PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.—POPULATION, 5 TO 15 AND UPWARDS.—NUMBERS AND PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
74. ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS.
75. ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS.—THE COLONY, AND PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
76. ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS.—INCREASE 1871 TO 1896, AND PROPORTION TO POPULATION (5 TO 15 YEARS).
77. ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS.—COUNTIES.
78. ATTENDANCE AT SCHOOLS.—BOROUGHS.
VII. PART VII.—SICKNESS AND INFIRMITY.
79. SICKNESS AND INFIRMITY.—NUMBERS AT QUINQUENNIAL AGE-PERIODS.
80. SICKNESS AND INFIRMITY.—PROPORTIONS PER 10,000 AT QUINQUENNIAL AGE-PERIOD.
81. SICKNESS AND INFIRMITY.—OCCUPATIONS OF THE BLIND.
82. SICKNESS AND INFIRMITY.—OCCUPATIONS OF THE DEAF-AND-DUMB.
VIII. PART VIII.—OCCUPATIONS OF THE PEOPLE.
83. OCCUPATIONS.—CLASSES.
84. OCCUPATIONS.—CLASSES: PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
85. OCCUPATIONS.—CLASSES: PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
86. OCCUPATIONS.—ORDERS.—PROPORTIONS PER CENT.
87. OCCUPATIONS.—SUB-ORDERS.
88. OCCUPATION IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.—CLASSES.
89. OCCUPATIONS IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.—ORDERS.
90. OCCUPATIONS IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.—SUB-ORDERS.
91. OCCUPATIONS.—DETAILS FOR POPULATION AT DIFFERENT AGES.
92. OCCUPATIONS.—DETAILS.
93. OCCUPATIONS.—EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED.
94. OCCUPATIONS.—PROPORTIONS OF EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED IN EACH CLASS.
95. OCCUPATIONS.—PROPORTION OF EMPLOYERS OF EACH CLASS TO THE TOTAL, ALSO OF THE EMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYED.
96. OCCUPATIONS, DETAILS OF.—EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYED.
97. OCCUPATIONS.—ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.
98. CHINESE.—AGES AND OCCUPATIONS.
A. APPENDIX A.—INDUSTRIES, LAND AND BUILDING SOCIETIES, PLACES OF WORSHIP, PUBLIC LIBRARIES, MECHANICS' INSTITUTES, ETC.
MANUFACTORIES, MACHINES, WORKS.
MANUFACTORIES, MACHINES, WORKS.—COMPARATIVE TABLE, 1896, 1891, AND 1886.
MANUFACTORIES, MACHINES, WORKS.
MEAT FREEZING AND PRESERVING WORKS, WITH BOILING-DOWN ESTABLISHMENTS.
BACON-CURING ESTABLISHMENTS.
FISH CURING AND PRESERVING.
BUTTER AND CHEESE FACTORIES.
GRAIN-MILLS.
BISCUIT FACTORIES.
FRUIT-PRESERVING AND JAM-MAKING.
BREWERIES.
MALTHOUSES.
COLONIAL-WINE MAKING.
AĖRATED-WATER AND CORDIAL FACTORIES.
SAUCE- AND PICKLE-MAKING.
SOAP- AND CANDLE-WORKS.
COOPERAGES.
SAWMILLS AND SASH AND DOOR FACTORIES.
GASWORKS.
BRICK-, TILE-, AND POTTERY-WORKS.
IRON- AND BRASS-FOUNDRIES.
PRINTING ESTABLISHMENTS.
AGRICULTURAL-IMPLEMENT FACTORIES.
COACH BUILDING AND PAINTING.
CYCLE WORKS.
SADDLERY AND HARNESS FACTORIES.
FELLMONGERING, TANNING, CURRYING, WOOL-SCOURING.
SHIP- AND BOAT-BUILDING.
SAIL, TENT, AND OILSKIN FACTORIES.
FURNITURE FACTORIES.
WOOLLEN-MILLS.
CLOTHING AND WATERPROOF FACTORIES
BOOT AND SHOE FACTORIES.
ROPE- AND TWINE-WORKS.
FLAX-MILLS.
FISHING, OYSTER GATHERING AND DREDGING.
MINES AND QUARRIES (COMPARATIVE TABLE, 1896, 1891, 1886).
GOLD QUARTZ-MINES AND MACHINERY.
HYDRAULIC GOLD-MINING.
GOLD-DREDGING.
BUILDING SOCIETIES, 1891 TO 1895.
BUILDING SOCIETIES.—SHARES AND MEMBERS.
PLACES OF WORSHIP OF VARIOUS RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.—SUMMARY BY PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.—SUMMARY BY COUNTIES.
PUBLIC LIBRARIES, MECHANICS' INSTITUTES, AND OTHER LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
PUBLIC LIBRARIES, MECHANICS' INSTITUTES, AND OTHER LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.
B. APPENDIX B.—MAORI POPULATION.
SUMMARY.
MAORI POPULATION UNDER AND OVER 15 YEARS.
MAORI POPULATION.—PRINCIPAL TRIBES.
MAORI POPULATION IN COUNTIES.
LAND CULTIVATED AND LIVE-STOCK HELD BY MAORIS.
C. APPENDIX C — OCCUPIED LANDS, CULTIVATION, AND LIVE-STOCK.
OCCUPIED LANDS, CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO SIZES OF HOLDINGS.
OCCUPIED HOLDINGS OF LAND IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS.—LAND IN CULTIVATION.—DECENNIAL RETURN.
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS.—PRODUCE RAISED.
LIVE-STOCK.—INCREASE OF.

List of Tables

I. Showing the Population of the Colony according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.
II. Showing the Number of Dwellings in the Colony (exclusive of those occupied by or belonging to Maoris) according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.
III. Showing the Inhabitants and Dwellings in the Colony according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing the Number of Females to 100 Males, and the Number of Persons to a Square Mile, at the time of each Enumeration, from December, 1858, to April, 1896; also the Number of Persons to an Inhabited House, and of Inhabited Houses to a Square Mile (exclusive of Maoris and Maori Dwellings).
V. Showing the Population of the Colony (exclusive of Maoris) at the time of each Enumeration, from December, 1858, to April, 1896, and the Numerical and Centesimal Increase during the Period between each Enumeration.
VI. TABLE VI.—Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of each Provincial District in New Zealand at different Censuses, from 1871 to 1896.
VII. Showing the Numerical Increase or Decrease of the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of each Provincial District in New Zealand in the respective Periods, February, 1871, to March, 1874; March, 1874, to March, 1878; March, 1878, to April, 1881; April, 1881, to March, 1886; March, 1886, to April, 1891; April, 1891, to April, 1896.
VIII. Showing the Centesimal Increase or Decrease of the Population, and of the Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each Provincial District of New Zealand, in the respective Periods, February, 1871, to March, 1874; March, 1874, to March, 1878; March, 1878, to April, 1881; April, 1881, to March, 1886; March, 1886, to April, 1891; April, 1891, to April, 1896.
IX. Showing the number of Females to 100 Males in each Provincial District for the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).
X. Showing the Area of each Provincial District, and the Number of Persons to a Square Mile in each, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).
XI. Showing the Number of Dwellings (Inhabited) of all Descriptions in each Provincial District, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of the Dwellings of Maoris).
XII. Showing the Number of Persons to each Inhabited Dwelling at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).
XIII. Showing the Area of each Provincial District, and the Number of Inhabited Dwellings to a Square Mile in each, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Dwellings of Maoris).
XIV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) and Dwellings in the Colony of New Zealand on the 12th April, 1896, as existing in Counties, Boroughs, Islands, and on Shipboard.
XV. Showing the Population of the Counties (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.
XVI. Showing the POPULATION (exclusive of Maoris) of the different COUNTIES, with Details for RIDINGS, ROAD and TOWN DISTRICTS.
XVII. Showing the Population of the Boroughs (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.
XVIII. Showing the POPULATION of the WARDS or LOCALLY-KNOWN DIVISIONS of the different BOROUGHS in the Colony.
XIX. Showing the POPULATION of the FOUR CHIEF CITIES with their SUBURBS.
XX. Comparative Statement showing the Population of Counties, with Interior Boroughs, and Shipping, according to the Censuses of 1896 and 1891.
XXI. Showing the Populations of the Boroughs and Town Districts at the Census of 1896, as compared with the Numbers shown by the Census of 1891.
XXII. Showing the Persons on Shipboard at the different Ports of the Colony on 12th April, 1896.
XXIII. Showing the Population of the different Islands adjacent to New Zealand, and the Dwellings of the People.
XXIV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) in the Mining Districts of New Zealand according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.
XXV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of the Electoral Districts under “The Representation Acts Amendment Act, 1887,” and “The Representation Act Amendment Act, 1889,” on the 12th April, 1896.
XXVI. Showing the Population of Provincial Districts (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.
XXVII. Showing the Population of the Townships and Localities in the Ridings of the different Counties.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons belonging to each of the Principal Religious Denominations at Census Periods from March, 1874, to April, 1896, and the Increase or Decrease in the Numbers for each Denomination during the Intervals.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number and Proportions per Cent. of Persons of different Religions at Successive Censuses.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males, and Females of various Religions in New Zealand, with the Percentage belonging to each Denomination, and the Proportion of the Sexes in every 100 Persons, as on the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males, and Females belonging to the different Religious Denominations in New Zealand, according to the Census of April, 1896, compared with the Results of the Census of 1891.
V. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males, and Females of various Religions in New Zealand, according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
VI. Showing the Religions of Persons, Males, and Females (exclusive of Maoris) in each Provincial District of New Zealand, according to the Census taken for the 12th April 1896.
VII. Showing the Religions of Persons, Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each County of New Zealand according to the Census taken the 12th April, 1896.
VIII. Showing the Religions of Persons, Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each Borough in New Zealand according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and relative Proportions of British and Foreign Subjects for each Provincial District and in the whole Colony.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of British and Foreign Subjects in New Zealand, according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896, giving separately the Number of Persons of British Parentage born abroad, and the Number of Naturalised Foreigners.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons of different Birthplaces, living in New Zealand at various Census Periods, with the Numerical and Centesimal Increase or Decrease of each Nationality during the intervals.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Percentages of Persons, Males and Females, classified according to Birthplace; also the Proportions of the Sexes in every 100 Persons of each Nationality living in New Zealand, as returned at the Census of 12th April, 1896.
V. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, in New Zealand of various Birthplaces, according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896, with the Increase or Decrease in the Numbers for each Nationality since 1891.
VI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, in New Zealand, classified according to Birthplace, as returned at the Census taken for the 12th of April, 1896.
VII. Showing the Birthplaces of Persons, Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each Provincial District, according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
VIII. Showing the Birthplaces of Persons, Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each County according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
IX. Showing the Birthplaces of Persons, Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each Borough according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Increase in the Number of Persons, Males and Females, at Different Age-periods, during the Intervals between Successive Censuses from February, 1871, to April, 1896.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Proportions per Cent. of Persons, Males and Females, at different Age-periods, as returned at each of the last Nine Censuses.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Proportions per Cent. of Males and Females at different Age-periods, as returned at each of the last Nine Censuses.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, at each Quinquennial Age-period, as returned at the Censuses taken in 1896 and 1891.
V. Showing (exclusive of Chinese and Maoris), the Proportion per Cent. of Persons, Males and Females, at each Quinquennial Age-period, as returned at the Censuses of 1896 and 1891.
VI. Showing (exclusive of Chinese and Maoris') the Proportions per Cent. of Males and Females at each Quinquennial Age-period, as returned at the Censuses of 1896 and 1891.
VII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, living at each Year of Age, according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.
VIII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Proportions per Cent. of Persons, Males and Females, living at each Age-period, inclusive and exclusive of Chinese.
IX. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the relative Proportions of Males and Females in every 100 Persons living at each Age, inclusive and exclusive of Chinese.
X. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, over and under each Year of Age, as returned at the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
XI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Sexes of the New-Zealand-born Population at each Year of Age, according to the Census taken for 12th April, 1896.
XII. Showing, for the Electoral Districts returning European Members to the House of Representatives, the Population at all Ages, and the Number of Men and Women of 21 Years and upwards, as on 12th April, 1896; also the Population as in 1891.
XIII. Showing the Total Population in April, 1896, of the sixty-two Electoral Districts, defined by the Representation Commissioners for the North and Middle Islands, and proclaimed in the New Zealand Gazette, of the 24th September, 1896, with the Approximate Number of Men and Women over 21 Years of Age in each Electorate.
XIV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number and Ages of Persons, Males and Females, in each Provincial District according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
XV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number and Ages of Persons, Males and Females, in each County according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
XV. TABLE XV.—Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number and Ages of Persons, Males and Females, in each County according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
XVI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number and Ages of Persons, Males and Females, in each Borough according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Proportions of the Unmarried, Married, and Widowed in every 100 Persons, Males and Females, of all Ages, living in New Zealand at the last Seven Censuses.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Number of Unmarried Males under and over 20, and Females under and over 15 Years of Age; the Number of Husbands and Wives, Widowers and Widows, of all Specified Ages, with the Percentages of the Unmarried, Married, and Widowed to the Living Population, according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Numbers and Proportions per Cent. of Unmarried, Married, and Widowed, Males and Females, at various Acres, as shown by the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) for each Provincial District, as at the Census of the 12th April, 1896, the Number of Bachelors of 20 Years old and upwards, and the Number of Spinsters of 15 Years old and upwards; the Excess of the former over the latter, or vice versa; the Number of Bachelors to every 100 Spinsters; also the Number of Husbands and Wives, the Excess of the former over the latter, or vice versa.
V. Showing for various Age Periods the Number of Unmarried, Married, and Widowed, Males and Females (inclusive and exclusive of Chinese), as returned at the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
VI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Ages of Unmarried, Married, and Widowed Males and Females in New Zealand, according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.
VII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Ages of Unmarried, Married, Widowed, and Unspecified Males and Females in each Provincial District according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.
VIII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Ages of the Unmarried, Married, Widowed, and Unspecified Males and Females in each County according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.
IX. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers and Ages of the Unmarried, Married, Widowed, and Unspecified Males and Females in each Borough.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Percentage of the Total Number of Persons, Males and Females, living at the Date of each Census since 1858, able to read and write, able to read only, and unable to read.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese), for the Years 1874, 1878, 1881, 1886, 1891, and 1896, respectively, the Population in each Provincial District, classified according to Education, also the Percentage of each Grade to the Total.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, at Quinquennial Age-periods able to Read and Write, able to Read only, or unable to Read, and the Proportions per Cent., according to the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Number in the Colony, and each Provincial District, of Boys and Girls between 5 and 15 Years of Age, and of Persons 15 Years of Age and upwards, returned as being able to Read and Write, able to Read only, or unable to Read; also the Proportions per Cent. of the Total Population at each Age-period.
V. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Children in each Provincial District attending—(a) Government Primary Schools; (b) College, High, Grammar, or Private Schools; and (c) being taught at Home: also the Number of Children attending Sunday-schools, and the Number of Sunday-school Teachers, according to the Census taken for the 12th April, 1896.
VI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers of both Sexes, for the Colony and each Provincial District, attending Public, Private, and Sunday
VII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris and Chinese) the Numbers of both Sexes attending Public, Private, and Sunday Schools, or being taught at Home, at the Census Periods from 1871 to 1896, with Numerical and Centesimal Increase or Decrease; also the Population at 5 to 15 Years of Age, and the Proportion per Cent. of Scholars at each Census Year.
VIII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, attending Schools, and being Taught at Home, in each County.
IX. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Number of Persons, Males and Females, attending Schools, and being taught at Home, in Boroughs.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Numbers at Quinquennial Age-periods of Persons, Males and Females, returned as Sick or suffering from Accident; and of those stated to be Deaf-and-dumb, Blind, Lunatic, Idiotic, Epileptic, Paralytic, Crippled and Deformed, suffering from Debility, and Deaf, on the 12th April, 1896.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris), for each Quinquennial Age-period, the Proportion in every 10,000 Living of Persons, Males and Females, returned as Sick or suffering from Accident; and of those stated to be Deaf-and-dumb, Blind, Lunatic, Idiotic, Epileptic, Paralytic, Crippled and Deformed, suffering from Debility, and Deaf, on the 12th April, 1896.
III. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Occupations (past or present) of the Blind Population of the Colony, Males and Females, on the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Occupations of the Deaf-and-dumb Population of the Colony, Males and Females, on 12th April, 1896.
I. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Occupations of the People as on 12th April, 1896, arranged in Seven Classes.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Proportions in every 100 of the Population, Males and Females, at different Age-periods, engaged in each of the Seven Classes of Occupation on the 12th April, 1896.
II. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Proportions in every 100 of the Population, Males and Females, at different Age-periods, engaged in each of the Seven Classes of Occupation on the 12th April, 1896.
IV. Showing (exclusive of Maoris), the Proportions in every 100 of the Population, Males and Females, at different Age-periods, engaged in each of the Twenty-four Orders of Occupation, on the 12th April, 1896.
V. Showing (exclusive of Maoris), the Occupations of the People as on 12th April, 1896, arranged in One Hundred and Eight Sub-orders.
V. TABLE V.—Showing (exclusive of Maoris), the Occupations of the People as on 12th April, 1896, arranged in One Hundred and Eight Sub-orders.
V. TABLE V.—Showing (exclusive of Maoris), the Occupations of the People as on 12th April, 1896, arranged in One Hundred and Eight Sub-orders.
VI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Male and Female Population of each Provincial District, arranged according to Class of Occupation, as returned at the Census taken for 12th April, 1896.
VII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Male and Female Population of each Provincial District, arranged according to Order of Occupation, as returned at the Census taken for 12th April, 1896.
VIII. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Male and Female Population of each Provincial District, arranged according to Sub-orders of Occupation, as returned at the Census taken for 12th April, 1896.
IX. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Occupations of the People at different Age-periods, as returned at the Census of 12th April, 1896.
X. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Occupations of the People, as on the 12th April, 1896.
XI. Showing (exclusive of Maoris) the Total Number of Males and Females in each of the Six Classes of Breadwinners, distinguishing Employers of Labour, Persons in Business on their own Account but not employing others, Persons working for Wages or Salary, Wage-earners unemployed, Relatives assisting but not receiving Wages, and Others, as returned at the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
XII. Showing the Proportion of Employers, Persons in Business on their own Account but not employing others, Persons working for Wages or Salary, Relatives assisting but not receiving Wages, and Others undescribed, in every One Hundred Persons (Males and Females, exclusive of Maoris), engaged in each of the Six Classes of Breadwinners, as returned at the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
XIII. Showing, for the Total of Employers, Employed, &c., the Proportion in every One Hundred Persons (Males and Females, exclusive of Maoris) engaged in each of the Six Classes of Breadwinners, as returned at the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
XIV. Showing for each Occupation the Number of Males and Females described as Employers, in Business on their own Account but not employing Others, Wage-earners, Unemployed, Relatives assisting but not receiving Wages, and Others, according to the Census of the 12th April, 1896.
XV. Showing the Occupations of the People according to the Census of April, 1896, arranged in Alphabetical Order.
XVI. Showing the Occupations of the Chinese in New Zealand, as returned at the Census taken for 12th April, 1896.
I. Showing the Number of Manufactories, Works, &c., of the under-mentioned Descriptions in Operation in the several Provincial Districts of New Zealand in April, 1896; with the Number of Hands engaged, the Amount of Wages paid, Amount of Horse-power (Machine) employed, and the Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895; also the Approximate Value of the Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
II. Showing the Number of each Description of Industry, Manufactory, &c., the Number of Hands employed, the Approximate Value of the Produce or Manufactures for the Preceding Year, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant, as returned at the Census of 1896, compared with the Results obtained at the Censuses of 1891 and 1886.
III. General Summary of Manufactories, Works, &c. (excluding Mines and Quarries), in Operation in the several Provincial Districts of New Zealand in April, 1896, with the Number of Hands engaged, the Amount of Wages paid, the Nature and Amount of Power employed, and the Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895; also the Approximate Value of the Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.*
IV. Showing the Number of Meat-freezing and Meat-preserving Works in Operation in April, 1896, with Boiling-down Establishments, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Output for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
V. Showing the Number of Bacon-curing Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Materials used, the Quantity and Value of Bacon, Hams, &c., for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
VI. Showing the Number of Fish Curing and Preserving Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Produce for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
VII. Showing the Number of Butter and Cheese Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Output for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, and Plant; also a Comparison of the Totals with the Results obtained for 1890 and 1885.
VIII. Showing the Number of Mills for grinding and dressing Grain in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Grain operated upon, the Quantity and Value of Flour and Meal produced during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
IX. Showing the Number of Biscuit Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Materials used, the Quantity and Value of the Produce for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
X. Showing the Number of Fruit-preserving Works and Jam Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Number of Hands employed, the Quantity and Value of the Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XI. Showing the Number of Breweries in Operation in 1896, the Number of Hands, Horses, and Drays employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Materials used and of Beer brewed during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, and Plant; with a Comparison of the Totals with the Results obtained for 1890 and 1885.
XII. Showing the Number of Malthouses in Operation in April, 1896; also the Number of Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Malt made during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, and Plant.
XIII. Showing the Number of Colonial-wine-making Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Materials used, the Quantity and Value of Wine, &c., made in 1895; also the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XIV. Showing the Number of Aėrated-water and Cordial Factories in Operation in 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Output for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, and Plant.
XV. Showing the Number of Sauce- and Pickle-making Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XVI. Showing the Number of Soap- and Candle-manufactories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XVII. Showing the Number of Cooperages in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XVIII. Showing the Number of Sawmills and Sash and Door Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of the Produce for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant, also Comparison with the previous Census.
XIX. Showing the Number of Gasworks in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Materials used, the Quantity and Value of Gas, &c., manufactured during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XX. Showing the Number of Brick, Tile, and Pottery Manufactories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXI. Showing the Number of Iron- and Brass-foundries in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Manufactures and Value of Work for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXII. Showing the Number of Printing Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount of Wages paid, the Value of Productions for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXIII. Showing the Number of Agricultural-implement Manufactories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXIV. Showing, the Number of Coach-building Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Number and Description of Vehicles built, and the Value of all Manufactures (including Repairs) for the Year 1895; also the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXV. Showing the Number of Cycle Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures (including Repairs) for the Year 1895; also the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXVI. Showing the Number of Saddlery and Harness Factories in Operation in 1896, the Hands employed and Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Materials used, and of Manufactures (including Repairs) for 1895; also the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXVII. Showing the Number of Fellmongering, Tanning, Currying, and Wool-scouring Establishments in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Output for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of the Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXVIII. Showing the Number of Ship- and Boat-building Yards in Operation in April, 1896, the Number and Value of Vessels and Boats built during the Year 1895, the Value of Materials used, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXIX. Showing the Number of Sail, Tent, and Oilskin Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Number of Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXX. Showing the Number of Furniture Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount of Wages paid, the Value of Materials used, and the Total Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXI. Showing the Number of Woollen-mills in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXII. Showing the Number of Clothing and Waterproof Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Description and Value of the Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXIII. Showing the Number of Boot and Shoe Factories in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands employed and Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXIV. Showing the Number of Rope- and Twine-works in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Value of Materials used, the Quantity and Value of Manufactures for the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXV. Showing the Number of Flax-mills in Operation in April, 1896, the Number of Machines used, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Quantity and Value of Fibre dressed in the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Land, Buildings, Machinery, and Plant.
XXXVI. Showing the Fishing and Oyster-getting Industries in New Zealand on the 12th April, 1896; Number of Hands, Number and Value of Boats and Nets, and Value of Buildings.
XXXVII. Showing the Number of each Description of Mines and Quarries, the Number of Hands employed, the Approximate Value of the Produce, and the Approximate Value of Machinery and Plant, as returned at the Census of 1896, compared with the Results obtained in 1891 and 1886.
XXXVIII. Showing the Gold Quartz-mines and Quartz-crushing Machinery in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Amount paid in Wages, the Number of Tons of Quartz crushed, the Quantity of Gold produced during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Machinery and Plant.
XXXIX. Showing the Number of Hydraulic Gold-mining Works in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Quantity of Gold produced during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Machinery and Plant.
XL. Showing the Number of Gold-dredging Works in Operation in April, 1896, the Hands and Power employed, the Quantity of Gold produced during the Year 1895, and the Approximate Value of Machinery and Plant.
XLI. Showing the Numbers of Members holding Shares, the Income, Expenditure, Assets, and Liabilities of Building Societies in New Zealand for the Years 1891 to 1895.
XLII. Showing the Number of Registered Building Societies in New Zealand on 12th April, 1896, the Dates of Incorporation, and Particulars of Shares and Members.
XLIII. Showing the Number of Churches and Chapels, Schoolhouses, and other Buildings used for Public Worship by the different Religious Denominations in April, 1896; also the Number of Persons for whom there was Accommodation, and the Number usually attending.
XLIV. Showing, for each Provincial District, the Number of Churches and Chapels, Schoolhouses, and other Buildings used for Public Worship in April, 1896; also the Number of Persons for whom there was Accommodation, and the Number usually attending.
XLV. Showing for each County (with Interior Boroughs) the Number of Churches and Chapels, Schoolhouses, and other Buildings used for Public Worship by the different Religious Denominations in April, 1896; also the Number of Persons for whom there was Accommodation, and the Number usually attending.
XLVI. Showing the Number of Public Libraries, Mechanics' Institutes, and other Literary and Scientific Institutions in the Colony of New Zealand in April, 1896, for which Returns were furnished to the Registrar-General, specifying the Number of Institutions in each Provincial District, the Number of Members, and the Number of Books.
XLVII. Showing the Number of Public Libraries, Mechanics' Institutes, and other Literary and Scientific Institutions as in April, 1896, in each County (with Interior Boroughs) of New Zealand, specifying the Number of Members and Number of Books.
I. Showing the Maori Population of New Zealand according to the Results of a Census taken in February, 1896.
II. Showing the Numbers and Proportions per Cent. of the Males and Females under and over 15 Years in the Principal Maori Tribes, according to the Results of the Census of February, 1896.
III. Showing the Numbers of the Principal Maori Tribes and the Ages of the People, according to the Results of the Census of February, 1896.
IV. Showing the Maori Population in each County according to Principal Tribes, with Numbers at each Age-period.
V. Showing for each County the Extent of Land in Cultivation and the Live-stock held by Maoris, according to Returns obtained at the Census of February, 1896.
I. Showing the Numbers of Occupied Holdings and their Acreages, classified according to Size, as returned by the Department for Agriculture.
II. Showing the Number of Occupied Holdings in each Provincial District, classified according to Size, as returned by the Department for Agriculture.
III. Showing, for each Provincial District of New Zealand, the Population for each Year, the Occupied and Cultivated Holdings, with the Total Area in Cultivation, and the Number of Acres under each Description of Crop, according to Returns collected in the Years 1887 to 1896.
IV. Showing the Acreage under Grain and Pulse, Hay, and Potatoes, and the Gross Produce thereof, in each Provincial District, for the Years 1896 and 1895.
V. Showing the Numbers of Live-stock in the several Provincial Districts of New Zealand, in the Years 1858, 1861, 1864, 1867, 1871, 1874, 1878, 1881, 1886, 1891, and 1896 respectively.

