Welcome to Whanganui District population forecasts
The Whanganui District population forecast for 2019 is 43,562, and is forecast to grow to 45,230 by 2043.
The Whanganui District population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2013 and 2043.
The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.
These forecasts were last updated in May 2016 by .id, the population experts, on behalf of Whanganui District. Forecasts are available for each year from 2013 to 2043.
Forecasting the future of Wellington
Using population forecasts to tell complex stories of change(1/04/2018)
A successful Census
As an important input to forecasts, it was great to see the recent New Zealand Census went off without a hitch(25/03/2018)
Planning for migration
As one of the most volatile inputs to population forecasts, Penny explains the nuances of migration trends in this five-part series(22/02/2018)
Latest data updates
Be the first to know when new data or features are added to our online tools. Subscribe to product updates here(1/01/2018)