- A vibrant and prosperous business centre
- More people live in the central city
- The central city has distinctive character and identity
- Used by a wide range of people and activities
Sub-city data available for the central city and for suburbs and communities.
This page provides links to demographic, household and industry data and maps for suburbs and communities within Christchurch City, including the central city.
Christchurch City does not have any official or legally defined suburb boundaries. However, Statistics New Zealand collects and produces official data for area units, which generally correspond to commonly recognised suburbs and neighbourhoods.
Population data is available at the area unit (suburb) level. View map showing location of Christchurch City's area units.
Detailed ward and community board profiles, prepared in August 2016:
Please refer to the Income and Deprivation page of Facts, Stats and Figures for further commentary about deprivation and income.
Statistics New Zealand produces detailed business statistics for area units, regional councils and territorial authorities:
Please refer to our Stats Maps page for links to maps, interactive maps, and other mapping tools and resources relevant to Christchurch City.