TO THE HONOURABLE THE COLONIAL SECRETARY.

                                                                                                              Registrar-General's Office,
                                                                                                                        Wellington, 26th April, 1897.

SIR,—

               I have the honour to submit the volume showing the tabulated results of the Census of New Zealand, taken for the night of the 12th April, 1896.

To prove that there has been no unnecessary delay in the compilation and publication of the Census, the dates on which preliminary tables were presented to both Houses of the General Assembly, or gazetted, and of the circulation of the various complete Parts of the volume, are given below:—

Presented to both Houses of the General Assembly,—
    H.-13. Population: The Colony, Provincial Districts, Electoral Districts, Counties, and Boroughs (preliminary return)11th June, 1896.
    H.-13A. Population: The Colony, Provincial Districts, &c., Ridings of Counties, Road and Town Districts, Wards of Boroughs and Suburbs (final return)7th July, 1896.
Published in New Zealand Gazette,—
    Tables relating to—
         Places of Worship, Public Libraries, &c.15th October, 1896.
         Religions22nd October, 1896.
         Birthplaces29th October, 1896.
         Ages7th January, 1897.
         Sickness and Infirmity21st January, 1897.
         Conjugal Condition21st January, 1897.
         Manufactories, Works, &c.23rd January, 1897.
         Education28th January, 1897.
         Occupations11th March, 1897.
Complete Parts of the Census Volume,—
    Part I.: Population and Dwellings31st August, 1896.
    Appendices: A. Manufactories, Works, &c.; B. Maori Census10th February, 1897.
    Part II.: Religions; Part III., Birthplaces; Part IV., Ages; Part V., Conjugal Condition; Part VI., Education; and Part VII., Sickness, &c.30th March, 1897.
    Part VIII.: Occupations of the People; Appendix C., Land and StockNow issued.

The Report will be issued as a separate publication, of quarto size, as soon as possible. The greater part of it is already in print.

                                              I have the honour to be,
                                                             Sir,
                                                    Your most obedient servant,
                                                                            E. J. von DADELSZEN,
                                                                                                     Registrar-General.

DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN POPULATION.
Total (including Chinese and Half-castes).
Persons.Males.Females.
Counties391,735218,385173,350
Boroughs307,294149,415157,879
Islands adjacent to New Zealand709402307
Chatham Islands234132102
Kermadec Islands743
On shipboard3,3813,077304
                    Totals for colony703,360371,415331,945
North Island340,631181,089159,542
Middle Island362,236190,038172,198
Stewart Island252152100
Chatham Islands234132102
Kermadec Islands743
                    Totals for colony703,360371,415331,945

Note.—The Maori population of the colony (not included above) according to the result of a separate census taken in February, 1896, amounted to 39,854. Of these, 37,102 persons were found to be in the North Island, 2,207 persons in the Middle Island, 117 at Stewart Island, and 199 Maoris and Morioris at the Chatham Islands. There were 229 Maori wives of European husbands enumerated in the European census.

The total population of the colony (including Maoris) in April, 1896, was: Persons, 743,214; males 393,088, females 350,126; of these 3,711 were Chinese—3,685 males, 26 females.

AGES OF THE PEOPLE (INCLUSIVE OF CHINESE).
Numbers.
Ages.Persons.Males.
All ages703,360371,415
Specified ages702,518370,830
Under 1 year17,0708,774
  1 year and under 2 years15,1927,654
  2 years and under 3 years17,2408,737
  3      ″           ″      4      ″     16,9518,567
  4      ″           ″      5      ″     17,2068,716
  5      ″           ″      6      ″     16,8518,520
  6      ″           ″      7      ″     17,0908,635
  7      ″           ″      8      ″     17,2828,803
  8      ″           ″      9      ″     17,6508,846
  9      ″           ″      10      ″     17,1528,757
10      ″           ″      11      ″     17,6668,858
11      ″           ″      12      ″     17,0198,552
12      ″           ″      13      ″     17,4668,829
13      ″           ″      14      ″     16,6288,391
14      ″           ″      15      ″     16,6888,414
15      ″           ″      20      ″     80,73440,364
20      ″           ″      21      ″     14,8507,509
21      ″           ″      25      ″     53,86626,755
25      ″           ″      30      ″     59,59530,605
30      ″           ″      35      ″     45,21323,747
35      ″           ″      40      ″     40,58722,506
40      ″           ″      45      ″     34,85419,999
45      ″           ″      50      ″     29,55516,830
50      ″           ″      55      ″     27,72616,203
55      ″           ″      60      ″     22,84914,252
60      ″           ″      65      ″     16,78210,504
65      ″           ″      70      ″     10,2406,459
70      ″           ″      75      ″     5,4243,219
75      ″           ″      80      ″     3,2311,843
80      ″           ″      85      ″     1,265677
85 and upwards596305
Unspecified age, under 21 years4426
Unspecified age, over 21 years798559
 Proportion per Cent.Proportions of Sexes in every 100 Persons.
Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.
371,415331,945     
370,830331,688100.00100.00100.0053.0946.91
8,7748,2962.432.372.5051.4048.60
7,6547,5382.162.062.2750.3849.62
8,7378,5032.452.362.5650.6849.32
8,5678,3842.412.312.5350.5449.46
8,7168,4902.452.352.5650.6649.34
8,5208,3312.402.302.5150.5649.44
8,6358,4552.432.332.5550.5349.47
8,8038,4792.462.372.5650.9449.06
8,8468,8042.512.392.6550.1249.88
8,7578,3952.442.362.5351.0648.94
8,8588,8082.512.392.6650.1449.86
8,5528,4672.422.312.5550.2549.75
8,8298,6372.492.382.6150.5549.45
8,3918,2372.372.262.4850.4649.54
8,4148,2742.382.272.5050.4249.58
40,36440,37011.5010.8812.1750.0050.00
7,5097,3412.112.032.2150.5749.43
26,75527,1117.677.228.1749.6750.33
30,60528,9908.488.258.7451.3548.65
23,74721,4666.446.406.4752.5247.48
22,50618,0815.786.075.4555.4544.55
19,99914,8554.965.394.4857.3842.42
16,83012,7254.214.543.8456.9443.06
16,20311,5233.954.373.4758.4441.56
14,2528,5973.253.842.5962.3737.63
10,5046,2782.392.831.8962.5937.41
6,4593,7811.461.741.1463.0836.92
3,2192,2050.770.870.6759.3540.65
1,8431,3880.460.500.4257.0442.96
6775880.180.180.1853.5246.48
3052910.080.080.0951.1748.83
2618..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
559239..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
BIRTHPLACES.
Birthplaces.Persons.
Total population703,360
Totals for specified birthplaces702,756
British—
    United Kingdom—
      England116,541
      Wales2,148
      Scotland50,435
      Ireland46,037
                Total United Kingdom215,161
    Australasia—
      New Zealand441,661
      Australia, Tasmania, Fiji21,782
                Total Australasia463,443
    Other British possessions3,750
                Total British682,354
Foreign—
    Austria-Hungary881
    Belgium138
    Denmark and Possessions2,125
    France and Possessions698
    Germany4,595
    Greece127
    Italy423
    Netherlands and Possessions132
    Poland101
    Portugal and Possessions173
    Russia and Possessions365
    Spain and Possessions88
    Sweden and Norway2,775
    Switzerland342
    Other European Countries30
    China3,719
    Africa (various)134
    America (North America)969
    United States of America780
    Other Foreign Countries485
                Total Foreign19,080
At Sea1,322
Birthplaces not stated604
Allegiance...    
British subjects690,003
Foreign subjects13,357
THE RESULTS OF THE CENSUS OF 12th APRIL, 1896
BIRTHPLACES
Birthplaces.Numbers.Proportions per Cent.Proportions of the Sexes in every 100 persons.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.
Total population703,360371,415331,945..    ..    ..    52.8147.19
Totals for specified birthplaces702,756371,008331,748100.00100.00100.0052.7947.21
British—
    United Kingdom—
      England116,54166,59049,95116.5817.9515.0657.1442.86
      Wales2,1481,2908580.310.350.2660.0639.94
      Scotland50,43528,89021,5457.187.796.4957.2842.72
      Ireland46,03724,83521,2026.556.696.3953.9546.05
      Total United Kingdom215,161121,60593,55630.6232.7828.2056.5243.48
    Australasia—
      New Zealand441,661221,085220,57662.8559.5966.4950.0649.94
      Australia, Tasmania, Fiji21,78210,85410,9283.102.933.2949.8350.17
                Total Australasia463,443231,939231,50465.9562.5269.7850.0549.95
    Other British possessions3,7502,2011,5490.530.590.4758.6941.31
                Total British682,354355,745326,60997.1095.8998.4552.1347.87
Foreign—
    Austria-Hungary8817491320.130.200.0485.0214.98
    Belgium13891470.020.020.0165.9434.06
    Denmark and Possessions2,1251,3737520.300.370.2364.6135.39
    France and Possessions6984942040.100.130.0670.7729.23
    Germany4,5953,0101,5850.650.810.4865.5134.49
    Greece12795320.020.030.0174.8025.20
    Italy423338850.060.090.0379.9120.09
    Netherlands and Possessions132115170.020.030.0087.1212.88
    Poland10170310.010.020.0169.3130.69
    Portugal and Possessions173149240.020.040.0186.1313.87
    Russia and Possessions365330350.050.090.0190.419.59
    Spain and Possessions8863250.010.020.0171.5928.41
    Sweden and Norway2,7752,2025730.400.590.1779.3520.65
    Switzerland342258840.050.070.0375.4424.56
    Other European Countries3017130.000.000.0056.6743.33
    China3,7193,695240.531.000.0199.350.65
    Africa (various)13472620.020.020.0253.7346.27
    America (North America)9696203490.140.170.1063.9836.02
    United States of America7805422380.110.150.0769.4930.51
    Other Foreign Countries4853331520.070.090.0568.6631.34
                Total Foreign19,08014,6164,4642.713.941.3576.6023.40
At Sea1,3226476750.190.170.2048.9451.06
Birthplaces not stated604407197..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Allegiance.        
British subjects690,003360,238329,76598.1096.9999.3452.2147.79
Foreign subjects13,35711,1772,1801.903.010.6683.6816.32
RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS.
Religious Denominations.Numbers.Proportions per Cent.Proportions of the Sexes in every 100 persons.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.
* Includes United Methodist Free Churches and Bible Christians, which bodies were incorporated in the Wesleyan Methodist Church on 13th April, 1896.
Total population703,360371,415331,945..    ..    ..    52.8147.19
Total for specified religions702,238370,637331,601100.00100.00100.0052.7847.22
Episcopalians—
    Church of England, and Episcopalians not otherwise defined281,166148,171132,99540.0439.9840.1152.7047.30
Protestants (undescribed)1,6439966470.230.270.1960.6239.38
Presbyterians159,95284,25975,69322.7822.7322.8352.6847.32
Methodists—
    Wesleyan Methodist*63,37331,48131,8929.028.499.6249.6850.32
    Primitive Methodists7,0413,4493,5921.000.931.0848.9851.02
    Methodists (undefined)2,8931,4761,4170.410.400.4351.0248.98
    Others6034260.010.010.0156.6743.33
Baptists16,0377,6908,3472.282.072.5247.9552.05
Congregational Independents6,7773,2843,4930.970.891.0548.4651.54
Lutheran, German Protestant5,5383,5372,0010.790.950.6063.8736.13
Unitarians3752321430.050.060.0461.8738.13
Society of Friends3212001210.050.050.0462.3137.69
Church of Christ5,8592,7003,1590.830.730.9546.0853.92
Brethren5,0352,3592,6760.720.640.8146.8553.15
Believers in Christ7736410.010.010.0146.7553.25
Evangelists3323100.000.010.0069.7030.30
Nonconformists9559360.010.020.0162.1137.89
Salvation Army10,5325,2445,2881.501.411.5949.7950.21
Christadelphians9524854670.140.130.1450.9549.05
New Church191101900.030.030.0352.8847.12
Seventh-day Adventists7763164600.110.090.1440.7259.28
Students of Truth3401481920.050.040.0643.5356.47
Dissenters6532330.010.010.0149.2350.77
Christian Israelites, Israelites6127340.010.010.0144.2655.74
Other Protestants1,7108608500.240.230.2650.2949.71
Roman Catholics97,52550,34847,17713.8913.5814.2351.6348.37
Catholics (undefined)1,2797045750.180.190.1755.0444.96
Greek Church11699170.020.030.0185.3414.66
Catholic Apostolic2471181290.040.030.0447.7752.23
Other Denominations—
    Hebrews1,5498087410.220.220.2252.1647.84
    Mormons, Latter-day Saints2891621270.040.040.0456.0543.95
    Spiritualists3761961800.050.050.0552.1347.87
    Buddhists, Confucians, &c.3,3913,374170.480.910.0199.500.50
    Others187125620.030.030.0266.8533.15
No Denomination—
    Freethinkers3,9833,0769070.570.830.2777.2322.77
    Agnostics5624261360.080.120.0475.8024.20
    Deists, Theists463880.010.010.0082.6017.40
    No denomination3,8982,4101,4880.550.650.4561.8338.17
    Doubtful4631150.010.010.0067.3932.61
No religion—
    No religion1,4901,0894010.210.290.1273.0926.91
    Atheists11788290.020.020.0175.2124.79
    Secularists153112410.020.030.0173.2026.80
    Others (variously returned)11593220.020.030.0180.8719.13
Object to state15,96710,1415,8262.272.741.7663.5136.19
Unspecified1,122778344..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
CONJUGAL CONDITION OF THE PEOPLE.
Ages.Numbers.Proportion to every 100
Males.Females.Males.
Total.Unmarried.Husbands.Widowers.Not stated.Total.Unmarried.Wives.Widows.Not stated.Unmarried.Husbands.Widowers.
All ages367,730255,184102,7369,348462331,919213,583103,19315,0489569.4827.972.55
Specified ages367,201254,947102,6219,324309331,662213,495103,06215,0149169.4827.982.54
14 years and upwards246,576134,322102,6219,324309213,84995,682103,06215,0149154.5441.673.79
Under 14 years120,625120,625..    ..    ..    117,813117,813..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
14 years to 15 years8,4138,413..    ..    ..    8,2748,274..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
15      ″      16      ″     8,2178,217..    ..    ..    8,2168,2106..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
16      ″      17      ″     8,2078,207..    ..    ..    8,3358,31124..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
17      ″      18      ″     7,9797,9763..    ..    8,0327,97062..    ..    99.960.04..    
18      ″      19      ″     8,0368,02016..    ..    7,9617,7192393..    99.800.20..    
19      ″      20      ″     7,8927,867232..    7,8247,3754472..    99.680.290.03
20      ″      21      ″     7,4867,37996..    117,3386,5138202398.721.28..    
21      ″      25      ″     26,65224,2962,281294627,10819,4377,585652191.328.570.11
25      ″      30      ″     30,32319,75210,3581585528,98711,88216,7543331865.2534.220.53
30      ″      35      ″     23,3099,44413,5512872721,4664,39516,4266351040.5658.211.23
35      ″      40      ″     21,9816,45314,9745292518,0802,11915,019934829.3968.202.41
40      ″      45      ″     19,3034,50214,1246433414,8541,17012,4251,254523.3673.303.34
45      ″      50      ″     16,2343,36411,9998472412,72575110,3981,574220.7574.025.23
50      ″      55      ″     15,7513,25511,3261,1502011,5225748,9651,979420.6972.007.31
55      ″      60      ″     13,9972,70610,0311,242188,5973446,2492,000419.3671.768.88
60      ″      65      ″     10,3702,1546,7921,409156,2772814,0981,892620.8065.5913.61
65      ″      70      ″     6,4041,2853,9611,14993,7811592,0701,549320.0961.9417.97
70      ″      75      ″     3,2026431,797751112,2051059061,191320.1556.3123.54
75      ″      80      ″     1,841285895651101,38848418920215.5748.8835.55
80      ″      85      ″     67478295299258830113444111.6143.9044.49
85      ″      and upwards30526991782291153823718.5832.6758.75
Unspecified5292371152415325788131344..    ..    ..    
 Females.
Widowers.Unmarried.Wives.Widows.
2.5564.3731.104.53
2.5464.3931.084.53
3.7944.7648.227.02
..    ..    ..    ..    
..    ..    ..    ..    
..    99.930.07..    
..    99.710.29..    
..    99.230.77..    
..    96.963.000.04
0.0394.265.710.03
..    88.7911.180.03
0.1171.7628.000.24
0.5341.0257.831.15
1.2320.4876.562.96
2.4111.7283.115.17
3.347.8883.688.44
5.235.9081.7312.37
7.314.9877.8417.18
8.884.0072.7223.28
13.614.4865.3530.17
17.974.2154.7941.00
23.544.7741.1454.09
35.553.4630.1666.38
44.495.1119.2575.64
58.755.1713.1081.73
..    ..    ..    ..    
EDUCATION OF THE PEOPLE (EXCLUSIVE OF CHINESE).
Ages.Numbers (excluding Chinese).
Persons.Males.Females.
Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Education unknown.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Education unknown.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.
All ages561,77720,114115,1112,647296,8279,93859,4211,544264,95010,17655,690
Specified ages561,24020,097115,0582,468296,4979,92859,3881,388264,74310,16955,670
Specified ages above 5 years561,24019,62031,8912,468296,4979,72517,1531,388264,7439,89514,738
Under 5 years..    47783,167..    ..    20342,235..    ..    27440,932
5 years to 10 years49,80012,20122,7601,25624,7016,44911,75565325,0995,75211,005
10      ″      15      ″     84,15855152922642,27032231513541,888229214
15      ″      20      ″     79,90918249011839,8441123007540,06570190
20      ″      25      ″     67,82717646911233,6541242897134,17352180
25      ″      30      ″     58,47820650612029,8261113147228,65295192
30      ″      35      ″     43,7883205788922,7151773595821,073143219
35      ″      40      ″     38,7144987519821,2422394415917,472259310
40      ″      45      ″     32,49867587810618,4562854966614,042390382
45      ″      50      ″     27,1867279598715,3452905475211,841437412
50      ″      55      ″     25,0929941,0998814,6943696365210,398625463
55      ″      60      ″     20,7498998955113,071376518327,678523377
60      ″      65      ″     15,019774808469,564295481305,455479327
65      ″      70      ″     9,113573468315,867225297153,246348171
70      ″      75      ″     4,668396325182,83917118571,829225140
75      ″      80      ″     2,723268227111,58910314361,13416584
80 and upwards1,518180149118207777569810372
Unspecified age under 2111..    21125..    1476..    7
Unspecified age over 215267321673251019149201713
Numbers (excluding Chinese).Proportion to every 100 at each Quinquennial Age-period.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
Read only.Cannot Read.Education unknown.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Education unknown.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Education unknown.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.
20,114115,1112,647296,8279,93859,4211,544264,95010,17655,6901,10380.602.8916.5181.062.7116.2380.093.0816.83
20,097115,0582,468296,4979,92859,3881,388264,74310,16955,6701,09080.592.8916.5281.052.7116.2480.083.0816.84
19,62031,8912,468296,4979,72517,1531,388264,7439,89514,7381,08091.593.205.2191.693.005.3191.493.425.09
47783,167..    ..    20342,235..    ..    27440,932..    ..    0.5799.43..    0.4899.52..    0.6699.34
12,20122,7601,25624,7016,44911,75565325,0995,75211,00560358.7514.4026.8557.5715.0327.4059.9713.7426.29
55152922642,27032231513541,8882292149198.730.650.6298.520.750.7398.950.540.51
18249011839,8441123007540,065701904399.170.220.6198.980.280.7499.360.170.47
17646911233,6541242897134,173521804199.060.260.6898.790.360.8599.330.150.52
20650612029,8261113147228,652951924898.800.350.8598.590.371.0499.010.330.66
3205788922,7151773595821,0731432193197.990.721.2997.700.761.5498.320.661.02
4987519821,2422394415917,4722593103996.871.251.8896.891.092.0296.851.431.72
67587810618,4562854966614,0423903824095.441.982.5895.941.482.5894.792.632.58
7279598715,3452905475211,8414374123594.162.513.3394.831.793.3893.313.443.25
9941,0998814,6943696365210,3986254633692.303.664.0493.602.354.0590.535.444.03
8998955113,071376518327,6785233771992.043.993.9793.602.693.7189.516.104.39
774808469,564295481305,4554793271690.474.664.8792.502.854.6587.137.655.22
573468315,867225297153,2463481711689.755.654.6091.833.524.6586.229.244.54
396325182,83917118571,8292251401186.627.356.0388.865.355.7983.3610.266.38
268227111,58910314361,13416584584.628.337.0586.605.617.7982.0011.936.07
180149118207777569810372682.199.748.0784.197.917.9079.9511.908.25
..    21125..    1476..    7534.38..    65.6226.32..    73.6846.15..    53.85
173216732510191492017131891.482.965.5691.812.825.3790.953.175.88
Age-period.
Females.
Read and Write.Read only.Cannot Read.
80.093.0816.83
80.083.0816.84
91.493.425.09
..    0.6699.34
59.9713.7426.29
98.950.540.51
99.360.170.47
99.330.150.52
99.010.330.66
98.320.661.02
96.851.431.72
94.792.632.58
93.313.443.25
90.535.444.03
89.516.104.39
87.137.655.22
86.229.244.54
83.3610.266.38
82.0011.936.07
79.9511.908.25
46.15..    53.85
90.953.175.88
OCCUPATIONS.
Occupations (Classes and Orders).Numbers.Proportions per Cent.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
* Attention is called to the fact that the numbers in the various orders of the commercial class include dealers only, but not manufacturers or makers. These last are included in the orders of the industrial class.
Total population703,360371,415331,945100.00100.00100.00
Professional,—
    Persons engaged in Government (not otherwise classed), defence, law, and protection3,5813,538430.510.60.01
    Persons ministering to religion, charity, health, science, education, and art15,6658,4617,2042.232.282.18
Domestic,—
    Persons engaged in the supply of board and lodging, and in rendering personal service for which remuneration is usually paid28,8105,88022,9304.111.596.93
Commercial,—*
    Persons performing offices in connection with the exchange, valuation, insurance, lease, loan, or custody of money, houses, land, or property-rights4,4604,0314290.641.090.13
    Persons dealing in art or mechanic productions in which materials of various kinds are employed in combination1,7801,5911890.250.430.06
    Persons engaged in the sale, hire, or exchange of textile fabrics and dress, and of fibrous materials4,1623,3088540.590.890.26
    Persons engaged in dealing in food, drinks, narcotics, and stimulants8,1817,4976841.172.020.20
    Persons engaged in dealing in and treating animals, and dealing in animal and vegetable substances (excluding dealers in food)1,7111,700110.250.460.00
    Persons engaged in dealing in minerals and other materials mainly used for fuel and light51050460.070.130.00
    Persons engaged in dealing in minerals other than for fuel1,0601,034260.150.280.0
    Persons engaged as general dealers, or in undefined mercantile pursuits10,6639,0691,5941.522.450.47
    Persons engaged in storage9169163250.130.250.01
    Persons engaged in the transport of passengers, goods, or communications16,93716,6124872.414.480.10
Industrial,—*
    Persons engaged in connection with the manufacture of, or in other processes relating to, art and mechanic productions in which materials of various kinds are employed in combination11,47210,98512,0501.642.960.15
    Persons engaged in connection with the manufacture of, or in repairs, cleansing, or in other processes relating to, textile fabrics, dress and fibrous materials19,8997,8492012.842.123.64
    Persons engaged in connection with the manufacture of, or in other processes relating to food, drink, narcotics, and stimulants5,6475,446180.801.470.06
    Persons (not otherwise classed) engaged in manufacture or other processes connected with animal and vegetable substances4,5814,563170.651.230.01
    Persons engaged in the alteration, modification, or manufacture of, or other processes relating to, metals or mineral matters6,4576,440..    0.921.740.00
    Persons engaged in the making or repairing of buildings, roads, railways, docks, earthworks, &c., in the disposal of silt, dead matter, or refuse, or in mechanical operations or labour the nature of which is undefined15,49015,48372.214.180.00
    Industrial workers imperfectly defined18,26817,8054632.604.800.14
Agricultural, Pastoral, Mineral, and other Primary Producers,—
    Persons directly engaged in the cultivation of land, or in rearing or breeding animals, or in obtaining raw products from natural sources106,130103,0163,11415.1327.800.94
Indefinite,—
    Persons whose occupations are undefined, embracing those who derive incomes from sources which cannot be directly related to any other class6,5524,1312,4180.931.110.73
Dependents,—
    Persons dependent upon natural guardians402,927127,211275,71657.423.3383.28
    Persons dependent upon the State, or upon public or private support5,8083,5182,2900.830.950.69
    Occupations not stated1,693824869..    ..    ..    

