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Rate of severe housing deprivation per 10,000 people

This map illustrates the proportion of people experiencing severe housing deprivation by territorial authority. 

Severe housing deprivation includes rough sleeping, overcrowding and temporary accommodation. 

Heatmap

Red shades have higher proportions of deprivation, and blue shades have lower. Data are from Census 2018.

Map of New Zealand, with red shades indicating lower levels of affordability, and blue shades higher. The figures for each region are in the data table below.

Source: Census 2018

Data table

Territorial Authority Name

Rate of severe housing deprivation per 10,000 people

Far North District 202.1
Whangarei District 120.6
Kaipara District 98.4
Thames-Coromandel District 86.3
Hauraki District 110.9
Waikato District 80.1
Matamata-Piako District 50.6
Hamilton City 90.8
Waipa District 31.6
Otorohanga District 65.3
South Waikato District 92.3
Waitomo District 87.1
Taupo District 75.8
Western Bay of Plenty District 87.7
Tauranga City 67.4
Rotorua District 132
Whakatane District 123.8
Kawerau District 230.9
Opotiki District 207
Gisborne District 120.6
Wairoa District 136.2
Hastings District 127.4
Napier City 85.2
Central Hawke's Bay District 63.6
New Plymouth District 45.7
Stratford District 31.7
South Taranaki District 47.9
Ruapehu District 95.1
Wanganui District 48.3
Rangitikei District 51.9
Manawatu District 42.8
Palmerston North City 60.3
Tararua District 53.5
Horowhenua District 72.2
Kapiti Coast District 42.5
Porirua City 115.5
Upper Hutt City 47.1
Lower Hutt City 67.8
Wellington City 61.9
Masterton District 56.3
Carterton District 22.8
South Wairarapa District 28.4
Tasman District 101.4
Nelson City 83.9
Marlborough District 89.6
Kaikoura District 92
Buller District 97
Grey District 36
Westland District 111.1
Hurunui District 35.8
Waimakariri District 36.6
Christchurch City 54.7
Selwyn District 24.3
Ashburton District 35
Timaru District 24.2
Mackenzie District 141.8
Waimate District 46.1
Waitaki District 39
Central Otago District 76.5
Queenstown-Lakes District 102.7
Dunedin City 55.1
Clutha District 37.4
Southland District 36.9
Gore District 19.4
Invercargill City 38.2
Auckland 115.6

Published: November 19, 2021

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