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The population of the Taupo District Council area is 32,418, of which 32,178 is within the Waikato region. The population within the Waikato region increased by 0.1 percent between 2001 and 20061.

On this page: Population, Population change by council areas


The map below shows the population of towns with more than 300 residents in Taupo district. The change in population between 2001 and 2006 is also shown. Check out more information from the 2006 census for Taupo district(external link) including age and gender structure.

View the age and gender structure of the region.

Population of towns with over 300 residents in Taupo District. Population change 1996-2001 in brackets.
















View our regional population map. Find out about the source of this information.

Population change by council areas

The graphs below show the change in population between 1996 and 2001 (left) and 2001 and 2006 (right) for each of the district council areas within the Waikato region.

Graphs show the change in population in Taupo District between 1996 and 2001 (left) and 2001 and 2006 (right).

Information source

Urban areas with populations greater than 1000 and rural centres with populations greater than 300 are mapped. Source: Statistic New Zealand, Census 2006.


  1. During the same period the total Taupo District Council population increased by 2.8 percent.
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