PART I.—POPULATION AND HOUSES.

Chapter 1. POPULATION.—GENERAL SUMMARY.

Table I. Showing the Population of the Colony according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.

Total (including Chinese and Half-castes).Half-castes (included previously).Chinese (included previously).
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Persons.

* These are half-castes living amongst Europeans.

† The Maori population has been excluded from the numbers dealt with in the succeeding tables in Parts I. to VIII. Particulars are given in Appendix B. 229 Maori women were married to Europeans.

‡ These are half-castes living as Maoris.

§ Not including 171 persons, officers and crew of a British man-of-war.

Population (excluding Maoris)703,360371,415331,9451,123*1,136*3,711
Maori population39,83421,66218,1721,9441,559..    
Morioris at Chatham Islands20119..    ..    ..    
                Total population of the colony§743,214393,088350,1263,0672,6953,711

Chapter 2. DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.

Table II. Showing the Number of Dwellings in the Colony (exclusive of those occupied by or belonging to Maoris) according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.

Total Number.Description.Materials.
Dwellings (exclusive of Tents).Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Brick. Stone or Concrete.Wood, Iron, or Lath and Plaster.Cob or Sod.Huts of Sod, Clay, Wood, Stone, &c.Raupo.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Miscellaneous, and not slated.
Occupied.Unoccupied.Building.
149,922136,6758,0065774,6646,490134,0922,2297901204,6641,537
Classification of Inhabited Dwellings according to Number of Rooms.
Total Number (inhabited).Dwellings of One Room.Dwellings of Two Rooms.Dwellings of Three and Four Rooms.Dwellings of Five and Six Rooms.Dwellings containing more than Six Rooms.Dwellings in which the Number of Rooms was not specified.
Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, &c.Cob, Raupo, &c., and Huts or Tents.
141,3396,8545,52411,45042,71141,29032,585925

Chapter 3. POPULATION (EXCLUSIVE OF MAORIS) AND DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.

Table III. Showing the Inhabitants and Dwellings in the Colony according to the Census taken on the 12th April, 1896.

Population.Dwellers—Travellers and Persons sleeping under Drays or camping out.Total.
In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, or Lath and Plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c.On Shipboard.In Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
Exclusive of Chinese677,56010,3183,3788,189204699,649
Chinese2,8477153133133,711
                Totals680,40711,0333,3818,322217703,360

Chapter 4. PROPORTIONS OF THE SEXES, DENSITY OF POPULATION AND HOUSES, AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table IV. Showing the Number of Females to 100 Males, and the Number of Persons to a Square Mile, at the time of each Enumeration, from December, 1858, to April, 1896; also the Number of Persons to an Inhabited House, and of Inhabited Houses to a Square Mile (exclusive of Maoris and Maori Dwellings).

Date of Enumeration.Number of Females to 100 Males.Number of Persons to a Square Mile.Number of Persons to an Inhabited Dwelling.Number of Inhabited Dwellings to a Square Mile.
December, 185876.415664.64122
     ″      186162.16.9444.42.214
     ″      186461.531.6414.53.362
     ″      186765.752.0944.05.517
February, 187170.522.4564.48.548
March, 187475.172.8694.88.588
     ″      187879.403.9695.02.791
April, 188181.724.6935.12.917
March, 188685.285.5615.171.076
April, 189188.266.0245.061.191
     ″      189689.316.7604.981.358

Chapter 5. INCREASE OF POPULATION.

Table V. Showing the Population of the Colony (exclusive of Maoris) at the time of each Enumeration, from December, 1858, to April, 1896, and the Numerical and Centesimal Increase during the Period between each Enumeration.

Census Years and Months.Population.Increase during the Period between each Enumeration.
Numerical.Centesimal.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
1858, December59,41333,67925,734      
    39,60827,38312,22539.9944.8432.20
1861,      ″     99,02161,06237,959      
    73,13745,51827,61973.8674.5472.76
1864,      ″     172,158106,58065,578      
    46,51025,34921,16127.0123.7932.26
1867,      ″     218,668131,92986,739      
    37,72518,42719,29817.2513.9622.24
1871, February256,393150,356106,037      
    43,12120,62522,49616.8213.7221.21
1874, March299,514170,981128,533      
    114,89860,01754,88138.3635.1042.70
1878,      ″     414,412230,998183,414      
    75,52138,60736,91418.2216.7120.13
1881, April489,933269,605220,328      
    88,54942,61645,93318.0715.8120.85
1886, March578,482312,221266,261      
    48,17620,65627,5208.336.6210.34
1891, April626,658332,877293,781      
    76,70238,53838,16412.2411.5812.99
1896,      ″     703,360371,415331,945      

Chapter 6. POPULATION IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table VI. TABLE VI.—Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of each Provincial District in New Zealand at different Censuses, from 1871 to 1896.

Provincial Districts.Year of Census.
February, 1871.March, 1874.March, 1878.April, 1881.March, 1886.April, 1891.April, 1896.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
Auckland62,33535,50226,83367,45137,10630,34582,66144,80037,86199,45154,11145,340130,37970,58259,797133,15969,89163,268153,56481,20672,358
Taranaki4,4802,5721,9085,4653,0432,4229,4635,1734,29014,8588,5176,34117,9999,5768,42322,06511,75710,30831,17516,90014,275
Hawke's Bay6,0593,5962,4639,2285,4163,81215,0158,5096,50617,3679,7007,66724,56813,89010,67828,50615,74412,76234,03818,39715,641
Wellington24,00113,18010,82129,79016,24613,54451,06927,87723,19261,37132,71728,65477,53641,65035,88697,72552,37545,350121,85464,58657,268
Marlborough5,2353,2352,0006,1453,6592,4867,5574,2833,2749,3005,2494,05111,1136,2234,89012,7677,0695,69812,4836,7045,779
Nelson22,50114,2578,24422,55813,5459,01325,12814,38510,74326,07514,80011,27530,20316,87813,32534,77019,44815,32235,73419,57416,160
Westland15,35710,4534,90414,8609,4735,38716,93210,5776,35515,0109,0755,93515,9319,3886,54315,8879,2556,63214,4698,1066,363
Canterbury46,80125,78121,02058,77532,29426,48191,92250,42441,498112,18260,59051,592121,40063,09458,306128,39266,10562,287135,85869,70866,150
Otago69,49141,69127,80085,11350,12134,992114,46964,85049,619134,07774,68559,392149,15480,83468,320153,09781,07372,024163,94486,09877,846
Chatham Islands13389441297851196120762421618119910693271149122234132102
Kermadec Islands..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    19118743
                    Totals256,393150,356106,037299,514170,981128,533414,412230,998183,414489,933269,605220,328578,482312,221266,261626,658332,877293,781703,360371,415331,945

Chapter 7. NUMERICAL INCREASE OR DECREASE OF POPULATION IN EACH PROVINCIAL DISTRICT DURING THE INTERVAL BETWEEN SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table VII. Showing the Numerical Increase or Decrease of the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of each Provincial District in New Zealand in the respective Periods, February, 1871, to March, 1874; March, 1874, to March, 1878; March, 1878, to April, 1881; April, 1881, to March, 1886; March, 1886, to April, 1891; April, 1891, to April, 1896.

Provincial Districts.Numerical Increase or Decrease.
1871 to 1874.1874 to 1878.1878 to 1881.1881 to 1886.1886 to 1891.1891 to 1896.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
Auckland5,1161,6043,51215,2107,6947,51616,7909,3117,47930,92816,47114,4572,780-6913,47120,40511,3159,090
Taranaki9854715143,9982,1301,8685,3953,3442,0513,1411,0592,0824,0662,1811,8859,1105,1433,967
Hawke's Bay3,1691,8201,3495,7873,0932,6942,3521,1911,1617,2014,1903,0113,9381,8542,0845,5322,6532,879
Wellington5,7893,0662,72321,27911,6319,64810,3024,8405,46216,1658,9337,23220,18910,7259,46424,12912,21111,918
Marlborough9104244861,4126247881,7439667771,8139748391,654846808-284-36581
Nelson57-7127692,5708401,7309474155324,1282,0782,0504,5672,5701,997964126838
Westland-497-9804832,0721,104968-1,922-1,502-420921313608-44-13389-1,418-1,149-269
Canterbury11,9746,5135,46133,14718,13015,01720,26010,16610,0949,2182,5046,7146,9923,0113,9817,4663,6033,863
Otago15,6228,4307,19229,35614,72914,62719,6089,8359,77315,0776,1498,9283,9432393,70410,8475,0255,822
Chatham Islands-4-11767422546415-43-5512724329-37-17-20
Kermadec Islands..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    19118-12-7-5
                    Totals43,12120,62522,496114,89860,01754,88175,52138,60736,91488,54942,61645,93348,17620,65627,52076,70238,53838,164
NOTE.—Where a decrease has taken place the minus sign (-) is prefixed.

Chapter 8. CENTESIMAL INCREASE OR DECREASE OF POPULATION IN EACH PROVINCIAL DISTRICT DURING THE INTERVAL BETWEEN SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table VIII. Showing the Centesimal Increase or Decrease of the Population, and of the Males and Females (exclusive of Maoris), in each Provincial District of New Zealand, in the respective Periods, February, 1871, to March, 1874; March, 1874, to March, 1878; March, 1878, to April, 1881; April, 1881, to March, 1886; March, 1886, to April, 1891; April, 1891, to April, 1896.

Provincial Districts.Percentage of Increase or Decrease.
1871 to 1874.1874 to 1878.1878 to 1881.1881 to 1886.1886 to 1891.1891 to 1896.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
Auckland8.214.5213.0922.5520.7424.7720.3120.7819.7531.1030.4431.882.13-0.985.8015.3216.1914.37
Taranaki21.9918.3126.9473.1670.0077.1357.0164.6447.8121.1412.4332.8322.5922.7822.3841.2943.7438.48
Hawke's Bay52.3050.6154.7762.7157.1170.6715.6614.0017.8441.4643.2039.2716.0313.3519.5219.4116.8522.56
Wellington24.1223.2625.1671.4371.5971.2320.1717.3623.5526.3427.3025.2426.0425.7526.3724.6923.3126.28
Marlborough17.3813.1124.3022.9817.0531.7023.0622.5523.7319.4918.5520.7114.8813.5916.52-2.22-5.161.42
Nelson0.25-4.999.3311.396.2019.193.772.884.9515.8314.0418.1815.1215.2314.992.770.655.47
Westland-3.24-9.379.8513.9411.6517.97-11.35-14.20-6.606.133.4410.24-0.28-1.421.36-8.93-12.41-4.06
Canterbury25.5825.2625.9856.4056.1456.7122.0420.1624.328.214.1313.015.764.776.835.825.456.20
Otago22.4820.2225.8734.4929.3941.8017.1315.1719.7011.248.2315.032.640.305.427.096.208.08
Chatham Islands-3.01-12.3615.9151.9453.8549.0223.4734.176.58-17.17-34.1614.8136.1840.5731.18-13.65-11.41-16.39
Kermadec Islands..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    Inf.Inf.Inf.-63.16-63.64-62.50
    Totals16.8213.7221.2238.3635.1042.7018.2216.7120.1318.0715.8120.858.336.6210.3412.2411.5812.99
NOTE.—Where a decrease has taken place the minus sign (-) is prefixed.

Chapter 9. PROPORTION OF SEXES AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table IX. Showing the number of Females to 100 Males in each Provincial District for the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).

Provincial Districts.Number of Females to 100 Males.
1871.1874.1878.1881.1886.1891.1896.
Auckland75.5381.7884.5183.7984.7290.5289.10
Taranaki74.1879.5982.9374.4587.9687.6884.47
Hawke's Bay68.4970.3876.4679.0476.8781.0685.02
Wellington82.1083.3783.1987.5886.1686.5988.67
Marlborough61.8267.9476.4477.1878.5780.6186.20
Nelson57.8266.5474.6876.1878.9478.7882.61
Westland46.9156.8760.0865.4069.6971.6678.50
Canterbury81.5382.0082.3085.1592.4194.2294.90
Otago66.6869.8276.5179.5284.5288.8490.42
Chatham Islands49.4465.3863.3350.3187.7381.8877.27
Kermadec Islands..    ..    ..    ..    ..    72.7375.00
                    Totals70.5275.1779.4081.7285.2888.2689.31

Chapter 10. DENSITY OF POPULATION AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table X. Showing the Area of each Provincial District, and the Number of Persons to a Square Mile in each, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).

Provincial Districts.Area in Acres.Area in Square Miles.Persons to a Square Mile.
1871.1874.1878.1881.1886.1891.1896.
Auckland16,477,70025,7462.3472.5393.1123.7445.0645.1725.965
Taranaki2,117,3803,3081.2521.5272.6454.1525.4416.6709.424
Hawke's Bay2,822,3004,4101.3152.0023.2583.7685.5716.4647.718
Wellington7,042,00011,0032.1942.7244.6695.6117.0478.88211.075
Marlborough3,041,6704,7531.3091.5361.8892.3252.3382.6862.626
Nelson6,572,10010,2692.0572.0632.2982.3842.9413.3863.480
Westland2,970,6004,6413.2273.1233.5583.1543.4333.4233.118
Canterbury8,985,40014,0403.4464.3276.7678.2598.6479.1459.677
Otago16,311,70025,4872.7733.3964.5685.3505.8526.0076.432
Chatham Islands239,9203750.3530.3420.5200.6420.5310.7230.624
Kermadec Islands8,20813..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1.4610.538
            Totals66,588,978104,0452.4562.8693.9694.6935.5616.0236.760
NOTE.—Certain uninhabited outlying islands are not included in this table.

Chapter 11. DWELLINGS.—SUMMARY AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table XI. Showing the Number of Dwellings (Inhabited) of all Descriptions in each Provincial District, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of the Dwellings of Maoris).

Provincial Districts.Number of Inhabited Dwellings.
1871.1874.1878.1881.1886.1891.1896.
Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.
Auckland13,46713,66714,00914,13616,31816,49518,99519,41824,77925,33326,46027,44230,14131,760
Taranaki9669871,1261,1551,8561,8812,6982,9383,4543,5094,1044,2225,8906,151
Hawke's Bay1,1801,2151,5871,6482,8162,8533,1783,2374,4014,5845,3195,4566,5236,676
Wellington4,7794,7795,3105,4119,2029,41811,33211,51813,59614,18717,54418,27422,87323,553
Marlborough9691,0121,1741,1971,4441,4671,7111,7962,0142,1132,2622,4322,3092,383
Nelson5,2285,8195,2925,7005,4055,7725,7185,9606,2346,6217,2507,6847,6987,960
Westland5,0495,4574,2814,5894,5274,9884,1714,3454,2124,3493,9684,0993,6993,815
Canterbury8,7078,74710,36410,46616,19516,86419,68120,35021,58922,05823,10823,59625,03225,365
Otago14,39715,46316,21217,02021,85722,81325,30926,14828,13929,16829,69930,59132,45633,622
Chatham Ilds.3636343437374040494951525353
Kermadec Ilds...    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1311
      Totals54,77857,18259,38961,35679,65782,58892,83395,750108,46711,971119,766123,851136,675141,339

Chapter 12. PERSONS TO A HOUSE AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table XII. Showing the Number of Persons to each Inhabited Dwelling at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Maoris).

Provincial Districts.Persons to an Inhabited Dwelling (including Tents).
1871.1874.1878.1881.1886.1891.1896.
Auckland4.564.775.015.125.154.854.84
Taranaki4.544.735.035.065.135.235.07
Hawke's Bay4.995.605.265.375.365.355.10
Wellington5.025.515.425.335.465.225.17
Marlborough5.175.135.155.185.265.255.24
Nelson3.873.954.354.374.564.524.49
Westland2.813.243.393.453.663.883.79
Canterbury5.355.625.455.515.505.445.36
Otago4.495.005.025.135.115.004.88
Chatham Islands3.093795.306.054.065.214.41
Kermadec Islands..    ..    ..    ..    ..    6.337.00
            Totals4.484.885.025.125.175.064.98

Chapter 13. DENSITY OF HOUSES AT SUCCESSIVE CENSUSES.

Table XIII. Showing the Area of each Provincial District, and the Number of Inhabited Dwellings to a Square Mile in each, at the last Seven Censuses (exclusive of Dwellings of Maoris).

Provincial Districts.Area in Acres.Area in Square Miles.Inhabited Dwellings per Square Mile.
1871.1874.1878.1881.1886.1891.1896.
Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.Exclusive of Tents.Including Tents.
Auckland16,477.70025,7460.5070.5150.5270.5320.6140.6210.7150.7310.9620.9841.0281.0661.1711.234
Taranaki2,117,3803,3080.2700.2760.3150.3230.5190.5260.7540.8211.0441.0611.2411.2761.7811.859
Hawke's Bay2,822,3004,4100.2560.2640.3440.3580.6110.6190.6890.7020.9981.0391.2061.2371.4791.514
Wellington7,042,00011,0030.4370.4370.4860.4950.8410.8611.0361.0531.2361.2891.5941.6612.0782.141
Marlborough3,041,6704,7530.2410.2530.2930.2990.3610.3670.4280.4490.4240.4440.4760.5120.4860.501
Nelson6,572,10010,2690.4780.5320.4840.5210.4940.5280.5230.5450.6070.6450.7060.7480.7500.775
Westland2,970,6004,6411.0611.1470.9000.9640.9511.0480.8760.9130.9070.9370.8550.8830.7970.822
Canterbury8,985,40014,0400.6410.6440.7630.7701.1921.2421.4481.4981.5371.5711.6461.6811.7831.807
Otago16,311,70025,4870.5750.6170.6470.6790.8720.9101.0101.0431.1041.441.1651.2001.2731.319
Chatham Ilds.239,9203750.0950.0950.0900.0900.0980.0980.1060.1060.1310.1310.1360.1390.1410.141
Kermadec Ilds.8,20813..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    0.0770.2310.0770.077
        Totals66,588,978104,0450.5250.5480.5690.5880.7630.7910.8890.9171.0431.0761.1511.1901.3141.358
NOTE.—Certain uninhabited outlying islands are not included in this table.

Chapter 14. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS.—GENERAL SUMMARY.

Table XIV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) and Dwellings in the Colony of New Zealand on the 12th April, 1896, as existing in Counties, Boroughs, Islands, and on Shipboard.

Total (including Half-castes and Chinese).Half-castes.Chinese.Dwellings.Europeans livingTravellers and Persons Sleeping under Drays or Camping out.Chinese living
Houses and Huts.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Inhabited.Uninhabited.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron and Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c.In Dwellings of unstated Material.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c., and Dwellings of unstated Materials.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.Inhabited.Inhabited.Building.Materials.Rooms.Materials.
Brick, Stone, or Concrete.Wood, Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.Cob or Sod.Raupo.Huts of Sod, Clay, Wood, Stone, &c.Miscellaneous and not stated.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.OneTwo.Three and Four.Five and Six.Over Six.Not stated.Brick or Stone.Wood and Iron.Other Materials and not stated.
Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, &c.In Cob, Raupo, &c., and Huts or Tents.

* Persons on shipboard are not included.

† By “The Counties Act, 1876,” it is provided that boroughs shall not be included in counties.

‡ These islands are not within the boundaries of the neighbouring counties, but the inhabitants have been included below in the populations of the North and South Islands.

§ Exclusive of 171 persons, officers and crew of a British man-of-war.

|| Including 13 Chinese.

