HB Snapshot

Demographics

 

Number of People

166,368

MEDIAN AGE

40.6 yrs

MALES

81,054

Females

85,314

Number of Maori

166,368

MEDIAN Maori AGE

25.4 yrs

Housing

 
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OCCUPIED DWELLINGS

60,531

Private Dwellings

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UNOCCUPIED DWELLINGS

5,589

Private Dwellings

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DWELLINGS UNDER CONSTRUCTION

192

Private Dwellings

Lifestyle

 

Education

Healthcare

 
CLIMATE

The Hawke’s Bay is dry and temperate with long hot summers and cool winters. In summer daytime maximums are around 19-24°C falling to 10-15°C in winter.

Rainfall is highly variable – summer can have droughts or heavy rains. In winter Hawke’s Bay is subject to cold southerly winds.