Counties*391,735218,385173,3501,0049702,494577,1844,7612914,6052,36771,3782,0251157165834,6056,0475,4188,88623,83920,48916,4426681534,229670371,4218,7437688,1162001,696659132
Boroughs*307,294149,415157,8791111611,1872159,2813,217284443,78255,20695..    719144799782,54318,81420,75316,0822561823,074245305,28428245352151,151561
Islands adjacent709402307..    ..    ..    ..    156262153135..    ..    9915728174335401..    23563751..    21..    ..    ..    ..    
Chatham Islands234132102551..    532..    ..    344..    ..    ..    6..    1..    4141321..    ..    2..    211..    21..    2..    ..    ..    
Kermadec Islands743..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
On shipboard§3,3813,0773043..    3..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Total for Colony§703,360371,415331,9451,1231,1363,68526136,6758,0065774,6646,155126,7642,1201157327894,6646,8545,52411,45042,71141,29032,5859253357,328920677,5609,0761,2428,189217 ||2,847715133
North Island340,631181,089159,5429299637221465,4273,1973162,7131,08563,236671064335002,7132,7302,8935,25419,68020,36416,639580273,009477330,6231,4757635,0149272391
South Island362,236190,038172,1981891632,9621271,1384,8052591,9445,06763,4282,05392982831,9444,1142,6256,17922,99920,90815,9123453084,313443346,4947,5984583,1631192,124706132
Stewart Island252152100..    5..    ..    56227..    55..    ..    1..    7961317513..    ..    4..    2253..    124..    ..    ..    
Chatham Islands234132102551..    532..    ..    344..    ..    ..    6..    1..    4141321..    ..    2..    211..    21..    2..    ..    ..    
Kermadec Islands743..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Total for Colony§703,360371,415331,9451,1231,1363,68526136,6758,0065774,6646,155126,7642,1201157327894,6646,8545,52411,45042,71141,29032,5859253357,328920677,5609,0761,2428,189217 ||2,847715133

Chapter 15. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN COUNTIES.

Table XV. Showing the Population of the Counties (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.

Counties* (Boroughs not included, see footnote).Total (including Half-castes and Chinese).Half-castes.Chinese.Dwellings.Europeans livingTravellers and Persons Sleeping under Drays or Camping out.Chinese living
Houses and Huts.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Inhabited.Uninhabited and Building.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c.In Dwellings of unstated Material.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c., and Dwellings of unstated Materials.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.Inhabited.Unhabited.Building.Materials.Rooms.
Brick, Stone, or Concrete.Wood, Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.Cob or Sod.Raupo.Huts of Sod, Clay, Wood, Stone, &c.Miscellaneous and not stated.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.One.Two.Three and Four.Five and Six.Over Six.Not stated.Brick or Stone.Wood and Iron.Other Materials and not stated.
Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, &c.In Cob. Raupo, &c., and Huts or Tents.

* The boroughs are not included in the counties. The population of the counties, together with that of the respective interior boroughs, is shown in Table XX.

† Including 12 Chinese.

Mongonui1,8891,1317581826..    ..    309111781294118417818158608883755..    ..    21,4932822346..    ..    ..    ..    
Whangaroa969552417817..    ..    19512..    22..    164..    ..    2472212381744484612..    210884451723..    ..    ..    ..    
Hokianga1,9091,1657443339..    ..    38924..    83..    3443237383281146514372473..    2221,6717210156..    ..    ..    ..    
Bay of Islands2,7231,5371,1865156..    ..    53743..    110..    521..    11051102911963173142114713932,5152118169..    ..    ..    ..    
Hobson3,7502,3481,40231284..    8734721461755155395814612516712923416410694..    34153,33511870223..    4..    ..    
Whangarei6,8473,7253,12214251..    1,3889429911,3404393199851271283963953497..    9246,5721043167..    1..    ..    
Otamatea2,4831,4141,06957..    ..    51151256..    47431321563087621351191331..    42112,34561176..    ..    ..    ..    
Rodney3,4641,8101,65462..    ..    700453276650112247271759501822052077..    31173,354674345..    ..    ..    
Waitemata6,7623,7792,9838104..    1,60316912179141,41530121141817914727623942937229326..    107746,20626811273..    4..    ..    
Eden15,9407,8178,1237196452,93458171962,833..    1..    41112756461,1441,0516370215,850120..    ..    69..    ..    
Manukau12,1856,2235,9622519..    ..    2,4371061233272,380..    1..    293361561486358597056..    116212,098341043..    ..    ..    ..    
Coromandel4,9873,2021,78528124..    9673422501909..    325225015924320429118511223..    3334,3751021149414..    ..    
Thames4,5152,4482,067664010..    89783..    36..    859..    830..    365660603232991341..    72114,38754..    64..    28..    
Ohinemuri4,7613,1451,61612163..    91116..    1672889..    1415167179188177276161925..    4124,35854..    34333..    ..    
Piako2,7061,4711,2351723..    ..    539582211535..    111213819411691791113..    60..    2,65962363..    ..    ..    
Waikato2,8141,4781,3361329..    ..    5185112150518..    32167341551871183..    52..    2,76337113..    ..    ..    ..    
Waipa3,5841,8421,742610..    ..    70127251700..    ..    ..    ..    517534203266181..    ..    29..    3,575..    ..    9..    ..    ..    ..    
Raglan1,5458866591413..    ..    33012..    11..    326..    ..    13111714481019764..    ..    12..    1,5106..    29..    ..    ..    ..    
Kawhia5984251732933..    ..    139..    ..    211133..    221212454339181219..    ..    ..    5157274..    ..    ..    ..    
West Taupo1569858961..    36..    ..    4..    36..    ..    ..    ..    47441285..    ..    ..    ..    149..    ..    42..    ..    1
East Taupo232157751413..    ..    483..    15..    44..    13..    1581513133101..    3..    1964..    311..    ..    ..    
Rotorua84050533527361..    160..    ..    15..    153..    51115188335729291..    ..    ..    76922147..    1..    ..    
Tauranga1,6228577654946..    ..    322592111318..    3..    ..    111712231009289..    ..    61..    1,5933..    215..    ..    ..    
Whakatane1,9881,1088807471..    ..    39415234..    371..    149..    34223747140109667..    17..    1,86155..    72..    ..    ..    ..    
Waiapu4472961513532..    ..    105..    ..    8..    100..    4..    1892143218308..    ..    ..    4268..    112..    ..    ..    
Cook5,2872,9432,34458584..    97533..    501962..    1655040531033292352605..    9245,109171813274..    ..    
Clifton1,4508775732822..    ..    26713..    40..    256..    1824021324376734715..    1031,320316903..    ..    ..    
Taranaki9,9705,4084,562896..    1,8589483531,844..    5153571381846585653698..    10029,88382251..    6..    ..    
Stratford5,1412,9022,239224..    9726618127..    964..    ..    2612774661893842661155..    72124,8444828014..    ..    
Hawera6,9343,8673,0678104..    1,32271103721,305..    24937102391434343832526..    7926,812222670..    4..    ..    
Patea3,0841,7281,356..    ..    3..    5694432925661..    ..    ..    293027591561671563..    4613,0024..    75..    3..    ..    
Waitotara2,7371,5001,2374524..    487203232483..    ..    1123151851139122163212022,6671..    45..    24..    ..    
Wanganui3,0951,8021,29319164..    58744470..    578..    ..    72704760721471411837..    36122,916104151104..    ..    
Rangitikei6,0303,4002,630118..    1,14371178..    1,1233..    11678505916834829628713..    62105,762413218348..    ..    
Kiwitea2,4281,482946..    11..    50799116..    4971135116531311001639383..    ..    1532,2618515211..    ..    
Oroua6,4503,4233,02795..    ..    1,2115326411,204..    ..    33642965102410370294514686,3565881..    ..    ..    ..    
Pohangina1,351844507..    ..    ..    ..    3151159..    315..    ..    ..    ..    5956566710566231..    2..    1,270..    ..    81..    ..    ..    ..    
Manawatu2,7091,5111,198510..    ..    46316..    25..    460..    ..    21252024421351311351..    972,6495847..    ..    ..    ..    
Horowhenua3,7922,0911,701493713..    831466211813..    ..    8921761512931417612715..    4753,710201531313..    ..    
Hawke's Bay6,8943,9942,900151216..    1,29172113741,275112837884011946430430310170126,76118691216..    ..    
Wairoa1,4908945963126..    ..    2977..    34..    283..    6353416333697736610..    7..    1,36725146222..    ..    ..    
Waipawa8,8664,8953,971213..    1,74979107411,730..    ..    810741287519965749126013261268,72491111453..    ..    
Patangata2,3741,506868..    1..    ..    43752..    291431..    ..    1429372657141931075..    4932,2993963..    ..    ..    ..    
Pahiatua3,2081,7951,4131..    ..    ..    67848120..    675..    ..    12205316143264138777..    4273,16132402..    ..    ..    
Wairarapa North7,2094,3192,890138..    1,440671313311,429..    ..    1913315711624743732727712..    7556,92412025338..    ..    
Wairarapa South5,4093,1282,281331..    1,00561533..    9961..    ..    83355157526230431413..    52145,283313109..    1..    ..    
Hutt5,7503,1292,6217821..    1,0549321761974..    ..    1181755227830333026716..    83125,66214025121..    ..    
Sounds7474433041..    ..    ..    155312..    1531..    ..    12173244833311..    4..    7402..    5..    ..    ..    ..    
Marlborough6,3303,5472,783611..    1,1856125191,11629..    247517961131349323287615396,064178483..    1..    ..    
Kaikoura1,5758866897..    ..    ..    2771622282644..    1..    221720248479723..    1711,47824..    73..    ..    ..    ..    
Collingwood2,5091,4421,067..    ..    19..    53017748..    518..    ..    84487156451121451454..    2222,4121065573..    16
Waimea8,5914,5844,00731..    ..    1,50875338241,4334721138414435217508698317618,2323026501..    ..    ..    
Buller4,8332,7592,0744..    20..    1,1508523611,1173..    1118362193820338019912225..    75124,681274062320..    ..    
Inangahua4,2542,5611,6931..    250..    1,062106277..    999..    ..    4419772787814027520214224..    68403,8394523952217312
Grey4,5923,0341,5581..    500..    1,5376534311,481..    ..    4510436358226129717611514..    57113,985441052148992
Westland4,7232,9221,80152142..    1,38187197..    1,301..    352259736410128035221812241..    7994,3564912159611922..    
Amuri91657034632..    ..    1639..    21514015..    1221192013613139117178087..    49..    ..    ..    ..    
Cheviot1,0426194232..    ..    ..    2141137317531..    ..    57211065644318..    ..    95808197..    352..    ..    ..    
Ashley11,9136,4315,482..    ..    2..    2,237165472882,04995..    1472537213064775964176156711,366410131184..    2..    
Selwyn30,09015,62714,4633220..    5,32234823971375,04712818197133962621,7571,6711,496420342929,320615..    129620..    ..    
Akaroa3,8862,1261,760772..    73758..    1087207..    ..    210324521882282376..    58..    3,8292562222..    ..    
Ashburton10,8206,0274,793..    ..    8..    1,970158573361,88842..    317312679214708511405..    3157310,484166..    152108..    ..    
Geraldine7,4993,9803,5191..    4..    1,35473517771,17597..    141741191674733732899255217,035396104594..    ..    
Levels7,7233,9373,786223..    1,338513112009751561151123151315493632644424266,71296733083..    ..    
Mackenzie1,5148756391..    ..    ..    26711272221724..    4..    725932935263..    ..    1031,332158..    24..    ..    ..    ..    
Waimate4,7772,6872,090..    ..    1..    863492443779530..    ..    1444244116359185158314194,574132..    70..    1..    ..    
Waitaki8,8764,8244,0526823..    1,64310221011861,40538..    68101981121906194093124128758,5011881014771634
Waihemo2,1481,2419071372..    483481515733586..    5..    51298691155100631053951,845173..    571963..    
Waikouaiti4,3892,3532,0368724..    758861103470414132102315762982351201582..    4,28167312224..    ..    
Peninsula2,6451,3811,26410531..    49859..    2624321..    ..    32122331401811293158..    2,602282..    31..    ..    
Taieri6,9503,6823,268171816..    1,3191353471251,11570..    45477673132442343291911114136,59821915966124..    
Bruce4,8282,6002,2281136..    953603221687954..    ..    4225327110296256227635734,5382073422..    342
Tuapeka6,4773,8582,619..    ..    320..    1,525593791081,125275..    125791112492634673401695247135,5354879122510720210
Clutha6,5643,6832,881..    ..    4..    1,25760396151,19014..    2369610596191377311268516026,1342171618944..    ..    
Maniototo3,7422,2301,512..    1126..    8181063169334261216..    61169802551782361517983829422,7914983321325974
Vincent4,0902,6081,4821..    297..    993501119327343302..    1741191662381602801631023921212,6689851138111299365
Lake2,6631,6611,0021..    84..    62495311712544534..    137117951241331941107691639432,2909914176..    51825
Southland21,60312,2079,3964935159..    4,20928015220793,945140113312203333255631,4261,0726803022821120,74530070326375831
Wallace6,6573,8822,7751312118..    1,364100128291,3387..    5582177882054373142223..    11026,3464731385118..    ..    
Fiord15111734..    ..    ..    ..    333..    25..    32..    ..    1..    2521236323..    ..    ..    3941..    56..    ..    ..    ..    
Stewart Island244144100..    5..    ..    56227..    55..    ..    1..    7961317513..    ..    4..    2253..    124..    ..    ..    
    81 Counties—
              Totals391,735218,385173,3501,0049702,494577,1844,7612914,6052,36771,3782,0251157165834,6056,0475,4188,88623,83920,48916,4426681534,229670371,4218,7437688,116200 1,696659132

Chapter 16. POPULATION OF COUNTIES, RIDINGS, ROAD AND TOWN DISTRICTS.

Table XVI. Showing the POPULATION (exclusive of Maoris) of the different COUNTIES, with Details for RIDINGS, ROAD and TOWN DISTRICTS.

Counties, Ridings, Road and Town Districts.Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
COUNTY MONGONUI.      
Kaitaia Riding..    ..    ..    1045708337
Mongonui Riding—
    Orouaiti R.D.914348..    ..    ..    
    Oruru R.D.534271263..    ..    ..    
    Outlying219109110..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    844423421
Total County Mongonui..    ..    ..    18891,131758
COUNTY WHANGAROA.      
Totara Riding..    ..    ..    292179113
Whangaroa Riding..    ..    ..    278161117
Kaeo Riding..    ..    ..    399212187
Total County Whangaroa..    ..    ..    969552417
COUNTY HOKIANGA.      
Whangape Riding..    ..    ..    17210567
Kohukohu Riding..    ..    ..    355195160
Waihou Riding..    ..    ..    1649767
Taheke Riding..    ..    ..    22213488
Rawene Riding..    ..    ..    19711087
Omapere Riding..    ..    ..    684443241
Horeke Riding..    ..    ..    1158134
Total County Hokianga..    ..    ..    19091,165744
          COUNTY BAY OF ISLANDS.
Pakaraka Riding..    ..    ..    432282150
Waimate Riding..    ..    ..    785450335
Kawakawa Riding..    ..    ..    1,155613542
Russell Riding..    ..    ..    351192159
Total County Bay of Islands..    ..    ..    2,7231,5371,186
COUNTY HOBSON.      
Dargaville Riding..    ..    ..    875571304
Aratapu Riding..    ..    ..    1,399885514
Te Kopuru Riding..    ..    ..    946564382
Wairoa Riding..    ..    ..    18913158
Okahu Riding..    ..    ..    341197144
Total County Hobson..    ..    ..    3,7502,3481,402
COUNTY WHANGAREI.      
Ngunguru Riding—
    Otonga East R.D.246129117..    ..    ..    
    Otonga R.D.20712582..    ..    ..    
    Outlying438249189..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    891503388
Manaia Riding—
    Whareora R.D.1015447..    ..    ..    
    Parua Bay R.D.299164135..    ..    ..    
    Outlying319159160..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    719377342
Hikurangi Riding —
    Hikurangi R.D.354190164..    ..    ..    
    Kaurihohore R.D.212111101..    ..    ..    
    Kamo T.D.222101121..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1087646441..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    18751048827
Maunu Riding—
    Kensington R.D.324154170..    ..    ..    
    Maunu R.D.557303254..    ..    ..    
    Whangarei T.D.744392352..    ..    ..    
    Outlying220111109..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1845960885
Mangapai Riding—
    Waikiekie R.D.1809090..    ..    ..    
    Maungakaramea R.D.227122105..    ..    ..    
    Ruarangi R.D.1177146..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1418358..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    665366299
Waipu Riding—
    Waipu North R.D.20911396..    ..    ..    
    Outlying643358285..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    852471381
Total Country Whangarei..    ..    ..    6,8473,7253,122
COUNTY OTAMATEA.      
Kaiwaka Riding—
    Mangawai R.D.272158114..    ..    ..    
    Outlying340216124..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    612374238
Wairau Riding..    ..    ..    306166140
Whakapirau Riding—
    Whakapirau R.D...    ..    ..    255146109
Paparoa Riding..    ..    ..    412212200
Mareretu Riding..    ..    ..    1156550
Matakohe Riding—
    Matakohe R.D.328173155..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1589662..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    486269217
Tokatoka Riding..    ..    ..    297182115
Total County Otamatea..    ..    ..    2,4831,4141069
COUNTY RODNEY.      
Puhoi Riding—
    Puhoi R.D...    ..    ..    465247218
Mahurangi Riding—
    Upper Mahurangi R.D.833413420..    ..    ..    
    Eastern Mahurangi R.D.1357065..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    968483485
Matakana Riding—
    Matakana East R.D.1095752..    ..    ..    
    Matakana West R.D.19493101..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    303150153
Omaha Riding—
    Omaha R.D...    ..    ..    337182155
Hoteo Riding..    ..    ..    304179125
Tauhoa Riding—
    Tauhoa R.D.409215194..    ..    ..    
    Komokoriki R.D.795425..    ..    ..    
    Ahuroa R.D.361719..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    524286238
Albert Riding—
    Albertland North R.D.612734..    ..    ..    
    Albertland South R.D.347175172..    ..    ..    
    Wharehine R.D.1015249..    ..    ..    
    Mainene R.D.542925..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    563283280
Total County Rodney..    ..    ..    3,46418101,654
COUNTY WAITEMATA.      
Takapuna Riding..    ..    ..    757390367
Northcote Riding..    ..    ..    530250280
Birkenhead Riding..    ..    ..    360188172
Wainui Riding—
    Pukeatua R.D.650415235..    ..    ..    
    Whangaparaoa R.D.1074958..    ..    ..    
    Outlying476250220..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,233720513
Kaukapakapa Riding—
    Kaukapakapa R.D.577340237..    ..    ..    
    Outlying582378204..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,159718441
Helensville Riding—
    Helensville T.D...    ..    ..    564277287
Mairetahi Riding..    ..    ..    354206148
Waitakerei Riding..    ..    ..    1036623413
Waikomiti Riding..    ..    ..    769407362
Total County Waitemata..    ..    ..    6,7623,7792,983
COUNTY EDEN.      
Grafton Riding—
    Eden Terrace R.D...    ..    ..    1,604767837
Newton Riding—
    Arch Hill R.D...    ..    ..    1,557755802
Whau Riding—
    Point Chevalier R.D.591351240..    ..    ..    
    Avondale R.D.901450445..    ..    ..    
    Mount Roskill R.D.495246249..    ..    ..    
    Mount Albert R.D.1,668810852..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,65518691,786
Epsom Riding—
    Mount Eden R.D.3,6771,6781999..    ..    ..    
    Epsom R.D.660312348..    ..    ..    
    One-tree Hill R.D.975519456..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    5,3122,5092,803
Parnell Riding—
    Remuera R.D.2,0349721062..    ..    ..    
    Outlying19710691..    ..    ..    
            Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,23110781,153
Tamaki Riding—
    Panmure Township R.D.323175148..    ..    ..    
    Mount Wellington R.D.876458418..    ..    ..    
    Tamaki West R.D.382206176..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,581839742
                Total County Eden..    ..    ..    15,9407,8178,123
COUNTY MANUKAU.      
Otahuhu Riding—
    Otahuhu R.D.942453489..    ..    ..    
    Mangere R.D.854454400..    ..    ..    
    Papatoitoi R.D.1768690..    ..    ..    
    Manurewa R.D.213107106..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,1851,1001085
Howick Riding—
    Howick Township R.D.22098122..    ..    ..    
    Pakuranga R.D.346172174..    ..    ..    
    Paparoa R.D.1075255..    ..    ..    
    Turanga R.D.209106103..    ..    ..    
    Maraetai R.D.965838..    ..    ..    
    Tamaki East R.D.668331337..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,646817829
Papakura Riding—
    Papakura T.D.274141133..    ..    ..    
    Papakura R.D.393215178..    ..    ..    
    Wairoa R.D.859449410..    ..    ..    
    Hunua R.D.230116114..    ..    ..    
    Opaheke North R.D.367193174..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,1231,1141009
Maungatawhiri Riding—
    Opaheke R.D.462224238..    ..    ..    
    Paparata R.D.407203204..    ..    ..    
    Maungatawhiri R.D.293151142..    ..    ..    
    Pokeno R.D.405191214..    ..    ..    
    Mercer R.D.21511996..    ..    ..    
    Outlying633724..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1845925920
Pukekohe Riding—
    Pukekohe East R.D.884444440..    ..    ..    
    Pukekohe West R.D.1,101556548..    ..    ..    
    Mauku R.D.423218205..    ..    ..    
    Karaka R.D.1899990..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,6001,3171,283
Waiuku Riding—
    Waiuku R.D.454229225..    ..    ..    
    Waipipi R.D.827444383..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,281673608
Awhitu Riding—
    Awhitu R.D.372212160..    ..    ..    
    Pollok Settlement R.D.1336568..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    505277228
Total County Manukau..    ..    ..    12,1856,2235,962
COUNTY COROMANDEL.      
Harataunga Riding..    ..    ..    3,5332,2941,239
Mercury Bay Riding..    ..    ..    1,454908546
Total County Coromandel..    ..    ..    4,9873,2021,785
COUNTY THAMES.      
Hastings Riding..    ..    ..    523327196
Kauaeranga Riding..    ..    ..    1,492700792
Waiotahi Riding..    ..    ..    404204200
Totara Riding..    ..    ..    1,493908585
Parawai Riding..    ..    ..    603309294
Total County Thames..    ..    ..    4,5152,4482,067
COUNTY OHINEMURI.      
Northern (Netherton) Riding..    ..    ..    965442
Waitohu Riding..    ..    ..    472918
Waitekauri Riding..    ..    ..    2,4861,777709
Karangahake Riding..    ..    ..    842535307
Paeroa Riding..    ..    ..    1,290750540
Total County Ohinemuri..    ..    ..    4,7613,1451,616
COUNTY PIAKO.      
Te Aroha Riding—
    Te Aroha T.D.672331341..    ..    ..    
    Outlying377215162..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1049546503
Waitoa Riding—
    Waitoa R.D...    ..    ..    979552427
Matainata Riding—
    Matamata R.D.231121110..    ..    ..    
    Outlying16511..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    247126121
Taotaoroa Riding—
    Taotaoroa R.D...    ..    ..    703832
Patetere Riding..    ..    ..    361209152
Total County Piako..    ..    ..    2,7061,4711,235
COUNTY WAIKATO.      
Cambridge Riding—
    Cambridge R.D...    ..    ..    538278260
Tamahere Riding—
    Tamahere R.D...    ..    ..    20211092
Kirikiriroa Riding—
    Kirikiriroa R.D...    ..    ..    823419404
Huntley Riding—
    Huntley R.D...    ..    ..    844454390
Whangamarino Riding—
    Whangamarino R.D...    ..    ..    407217190
Total County Waikato..    ..    ..    2,8141,4781,336
COUNTY WAIPA.      
Pukekura Riding—
    Pukekura R.D...    ..    ..    802406396
Rangiaohia Riding—
    Te Awamutu T.D.347180167..    ..    ..    
    Kihikihi T.D.20298104..    ..    ..    
    Rangiaohia R.D.549280269..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1098558540
Mangapiko Riding—
    Mangapiko R.D.482238244..    ..    ..    
    Outlying893554..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    571273298
Tuhikaramea Riding—
    Tuhikaramea R.D...    ..    ..    895732
Newcastle Riding—
    Newcastle R.D.393210183..    ..    ..    
    Ngaruawahia T.D.235110125..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    628320308
Hamilton Riding—
    Hamilton R.D...    ..    ..    396228168
Total County Waipa..    ..    ..    3,58418421,742
COUNTY RAGLAN.      
Pirongia Riding—
    Pirongia R.D...    ..    ..    1609664
Karamu Riding—
    Karamu R.D...    ..    ..    744133
Waingaro Riding..    ..    ..    321185136
Whangape Riding..    ..    ..    19813464
Karioi Riding—
    Whaingaroa R.D.1527775..    ..    ..    
    Outlying353183170..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    505260245
Te Akau Riding—
    To Akau R.D...    ..    ..    513516
Onewhero Riding—
    Onewhero R.D.1708981..    ..    ..    
    Outlying664620..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    236135101
Total County Raglan..    ..    ..    1,545886659
COUNTY KAWHIA. (No Ridings or Road Districts)..    ..    ..    598425173
COUNTY WEST TAUPO. (No Ridings or Road Districts)..    ..    ..    1569858
COUNTY EAST TAUPO. (No Ridings or Road Districts)..    ..    ..    23215775
COUNTY ROTORUA.      
North Riding..    ..    ..    359217142
South Riding..    ..    ..    481288193
Total County Rotorua..    ..    ..    840505335
COUNTY TAURANGA.      
Katikati Riding—
    Katikati R.D.397216181..    ..    ..    
    Outlying651..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    403221182
Te Puna Riding—
    Te Puna R.D...    ..    ..    1658481
Waimapu Riding..    ..    ..    385203182
Maketu Riding—
    Te Puke R.D.397206191..    ..    ..    
    Outlying272143129..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    669349320
Total County Tauranga..    ..    ..    1,622857765
COUNTY WHAKATANE.      
Omataroa Riding—
    Whakatane R.D.467267200..    ..    ..    
    Outlying21515362..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    682420262
Waioeka Riding—
    Opotiki R.D.584329255..    ..    ..    
    Opotiki T.D.641307334..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,225636589
Waikana Riding..    ..    ..    815229
Total County Whakatane..    ..    ..    19881,108880
COUNTY WAIAPU.      
Matakaoa Riding..    ..    ..    403010
Awanui Riding..    ..    ..    854936
Piritarau Riding..    ..    ..    1398950
Waipiro Riding..    ..    ..    866224
Tokomaru Riding..    ..    ..    976631
Total County Waiapu..    ..    ..    447296151
COUNTY COOK.      
Tolago Riding..    ..    ..    383252131
Whataupoko Riding—
    Whataupoko R.D.936479457..    ..    ..    
    Kaiti R.D.565303262..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,501782719
Waimata Riding—
    Waimata R.D.25917980..    ..    ..    
    Pouawa R.D.553520..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    314214100
Gisborne Riding—
    Poverty Bay R.D.1087556531..    ..    ..    
    Ormond R.D.461231230..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,548787761
Waikohu Riding—
    Waikohu R.D.1399148..    ..    ..    
    Ngatapa R.D.434274160..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    573365208
Arai Riding—
    Arai R.D.285156129..    ..    ..    
    Patutahi R.D.582323259..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1016437..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    968543425
Total County Cook..    ..    ..    5,2872,9432,344
COUNTY CLIFTON.      
Urenui Riding..    ..    ..    20211389
Mokau Riding..    ..    ..    37227696
Tikorangi Riding..    ..    ..    300157143
Waihi Riding..    ..    ..    311155156
Ngatimaru Riding..    ..    ..    26317689
Total County Clifton..    ..    ..    1,450877573
COUNTY TARANAKI.      
Waitara Riding—
    Waitara T.D. (Raleigh)517263254..    ..    ..    
    Henui R.D.391178213..    ..    ..    
    Egmont R.D.667358309..    ..    ..    
    Waitara West R.D.851435416..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,4261,2341,192
Omata Riding—
    Carrington R.D.232128104..    ..    ..    
    Frankley R.D.278161117..    ..    ..    
    Elliot R.D.215109106..    ..    ..    
    Barrett R.D.372185187..    ..    ..    
    Omata R.D.291158133..    ..    ..    
    Upper Hurford R.D.693039..    ..    ..    
    Oakura R.D.320179141..    ..    ..    
    Tataraimaka R.D.1267452..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    19031024879
Parihaka Riding—
    Okato R.D.306180126..    ..    ..    
    Parihaka R.D.1,187686501..    ..    ..    
    Opunake T.D.400221179..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    18931087806
Moa Riding—
    Inglewood T.D.658339319..    ..    ..    
    Mangorei R.D.24614799..    ..    ..    
    Waiwakaiho R.D.393217176..    ..    ..    
    Moa R.D.2,4511,3601091..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,7482,0631,685
Total County Taranaki..    ..    ..    9,9705,4084,562
COUNTY STRATFORD.      
Central Riding—
    Stratford T.D...    ..    ..    1,256657599
West Riding..    ..    ..    659352307
South Riding—
    Ngaire R.D.794426368..    ..    ..    
    Outlying11..    ..    ..    ..    
    795427368
East Riding..    ..    ..    953664289
North Riding—
    Manganui R.D...    ..    ..    1,478802676
                Total County Stratford..    ..    ..    5,1412,9022,239
COUNTY HAWERA.      
    Mokoia Riding..    ..    ..    263156107
Hawera Riding—
    Normanby T.D.396208188..    ..    ..    
    Outlying886476410..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,282684598
    Eltham Riding..    ..    ..    1,537864673
Waimate Riding—
    Waimate R.D.2,2291,261968..    ..    ..    
    Manaia T.D.471254217..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1,152648504..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,8522,1631,689
Total County Hawera..    ..    ..    6,9343,8673,067
COUNTY PATEA.      
Waverley Riding—
    Waverley T.D.442229212..    ..    ..    
    Whenuakura-Waitotara R.D.334176158..    ..    ..    
    Kohi R.D.19591104..    ..    ..    
    Okutuku R.D.1447668..    ..    ..    
    Motoroa R.D.372512..    ..    ..    
    Waitotara-Momohaki R.D.492289203..    ..    ..    
    Wairoa R.D.986335..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,742949793
Otoia Riding—
    Patea West R.D.799427372..    ..    ..    
    Patea East R.D.384220164..    ..    ..    
    Outlying48472..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,232694538
Kapara Riding..    ..    ..    1108525
Total County Patea..    ..    ..    3,0841,7281,356
COUNTY WAITOTARA.      
Tokomaru Riding..    ..    ..    1238835
Brunswick Riding..    ..    ..    1,149603546
Westmere Riding..    ..    ..    972520452
Waitotara Riding..    ..    ..    493289204
Total County Waitotara..    ..    ..    2,7371,5001,237
COUNTY WANGAHUI.      
Purua Riding—
    Purua R.D...    ..    ..    839416423
Kaitoke Riding—
    Kaitoke R.D...    ..    ..    537283254
Kaukatea Riding—
    Kaukatea R.D...    ..    ..    1619665
Mataongaonga Riding..    ..    ..    393192201
Upper Wangaehu Riding—
    Upper Wangaehu R.D...    ..    ..    450332118
Mangawhero Rising—
    Mangawhero R.D...    ..    ..    715483232
Total County Wanganui..    ..    ..    3,09518021,293
COUNTY RANGITIKEI.      
Paraekaretu Riding..    ..    ..    764419345
Waugaehu Riding..    ..    ..    20713968
Otakapau Riding—
    Lethbridge T.D.251133118..    ..    ..    
    Outlying333200133..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    584333251
Maungaraupi Riding..    ..    ..    663382281
Porewa Riding..    ..    ..    891450441
Rangitoto Riding—
    Bulls T.D.521256263..    ..    ..    
    Outlying270144126..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    791402389
Ohingaiti Riding..    ..    ..    1,601945656
Otaire Riding..    ..    ..    406253153
Maungahoe Riding..    ..    ..    1237746
Total County Rangitikei..    ..    ..    6,0303,4002,630
COUNTY KIWITEA.      
Hautapu Riding..    ..    ..    542357185
Ongo Riding..    ..    ..    292175117
Waituna Riding..    ..    ..    19694102
Makino Riding..    ..    ..    18210379
Oroua Riding..    ..    ..    20011684
Kimbolton Riding..    ..    ..    1488761
Apiti Riding..    ..    ..    868550318
Total County Kiwitea..    ..    ..    2,4281,482946
COUNTY OROUA.      
Waituna Riding—
    Manchester R.D. (part)1,213647566..    ..    ..    
    Halcombe T.D.376185191..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,589832757
Ashurst Riding—
    Manchester R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    2,1341,1281006
Taonui Riding—
    Manawatu R.D...    ..    ..    2,1631,1441019
Fitzherbert Riding—
    Fitzherbert R.D...    ..    ..    564319245
    Total Manchester R.D.3,34717751572..    ..    ..    
Total County Oroua..    ..    ..    6,4503,4233,027
COUNTY POHANGINA.      
Coal Creek Riding..    ..    ..    14410539
Mangapikopiko Riding..    ..    ..    396221175
Umutoi Riding..    ..    ..    44404
Tamaki Riding..    ..    ..    805624
Awahou Riding..    ..    ..    18713255
Pohangina Riding..    ..    ..    24114596
Mangaone Riding..    ..    ..    259145114
Total County Pohangina..    ..    ..    1,351844507
COUNTY MANAWATU.      
Mount Stewart Riding..    ..    ..    350192158
Sandon Riding..    ..    ..    551273278
Waitohi Riding..    ..    ..    387206181
Campbell Riding..    ..    ..    601317284
Carnarvon Riding..    ..    ..    1719873
Kawakawa Riding..    ..    ..    327217110
Awahou Riding..    ..    ..    322208114
Total County Manawatu..    ..    ..    2,7091,51111,198
COUNTY HOROWHENUA.      
Tokomaru Riding—
    Wirokino R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    639359280
Wirokino Riding—
    Wirokino R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    1,550847703
Otaki Riding—
    Otaki R.D...    ..    ..    1,198652546
Te Horo Riding—
    Te Horo R.D...    ..    ..    405238172
                Total Wirokino R.D.2,1891206983..    ..    ..    
Total County Horowhenua..    ..    ..    3,7922,0911,701
COUNTY WAIROA.      
Waikaremoana Riding..    ..    ..    526335191
Clyde Riding—
    Clyde T.D.579292287..    ..    ..    
    Outlying17011654..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    749408341
Mohaka Riding..    ..    ..    21515164
Total Wairoa County..    ..    ..    1,490894596
COUNTY HAWKE'S BAY.      
Petane Riding..    ..    ..    728401327
Puketapu Riding..    ..    ..    459281178
Meanee Riding—
    Taradale T.D.807419388..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1096591505..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    19031010893
Okawa Riding..    ..    ..    361248113
Maraekakaho Riding..    ..    ..    30822187
Erewhon Riding..    ..    ..    20717928
Heretaunga Riding..    ..    ..    1002597405
Havelock Riding..    ..    ..    789426363
Clive Riding..    ..    ..    1,137631506
Total County Hawke's Bay..    ..    ..    6,8943,9942,900
COUNTY WAIPAWA.      
Woodville Riding—
    Kumeroa R.D.404222182..    ..    ..    
    Maunga-atua R.D.249139110..    ..    ..    
    Woodville R.D.1001539462..    ..    ..    
    Maharahara R.D.344194150..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    19981094904
Danevirke Riding..    ..    ..    802485317
Ormondville Riding—
    Ormondville T.D.453231222..    ..    ..    
    Outlying524312212..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    977543434
Norsewood Riding—
    Norsewood R.D...    ..    ..    1043581462
Waipukurau Riding—
    Waipukurau R.D...    ..    ..    816439377
Ruataniwha Riding—
    Takapau R.D.523294229..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1035572463..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,558866692
Waipawa Riding—
    Waipawa T.D.764394370..    ..    ..    
    Waipawa R.D.327169158..    ..    ..    
    North Ruataniwha R.D.581324257..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,672887785
Total County Waipawa..    ..    ..    8,8664,8953,971
COUNTY PATANGATA.      
Patangata Riding—
    Kaikora North T.D.301159142..    ..    ..    
    Patangata R.D.339200139..    ..    ..    
                Total Siding—..    ..    ..    640359281
Oero Riding—
    Oero R.D...    ..    ..    19814652
Taumumu Riding—
    Taumumu R.D...    ..    ..    22816662
Eparaima Riding—
    Wanstead R.D.1217150..    ..    ..    
    Wallingford R.D.24415886..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    365229136
Porangahau Riding—
    Porangahau R.D.474303171..    ..    ..    
    Weber R.D.469303166..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    943606337
Total County Patangata..    ..    ..    2,3741,506868
COUNTY PAHIATUA.      
Pukemiku Riding..    ..    ..    1057542515
Makuri Riding..    ..    ..    422238184
Puketoi Riding..    ..    ..    510307203
Mangaone Riding..    ..    ..    232132100
Mangahao Riding..    ..    ..    987576411
Total County Pahiatua..    ..    ..    3,2081,7951,413
COUNTY WAIRARAPA NORTH.      
Castlepoint Riding—
    Castle Point R.D...    ..    ..    657426231
Alfredton Riding..    ..    ..    403275128
Eketahuna Riding—
    Eketahuna R.D...    ..    ..    2,1591,299860
Akiteo Riding—
Akiteo R.D...    ..    ..    453317136
Masterton Riding—
    Mauriceville R.D.1086599487..    ..    ..    
    Upper Taueru R.D.21114269..    ..    ..    
    Masterton R.D. (part)1813971842..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,1101,7121,398
Wainuioru Riding—
    Masterton R.D. (part)24917277..    ..    ..    
    Outlying17811860..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    427290137
Total Masterton R.D.2,0621113919..    ..    ..    
Total County Wairarapa N...    ..    ..    7,2094,3192,890
COUNTY WAIRARAPA SOUTH.      
Awhea Riding—
    Featherston R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    18016020
Gladstone Riding—
    Taratahi - Carterton R.D. (part)474331143..    ..    ..    
    Featherston R.D. (part)16610858..    ..    ..    
    Total Riding..    ..    ..    640439201
Otaraia Biding—
    Featherston R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    607351256
Featherston Riding—
    Featherston R.D. (part)656369287..    ..    ..    
    Featherston T.D.711389322..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,367758609
Greytown Riding—
    Featherston R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    595348247
Carterton Riding —
    Taratahi - Carterton R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    2,0201072948
Total Featherston R.D.2,2011336868..    ..    ..    
Total Taratahi - Carterton R.D.2,49114031091..    ..    ..    
Total County Wairarapa S...    ..    ..    5,4093,1282,281
COUNTY HUTT.      
Horokiwi Riding..    ..    ..    487238249
Porirua Riding—
    Johnsonville T.D.493249244..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1,489836653..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    19821085897
Makara Riding—
    Seatoun R.D.17514035..    ..    ..    
    Makara R.D.278161117..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    453301152
Wainui-o-mata Riding..    ..    ..    301169132
Whareroa Riding..    ..    ..    496290206
Epuni Riding..    ..    ..    574293281
Mungaroa Riding..    ..    ..    1077558519
Belmont Riding..    ..    ..    380195185
Total County Hutt..    ..    ..    5,7503,1292,621
COUNTY SOUNDS (NO RIDINGS OR ROAD DISTRICTS.)..    ..    ..    747443304
COUNTY MARLBOROUGH.      
Picton Riding—
    Picton R.D...    ..    ..    866487379
Pelorus Riding—
    Pelorus R.D...    ..    ..    1,407801606
Havelock Riding—
    Havelock T.D...    ..    ..    365189176
Wairau Riding—
    Wairau R.D...    ..    ..    874545329
Omaka Riding—
    Omaka R.D...    ..    ..    1,617834783
Spring Creek Riding—
    Spring Creek R.D...    ..    ..    769400369
Awatere Riding—
    Awatere R.D...    ..    ..    432291141
Total Country Marlborough..    ..    ..    6,3303,5472,783
COUNTY KAIKOURA.      
Kaikoura Town Riding..    ..    ..    394195199
Kaikoura Suburban Riding..    ..    ..    719376343
Conway Riding..    ..    ..    29521184
Clarence Riding..    ..    ..    16710463
Total Kaikoura County..    ..    ..    1,575886689
COUNTY COLLINGWOOD.      
Collingwood Riding—
    Collingwood R.D...    ..    ..    1019643376
Takaka Riding—
    Takaka R.D.1,405758652..    ..    ..    
    Outlying854639..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,490799691
Total Collingwood Country..    ..    ..    2,5091,4421067
COUNTY WAIMEA.      
Motueka Riding—
    Riwaka R.D.624326298..    ..    ..    
    Motueka R.D.976478498..    ..    ..    
    Outlying577305272..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,1771,1091068
Moutere Riding—
    Upper Moutere R.D.409226183..    ..    ..    
    Outlying273135138..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    682361321
Wangapeka Riding..    ..    ..    449277172
Motupiko Riding..    ..    ..    477268209
Wai-iti Riding—
    Waimea West R.D.422231191..    ..    ..    
    Dovedale R.D.327175152..    ..    ..    
    Outlying2,1951,1231072..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,9441,5291,415
Stoke Riding—
    Stoke R.D..    ..    ..    1,244719525
Wangamoa Riding—
    Suburban North R.D.593305288..    ..    ..    
    Outlying25169..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    618321297
Total Waimea County..    ..    ..    8,5914,5844,007
COUNTY BULLER.      
Charleston Riding..    ..    ..    572331241
Karamea Riding..    ..    ..    885525360
Lyell Riding..    ..    ..    475281194
Wareatea North Riding..    ..    ..    2,2321,238994
Wareatea South Riding..    ..    ..    669384285
Total County Buller..    ..    ..    4,8332,7592,074
COUNTY INANGAHUA.      
Antonio's Riding..    ..    ..    545428117
Boatman's Riding..    ..    ..    477303174
Crushington Riding..    ..    ..    21113378
Hampden Riding..    ..    ..    711474237
Murray Riding..    ..    ..    299166133
Reef ton Riding..    ..    ..    2,0111057954
Total County Inangahua..    ..    ..    4,2542,5611,693
COUNTY GREY.      
Hohonu Riding..    ..    ..    407261146
Marsden Riding..    ..    ..    25920455
Paroa Riding..    ..    ..    603356247
Brunnerton Riding..    ..    ..    641483158
Maori Creek Riding..    ..    ..    470329141
Red Jack's Riding..    ..    ..    456317139
Nelson Creek Riding..    ..    ..    484323161
Cobden Riding..    ..    ..    540318222
Waipuna Riding..    ..    ..    732443289
Total County Grey..    ..    ..    4,5923,0341,558
COUNTY WESTLAND.      
Arahura Riding..    ..    ..    2,0811,277804
Kanieri Riding..    ..    ..    19671,192775
Okarito Riding..    ..    ..    394270124
Totara Riding..    ..    ..    17211656
Jackson's Bay Riding..    ..    ..    1096742
Total County Westland..    ..    ..    4,7232,9221801
COUNTY AMURI.      
Pahau Riding..    ..    ..    18110873
Hanmer Riding..    ..    ..    29320192
Waiau Riding..    ..    ..    442261181
Total County Amuri..    ..    ..    916570346
COUNTY CHEVIOT.      
Lowry Riding..    ..    ..    349200149
Seaward Riding..    ..    ..    301163138
Waiau Riding..    ..    ..    1619665
Hurunui Riding..    ..    ..    1307852
Hawkswood Riding..    ..    ..    998019
Kaiwarra Riding..    ..    ..    22..    
Total County Cheviot..    ..    ..    1042619423
COUNTY ASHLEY.      
Kowai Riding—
    Amberley T.D.437204233..    ..    ..    
    Kowai R.D.19671030937..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,4041,2341,170
Mandeville Riding—
Mandeville and Rangiora R.D...    ..    ..    2,4881,3151,173
Waipara Riding—
    Waipara R.D...    ..    ..    1,227728499
Cust Riding—
    Cust R.D...    ..    ..    771412359
Eyreton Riding—
    Eyreton R.D...    ..    ..    1,727972755
West Eyreton Riding—
    West Eyreton R.D...    ..    ..    397209188
Mount Thomas Riding—
    Ashley R.D...    ..    ..    686384302
Oxford Riding—
    Oxford R.D...    ..    ..    2,2131,1771036
Total County Ashley..    ..    ..    11,9136,4315,482
COUNTY SELWYN.      
Ellesmere Riding—
    Ellesmere R.D.3,8412,0431,798..    ..    ..    
    Southbridge T.D.494247247..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    4,3352,2902,045
Heathcote Riding—
    Heathcote Road District—
    Avon Ward486237249..    ..    ..    
    Bromley Ward297158139..    ..    ..    
    Opawa Ward636294342..    ..    ..    
    St. Martin's Ward387189198..    ..    ..    
    Hillsborough Ward212103109..    ..    ..    
    Valley Ward351177174..    ..    ..    
    Total Road District and Riding..    ..    ..    2,3691,1581,211
Riccarton Riding—
    Riccarton R.D.5,2062,6282,578..    ..    ..    
    Templeton R.D.2,0481,149899..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    7,2543,7773,477
Avon Riding—
    Avon Road District—
    Papanui Ward1,272586686..    ..    ..    
    Belfast Ward915539376..    ..    ..    
    Richmond Ward288141147..    ..    ..    
    New Brighton Ward1,373661712..    ..    ..    
    Styx Ward684358326..    ..    ..    
    Total Road District and Riding..    ..    ..    4,5322,2852,247
Lincoln Riding—
    Lincoln R.D.1,322723599..    ..    ..    
    Springs R.D.19841049935..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,3061,7721,534
Halswell Riding—
    Halswell R.D.1,179524655..    ..    ..    
    Spreydon R.D.1,278630648..    ..    ..    
    Taitapu R.D.376202174..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,8331,3561,477
Coleridge Riding—
    Lake Coleridge R.D.1419546..    ..    ..    
    Rakaia R.D.889493396..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1030588442
Malvern Riding      
    Malvern R.D.707371336..    ..    ..    
    East Malvern R.D.628345283..    ..    ..    
    South Malvern R.D.483253230..    ..    ..    
    Upper Waimakariri R.D.1227547..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    19401044896
Courtenay Riding—
    Courtenay R.D...    ..    ..    2,4911,3571,134
Total County Selwyn..    ..    ..    30,09015,62714,463
COUNTY AKAROA.      
Little River Riding—
    Little River R.D...    ..    ..    820483337
Wainui Riding—
    Akaroa and Wainui R.D...    ..    ..    1,416746670
Okain's Bay Riding—
    Okain's Bay R.D...    ..    ..    567309258
Le Bon's Bay Riding—
    Le Bon's Bay R.D...    ..    ..    271148123
Port Levy Riding—
    Pigeon Bay R.D.352175177..    ..    ..    
    Port Levy R.D.1327458..    ..    ..    
    Port Victoria R.D.328191137..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    812440372
Total County Akaroa..    ..    ..    3,8862,1261,760
COUNTY ASHBURTON.      
South Rakaia Riding—
    South Rakaia R.D...    ..    ..    1,558866692
Mount Hutt Riding—
    Mount Hutt R.D...    ..    ..    1,157730427
Upper Ashburton Riding—
    Upper Ashburton R.D...    ..    ..    1811942869
Wakanui Riding—
    Hampstead T.D.1,214617597..    ..    ..    
    Wakanui R.D.1087600487..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,3011,2171084
Mount Somers Riding—
    Mount Somers R.D.918533385..    ..    ..    
    Anama R.D.694227..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    987575412
Rangitata Riding—
    Rangitata R.D...    ..    ..    703391312
Ashburton Riding—
    Longbeach R.D.1,400813587..    ..    ..    
    Coldstream R.D.365212153..    ..    ..    
    Tinwald T.D.538281257..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,3031,306997
Total County Ashburton..    ..    ..    10,8206,0274,793
COUNTY LEVELS.      
Gleniti Riding..    ..    ..    3,2891,5751,714
Seadown Riding..    ..    ..    936484452
Waimataiti Riding..    ..    ..    630343287
Claremont Riding..    ..    ..    412222190
Otipua Riding..    ..    ..    1,118585533
Point Riding..    ..    ..    874460414
Te Ngawai Riding..    ..    ..    464268196
Total Levels County..    ..    ..    7,7233,9373,786
GERALDINE COUNTY.      
Temuka Riding—
    Temuka T.D.660357303..    ..    ..    
    Arowhenua T.D.789414375..    ..    ..    
    Temuka R.D.2,2681,2221046..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,71719931,724
Raukapuka Riding—
    Geraldine T.D.841416425..    ..    ..    
    Geraldine R.D.2,4241,2721,152..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,2651,6881,577
Mount Peel Riding—
    Mount Peel R.D...    ..    ..    517299218
Total Geraldine County..    ..    ..    7,4993,9803,519
COUNTY MACKENZIE.      
Tekapo Riding..    ..    ..    18815137
Fairlie Riding..    ..    ..    1024532492
Albury Riding..    ..    ..    302192110
Total County Mackenzie..    ..    ..    1,514875639
COUNTY WAIMATE.      
Upper Pareora Riding..    ..    ..    1519457
Lower Pareora Riding..    ..    ..    485279206
Otaio Riding..    ..    ..    482283199
Makikihi Riding..    ..    ..    624337287
Deep Creek Riding..    ..    ..    1853994859
North Waihao Riding..    ..    ..    875509366
Hakateramea Riding..    ..    ..    307191116
Total County Waimate..    ..    ..    4,7772,6872,090
COUNTY WAITAKI.      
Ahuriri Riding..    ..    ..    1259827
Otekaike Riding..    ..    ..    1,493811632
Awamoko Riding..    ..    ..    615371244
Papakaio Riding..    ..    ..    1800954846
Waiareka Riding..    ..    ..    1,430744686
Otepopo Riding..    ..    ..    1,315697618
Moeraki Riding..    ..    ..    681391290
Incholme Riding..    ..    ..    21312588
Kakanui Riding..    ..    ..    1,204633571
Total County Waitaki..    ..    ..    8,8764,8244,052
COUNTY WAIHEMO.      
Green Valley Riding..    ..    ..    1478265
Macrae's Riding..    ..    ..    489321168
Blue Mountain Riding..    ..    ..    316165151
Meadow Bank Riding..    ..    ..    874740
Bushey Riding..    ..    ..    525302223
Goodwood Riding..    ..    ..    293153140
Dunback Riding..    ..    ..    291171120
Total County Waihemo..    ..    ..    2,1481,241907
COUNTY WAIKOUAITI.      
Blueskin Riding..    ..    ..    1,747902845
North-east Valley Riding..    ..    ..    693343350
Merton Riding..    ..    ..    1,372791581
Hawkesbury Riding..    ..    ..    577317260
Total County Waikouaiti..    ..    ..    4,3892,3532,036
COUNTY PENINSULA.      
Portobello Bay Riding—
    Portobello R.D. (part)320160160..    ..    ..    
    Otago Heads R.D.306191115..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    626351275
Broad Bay Riding—
    Portobello R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    324153171
North-east Harbour Riding—
    Portobello R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    233116117
Sandymount Rising—
    Peninsula R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    299152147
Highcliffe Riding—
    Peninsula R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    278148130
Anderson's Bay Riding—
    Peninsula R.D. (part)..    ..    ..    717369348
Tomahawk Riding—
    Tomahawk R.D...    ..    ..    1689276
Total Portobello R.D.877429448..    ..    ..    
Total Peninsula R.D.1294669625..    ..    ..    
Total County Peninsula..    ..    ..    2,6451,3811,264
COUNTY TAIEHI.      
Deepstream Riding..    ..    ..    378246132
Maungatua Riding..    ..    ..    1079563516
Strath Taieri Riding..    ..    ..    629367262
Outram Riding—
    Outram T.D.452225227..    ..    ..    
    Outlying345214131..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    797439358
Otakia Riding—
    Allanton T.D.274149125..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1,348658690..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,622807815
East Taieri Riding..    ..    ..    552277275
North Taieri Riding—
    Half-way Busk R.D.1206060..    ..    ..    
    Outlying498268230..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    618328290
Kaikorai Riding..    ..    ..    1,275655620
Total County Taieri..    ..    ..    6,9503,6823,268
COUNTY BRUCE.      
Kaitangata Riding..    ..    ..    20411787
Matau Riding—
    Inch-Clutha River & R.D.420236184..    ..    ..    
    Outlying535270265..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    955506449
    Crichton Riding..    ..    ..    281157124
Balmoral Riding—
    Balmoral. R.D.—
    S.D. Hill-end279169110..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Waituna West916625..    ..    ..    
    Total R.D. and Riding..    ..    ..    370235135
Mount Stuart Riding—
    Mount Stuart R.D...    ..    ..    708394314
Tokomairiro Riding..    ..    ..    1,138586552
Clarendon Riding..    ..    ..    21112289
Waihola Riding..    ..    ..    759393366
Glenledi Riding..    ..    ..    20290112
Total County Bruce..    ..    ..    4,8282,6002,228
COUNTY CLUTHA.      
Clinton Riding—
    Clinton T.D.474239235..    ..    ..    
    Outlying1759778..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    649336313
Waipahi Riding..    ..    ..    634380254
Glenkenich Riding..    ..    ..    580347233
Pomahaka Riding..    ..    ..    532311221
Clydevale Riding..    ..    ..    15611244
Richardson Riding..    ..    ..    1016543473
South Molyneux Riding..    ..    ..    956532424
Catlin's Riding..    ..    ..    1,638912726
Clutha Riding..    ..    ..    403210193
Total County Clutha..    ..    ..    6,5643,6832,831
COUNTY TUAPEKA.      
Waitahuna Riding..    ..    ..    695417278
Clark's Riding..    ..    ..    460273137
Waipori Riding..    ..    ..    419290129
Gabriel's Riding..    ..    ..    849480369
Beaumont Riding..    ..    ..    353228125
Teviot Riding..    ..    ..    1022602420
James Riding..    ..    ..    1,160676484
Tapanui Riding..    ..    ..    757428329
Brown's Riding..    ..    ..    76246298
Total Tuapeka County..    ..    ..    6,4773,8562,619
COUNTY MANIOTOTO.      
Mount Ida Biding..    ..    ..    1,141643498
Kyeburn Riding..    ..    ..    314195119
Puketoi Riding..    ..    ..    534353181
Hyde Riding..    ..    ..    624393231
Serpentine Riding..    ..    ..    745618
St. Bathan's Riding..    ..    ..    726394332
Idaburn Riding..    ..    ..    329196133
Total County Maniototo..    ..    ..    3,7422,2301,512
COUNTY VINCENT.      
Matakanui Riding..    ..    ..    538322216
Manuherikia Riding..    ..    ..    570371199
Earnscleugh Riding..    ..    ..    542375167
Dunstan Riding..    ..    ..    732452280
Hawea Riding..    ..    ..    472289183
Carrick Riding..    ..    ..    566385181
Lindis Riding..    ..    ..    21913782
Clutha Riding..    ..    ..    451277174
Total County Vincent..    ..    ..    4,0902,6081,482
COUNTY LAKE.      
Arrow Riding..    ..    ..    672413259
Queenstown Riding..    ..    ..    447280167
Kingston Riding..    ..    ..    274167107
Matukituki Riding..    ..    ..    22512699
Cardrona Riding..    ..    ..    461263198
Shotover Riding..    ..    ..    33424787
Greenstone Riding..    ..    ..    25016585
Total County Lake..    ..    ..    2,6631,6611002
COUNTY SOUTHLAND.      
Oreti Riding..    ..    ..    1,569922647
Waikaia Riding..    ..    ..    1,6511083568
Winton Riding..    ..    ..    3,17718221,355
Wallacetown Riding..    ..    ..    1,382746636
Hokonui Riding—
    Waimumu R.D.574328246..    ..    ..    
    Outlying19681,134834..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,5421,4621080
    Mataura Riding—
    Knapdale R.D.—
    S.D. Chatton379237142..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Otama454245209..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Waikaka558309249..    ..    ..    
 1,391791600..    ..    ..    
    Otaraia R.D.—
    S.D. Kaiwera895633..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Otaraia1388256..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Pukerau429253176..    ..    ..    
 656391265..    ..    ..    
    Tuturau R.D.—
    S.D. Waikana263153110..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Waiariki1317655..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Marairua338187151..    ..    ..    
 732416316..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,7791,5981,181
Toetoes Riding—
    Wyndham R.D.—
    S.D. Owake219118101..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Redan976433..    ..    ..    
 316182134..    ..    ..    
    Wyndham T.D.483251232..    ..    ..    
    Outlying19301072858..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    2,7291,5051,224
Waihopai Riding—
    Oteramika R.D.—
    S.D. Lothian903492411..    ..    ..    
    S.D. One-tree Point991526465..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    18941018876
Awarua Riding—
    Invercargill R.D.—
    S.D. Campbelltown590322268..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Waihopai376198178..    ..    ..    
    S.D. Appleby416214202..    ..    ..    
 1,382734648..    ..    ..    
Outlying2,4981,3171,181..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    3,8802,0511829
Total County Southland..    ..    ..    21,60312,2079,396
COUNTY WALLACE.      
Wairio Riding..    ..    ..    1,316750566
Mararoa Riding..    ..    ..    461288173
Otautau Riding—
    Otautau T.D.367192175..    ..    ..    
    Outlying994601393..    ..    ..    
                Total Riding..    ..    ..    1,361793568
Aparima Riding..    ..    ..    1,257673584
Waiau Riding..    ..    ..    503332171
Orepuki Riding..    ..    ..    1,7591046713
Total County Wallace..    ..    ..    6,6573,8822,775
COUNTY FIORD. (No Ridings or Road Districts)..    ..    ..    15111734
COUNTY STEWART ISLAND.      
South Riding..    ..    ..    1076740
North Riding..    ..    ..    1377760
Total County Stewart Island..    ..    ..    244144100

Chapter 17. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN BOROUGHS.

Table XVII. Showing the Population of the Boroughs (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.

Boroughs.Total (including Half-castes and Chinese).Half-castes.Chinese.Dwellings.Europeans livingTravellers and persons Sleeping under Drays or Camping out.Chinese living
Houses and Huts.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Inhabited.Uninhabited and Building.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c.In Dwellings of unstated Material.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c., and Dwellings of unstated Materials.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.Inhabited.Uninhabited.Building.Materials.Rooms.
Brick, Stone, or Concrete.Wood, Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.Cob or Sod.Raupo.Huts of Sod, Clay, Wood, Stone, &c.Miscellaneous and not stated.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.One.Two.Three and Four.Five and Six.Over Six.Not stated.Brick or Stone.Wood and Iron.Other Materials and not stated.
Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, &c.In Cob, Raupo, &c., and Huts or Tents.
Birkenhead690357333..    ..    ..    ..    13913..    31138..    ..    ..    ..    3228474241..    ..    121682..    ..    8..    ..    ..    ..    
Devonport3,0101,3901,620232..    568337116551..    ..    ..    1131893210252223623,005..    12..    2..    ..    
Auckland31,42415,20616,21814294046,0891492015495,5151..    ..    2411711531,5942,4341,85932111402031,3332441..    44..    ..    
Newton2,3791,1331,246..    ..    9..    451214..    13437..    ..    ..    1..    2..    5772201461124..    2,365..    5..    ..    9..    ..    
Newmarket1,929948981..    118..    3525..    ..    5347..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    295155100..    ..    5..    1,911..    ..    ..    ..    18..    ..    
Parnell4,1961,8942,30212141810332..    13796..    ..    ..    1..    3..    71682883422..    3414,172..    9..    ..    15..    ..    
Onehunga2,9131,3651,54833..    ..    600325..    12587..    ..    ..    1..    61131792231771136..    2,913..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Thames4,2612,1322,12913..    ..    850493..    1849..    ..    ..    ..    ..    10..    26232380202..    ..    52..    4,261..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Hamilton1,284619629..    ..    4..    243152..    3240..    ..    ..    ..    ..    4..    10858460..    ..    17..    1,244..    ..    ..    ..    4..    ..    
Cambridge865406459111..    190291..    1189..    ..    ..    ..    ..    3..    12546556..    ..    30..    862..    ..    ..    21..    ..    
Tauranga1,0184915271714..    ..    2369..    ..    ..    236..    ..    ..    ..    ..    4..    12756877..    ..    9..    1,018..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Gisborne2,3341,1671,167..    16..    48415..    ..    4471..    ..    ..    ..    ..    9..    1916713514311..    3122,316..    12..    ..    6..    ..    
New Plymouth3,8251,8232,002..    ..    5..    74126..    12728..    ..    ..    111312917627024914..    2423,807..    121..    5..    ..    
Hawera1,770889881..    312..    338153..    ..    338..    ..    ..    ..    ..    14..    178912098..    ..    ..    ..    1,758..    ..    ..    ..    12..    ..    
Patea739361378..    11..    15313..    ..    ..    153..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    9425150..    ..    13..    738..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    
Wanganui5,9362,9542,9821320..    1,0814418..    ..    1,075..    ..    ..    6..    14..    342893763617..    5395,893..    22..    120..    ..    
Marton1,151582569..    ..    5..    219142..    ..    219..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    5567285..    ..    16..    1,146..    ..    ..    ..    5..    ..    
Feilding2,0451,0321,0131..    9..    406121..    ..    403..    ..    ..    3..    11..    151191501092..    13..    2,020..    15..    19..    ..    
Palmerston North5,9102,9382,9726833..    1,1101142521,106..    ..    115329743413602972111415,864165133..    ..    
Foxton1,1025775255712..    20510..    1..    295..    ..    ..    ..    151166363562..    911,089..    ..    1..    12..    ..    
Napier9,2314,5474,684774..    1,730554..    221,700..    ..    ..    8..    33..    856475054491115539,225..    2..    ..    4..    ..    
Hastings3,1901,6141,576524..    638294..    1636..    ..    ..    1..    28..    542651811073..    33..    3,185..    1..    ..    4..    ..    
Danevirke1,415742673..    ..    6..    28011611279..    ..    ..    ..    113145878847..    ..    17..    1,408..    ..    1..    6..    ..    
Woodville1,060529531..    16..    21621..    ..    ..    215..    ..    ..    1..    8..    188165431..    21..    1,051..    3..    ..    6..    ..    
Pahiatua1,158637521..    ..    5..    24417..    ..    6237..    ..    ..    1..    9..    2210374351..    17..    1,148..    5..    ..    5..    ..    
Masterton3,4931,7541,739..    4191692312..    ..    692..    ..    ..    ..    ..    5..    241752602271..    3033,473..    ..    ..    ..    20..    ..    
Carterton1,291622669125..    258106..    ..    258..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    10608596..    ..    16..    1,286..    ..    ..    ..    5..    ..    
Greytown1,129568561..    ..    6..    23110..    ..    ..    231..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    45675951..    ..    101,123..    ..    ..    ..    6..    ..    
Lower Hutt1,520789731..    ..    38..    28713..    ..    ..    284..    ..    ..    3..    2..    8671011063..    1211,470..    12..    ..    38..    ..    
Petone2,6851,3931,2923..    2..    505172..    1503..    ..    ..    1..    2..    17201189951..    1182,680..    3..    ..    2..    ..    
Onslow1,249620629..    1..    ..    22746..    2224..    ..    ..    1..    1..    106091641..    821,249..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Wellington37,44118,51318,9288821436,74717842..    1906,505..    ..    ..    52..    41..    2142,1392,2722,0216011754437,106..    118..    ..    2161..    
Karori1,024510514..    ..    ..    ..    186131..    11841..    ..    ..    ..    1..    6705554..    ..    14..    1,0195..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Melrose2,0441,055989..    17..    37743..    ..    4370..    ..    ..    3..    6..    30152127593..    3942,023..    13..    17..    ..    
Picton870396474..    13..    15615..    ..    ..    256..    ..    ..    ..    ..    2..    8284870..    114..    867..    ..    ..    ..    3..    ..    
Blenheim3,0181,4571,561419..    55548..    ..    85401..    ..    6..    4..    241392021788..    23253,009..    ..    ..    ..    9..    ..    
Nelson6,6593,0433,6162..    8..    1,315120..    ..    251,27712..    ..    1..    6..    2425648653763107106,608403..    ..    8..    ..    
Richmond562286276..    ..    ..    ..    1162..    ..    ..    1124..    ..    ..    ..    1..    3183658..    ..    2..    5557..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Westport2,4241,2091,215..    17..    50929..    ..    1508..    ..    ..    ..    ..    20..    391451881143..    2812,417..    ..    ..    ..    7..    ..    
Greymouth3,0991,5341,5651..    1165648651..    3643..    ..    11..    101281562452062..    6512,97512..    ..    121..    ..    
Brunner1,632772860..    ..    5..    308143..    11306..    ..    ..    1110220126114361..    13491,625..    11..    5..    ..    
Kumara1,149563586..    ..    6..    2521911..    251..    ..    ..    11141167687581..    8121,139..    31..    6..    ..    
Hokitika2,0591,0071,052..    ..    8..    4854248..    483..    ..    2..    8179221401691351..    34122,0471..    3..    8..    ..    
Ross727403324..    ..    7..    19513..    ..    ..    194..    ..    ..    1..    20..    127360291..    13..    719..    1..    ..    7..    ..    
Rangiora1,869879990..    ..    3..    349312..    223234..    ..    ..    ..    2..    5101132108123011,84620..    ..    ..    3..    ..    
Kaiapoi1,828858970..    ..    ..    ..    352381..    9340..    ..    12..    21121021281061138..    1,82015..    2..    ..    ..    
Christchurch16,9648,0378,9272219..    3,2011918..    3502,8491..    ..    1..    193879771,0891,022413184216,934110..    ..    19..    ..    
Linwood6,1152,8643,25112..    ..    1,2233910..    691,1521..    ..    1..    5..    293425213242336106,1105..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
St. Albans5,7812,7133,068..    ..    20..    1,1055216..    41,1001..    ..    ..    ..    2..    223553963291..    6445,7529..    ..    ..    20..    ..    
Sydenham10,3124,9805,332..    1..    ..    2,00310512..    661,9294..    ..    4..    5..    5587977328479106210,280824..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Woolston2,0571,061996..    114..    39442..    25367..    ..    ..    2..    4..    14167141662..    6..    2,024..    19..    ..    14..    ..    
Sumner588285303..    ..    ..    ..    10453114100..    ..    ..    ..    1..    35194038..    ..    54..    587..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    
Lyttelton3,8981,9641,9341..    2..    743553..    277123..    ..    1..    4..    282942671491..    5713,882131..    ..    2..    ..    
Akaroa613293320..    ..    ..    ..    122101..    2120..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    42238571..    11..    612..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
Ashburton2,0821,0731,009..    1..    ..    37082..    263431..    ..    ..    ..    7..    20110123110..    ..    10..    2,0802..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Timaru3,6131,7691,844..    32..    691512..    18648023..    ..    2..    5..    3423822318742330..    3,5001101..    ..    2..    ..    
Waimate1,2866606262..    ..    ..    27113..    ..    21249..    ..    ..    1..    4..    2912375391112..    1,284..    2..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Oamaru5,2252,5232,702..    ..    9..    1,01061..    ..    188821..    ..    ..    1..    13..    58383358198..    1546..    5,216..    ..    ..    ..    9..    ..    
Hampden353177176..    2..    ..    745..    ..    ..    74..    ..    ..    ..    ..    3..    8302310..    ..    5..    352..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
Palmerston South775385390..    ..    ..    ..    15918..    ..    71511..    ..    ..    ..    5216674128..    117..    7731..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
Hawksbury760365395..    1..    ..    143181..    2141..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    8495630..    ..    19..    756..    ..    ..    4..    ..    ..    
Port Chalmers1,901932969..    ..    2..    41151..    139372..    ..    ..    ..    1913614113986..    249..    1,898..    ..    1..    2..    ..    
North-East Valley3,3741,6601,714..    ..    8..    645322266578..    ..    ..    122132262242108..    ..    3313,360..    42..    8..    ..    
Maori Hill1,483704779..    ..    ..    ..    2924..    224260..    ..    ..    82932410886586..    ..    41,482..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    
West Harbour1,366676690..    ..    15..    270282..    31236..    ..    ..    3..    5..    219499492..    2911,342..    9..    ..    15..    ..    
Dunedin22,81510,58612,229..    215464,4702712619993,460..    ..    11018632941,5011,3901,1821558238122,6141391..    160..    ..    
Roslyn4,1181,9472,171..    ..    4..    756354..    54702..    ..    ..    ..    ..    5..    23240278208223524,114..    ..    ..    ..    4..    ..    
Mornington3,5841,6261,958..    ..    ..    ..    695522..    59634..    ..    ..    2..    5..    11198310168325113,575..    9..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Caversham4,7632,3092,454..    ..    50..    898454..    97801..    ..    ..    ..    ..    3..    37387293176244414,713..    ..    ..    ..    50..    ..    
St. Kilda1,185602583..    ..    5..    21610..    ..    20195..    ..    ..    1..    2..    109379311..    10..    1,179..    1..    ..    5..    ..    
South Dunedin4,5622,1622,430116..    906265..    101804..    ..    ..    1..    8..    55488289651823..    4,586..    ..    ..    ..    6..    ..    
Green Island663327336..    ..    ..    ..    11423..    ..    5109..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    104445141122..    663..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Mosgiel1,382650732..    ..    ..    ..    28318..    ..    9272..    ..    ..    2..    5..    2198101562117..    1,374..    8..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Milton1,139536603..    ..    2..    231271..    10221..    ..    ..    ..    ..    6..    8846568..    424..    1,137..    ..    ..    ..    2..    ..    
Kaitangata1,362695667..    ..    ..    ..    24240..    ..    ..    241..    ..    ..    1..    2..    1910281371..    40..    1,360..    2..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Balclutha925458467..    11..    19615..    59186..    ..    ..    15105147256431..    15..    915..    27..    1..    ..    
Lawrence996481515..    ..    2..    21617..    ..    50166..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    12617363..    413..    994..    ..    ..    ..    2..    ..    
Roxburgh433230203..    ..    15..    955..    453339..    ..    ..    49419311917..    23..    4049..    5..    2121
Tapanui408197211..    ..    ..    ..    897..    ..    ..    89..    ..    ..    ..    ..    2..    6333018..    ..    7..    408..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Naseby447239208..    ..    81987..    ..    18773..    ..    ..    ..    719282825..    ..    7..    42810..    ..    ..    9..    ..    
Cromwell539301238..    ..    77..    140..    ..    ..    45914..    ..    ..    ..    37112343125..    ..    ..    ..    4539..    ..    ..    716..    
Alexandra454270184..    ..    52..    1081..    3226719..    ..    ..    388143528171..    ..    137819..    5..    1537..    
Arrowtown409217192..    ..    15..    875..    ..    2067..    ..    ..    ..    ..    5..    8332912..    ..    ..    5394..    ..    ..    ..    15..    ..    
Queenstown781370411..    ..    2..    1649..    115149..    ..    ..    ..    13112555044..    27..    778..    ..    1..    2..    ..    
Gore2,0321,081951..    ..    7..    402193..    9390..    ..    ..    3..    12948144128583..    22..    2,012..    13..    ..    7..    ..    
Mataura78939639326..    ..    1475..    ..    1145..    ..    ..    1..    8..    95153251..    32784..    5..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Winton397213184..    ..    ..    ..    806..    ..    377..    ..    ..    ..    ..    8..    9242217..    ..    6..    397..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Invercargill5,6322,7312,901..    ..    8..    1,0154512..    96919..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    252633373821255..    5,624..    ..    ..    ..    8..    ..    
North Invercargill877431446..    ..    ..    ..    1768..    ..    1175..    ..    ..    ..    ..    2..    17895981..    71877..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
South Invercargill1,886948938..    ..    5..    354212..    103412..    ..    1..    5..    46145105521..    2211,87065..    ..    5..    ..    
East Invercargill935437498..    2..    ..    17532..    2172..    ..    ..    1..    1..    76555461..    5..    934..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Avenal327182145..    ..    ..    ..    683..    ..    365..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    3242318..    ..    3..    327..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Gladstone339155184..    1..    ..    6731..    463..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    2221726..    ..    4..    339..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
Campbelltown1,07552854713191..    23725513233..    ..    1..    136211816147..    ..    30..    1,0691..    4..    1..    ..    
Riverton893425468683..    202..    1..    8194..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    8655969..    ..    1..    890..    ..    ..    ..    3..    ..    
95 Boroughs—
        Totals307,294149,415157,8791111611,1872159,2813,217284443,78255,20695..    719144799782,54318,81420,75316,0822561823,074245305,28428245352151,151561

Chapter 18. POPULATION OF WARDS IN BOROUGHS.

Table XVIII. Showing the POPULATION of the WARDS or LOCALLY-KNOWN DIVISIONS of the different BOROUGHS in the Colony.

Wards or Divisions of Boroughs.Persons.Males.Females.

* For population of chief cities with the suburbs see Table XIX.

†Division formerly known by this name.

Auckland*
    North Ward3,7422,0181,724
    East Ward4,3122,1582,154
    South Ward8,9074,3454,562
    Ponsonby Ward7,8733,6584,215
    Karangahape Ward4,4112,0822,329
    Grafton Ward2,1799451,234
Onehunga—
    Western Division1,866884982
    Eastern Division1,047481566
Thames—
    South Ward1,360646714
    Middle Ward1,839918921
    North Ward1,062568494
Hamilton—
    East Ward543274269
    West Ward705345360
New Plymouth—
    East Ward1,409656753
    Central Ward1,281602679
    West Ward1,135565570
Wanganui—
    Queen's Ward 1,488722766
    Cook Ward1,590800790
St. John's Ward2,8581,4321,426
Palmerston North—
    Ward I.2,5101,2811,229
    Ward II.1,785889896
    Ward III.1,615768847
Napier—
    North Ward3,1941,5021,692
    Central Ward2,7411,3671,374
    South Ward3,2961,6781,618
Hastings—
    Northern Division1,376650726
    Southern Division1,814964850
Pahiatua—
    West Ward399233166
    South Ward380206174
    East Ward379198181
Masterton—
    East Ward1,455706749
    Outer Ward404198206
    West Ward1,634850784
Carterton—
    Belvidere Ward760376384
    Richmond Ward282136146
    Lincoln Ward249110139
Petone—
    West Ward962526436
    South Ward956481475
    North-east Ward767386381
Onslow—
    North Ward302143159
    East Ward439232207
    South Ward508245203
Wellington*
    Thorndon Ward5,7982,6033,195
    Lambton Ward6,9533,6193,334
    Te Aro Ward12,9106,4846,426
    Cook Ward11,7805,8075,973
Melrose—
    Ohiro Ward1,244662582
    Island Bay Ward1899792
    Kilbirnie Ward611296315
Blenheim—
    North Ward870425445
    East Ward1,271611660
    West Ward877421456
Nelson—
    Brook Ward1,8327811,051
    Wood Ward1,503730773
    Waimea Ward2,0669701,096
    Port Ward1,258562696
Westport—
    Middle Ward482235247
    North Ward961496465
    South Ward981478503
Greymouth—
    West Ward714410304
    Middle Ward1,128576552
    East Ward1,257518709
Brunner—
    East Ward346175171
    North Ward683320363
    West Ward603277326
Hokitika—
    South Division518263255
    Central Division1,045520525
    North Division496224272
Christchurch*
    North-east Ward4,8862,3282,558
    South-east Ward4,0131,9622,051
    Richmond Ward1,560730830
    North-west Ward3,2571,4371,820
    South-west Ward3,2481,5801,668
Sydenham—
    Addington Ward2,0089681,040
    Newtown Ward3,2531,5731,680
    Waltham Ward3,2181,5531,665
    East Ward1,833886947
Timaru—
    South-east Ward920455465
    South-west Ward522267255
    Middle Ward1,097517580
    North-west Ward622290332
    North-east Ward452240212
Oamaru—
    High Ward1,379653726
    Jetty Ward759365394
    Severn Ward1,9789581,020
    Thames Ward1,109547562
Palmerston South—
    North Ward234112122
    East Ward324158166
    West Ward217115102
Hawksbury—
    Beach Ward385179206
    East Ward292145147
    West Ward834142
Port Chalmers—
    East Ward557278279
    High Ward590302294
    Middle Ward513234279
    South Ward235118117
North-east Valley
    West Ward1,143574569
    High Ward407216191
    East Ward1,824870954
Maori Hill—
    North Ward232121111
    West Ward221113108
    South Ward673302371
    East Ward357168189
West Harbour—
    Sawyer's Bay Ward1607387
    St. Leonard's Ward254129125
    Rothesay Ward556285271
    Ravensbourne Ward396189207
Dunedin—*
    South Ward2,9731,4841,489
    High Ward5,0582,3572,701
    Bell Ward6,0172,7533,264
    Leith Ward8,7673,9924,775
Roslyn—
    Waverley Ward731327404
    Linden Ward1,188567621
    Kilgour Ward594278316
    Sunnyside Ward1,605775830
Mornington—
    First Ward1,338612726
    Second Ward1,487655832
    Third Ward759359400
Caversham—
    Kensington Ward747372375
    Middle Ward1,430724706
    South Ward1,409647762
    North Ward1,177566611
St. Kilda—
    Park Ward800409391
    Musselburgh Ward385193192
South Dunedin—
    East Ward1,457702755
    Southward656311345
    North Ward2,4791,1491,330
Green Island—
    North Ward372188184
    South Ward291139152
Milton—
    West Ward512235277
    South Ward360178182
    East Ward267123144
Lawrence—
    West Ward1035053
    Middle Ward239119120
    East Ward654312342
Roxburgh—
    North Ward254136118
    Central Ward321
    South Ward1769284
Naseby—
    South Ward217113104
    West Ward1175859
    East Ward1136845
Cromwell—
    Macandrew Ward24115487
    Kawarau Ward298147151
Alexandra—
    Clutha Ward317191126
    Manuherikia Ward1377958
Queenstown—
    South Ward303143160
    North Ward260124136
    Lake Ward218103115
Gore—
    North Ward797407390
    South Ward689382307
    East Ward546292254
Winton—
    North Ward1709674
    South Ward227117110
Invercargill—
    North Ward1,392677715
    Second Ward1,278634644
    Third Ward1,458699759
    South Ward1,504721783
North Invercargill—
    North Ward1085652
    Middle Ward338162176
    South Ward431213218
South Invercargill—
    Middle Ward537286251
    South Ward257127130
    North Ward1,092535557
East Invercargill—
    West Ward21295117
    North Ward385186199
    East Ward338156182
Riverton—
    North Ward565266299
    South Ward328159169

Chapter 19. POPULATION OF FOUR CHIEF CITIES AND SUBURBS.

Table XIX. Showing the POPULATION of the FOUR CHIEF CITIES with their SUBURBS.

Persons.Males.Females.
AUCKLAND AND SUBURBS.   
City of Auckland31,42415,20616,218
Suburban Boroughs—
    Birkenhead690357333
    Devonport3,0101,3901,620
    Newmarket1,929948981
    Newton2,3791,1331,246
    Parnell4,1961,8942,302
Other Suburbs—
    Road Districts—
        Arch Hill1,557755802
        Eden Terrace1,604767837
        Epsom660312348
        Mount Albert1,668816852
        Mount Eden3,6771,6781,999
        Mount Roskill495246249
        One-Tree Hill975519456
        Point Chevalier591351240
        Remuera2,0349721,062
    Northcote Riding530250280
    Parnell Riding (outlying portion—Domain, with hospital)19710691
        Total of Suburbs26,19212,49413,698
        Total City of Auckland and Suburbs57,61627,70029,916
WELLINGTON AND SUBURBS.   
City of Wellington37,44118,51318,928
Suburban Boroughs—
    Onslow1,249620629
    Melrose2,0441,055989
    Karori1,024510514
            Total of Suburbs4,3172,1852,132
            Total City of Wellington and Suburbs41,75820,69821,060
CHRISTCHURCH AND SUBURBS.   
City of Christchurch16,9648,0378,927
Suburban Boroughs—
    Sydenham10,3124,9805,332
    St. Albans5,7812,7133,068
    Linwood6,1152,8643,251
    Woolston2,0571,061996
Other Suburbs—
    Road Districts—
        Spreydon1,278630648
        Halswell (part)224109115
        Riccarton (part)3,6571,8321,825
        Avon (part)2,9621,4021,560
        Heathcote (part)1,9809701,010
            Total of Suburbs34,36616,56117,805
            Total City of Christchurch and Suburbs51,33024,59826,732
DUNEDIN AND SUBURBS.   
City of Dunedin22,81510,58612,229
Suburban Boroughs—
    Caversham4,7632,3092,454
    Maori Hill1,483704779
    Mornington3,5841,6261,958
    North-east Valley3,3741,6601,714
    Roslyn4,1181,9472,171
    St. Kilda1,185602583
    South Dunedin4,5922,1622,430
    West Harbour1,366676690
            Total of Suburbs24,46511,68612,779
            Total City of Dunedin and Suburbs47,28022,27225,008

Chapter 20. POPULATION OF COUNTIES, WITH INTERIOR BOROUGHS, AND SHIPPING.

Table XX. Comparative Statement showing the Population of Counties, with Interior Boroughs, and Shipping, according to the Censuses of 1896 and 1891.

Counties (including Interior Boroughs) and Shipping.Population, 1896.Population, 1891.Counties (including Interior Boroughs) and Shipping.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.
Mongonui1,8891,1317581,389788601Mongonui
    Shipping1515..    2323..    Shipping
Whangaroa969552417878487391Whangaroa
    Shipping211921010..    Shipping
Hokianga1,9091,1657441,494871623Hokianga
 ..    ..    ..    541Shipping
Bay of Islands2,7231,5371,1862,5621,4371,125Bay of Islands
    Shipping22..    11..    Shipping
Hobson3,7502,3481,4023,2982,1541,144Hobson
    Shipping373344040..    Shipping
Whangarei6,8473,7253,1226,1203,4562,664Whangarei
    Shipping2322188..    Shipping
Otamatea2,4831,4141,0692,0541,190864Otamatea
 ..    ..    ..    2828..    Shipping
Rodney3,4641,8101,6543,1701,6811,489Rodney
    Shipping1111..    12102Shipping
Waitemata, including Birkenhead and Devonport10,4625,5264,9369,0944,8634,231Waitemata, including Birkenhead and Devonport
    Shipping1414..    2626..    Shipping
Eden, including Auckland, Newton, Newmarket, Parnell, and Onehunga58,78128,36330,41852,95925,43127,528Eden, including Auckland, Newton, Newmarket, Parnell, and Onehunga
    Shipping98385412945243517Shipping
Manukau12,1856,2235,96211,9256,1115,814Manukau
 ..    ..    ..    22..    Shipping
Coromandel4,9873,2021,7852,8461,6941,152Coromandel
    Shipping554871212..    Shipping
Thames, including Thames8,7764,5804,1968,9584,7404,218Thames, including Thames
    Shipping6564177752Shipping
Ohinemuri4,7613,1451,6161,516982534Ohinemuri
Piako2,7061,4711,2352,5171,4281,089Piako
Waikato, including Hamilton4,0622,0971,9653,9502,1001,850Waikato, including Hamilton
Waipa, including Cambridge4,4492,2482,2014,2452,1612,084Waipa, including Cambridge
    Shipping33..    ..    ..    ..    Shipping
Raglan1,5458866591,090654436Raglan
Kawhia598425173308196112Kawhia
West Taupo15698581199128West Taupo
East Taupo2321577515210052East Taupo
Rotorua840505335418 165Rotorua
Tauranga, including Tauranga2,6401,3481,2922,4481,2971,151Tauranga, including Tauranga
    Shipping77..    11..    Shipping
Whakatane1,9881,1088801,524846678Whakatane
Waiapu447296151379256123Waiapu
Cook, including Gisborne7,6214,1103,5116,1033,3752,728Cook, including Gisborne
    Shipping333121414..    Shipping
Clifton1,450877573908523385Clifton
Taranaki, including New Plymouth13,7957,2316,56411,2555,7755,480Taranaki, including New Plymouth
    Shipping33..    3131..    Shipping
Stratford5,1412,9022,2392,5211,4161,105Stratford
Hawera, including Hawera8,7044,7563,9485,6313,0922,539Hawera, including Hawera
Patea, including Patea3,8232,0891,7343,2841,8141,470Patea, including Patea
Waitotara, including Wanganui3,6734,4544,2197,2663,7733,493Waitotara, including Wanganui
    Shipping4140163621Shipping
Wanganui3,0951,8021,2932,2811,297984Wanganui
Rangitikei, including Marton7,1813,9323,1995,4143,0662,348Rangitikei, including Marton
Kiwitea2,4281,48294613,3047,1876,117Oroua, including Fielding and Palmerston North
Oroua, including Fielding and Palmerston North14,4057,3937,012
Pohangina1,351844507
Manawatu, including Foxton3,8112,0881,7233,9482,2821,666Manawatu, including Foxton
    Shipping1313..    ..    ..    ..    Shipping
Horowhenua3,7922,0911,7012,2891,495794Horowhenua
Hawke's Bay, including Hastings and Napier19,31510,1559,16016,6728,8947,778Hawke's Bay, including Hastings and Napier
    Shipping8075520416143Shipping
Wairoa1,4908945961,246756490Wairoa
Waipawa, including Danevirke and Woodville11,3416,1665,1758,8774,9553,922Waipawa, including Woodville
Patangata2,3741,5068682,0441,378666Patangata
Pahiatua, including Pahiatua4,3662,4321,9342,3651,414951Pahiatua
Wairarapa North, including Masterton10,7026,0734,6298,2574,6543,603Wairarapa North, including Masterton
Wairarapa South, including Carterton and Greytown7,8294,3183,5117,2334,0073,226Wairarapa South, including Carterton and Greytown
Hutt, including Lower Hutt, Petone, Onslow, Wellington, Karori, and Melrose51,71326,00925,70442,84521,42021,425Hutt, including Lower Hutt, Petone, Onslow, Wellington, and Melrose
    Shipping5254547166961455Shipping
Sounds747443304720426294Sounds
    Shipping1010..    1717..    Shipping
Marlborough, including Picton and Blenheim10,2185,4004,81810,6025,8124,790Marlborough, including Picton and Blenheim
    Shipping2424..    37334Shipping
Kaikoura1,5758866891,460817643Kaikoura
    Shipping..    ..    ..    34268Shipping
Collingwood2,5091,4421,0672,1031,174929Collingwood
    Shipping3232..    1515..    Shipping
Waimea, including Nelson and Richmond15,8127,9137,89915,5687,7467,822Waimea, including Nelson
    Shipping745618584612Shipping
Buller, including Westport7,2573,9683,2897,2814,1873,094Buller, including Westport
    Shipping9797..    1591545Shipping
Inangahua4,2542,5611,6934,6482,8921,756Inangahua
Grey, including Greymouth and Brunner9,3235,3403,98310,3486,2134,135Grey, including Greymouth and Brunner
    Shipping10610512525..    Shipping
Westland, including Kumara, Hokitika, and Ross8,6584,8953,7639,2075,3793,828Westland, including Kumara, Hokitika, and Ross
    Shipping1313..    88..    Shipping
Amuri916570346967679288Amuri
Cheviot1,04261942316412044Cheviot
Ashley, including Rangiora and Kaiapoi15,6108,1687,44215,5508,0667,484Ashley, including Rangiora and Kaiapoi
    Shipping66..    ..    ..    ..    Shipping
Selwyn, including Christchurch, Linwood, St. Albans, Sydenham, Woolston, Sumner, and Lyttelton75,80537,53138,27471,61235,71635,896Selwyn, including Christchurch, St. Albans, Sydenham, and Lyttelton
    Shipping5295082147243537Shipping
Akaroa, including Akaroa4,4992,4192,0804,3422,3491,993Akaroa, including Akaroa
    Shipping..    ..    ..    22..    Shipping
Ashburton, including Ashburton12,9027,1005,80211,4016,3295,072Ashburton, including Ashburton
Geraldine, including Timaru11,1125,7495,36318,2569,3328,924Geraldine, including Timaru
    Shipping2220293903Shipping
Levels7,7233,9373,786
Mackenzie1,5148756391,180689491Mackenzie
Waimate, including Waimate6,0633,3472,7165,4223,0552,367Waimate, including Waimate
Waitaki, including Oamaru and Hampden14,4547,5246,93014,2967,5456,751Waitaki, including Oamaru and Hampden
    Shipping..    ..    ..    1038815Shipping
Waihemo, including Palmerston South2,9231,6261,2972,8301,5581,272Waihemo, including Palmerston South
Waikouati, including Hawksbury, Port Chalmers, North-East Valley, Maori Hill, and West Harbour13,2736,6906,58313,1656,6886,477Waikouaiti, including Hawksbury, Port Chalmers, North-East Valley, Maori Hill, and West Harbour
    Shipping183180332329132Shipping
Peninsula2,6451,3811,2642,7011,3611,340Peninsula
Taieri, including Dunedin, Roslyn, Mornington, Caversham, St. Kilda, South Dunedin, Green Island, and Mosgiel50,05223,89126,16148,87923,64825,231Taieri, including Dunedin, Roslyn, Mornington, Caversham, St. Kilda, South Dunedin, Green Island, and Mosgiel
    Shipping270235351661633Shipping
Bruce, including Milton and Kaitangata7,3293,8313,4986,9993,7273,272Bruce, including Milton and Kaitangata
Tuapeka, including Lawrence, Roxburgh, and Tapanui8,3144,7663,5488,1914,7923,399Tuapeka, including Lawrence, Roxburgh, and Tapanui
Clutha, including Balclutha7,4894,1413,3486,4413,6962,745Clutha, including Balclutha
Maniototo, including Naseby4,1892,4691,7203,4231,9961,427Maniototo, including Naseby
Vincent, including Cromwell and Alexandra5,0833,1791,9044,5022,8471,655Vincent, including Cromwell and Alexandra
    Shipping33..    ..    ..    ..    Shipping
Lake, including Arrowtown and Queenstown3,8532,2481,6054,1242,5081,616Lake, including Arrowtown and Queenstown
    Shipping11..    77..    Shipping
Southland, including Gore, Mataura, Winton, Invercargill, North Invercargill, South Invercargill, East Invercargill, Avenal, Gladstone, and Campbelltown35,89219,30916,58330,48016,42114,059Southland, including Gore, Winton, Invercargill, North Invercargill, South Invercargill, East Invercargill, Avenal, Gladstone, and Campbelltown
    Shipping7271186851Shipping
Wallace, including Riverton7,5504,3073,2436,1493,5012,648Wallace, including Riverton
Fiord1511173471656Fiord
Stewart Island24414410020211587Stewart Island
    Shipping88..    ..    ..    ..    Shipping

Chapter 21. BOROUGHS AND TOWN DISTRICTS, 1896 AND 1891.

Table XXI. Showing the Populations of the Boroughs and Town Districts at the Census of 1896, as compared with the Numbers shown by the Census of 1891.

[A full statement of small towns and villages, as in 1806, will be found in Table XXVII.]
Boroughs and Town Districts, arranged according to the Counties in which they are situated.1896.1891.
Persons.Males.Females.Persons.Males.Females.

* Town district, 1891.

†Grey Town District, 1891.

WHANGAREI:—
    Kamo T.D.222101121369190179
    Whangarei T.D.744392352746417329
WAITEMATA:—
    Birkenhead B.690357333455243212
    Devonport B.3,0101,3901,6202,4551,1281,327
    Helensville T.D.564277287742368374
EDEN:—
    Auckland B.31,42415,20616,21828,61313,61614,997
    Newton B.2,3791,131,2462,0871,0441,043
    Newmarket B.1,9299489811,586768818
    Parnell B.4,1961,8942,3023,9671,8182,149
    Onehunga B.2,9131,3651,5482,9241,3941,530
MANUKAU:—
    Papakura T.D.274141133301144157
THAMES:—
    Thames B.4,2612,1322,1294,6182,3872,231
PIAKO:—
    Te Aroha T.D.672331341615307308
WAIKATO:—
    Hamilton B.1,2486196291,212627585
WAIPA:—
    Cambridge B.865406459850400450
    Te Awamutu T.D.347180167304154150
    Kihikihi T.D.20298104234109125
    Ngaruawahia T.D.235110125236118118
TAURANGA:—
    Tauranga B.1,0184915271,055514541
WHAKATANE:—
    Opotiki T.D.641307334582292290
COOK:—
    Gisborne B.2,3341,1671,1672,1581,1361,022
TARANAKI:—
    New Plymouth B.3,8251,8232,0023,3501,5381,812
    Waitara T.D. (Raleigh)517263254504255249
    Opunake T.D.400221179289158131
    Inglewood T.D.658339319385203182
STRATFORD:—
    Stratford T.D.1,256657599342189153
HAWERA:—
    Hawera B.1,7708898811,284644640
    Normanby T.D.396208188333173160
    Manaia T.D.471254217404212192
PATEA:—
    Patea B.739361378676330346
    Waverley T.D.442229213441235206
WAITOTARA:—
    Wanganui B.5,9362,9542,9825,0112,4842,527
RANGITIKEI:—
    Marton B.1,151582569976507469
    Lethbridge T.D. (Turakina)251133118237112125
    Bulls T.D.521258263647333314
OROUA:—
    Feilding B.2,0451,0321,0131,583835748
    Palmerston North B.5,9102,9382,9724,3032,1922,111
    Halcombe T.D.376185191414193221
MANAWATU:—
    Foxton B.1,1025775251,223688535
HAWKE'S BAY:—
    Hastings B.3,1901,6141,5762,3031,1831,120
    Napier B.9,2314,5474,6848,3414,1404,201
    Taradale T.D.807419388734388346
WAIROA:—
    Clyde T.D. (Wairoa)579292287424205219
WAIPAWA:—
    Danevirke B.*1,415742673838471367
    Woodville B.1,060529531971523448
    Ormondville T.D.453231222395205190
    Waipawa T.D.764394370689353336
PATANGATA:—
    Kaikora North T.D.301159142301167134
PAHIATUA:—
    Pahiatua B.*1,158637521782468314
WAIRARAPA NORTH:—
    Masterton B.3,4931,7541,7393,1141,5621,552
WAIRARAPA SOUTH:—
    Carterton B.1,2916226691,112548564
    Greytown B.1,1295685611,141596545
    Featherston T.D.711389322668359309
HUTT:—
    Lower Hutt B.1,5207897311,329703626
    Petone B.2,6851,3931,2922,1781,1511,027
    Onslow B.1,249620629979506473
    Wellington B.37,44118,51318,92831,02115,18915,832
    Karori B.1,024510514..    ..    ..    
    Melrose B.2,0441,0559891,224629595
    Johnsonville T.D.493249244404190214
MARLBOROUGH:—
    Picton B.870396474788379409
    Blenheim B.3,0181,4571,5613,2941,6061,688
    Havelock T.D.365189176319162157
WAIMEA:—
    Nelson B.6,6593,0433,6166,6263,0063,620
    Richmond B.*562286276452219233
BULLER:—
    Westport B.2,4241,2091,2152,6221,3641,258
GREY:—
    Greymouth B.3,0991,5341,5653,7872,0801,707
    Brunner B.1,6327728602,2311,1831,048
WESTLAND:—
    Kumara B.1,1495635861,176628548
    Hokitika B.2,0591,0071,0522,1781,0981,080
    Ross B.727403324822462360
ASHLEY:—
    Rangiora B.1,8698799901,783826957
    Kaiapoi B.1,8288589701,371663708
    Amberley T.D.437204233470218252
SELWYN:—
    Christchurch B.16,9648,0378,92716,2237,7658,458
    Linwood B.*6,1152,8643,2514,5802,1832,397
    St. Albans B.5,7812,7133,0685,2472,4982,749
    Sydenham B.10,3124,9805,3329,6804,6675,013
    Woolston B.*2,0571,061996992510482
    Sumner B.*588285303614292322
    Lyttelton B.3,8981,9641,9344,0872,0872,000
    Southbridge T.D.494247247643340303
AKAROA:—
    Akaroa B.613293320571266305
ASHBURTON:—
    Ashburton B.2,0821,0731,0091,900994906
    Hampstead T.D.1,2146175971,076516560
    Tinwald T.D.538281257445221224
GERALDINE:—
    Timaru B.3,6131,7691,8443,6681,7891,879
    Temuka T.D.660357303626319307
    Arowhenua T.D.789414375683342341
    Geraldine T.D.841416425794388406
WAIMATE:—
    Waimate B.1,2866606261,379691688
WAITAKI:—
    Oamaru B.5,2252,5232,7025,6212,7842,837
    Hampden B.253177176300152148
WAIHEMO:—
    Palmerston South B.775385390790377413
WAIKOUAITI:—
    Hawksbury B.760365395743359384
    Port Chalmers B.1,9019329692,0281,0091,019
    North-East Valley B.3,3741,6601,7143,3371,6461,691
    Maori Hill B.1,4837047791,426704722
    West Harbour B.1,3666766901,297649648
TAIERI:—
    Dunedin B.22,81510,58612,22922,37610,42711,949
    Roslyn B.4,1181,9472,1713,8451,8162,029
    Mornington B.3,5841,6261,9583,5231,6331,890
    Caversham B.4,7632,3092,4544,6902,3392,351
    St. Kilda B.1,1856025831,153584569
    South Dunedin B.4,5922,1622,4304,2222,0072,215
    Green Island B.663327336687360327
    Mosgiel B.1,3826507321,304609695
    Outram T.D.452225227489257232
    Allanton T.D.274149125251136115
BRUCE:—
    Milton B.1,1395366031,158545613
    Kaitangata B.1,3626956671,145615530
CLUTHA:—
    Balclutha B.925458467867450417
    Clinton T.D.474239235490273217
TUAPEKA:—
    Lawrence B.9964815151,026513513
    Roxburgh B.433230203410230180
    Tapanui B.408197211428219209
MANIOTOTO:—
    Naseby B.447239208496264232
VINCENT:—
    Cromwell B.539301238474268206
    Alexandra B.454270184310199111
LAKE:—
    Arrowtown B.409217192426224202
    Queenstown B.781370411779399380
SOUTHLAND:—
    Gore B.2,0321,0819511,618833785
    Mataura B.*789396393580286294
    Winton B.397213184288151137
    Invercargill B.5,6322,7312,9014,9502,3932,557
    North Invercargill B.877431446717346371
    South Invercargill B.1,8869489381,559741818
    East Invercargill B.935437498736370366
    Avenal B.327182145302154148
    Gladstone B.339155184287133154
    Campbelltown B.1,075528547650330320
    Wyndham T.D.483251232407217190
WALLACE:—
    Riverton B.893425468843403440
Otautau T.D.367192175244124120

Chapter 22. POPULATION ON SHIPBOARD.

Table XXII. Showing the Persons on Shipboard at the different Ports of the Colony on 12th April, 1896.

Total, including Chinese.Chinese.
Persons.Males.Females.
* Not including 171 persons, officers and crew of a British man-of-war.
Mongonui1515..    ..    
Whangaroa21192..    
Bay of Islands (Russell)22..    ..    
Hobson37334..    
Whangarei23201..    
Rodney (Port Albert)1111..    ..    
Waitemata (Helensville)66..    ..    
Devonport88..    ..    
Auckland9538291241
Onehunga30255..    
Coromandel55487..    
Thames (Port)64631..    
Thames (River)11..    ..    
Waipa33..    ..    
Tauranga77..    ..    
Gisborne33312..    
Taranaki33..    ..    
Wanganui41401..    
Foxton1313..    ..    
Napier80755..    
Wellington525454712
Sounds1010..    ..    
Marlborough (Havelock)66..    ..    
Picton1818..    ..    
Collingwood3232..    ..    
Nelson745618..    
Buller (River)22..    ..    
Westport9595..    ..    
Greymouth1061051..    
Westland (Hokitika River)88..    ..    
Hokitika55..    ..    
Kaiapoi66..    ..    
Lyttelton52950821..    
Timaru22202..    
Port Chalmers1831803..    
Dunedin27023535..    
Vincent33..    ..    
Lake11..    ..    
Campbelltown72711..    
Stewart Island88..    ..    
              Totals*3,3813,0773043

Chapter 23. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS OF ISLANDS.

Table XXIII. Showing the Population of the different Islands adjacent to New Zealand, and the Dwellings of the People.

Electoral District.Islands.Population.Half-castes.Dwellinghouses.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Inhabited.Uninhabited.Building.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
* Including 1 Chinaman.
Bay of IslandsMoturoa211..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
MarsdenMokohinau Lighthouse532..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
WaitemataTiritiri Lighthouse624..    ..    2..    ..    ..    
 Motuhora Island844..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Great Barrier307193114..    ..    697215
 Kawau1073..    ..    44..    ..    
FranklinPonui281315..    ..    6..    ..    ..    
 Ponui Lighthouse11..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Ruthe's Island1569..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Pahiki Island1073..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Brown's Island11..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Motuihi Island1165..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Motutapu Island1183..    ..    2..    ..    ..    
 Rakino Island431..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Rangitoto Island33..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Waiheke Island1667690..    ..    3312..    ..    
 Bean Rock Lighthouse11..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Week's Island211..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
ThamesMercury Island725..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Cuvier and Lighthouse642..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
Bay of PlentySlipper Island33..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Motiti Island981..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
WaiapuPortland Island and Lighthouse251015..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
OtakiKapiti Island11..    ..    ..    12..    ..    
Wellington SuburbsSomes Island936..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
 Mana Island..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    
Waimea SoundsBrothers' Lighthouse33..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Stephens Island1679..    ..    4..    ..    ..    
ChalmersQuarantine Island211..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
AwaruaRuapuke99..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
 Dog Island and Lighthouse1358..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
 Centre Island and Lighthouse15105..    ..    3..    ..    ..    
         Total of Islands in Electoral Districts709402307..    ..    15626215
 Chatham Islands*23413210255532..    ..    
 Kermadec Islands743..    ..    1..    ..    ..    
         Totals*9505384125521028215

Chapter 24. POPULATION IN MINING DISTRICTS.

Table XXIV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) in the Mining Districts of New Zealand according to the Census of 12th April, 1896.

Mining Districts.Total Population (including Half-castes and Chinese).Half-castes (included previously).Chinese (included previously).
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.
Puhipuhi2,7631,5241,2391214..    ..    
Hauraki17,52010,4377,08316612517..    
Marlborough2,8231,5311,292424..    
Karamea11,1976,2224,975..    846..    
Westland22,23512,7969,439821,0345
Otago38,81722,44116,37630331,4101
                Totals95,35554,95140,4042201842,5116

Chapter 25. POPULATION IN ELECTORAL DISTRICTS.

Table XXV. Showing the Population (exclusive of Maoris) of the Electoral Districts under “The Representation Acts Amendment Act, 1887,” and “The Representation Act Amendment Act, 1889,” on the 12th April, 1896.

Electoral Districts.Number of Members.Population (including Chinese), April, 1896.Chinese (included previously).Population, Census 1891.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.
NORTH ISLAND.       
Bay of Islands110,3886,2364,1524..    8,681
Marsden19,0164,9544,0621..    8,231
Waitemata18,9415,0263,915..    ..    8,209
Eden110,8105,3885,42229..    9,061
City of Auckland334,32716,59817,72949431,444
Manukau19,4724,6404,8323258,992
Parnell110,6614,9395,7224119,299
Thames110,8416,1424,6994..    9,247
Franklin18,6484,4054,243..    ..    8,720
Waikato17,7284,1263,6022..    7,880
Waipa110,0145,2694,7454..    8,240
Bay of Plenty112,7507,5165,23414..    8,283
Waiapu110,8106,0084,80211..    8,750
Hawke's Bay110,7856,0214,76421..    8,790
Napier110,8945,4235,4715..    10,147
Waipawa111,7466,5495,19712..    8,805
Masterton112,7267,1945,5323219,026
Wairarapa18,5494,7653,78412..    7,877
New Plymouth110,9385,7625,1767..    9,103
Egmont113,5227,5895,9339..    8,080
Patea19,6815,2694,41219..    7,728
Wanganui111,5126,1095,40349..    9,179
Rangitikei112,4876,8845,60322..    8,769
Palmerston North112,4086,5305,87833..    9,453
Otaki110,4285,6764,75228..    8,757
City of Wellington337,44118,51318,928214331,690
Suburbs of Wellington111,1775,8505,32765..    9,005
          Totals, North Island31338,700179,381159,31971914281,446
SOUTH ISLAND.       
Nelson19,4734,5634,9108..    9,452
Waimea-Sounds17,9024,2213,6811..    7,724
Buller18,9384,9403,99835..    8,383
Inangahua17,0374,2662,771385..    7,843
Grey18,3434,6773,66649759,290
Westland18,6584,8953,763163..    9,215
Wairau18,4464,4104,03612..    8,892
Ashley19,0645,0544,010..    ..    8,390
Kaiapoi18,7634,4524,3115..    8,562
Avon110,6145,2455,36917..    9,461
Riccarton110,0165,1084,908..    ..    8,665
City of Christchurch333,40515,90517,50039..    31,454
Lyttelton19,4804,6924,78815..    9,778
Ellesmere19,0064,7904,2164..    8,794
Selwyn17,6054,1423,4632..    8,160
Ashburton19,4515,1014,3508..    8,599
Rangitata18,1404,4863,654..    ..    7,660
Pareora19,0874,9614,1267..    7,728
Timaru18,9934,4564,5372..    8,999
Waitaki18,3354,6253,71010..    7,788
Oamaru19,1994,6014,59823..    9,419
Waihemo18,7034,9503,75320617,742
Waikouaiti17,8614,1423,71947..    7,820
Chalmers19,8254,7625,06333..    9,793
City of Dunedin333,17915,54117,638207631,157
Caversham18,3433,9944,34924..    9,760
Taieri17,8604,1883,67270..    7,781
Bruce17,9694,2383,73182..    7,667
Clutha19,9455,4734,47225..    8,696
Tuapeka18,2014,8403,361457..    7,667
Wakatipu18,4825,1463,336420..    8,508
Mataura110,3065,6444,66218..    8,623
Awarua19,6615,2644,3971..    8,168
Invercargill110,7575,2805,47713..    9,052
Wallace19,9915,7694,222126..    8,223
          Totals, South Island39361,038188,821172,2172,96212344,913
          Totals, North Island31338,700179,381159,31971914281,446
          Totals, Colony70699,738368,202331,5363,68126626,359

Persons on shipboard are not included in the above table, nor are those in the Chatham and Kermadec Islands, which are not in any electoral district.

Chapter 26. POPULATION AND DWELLINGS IN PROVINCIAL DISTRICTS.

Table XXVI. Showing the Population of Provincial Districts (exclusive of Maoris), distinguishing Half-castes and Chinese, with the Number of Houses Inhabited, Uninhabited, and in course of Erection, classified according to Materials and Rooms: also the Number of Europeans and Chinese in different Classes of Dwellings, and those Camping out.

Provincial Districts.Total (including Half-castes and Chinese).Half-castes.Chinese.Dwellings.Europeans livingTravellers and Persons Sleeping under Drays or Camping out.Chinese living
Houses and Huts.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.Inhabited.Uninhabited and Building.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c.In Dwellings of unstated Material.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.In Houses of Brick, Stone, Wood Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.In Huts or Houses of Cob, Sod, Raupo, &c., and Dwellings of unstated Materials.In Tents or Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.
Persons.Males.Females.Males.Females.Males.Females.Inhabited.Uninhabited.Building.Materials.Rooms.
Brick, Stone, or Concrete.Wood, Iron, or Lath-and-plaster.Cob or Sod.Raupo.Huts of Sod, Clay, Wood, Stone, &c.Miscellaneous and not stated.Tents and Dwellings with Canvas Roofs.One.Two.Three and Four.Five and Six.Over Six.Not stated.Brick or Stone.Wood and Iron.Other Materials and not stated.
Brick, Stone, Wood, Iron, &c.In Cob, Raupo, &c., and Huts or Tents.

NOTE.—In the above table 3,381 persons on shipboard, of whom 3 are Chinese, are not included in the columns showing the number of persons living in different classes of houses.

* Exclusive of 171 persons, officers and crew of a British man-of-war.

†Including 13 Chinese.

Auckland153,56481,20672,3587107491911030,1411,4731101,61977428,55659923632971,6191,2611,9212,2138,2679,8447,952302191,330234147,5571,2503152,9343919181
Taranaki31,17516,90014,275464734..    5,8903214026195,8241815332612981966411,9281,7921,24650..    3392230,4366974555434..    ..    
Hawke's Bay34,03818,39715,641464439..    6,52331735153296,440..    514351533421525922,4111,7771,3525043054333,52737333012139..    ..    
Wellington121,85464,58657,268127123458422,8731,08613168027322,41671411356808296241,8087,0746,9516,08917841,035178119,1031193411,224284591..    
Marlborough12,4836,7045,77918313..    2,309143574252,21035..    251474114832076426826371821113512,0702044158..    13..    ..    
Nelson35,73419,57416,160164549..    7,69857019262607,387112284532621,1142997261,7592,0131,9747555028233,75173785393164983318
Westland14,4698,1066,3636253953,699318811643,575..    3813611663714448499689960352..    2824413,53473221726512292
Canterbury135,85869,70866,1502121100..    25,0321,5671043331,41622,945618219323335363461,4538,5068,0926,37458881,48598131,4313,0419459342982..    
Otago163,94486,09877,8461281381,761732,4562,2091251,1663,56227,3661,2882901481,1661,7221,7593,32211,1139,2276,3371422131,937184155,9333,5462531,859591,003642112
Chatham Islands234132102551..    532..    ..    344..    ..    ..    6..    1..    4141321..    ..    2..    211..    21..    2..    ..    ..    
Kermadec Islands743..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    1..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    7..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    ..    
        Totals*703,360371,415331,9451,1231,1363,68526136,6758,0065774,6646,155126,7642,1201157327894,6646,8545,52411,45042,71141,29032,5859253357,328920677,5609,0761,2428,189 2172,847715133

Chapter 27. DISTRIBUTION OF POPULATION IN COUNTY RIDINGS.

Table XXVII. Showing the Population of the Townships and Localities in the Ridings of the different Counties.

[The letter T. after the name of a place means Town; T.D., Town District; V., Village.]
County, Riding, Town, and Locality.Total.M.F.
MONGONUI COUNTY.   
Kaitaia Riding
    Ahipara723438
    Awanui24816880
    Fairburn Road (part)281711
    Herekino (part)19154
    Hohora17411460
    Hukatere541
    Kaitaia, V.1146054
    Lighthouse, Cape Maria van Diemen1073
    Mangatete452817
    Muriwhenua East14111427
    Parengarenga15212923
    Takahue371819
                Total Riding1,045708337
Mongonui Riding
    Aurere18135
    Back River221210
    Cooper's Beach251213
    Fairburn Road (part)824042
    Fern Flat341618
    Hikurangi261313
    Mangatoitoi523022
    Mongonui, T.226106120
    Orouaiti914348
    Oruru1115556
    Peria1376
    Taipa20146
    Victoria Road422418
    Victoria Valley823844
                Total Riding844423421
WHANGAROA COUNTY.   
Totara Riding
    Otangaroa29254
    Totara, V.263154109
                Total Riding292179113
Whangaroa Riding
    Tamanga23158
    Taraire (part)714724
    Waikoura1156
    Waitangi3..    3
    Waitapu18108
    Whangaroa, T.1528468
                Total Riding278161117
Kaeo Riding
    Inumia301614
    Kaeo, T.1819289
    Kaeo River1192
    Mangaiti322012
    Matawerohia22..    
    Moari1385
    Orotere22814
    Pakaurere844
    Pupuke1697
    Taita22..    
    Taraire (part)33..    
    Upokorau22..    
    Waiari844
    Waionepu693336
                Total Riding399212187
HOKIANGA COUNTY.   
Whangape Riding
    Broadwood413011
    Herekino (part)854540
    Tapuwae30246
    Whangape16610
                Total Riding17210567
Kohukohu Riding
    Kohukohu, T.262143119
    Motukaraka935241
                Total Riding355195160
Waihou Riding
    Mangamuka1091
    Pupuke16115
    Rangiahua483117
    Umuwera552926
    Waihou351718
                Total Riding1649767
Horeke Riding
    Horeke422418
    Mangatarairi844
    Rakaumautu46442
    Utakara19910
                Total Riding1158134
Taheke Riding
    Awarua Settlement22..    
    Mangakahia66..    
    Ninihu Bush44..    
    Punakatere Settlement1407664
    Taheke Gumfield553718
    Taheke, V.1596
                Total Riding22213488
Rawene Riding
    Karuhiruhi22..    
    Omanaia221111
    One291811
    Opara312
    Rawene, V.1206852
    Waima River211011
                Total Riding19711087
Omapere Riding
    Hukanui1174
    Maunganui Bluff18214042
    Mongatu884444
    Omapere Beach451926
    Opononi17116
    Pakanae271413
    Waimamaku1287355
    Waiotemarama1016437
    Waiporia2727..    
    Waoku39327
    Whirinaki-Onoke1055
    Others972
                Total Riding684443241
BAY OF ISLANDS COUNTY.   
Pakaraka Riding
    Kaikohe, V.1348153
    Kawakawa372314
    Mangamuka55..    
    Ngapipito17116
    Ohaeawai, V.926824
    Pakaraka Gumfield2020..    
    Patukanae321913
    Poorua1257
    Putahi25169
    Waimimiti513021
    Others743
                Total Riding432282150
Waimate Riding
    Aratoro Gumfield18153
    Kerikeri1588771
    Okaihau and Omapere, V.286165121
    Okaka291910
    Te Ahuahu482424
    Waimate, V.1065749
    Waimate (vicinity)482424
    Weroa Gumfield1192
    Whakataha513219
    Whetengu301812
                Total Riding785450335
Russell Riding
    Manawaora523
    Paroa231112
    Puhipuhi36333
    Rawhiti11..    
    Russell, T.257127130
    Wahapu532
    Whangaruru24159
                Total Riding351192159
Kawakawa Riding
    Horitoti351025
    Hukerenui322210
    Karatu2..    2
    Kawakawa, T.321157164
    Kawakawa Parish492821
    Kawakawa River24168
    Opua, T.573522
    Pakaru441826
    Ramarama Valley17710374
    Ruapekapeka, V.925240
    Scoria Flat251114
    Taumarere945
    Te Tawa1165
    Tirihonga552332
    Towai1257946
    Waikino532
    Waiomio, V.764036
    Whangai16610
                Total Riding1,155613542
HOBSON COUNTY.   
Dargaville Riding
    Dargaville, T.358195163
    Kaihu No. 2754530
    Kairara1717..    
    Mangakahia24168
    Maungaru413011
    Omu1165
    Opanake19813563
    Te Karaka4848..    
    Waimata705713
    Others332211
                Total Riding375571304
Aratapu Riding
    Aratapu, V.508259249
    Flax Lease18415925
    Kaihu No. 118715631
    Mangawhare, V.471285186
    Oturei492623
                Total Riding1,399885514
Wairoa Riding
    Graham's Fern321
    Hore Hore20164
    Mareikura18117
    Maungarata99..    
    Maungatawhiri18126
    Okaha22..    
    Omaru752
    Pukehoia11..    
    Tangihua322210
    Tangiteroria493217
    Te Hoanga (Graham's Flat)18810
    Te Kohuroa981
    Waima33..    
                Total Riding18913158
Te Kopuru Riding
    Kaipara Lighthouse743
    Kopuatete19910
    Kotinoreka22..    
    Newport, V.975344
    Okahu66..    
    Orerekura19109
    Otara12102
    Owhairaunga211
    Poutu1367
    Punaharere22..    
    Sail Point927
    Taingai14113
    Tangitikei22..    
    Tatariki257151106
    Tauhara11..    
    Te Kakono77..    
    Te Kopuru, V.18411569
    Te Kopuru Sawmills262151111
    Tikinui1165
    Waikere853
    Waimamaku12102
                Total Riding946564382
Okahu Riding
    Arapohue232126106
    Okahu39327
    Whakahara703931
                Total Riding341197144
WHANGAREI COUNTY.   
Ngunguru Riding
    Air-line Road452718
    Drever's Valley1889791
    Finlayson's Road862
    Kaikanui402515
    Kaimamaku Creek432815
    Kiripaki Coal-mine1569363
    Matapouri18126
    Mimiha642
    Mimiwhangata734
    Museum Endowment1010..    
    Ngunguru915041
    Opuawhanga1166650
    Owai761
    Pukepoto1679
    Whananaki1406971
                Total Riding891503388
Manaia Riding
    Grahamstown392019
    Horahora18117
    Kahuwera1376
    Owhiwa945440
    Parua Bay1136053
    Patau251510
    Tamaterau552431
    Taranui673532
    Waimahonga16115
    Waipararau271017
    Whangarei Heads1517675
    Whareora1015447
                Total Riding719377342
Hikurangi Riding
    Hikurangi, V.354190164
    Hikurangi District1146846
    Hukerenui Village Settlement1277948
    Hunua271314
    Jordan311615
    Kamo, T.D.222101121
    Kaurihohore212111101
    Kauranga1899
    Lookout Hill382414
    McKay's Flat972
    Minchen's Run885434
    Moengawhine Creek271512
    Parahaki482622
    Pipiwai20155
    Purua Gumfield18126
    Purua533518
    Rotokanae25187
    Rowdy Town Hill572928
    Ruatangata1257451
    Ruatangata Lower Road612932
    Te Mata593821
    Three-mile Bush784038
    Wairua Falls463214
    Waitomotomo18135
                Total Riding1,8751,048827
Maunu Riding
    Drover's Hill392118
    Experimental Farm843648
    Horahora462422
    Horseshoe Bush18117
    Kaitara793841
    Kensington1035251
    Kioreroa432518
    Mairtown, V.1777998
    Maungapai15123
    Maungatapere733637
    Maunu502624
    Otaika652639
    Poroti724824
    Pukenui381820
    Raumanga241212
    Te Hape352510
    Tikorangi301416
    Toitoi251114
    Whangarei, T.D.744392352
    Whatatiri413110
    Whauwhau442321
                Total Riding1,845960885
Mangapai Riding
    Mangapai1418358
    Maungakaramea227122105
    Ruarangi1177146
    Waikiekie1809090
                Total Riding